Susan E. Montgomery

Professional History

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

EDUCATION

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.


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