Resume

Education

Master of Library and Information Science
Kent State University • 2012 – 2014

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
The Ohio State University • 2002 – 2009


Experience

The Ohio State University Libraries
Library Associate 1 • 2006 – present

  • Continually supports a collection of 2000+ closed reserve monographs and DVDs distributed among 300+ classes
  • Creates metadata through the Sierra ILS on a daily basis through the creation of bibliographic, item and reserve records
  • Establishes documentation and procedures for closed reserves in the Sierra ILS
  • Develops workflows for what is frequently a self-guided position

Upper Arlington Public Library
Public Services Associate • 2016 – present

  • Assists patrons in searching for music and films in the library collection, both at Upper Arlington Public Library and in the Central Library Consortium
  • Provides information and training relating to library computers and software and services offered by the library such as Hoopla, Zinio, and OverDrive
  • Provides consistently excellent customer service in assisting patrons and ensuring their informational, educational, and recreational needs are satisfied

Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Intern • 2014

  • Organized the personal papers of Hugh Nissenson into a usable, archives-ready collection
  • Collaborated with the special collections processing coordinator to ensure that all work was consistent with departmental policies and adapted as necessary
  • Worked with the ArchivesSpace content management platform to create finding aid using Describing Archives: A Content Standard metadata schema

The Book Loft
Customer Service Representative • 2005 – 2006

  • Assisted customers in finding books suited to their needs
  • Processed and labeled newly arrived books and other materials
  • Cleaned and maintained the physical appearance of the store

The Ohio State University Libraries
Student Assistant • 2004 – 2006

  • Assisted library patrons in checking out materials, finding resources, and answering questions related to library services
  • Processed incoming patron held materials from various OSU library locations as well as OhioLINK
  • Engaged in projects related to locating missing materials and sorting of materials to be re-shelved

Volunteering

IFLA World Library and Information Congress
Columbus, Ohio • 2016

Ohio State University Libraries Digital Imaging Lab
2016 – present

  • Working to digitize materials for preservation and access
  • Primarily working with special collections materials
  • Creation of preservation images and ebooks using Adobe suite of software

Ohio State University Libraries Conservation Lab
2012 – 2014

  • Worked with a variety of media including periodicals, books, and artwork
  • Utilized a variety of conservation techniques including mending with dry adhesive tissues, encapsulation, surface cleaning, and removal of old adhesives with solvents

Awards

Jan Merrill-Oldham Professional Development Grant
2017

  • Awarded at ALA Annual conferences by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
  • Awarded to an individual with five or fewer years experience in library and archives preservation
  • Consists of a citation and cash grant

Ohio Preservation Council Professional Development Grant
2016

  • Awarded to an individual seeking educational opportunities such as classes, workshops, or conference attendance
  • Applications accepted twice per year, with two awards dispersed at each application window
  • Used to enroll in five classes offered by Lyrasis to bolster preservation knowledge in a variety of areas

Professional Development

Fundamentals of Cataloging: Introduction and Basic Description
August 13, 2015

  • Offered by OhioNET as a one day in person class
  • Emphasis on teaching about MARC records in an AACR2 and RDA environment

Fundamentals of Cataloging: Serials
September 10, 2015

  • Offered by OhioNET as a one day in person class
  • Emphasis on teaching about MARC records in an AACR2 and RDA environment

Fundamentals of Cataloging: Common A/V Formats
October 1, 2015

  • Offered by OhioNET as a one day in person class
  • Emphasis on teaching about MARC records in an AACR2 and RDA environment

Fundamentals of Cataloging: Subject Analysis for Copy Catalogers
November 12, 2015

  • Offered by OhioNET as a one day in person class
  • Emphasis on teaching about MARC records in an AACR2 and RDA environment

Building Blocks of Interpersonal Communication
June 20, 2016

  • Offered by OhioNET as a webinar

Become a Trusted Librarian: Tactics and Service Models that Build Relationships
September 26, 2016

  • Offered by OhioNET as a webinar

Oral Histories: Care and Preservation from the Start
October 4, 2016

  • Offered by Lyrasis as a one-day online class

Metadata for Digitization and Preservation
November 1-2, 2016

  • Offered by Lyrasis as a two-day online class

Digital Preservation Toolbox – Metadata Manipulation
November 8, 2016

  • Offered by Lyrasis as a one-day online class

Adept at Adapting
November 10, 2016

  • Offered by the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Management Advancement for the Public Service as a one-day in person workshop

Overview of Subject Analysis for Copy Catalogers
November 15, 2016

  • Offered by OhioNET as a one day in person class
  • Emphasis on teaching about MARC records in an AACR2 and RDA environment

Preservation of Photographic Materials
December 13-14, 2016

  • Offered by Lyrasis as a two-day online class

Archival Appraisal for the Non-Archivist
December 15, 2016

  • Offered by Lyrasis as a one-day online class

Discovering Discovery Layers: Discovery Software in Libraries
January 24, 2017

  • Offered by OhioNET as a webinar

Professional Organization Memberships

American Library Association
2017 – present

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
2017 – present

Academic Library Association of Ohio
2015 – present

Ohio Preservation Council
2016 – present