Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

Master of Library and Information Science, Kent State University

Bachelor of Science in Photo-Illustration, Kent State University

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude in Honors Program

EXPERIENCE

Cleveland State University November 2012-present
Digital Initiatives Librarian

Contribute to the creation and maintenance of the library’s digital initiatives. Coordinate the integration of metadata creation, use and practices throughout the library. Provide project management for the library’s digital projects. Work with metadata in the context of regional and national digital projects. Create cross-walks to move metadata between the library’s digital collections and the catalog. Train and supervise staff and student workers in the creation and use of systems and metadata. Provide leadership in marketing and coordinating a program of scholarly information management and retrieval for faculty and students in the Art Department.

The College of Wooster January 2011-November 2012
Visual Resources Curator and Digital Services Associate

Managed the Visual Resources Library for the Department of Art and Art History and assisted with digitization projects for the College Libraries and Next Generation Libraries Grant projects. Activities included directing digital imaging, file management, customizing metadata sets for DSpace collections, implementing metadata standards, developing intellectual property and copyright law resources, directing special projects, instructing faculty, staff, and students to use digital asset management and retrieval tools, presentation tools, and digitization equipment, and training and supervising student workers.

Oberlin College Library Archives and Special Collections January 2009-December 2010
Digital Projects Assistant

Worked with relative independence directing digitization projects. Trained faculty, staff, and students, scanned and photographed museum objects, photographs, manuscripts, and maps, created and managed metadata, processed, rehoused, and encapsulated materials, supervised students, assisted with patron requests, assisted with the creation of online collections and exhibits.

Interlibrary Loan, Kent State University Library June 2007-December 2008
Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Searched KentLINK and OCLC holdings using ILLiad, circulated materials using the Millennium Circulation module, searched WorldCat and other databases, assisted with copyright compliance and document scanning, and supervised students.

June F. Mohler Fashion Library Kent, Ohio June 2008-August 2008
Archives Intern

Processed the Bill Pappas collection (a fashion photographer from the Cleveland area): rehoused prints and approximately 4,000 negatives, scanned 60 images, designed and applied a metadata schema based on VRA Core, and created a DACS-compliant finding aid.

Overhead Door/The Genie Company Alliance, Ohio October 2006-June 2007
Customer Service Representative

Successfully resolved up to 80 customer complaints per day through active listening, troubleshot product errors and installation issues over the phone, and assisted customers with ordering correct parts/accessories.

Portrait Innovations Solon, Ohio June 2005-August 2006
Photographer

Photographed children, families, and large groups, processed photographic orders, and maintained equipment and studio.

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Book review: “Adding Value to Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Harnessing the Force That Drives Your Organization’s Future,” by Joseph R. Matthews for Technical Services Quarterly, 34:1, pages 124-125, 2017
  • “Promoting Your IR + Celebrating Open Access Week” at Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group meeting, Kent, OH, November 18, 2016
  • “Opening Up Open Access: Exceeding Users’ Needs” presented with Ben Richards at ALAO Conference, Wilmington, OH, October 28, 2016
  • “The More We Work Together: Leading Campus OER Initiatives through Library-Faculty Collaboration” co-authored with Mandi Goodsett and Barbara Loomis in College & Undergraduate Libraries, 23:3 pages 335 – 342, 2016
  • “Digital Commons + Open Educational Resources” at Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group meeting, Cleveland, OH, April 25, 2016
  • “Creative Collaboration: Streamlining Digital Project Management and Workflow at Cleveland State University” with Justin Myers as part of a session with presentations by Janet Carleton and Damon DeBorde from Ohio University Libraries at OLC Technical Services Retreat, Lewis Center, OH, April 1, 2016
  • “Developing an Open Educational Resource: Leading Campus OER Initiatives through Library-Faculty Collaboration,” with Mandi Goodsett and Barb Loomis at ALAO Conference, Lewis Center, OH, November 20, 2015
  • “Cleveland State Taps into Faculty and Campus Needs,” bepress webinar with Barbara Loomis and Theresa Nawalaniec, March 19, 2015
  • “Automating Steps in the Institutional Repository Workflow,” presented at Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, October 24, 201
  • “Automating Workflow: From a Trickle to a Stream” with Barbara Strauss at Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group meeting, Valparaiso, IN, July 31, 2014
  • Book review: “Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata,” by Philip Hider for Technical Services Quarterly, 31:1, pages 94-95, 2014
  • Presented on Digital Commons and CONTENTdm at Cleveland State at Digital Resource Management Committee (DRMC) meeting, Columbus, OH, November 19, 2013
  • Book review: “Jump-Start Your Career as a Digital Librarian: A Lita Guide” by Jane Monson for Technical Services Quarterly, 30:3, pages 355-357, 2013
  • “Using XSLT and Google Scripts to Streamline Populating an Institutional Repository” co-authored with Stephen X. Flynn and Catalina Oyler in Code4Lib Journal, Issue 19, January 15, 2013, http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/7825 (web)
  • Presented on workflows and standards for born-digital content at Next Generation Library Summer Institute, Gambier, OH, June 20, 2011
  • Presented on digital cameras and photo editing at Next Generation Library Summer Institute, Oberlin, OH, October 28, 2010

