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Dominican University Graduate School of Library Sience, River Forest, IL, 2005,
Masters of Library and Information Science program
Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2000 Second BA with a major in Graphic Design
Earlham College, Richmond, IN, 1993 Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theater Arts

Work Experience
Cataloging & Digital Projects Librarian, Providence College, Providence, RI, 2006-present
  • Responsible for original & copy cataloging, including supervising staff of two copy catalogers and performing original cataloging as needed.
  • Manage digital projects including the Providence College Digital Commons the college’s institutional repository which includes special collections digitization projects and college-produced electronic journals. Established library’s digitization policies, project selection, workflow, and best practices. Supervise staff of two Digital Services Assistants (1 full-time & 1 part-time).
  • Set-up and manage library’s Digital Services Lab, consisting of a selection of computers (Macintosh & Windows), scanners, and creative software. Also manage Macintosh computers and scanners throughout the library commons. Create and manage web resources to support the Lab and related technology.
  • Organized two Library Commons Open House events and Digital Commons Journal Reception to promote the library’s digital resources to the College community.
  • Serve as member of two HELIN Consortium committees (Cataloging and Digital Commons) as well as working group on ERM implementation.
Professional Development
  • Invited presenter at the New England Archivists’ Spring 2008 Conference “Our Digital Footprint: Archives In The Digital Age”, Newport, RI, March 2008. Presentation “The Rhode Island Colored Artillery Regiment: Experiences Digitizing A Civil War Era Document Collection” as part of session “Preserving The Volatile: Archiving Digital Documents.”
Continuing Education
  • Mid-Atlantic Digital Libraries Conference, Bucknell University (July 2008)
  • Innovative Users Group, Washington, DC (May 2008) & San Jose, CA (May 2007)
  • NISO Digital Preservation Forum, Washington, DC (March 2008)
  • NISO Institutional Repositories Forum, Beltsville, MD (December 2007)
  • NEDCC School for Scanning, Minneapolis, MN (May 2007)
  • American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC. (June 2007)
  • Various NELINET workshops including MODS, METS, and EAD, Southboro, MA
Work Experience
Web Content Manager, Appraisal Institute, Chicago, IL. 2004-2006

Managed the content and design of web site for non-profit association of real estate appraisers.
Designed web pages and banner ads. Performed basic HTML programming, working with Webmaster for more advanced programming needs.
Developed new projects, working with staff to define web based needs of organization.

Production Specialist, Appraisal Institute, Chicago, IL. 2001-2004
  Member of three person design department for non-profit association. Work includes web design and document reformatting.
Designer,, Chicago, IL. 2000-2001
  Member of four person design department internet company. Work included website design and programing.
Freelance Work, Various, Chicago, IL. 1998 to Present
  A variety of design work, including web design, newsletter design, logo design, and marketing materials for a variety of clients including:
  • Alter Ego, TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of 100 page monthly magazine]
  • All Star Companion Vol 3, TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of a 224-page tradepaperbacks]
  • John Romita... And All That Jazz, TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of 192-page tradepaperback]
  • All Star Companion Vol 2, TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of a 224-page tradepaperback]
  • Write Now , TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of 80 page quarterly magazine]
  • The Life and Art of Murphy Anderson, TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of 180-page tradepaperback]
  • Fawcett Companion , TwoMorrows Publishing [design & layout of 160-page tradepaperback]
  • Game Plan For Parents, [book cover design]
  • Sara City Workout [brochure]
  • Thornwood Music [website, business cards, and other materials]
  • Walks of Rome [website]
  • Heartland Alliance's Midwest Immigrant Rights Center [Voice of Hope, back & white newsletter]
  • PerformInk [logo design, advertising inserts, general layout and production]
  • The Fandom Menace [poster, advertising, and other materials]
  • Scary Baby [website, poster, programs, and other materials]
  • The Civic Orchestra of Chicago [t-shirt design and other materials]
  • The Enriched & Innovative Instruction Department, Montgomery County Public Schools [logo design]
  • and time spent in the design departments of PricewaterhouseCoopers, CNA Insurance and Harza Engineering
Production/Layout, PerformInk, Chicago, IL. 1999
Marketing Coordinator, Perkins & Will, Chicago, IL. 1995-98
Publicist, WECI 91.5 FM, Richmond, IN. 1992,93
Publicist, Earlham Theater Company, Richmond, IN. 1992,93
Program Director, WECI 91.5 FM, Richmond, IN. 1991,92
Arts Promotion Internship, National Public Radio, Washington, DC. Summer 1991
Copy Editor, Earlham Word, Richmond, IN. 1991-93
Awards and Honors Adbusters Magazine, Creative Resistance Contest 1999, Third Place [view]
Columbia College, Dean's List, 2000
Earlham College, College Honors, 1993
Computer Skills Twelve years experience on Macintosh and eight years with Windows systems. Proficient in the use of PageMaker, QuarkXPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Power Point. Basic knowledge of HTML programming and use of web design programs such as DreamWeaver, Fireworks and ImageReady.

Home office includes Macintosh G5 with DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, and scanner.
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