Public Services Librarian – Associate Professor, Olin Library, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL July 2010 – Present
Coordinate and organize library assessment goals and data collection methods related to strategic plan initiatives
Liaison to Education, Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Modern Languages, Physical Education, Political Science including targeted instruction and collection development responsibilities for monographs, serials and databases
Provided library and information literacy instruction in courses ranging from freshman experience courses to senior research seminars
Taught information literacy and research skills as part of 9-contact hour embedded research ‘lab’ in
Used Blackboard and Libguides for teaching information literacy
Promoted and explained library services to faculty at various campus events such as Information Technology Workshops, department meetings, faculty retreats, etc.
Provided reference service 8-10 hours each week, including chat reference
Utilized Librarian role in Blackboard to link library and information literacy information directly into Blackboard courses taught by liaison faculty
Created Research guides for liaison departments and programs, including tabs for individual courses
Create and review collection development approval plans for endowed accounts
Collaborate with colleagues to regularly review database usage and discuss new resources to improve the collection
Coordinate outreach initiatives in collaboration with college departments, offices, programs and community partners
Faculty Librarian, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL, 2007-2010
Librarian, Grandview Preparatory School, Boca Raton, Fl, 2005 - 2007
M.S., Library and Information Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2008.
M.A., Latin American Studies, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1997.
Thesis: Domestic Politics, Foreign Relations, and U.S. Immigration Policy; The Change in immigration policy under the Clinton Administration
Advanced Studies, Centro de Estudios Unidos Colombo Americano (CEUCA), Bogotá, Colombia, 1992 – 1993.
B.A., History & Spanish, Knox College, Galesburg, IL, 1992.