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND CONFERENCES

  • “Supporting Student Success with Open Educational Resources,” webinar, May 9, 2017
  • “Discovery and Assessment of OER, NISO virtual training,” April 27, 2017
  • “New Strategies to Embed Library Initiatives into Campus Culture,” webinar, April 25, 2017
  • “Open Access: Advocating for Change,” webinar, April 25, 2017
  • Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group meeting, Bowling Green, OH, April 21, 2017
  • “Opening Up Education: Textbooks, Resources, Courseware & More,” NISO virtual conference, April 19, 2017
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, April 5, 2017
  • Ohio Digitization Interest Group (OhioDIG) meeting, Columbus, OH, March 22, 2017
  • “Open Access: How to Support Researchers,” webinar, March 21, 2017
  • “Supporting Digital Scholarship: OSUL’s Research Commons,” webinar, March 8, 2017
  • “Mainstreaming Open Access Monographs,” webinar, January 31, 2017
  • Academic Library Association Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, GA, January 20-24, 2017
  • “How to Get from Here to BIBFRAME,” webinar, November 2, 2016
  • Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group meeting, Kent, OH, November 18, 2016
  • ARLIS/NA OV Fall meeting, Kent, OH, November 4, 2016
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference, Wilmington, OH, October 28, 2016
  • “Digital Collection Policy Development and Content,” webinar, October 13, 2016
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, October 5, 2016
  • ALAO Technical, Electronic, and Digital Services Interest Group Meeting, Akron, OH, August 12, 2016
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Information Technology Section and DCMI meeting, Dublin, OH, August 19, 2016
  • Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group and New York IR Day, Brockport, NY, July 29, 2016
  • Ohio Digitization Interest Group Meeting, Cleveland, OH, July 7, 2016
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, May 13, 2016
  • “RightsStatements.org: Why We Need It, What It Is (and Isn’t) and What Does It Mean for the DPLA Network and Beyond?” webinar series, May 10 and May 17, 2016
  • Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group meeting, Cleveland, OH, April 25, 2016
  • Ohio Library Council (OLC) Technical Services Retreat, Lewis Center, OH, March 31-April 1, 2016
  • DPLA Ohio Symposium, Columbus, OH, December 3, 2015
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference, Lewis Center, OH, November 20, 2015
  • ALAO Pre-Conference, Lewis Center, OH, November 19, 2015
  • Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Fall Meeting, Parma, OH, October 30, 2015
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, October 23, 2015
  • Repository Manager Certification Course at bepress, Berkeley California, October 6-8, 2015
  • ARLIS/NA OV Fall meeting, Columbus, OH, October 2, 2015
  • “How Putting Art into STEM Benefits Students,” webinar, September 15, 2015
  • “Harnessing the Lifecycle: Planning and Implementing a Strategic Digital Collections Infrastructure at the OSU Libraries”, Ohio Digitization Interest Group meeting, Columbus, OH, September 9, 2015
  • Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI, July 30-31, 2015
  • “How am I Doing? Framework for Repository Benchmarking,” webinar, July 9, 2015
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, April 17, 2015
    Library Data [R]evolution: Applying Linked Data Concepts, virtual conference, February 10, 2015
  • Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Fall Meeting, Parma, OH, November 21, 2014
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Annual Conference, Sandusky, OH, November 14, 2014
  • Who Gives? Advocacy & Outreach That Make Things Matter, ALAO Pre-Conference, Sandusky, OH, November 13, 2014
  • Digital Scholarship Colloquium 2014: Pedagogy & Practices, Cleveland, OH, November 6-7, 2014
  • ARLIS/NA OV Fall Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 31, 2014
  • Ohio IR Day, Columbus, OH, October 24, 2014
  • If You Love Your Scholarship, Set It Free: Embracing Open Access at CSU, CSU/Wright State University Joint Open Access Symposium, Cleveland, OH, October 22, 2014
  • Open Textbooks workshop, Cleveland, OH, September 16, 2014
  • Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group (DC + GLUG) Annual Meeting, Valparaiso, IN, July 31-August 1, 2014
  • “Transforming with XSLT,” Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and Digital Library Federation (DLF) workshop, Washington, DC, May 14-16, 2014
  • Ohio Library Council Technical Services Retreat, Lewis Center, OH, April 21-22, 2014
  • “An Introduction to XML and XML Applications,” ARL and DLF workshop, Washington, DC, February 26-28, 2014
  • CONTENTdm Virtual Conference, December, 5, 2013
  • Copy Cataloging of Digital Resources Using RDA workshop, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services online training, December 4-5, 2013
  • Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Fall Meeting, Kent, OH, November 22, 2013
  • Ohio Name Authority Cooperative (NACO) Funnel Training, Kent, OH, November 6, 2013
  • Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Annual Conference, North Canton, OH, October 25, 2013
  • “The Digital Shift: Reinventing Libraries,” virtual conference, October 16, 2013
  • “The Metadata [R]evolution: Transformation Opportunities,” virtual attendee, September 18, 2013
  • American Library Association (ALA) Virtual Conference, July 24-25, 2013
  • ALAO Technical, Electronic, and Digital Services Interest Group Spring Meeting, Columbus, OH, May 21, 2013
  • Freedman Center Colloquium: Exploring Collaboration in Digital Scholarship, Cleveland, OH, April 8-9, 2013
  • Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL) Spring Meeting, Cleveland, OH, April 5, 2013
  • Scholar’s Dashboard, Columbus, OH, February 7-8 and May 9-10, 2013
  • NOTSL Fall Meeting, Kent, OH, November 30, 2013
  • Visual Resources Association 30th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, April 18-21, 2012
  • “Forever is a Long Time: Preservation Planning for Digital Collections,” Columbus, OH, October 24, 2011
  • “Digital Humanities Connections: a conversation about the future of digital humanities,” The Center for Public History and Digital Humanities and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, Cleveland, OH, May 6, 2011
  • Technical Assistant for Basics of Archival Arrangement, Description, and Cataloging workshop, Kent, OH, April 9-10, 2010
  • ALAO 35th Annual Conference, Wilmington, OH, October 29, 2009
  • 25th Anniversary Ohio Preservation Council Symposium, Columbus, OH, September 17, 2009
  • “Managing and Preserving Archival Collections,” ConservationCenter for Art and Historic Artifacts, Pittsburgh, PA, June 4-5, 2009
  • Represented Oberlin College Library at Midwest CONTENTdm User Group Meeting, OCLC, West Lafayette, IN, March 18-19, 2009

