CV

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As the title suggests, here you will find my CV! If you have any questions or are interested in contacting me about anything found here, please feel free to do so. Thanks for dropping by!


Education

Master of Science, Library and Information Studies with Youth Services Certificate
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, Aug. 2015 GPA: 3.90/4.00

Bachelor of Arts, Religion
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, April 2012 GPA: 3.30/4.00


Library Experience

Online Learning and OER Librarian, Assistant Professor 2018 – Present
Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore

  • Collaborate with CCBC Online to increase the library’s presence in our online community
  • Serve as the Library’s Online Learning Coordinator and on the Online Learning Committee with representatives from each school discipline
  • Create and maintain digital learning objects for library instruction both face to face and online
  • Serve on the Information Literacy Review Team to review, amend, and sharpen the library’s information literacy competencies.
  • Initiated and developed LibraryCHAT service and provide virtual reference service through this program
  • Coordinate CCBC’s OER initiative across campuses to expand faculty’s awareness and use of OER materials
  • Present at various CCBC Professional Development conferences on topics including OER, Creative Commons/Copyright, Information Literacy, and other library related content
  • Lead investigator on Digital Badging initiative
  • Manage CCBC’s Barnes & Noble OER/Affordable Textbook Grant program
  • Co-chair college-wide Teaching and Learning Roundtable Grants and Awards Sub-Committee
  • Co-chair the OER/Affordable Textbook Committee
  • Serve on the library Electronic Resources Committee and as a liaison to the School of Math and Science
  • Educate students in the use of library resources and information literacy through one-on-one, face-to-face, and online classroom instruction using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy and CCBC’s Information Literacy Competencies

Reference & Instruction Librarian 2017 – 2018
Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville

  • Educated students in the use of library resources and information literacy through one-on-one and classroom instruction using the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy
  • Partnered with the Collections Coordinator to expand faculty’s awareness and use of OER materials
  • Served on the OER Committee to spread OER initiative across CCBC
  • Participated in Achieving the Dream’s Congressional Briefing to gain insight on implementing Z-Degree Pathways
  • Facilitated project with the Coordinator for ESOL Distance Learning to create OER materials using Library-Licensed Content
  • Created SoftChalk module for MLA 8 with various other modules in working stages
  • Redesigned and strengthened research guides for CCBC’s Nursing Program and developed the Digital Humanities guide

Virtual Reference Librarian 2016 – Present
Chatstaff.org

  • Efficiently and expertly delivered virtual reference and research help to a large community of colleges and universities in the United States and abroad
  • Provided exemplary one-on-one instruction in research strategies
  • Competently troubleshooted database issues for students and faculty

Collections Associate 2015 – 2016
Florida State University – Strozier Library

  • Competently performed various collections duties including development, analysis, and management
  • Co-managed Government Document Collection and created the FSU Library Government Document Webpage (lib.fsu.edu/governmentdocs)
  • Delivered virtual reference and research help to the FSU community for various disciplines and subject areas
  • Observed and co-taught an information literacy course offered by the library
  • Created and maintained research guides for Biblical Studies, Buddhist Studies, and Newspapers
  • Organized and facilitated event for FSU Libraries 75th Anniversary as a Federal Depository Library
  • Supervised undergraduate and graduate student library workers

Reference Associate 2015 – 2015
Florida State University – Strozier Library

  • Delivered virtual reference and research help to undergraduate students at FSU
  • Collaboratively developed an idea for an online research tool for undergraduates with fellow Reference Associates

Documents Specialist for Virginia State Agency Database 2016 – 2018
State Agency Database Project – GODORT

  • Maintain wiki for Virginia State Databases which includes checking broken links quarterly and updating
  • Annotate databases to increase usability
  • Participate in GODORT group discussions

Presentations

Towson conference for academic libraries: July 28, 2021
 – Virtual Poster Presentation: How to Create Interactive OER with H5P 

M.O.S.T. state Summit: April 9, 2021
 – Creative Ancillary Materials to Enhance Existing OER 

M.O.S.T. Professional Development Series: April 22, 2021
 – Using H5P to Create Interactive Textbooks 

CCBC Professional Development Day: May 22, 2019                             
– OER: Success Stories May 22, 2019

Maryland and Delaware Library Assoc. Annual Conference: May 1-3, 2019
 – What If…you can overhaul information literacy competencies, outcomes, and rubrics all in a single summer?

CCBC Fall Focus: August 16, 2018
 – Web Search vs. Research 

CCBC Professional Development Day: May 23, 2018
 – Getting Started with Open Educational Resources 

Thatcamp Florida: February 18, 2016
 – Led and facilitated discussion on the pedagogical implications of collaboration in digital humanities 


Publications and Awards

Integrating Pop Culture into the Academic Library – edited volume: Spring 2022
 – Chapter: “Lessons from Hogwarts and Beyond: Harry Potter and the Endemic of Media Bias” Spring 2022

The Community College Library: Reference and Instruction – edited volume: Fall 2021
 – Chapter: “From Skills to Habits of Mind: Redesigning Information Literacy Competencies” Fall 2021

ACRL Community College and Junior Libraries Section
 – Member of the Month July 2021

METALITERACY.ORG
 – Guest Post: “Confirmation Bias Webpage Produced for Metaliteracy MOOC Final Project” May 30, 2019


Professional Development

M.O.S.T. State Summit: May 28, 2019
 – Participated in the M.O.S.T. Summit hosted by the Kirwan Center of USM on OER and other open educational practices

Empowering Yourself in a Post-truth World: April – May 2019
 – Earned certificate from SUNY Albany/Empire State College/University of Buffalo in course focused on post-truth and metaliteracy 

Creative Commons Certificate Program: July – September 2018

 – Earned certificate from the Creative Commons Organization through development of skills associated with the Creative Commons licenses 

Copyright Institute 2016 @ FSU

FDLP Academy 2015-2016
 – Participated in and completed for certification a series of webinars and collaborative training for collection management of government documents

New Depository Librarians Institute 2015
 – Training on bibliographic control, cataloging at GPO, box processing and collection development

Digital Scholarship Symposium 2015 @ FSU
 – Helped facilitate hands-on training session of text analysis tool Voyant


Skills

Multimedia: SoftChalk, CourseArc, Timeline.js (KnightLab Products), Pixlr, Audacity, Windows Movie Maker, PastPerfect, Camtasia

Web development and word processing: HTML, CSS, Edx software, WordPress, Microsoft OS, Mac OS

ILS: Sierra, iii Millennium, Aleph, DSIMS


Professional Interests

Open educational resources/open access practices

Digital badging

Engagement with critical information literacy

Digital humanities

Scholarly communication


Other Experience

Customer Accounting Associate/Customer Service Representative 2013 – 2015
Capelouto Termite and Pest Control, Tallahassee, FL
– Responsible for logging and maintaining service vehicle records, documenting
employee work hours, submitting check and credit card bank deposits.
– Responsible for handling customer queries, scheduling conflicts, and payments

Online Specialist 2009 – 2013
Nebraska Book Company, Bill’s Bookstore, Tallahassee, FL
– Supervised book and warehousing departments
– Managed online orders from multiple third-party seller markets
– Shelved, restocked and maintained books/related media

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