Curriculum Vitae

M.S. Library Science – 2006 University of North Texas Denton, TX
B.A. Psychology – 2003 University of Texas Austin, TX

Austin Community College
Faculty Reference Librarian. Assistant Professor     December 2010 – Present
– Provides reference assistance
– Teaches library introductions and research skills classes
Collection management of Education, Professional Education, Geology, and Photographic Technology materials
– Consults with classroom faculty to create relevant collections and library presentations

Serves as the Distance Learning Facilitator
– Attends related college-wide committee meetings
– Maintains the Library Service’s Blackboard Tab

Serves on Library Service’s Information Literacy Team
– Wrote and assisted with design of a suite of short, assessment-embedded, research skills tutorials
– Wrote and presented a professional development session on using learning outcomes in library instruction
– Assisted in the development plans to redesign the Information Literacy program
– Researched Student Learning Outcomes across the curriculum and created spreadsheet to show alignment 

Austin Community College
Hourly Reference Librarian       August 2009 – December 2010
– Provided reference assistance at the reference desk
– Provided individual instruction of the library catalog and databases
– Provided online reference assistance via Live Person
– Assisted with collection development and management tasks, as assigned

Texas State University
Temporary Reference Librarian       January 2010 – June 2010
– Provided reference assistance at the reference desk
– Provided online reference assistance via RefChatter
– Conducted group and individual library instruction sessions
– Assisted with selecting and weeding for the library’s collections

University of California, Riverside
Library Assistant III, Preservation       June 2008 – July 2009
– Repaired materials from the Libraries’ general collection
– Prepared monographs, dissertations and theses for bindery
– Processed new materials for circulation
– Served on department and library-wide committees

Texas State University
Library Assistant II, Periodicals       November 2006 – May 2008
– Provided reference assistance and directional information at reference and periodicals desks
– Provided online reference assistance via Ask a Librarian
– Co-supervised a staff of 8-10 student workers

University of North Texas
Graduate Library Assistant—Preservation       December 2005 – August 2006
– Evaluated, repaired and returned to circulation books from the general collections
– Prepared damaged books for commercial bindery
– Communicated with library subject liaisons about treatment decisions
– Developed a training outline and trained new graduate assistant

Volunteer Activities
Texas Book Festival      June 2012-Present
– Maintains Festival volunteer database
– Ensures appropriate staffing levels
– Communicates with volunteer group leaders concerning volunteer schedules

Professional Memberships
American Library Association
Divisions: ACRL, IS, CJCLS

ALA Committee Memberships
-ACRL 2017 Panel Session Committee       July 2015 – March 2017
-ACRL/IS Information Literacy in the Disciplines Committee     July 2015 – 2016
-ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Citation Jury      July 2009 – 2010
-ACRL Membership Retention Committee       July 2010 – 2012