UNIVERSITY AND LIBRARY COMMITTEES

  • Search committee for Nursing and Health Sciences Librarian (chair), 2016
  • Library Personnel Action Committee for Peer Review, 2015
  • Search Committee for Assistant Director, Digital Resources and Discovery Support Services, 2014
  • Library Personnel Action Committee for Promotion in Rank (chair), 2014
  • Library Personnel Action Committee for Peer Review, 2014
  • Search Committee for Performing Arts and Humanities Librarian, 2014
  • Faculty Senate Library Committee, 2013-present
  • Library Faculty Secretary, 2013-2014
  • Search Committee for Library Systems Specialist (chair), 2013

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • Academic Library Association of Ohio member, 2010-present
    • Conference Planning Committee, 2014-2016
  • Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), 2013-present
    • Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America peer reviewer
  • ARLIS Ohio Valley Chapter member, 2013-present
    • Web Editor, 2016-
  • Digital Commons + Great Lakes User Group meeting selection committee member, 2016
  • Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group co-founder, 2016
  • Ohio IR Day planning committee, 2014-2016
  • Visual Resources Association (VRA) member, 2011-2014
    • VRA Great Lakes Regional Chapter member, 2011-2014

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park volunteer, 2013-present
  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park Adopt-a-Trail Leader for Pine Grove trail, 2015-present
  • Cuyahoga Valley Trails Council Board member, 2015-
    • Publications Committee chair, 2015-

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