Master of Library Science
Indiana University School of Library and Information Science. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Master of Library Science, 2006. GPA: 3.925
Coursework: Information Sources and Services, Information Architecture for the Web, Collaborative and High Tech Learning, Evaluation of Resources and Services, Collection Development and Management, Resources and Technologies for Patrons with Special Needs, Bibliographic Access & Control, Management of Libraries and Information Centers, Issues in Public Library Management, Library Materials and Services for Adults, Library Materials and Services for Children and Young Adults, Genealogy and Indiana Resources.
Miami University. Oxford, Ohio.
Bachelor of Arts in English/Journalism, 1991.
Minor in political science.
Bowling Green State University. Bowling Green, Ohio.
Journalism, general studies. 1985-1987.
Courses, conferences, and workshops
- CIS 238 iPhone Application Programming at Montgomery County Community College, Spring semester 2012. Developed prototype digital history app for our library’s Betzwood Film Archive.
- Digital Campus Academy, a 35-hour workshop in July 2010 on the use of multimedia in curriculum design. Created animated video on plagiarism as course capstone project.
- Attended workshops in copyright, services for patrons with disabilities, open educational resources, LibGuides and SharePoint site creation.
- Annually attend day-long technology workshops (Summer Camp) sponsored by the Tri-State College Library Consortium.
- Tri-State College Library Consortium (TCLC) conferences on “Digital Matters: National, Regional and Local Treasures” in April 2013 and “UX: What it means to your library” in April 2014.
- Training workshops for managing Sirsi Enterprise integrated library system and catalog, LibGuides, and Ebsco Discovery Services.
- Computers in Libraries national technology conference in March 2010 and April 2014.
- Regularly attend regional education, technology, and digital humanities conferences including: Teaching with Technology Conference at Temple University, March 2017; Faculty of the Future Conference at Bucks Co. Community College, June 2016; Technology and Humanities Unconferences (THATCamps): THATCamp Philly, September 2014 and THATCamp CC in March 2015; and VUStuff technology and scholarly communication conferences at Villanova University in October 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014; Code4Lib Mid-Atlantic library programming conference in October 2013.
- Regularly attended Indiana Library Federation district and state conferences from 2003 to 2009.
I continually learn new skills including use of new content management systems, web technologies such as jQuery and HTML5, and the Spinetix digital gallery management software and hardware that drives our college’s digital gallery.