Curriculum Vitae

Education
Master of Library Science

Indiana University School of Library & Information Science, May 2009
Honors: Beta Phi Mu

Bachelor of Arts
Grace College, December 2006
Biblical Studies

Professional Experience
Librarian – Head of Research and Instruction
August 2013 to Present, Goshen College, Goshen, IN
• Coordinate information literacy initiatives and research instruction sessions.
• Lead library orientations for incoming students, faculty and staff.
• Manage library website and use of LibGuides management system.
• Supervise student reference desk interns.
• Provide reference and research assistance to on-campus and distance students.
• Serve faculty as liaison to Nursing and Science departments.
• Teach credit-bearing first year experience courses.

Information Fluency Coordinator
May 2014 to Present, Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), Indianpolis, IN
• Assist 23 member libraries in providing support and services for learning, teaching, and research.
• Coordinate collaboration and communication on reference, instruction, and outreach activities.
• Develop and communicate best practices.
• Assess and demonstrate impact of library services to serving communities.

Associate Library Director for Technical Services
July 2011 to August 2013, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI
• Led acquisitions, processing, cataloging/metadata, serials, and digital library.
• Oversaw system maintenance of the automated library system and discovery layer.
• Directed library support for nontraditional and distance education students.
• Overhauled electronic resources workflows, increasing access points to e-resources.
• Supervised technical services staff.
• Provided reference and research assistance to on-campus and distance students.
• Served faculty as liaison to Business and Communications departments.

Instructional Services & Outreach Librarian
January 2009 to June 2011, Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI
• Coordinated information literacy initiatives and research instruction sessions.
• Led library website committee and use of LibGuides management system.
• Integrated library services into institution course management system.
• Increased number of library instruction sessions fifty percent.
• Developed events and displays to market library services to the CU community.
• Provided reference and research assistance to on-campus and distance students.
• Served faculty as liaison to Business and Communications departments.

Teaching Experience
Goshen College
• Core 100: Identity, Culture and Community (Fall semesters 2014 – present)
• Core 104: Learning Community (Spring semesters 2015 – present)

Publications
Collaborative UX Testing: Cardigans Included, ACRL TechConnect, August 3, 2015.
The Faith once Digitally Delivered Unto the Saints, Brethren Life and Thought Blog, March 4, 2014.
Review of The Pietist Impulse in Christianity, edited by Christian
Collins Winn et. al.
, Faith & Scholarship Bulletin, I (Spring 2013): 13-14.

Presentations
• Forthcoming: Building Reports of WorldCat Discovery Analytics with Google Sheets, OCLC WMS User Group Meeting, Indianapolis, October 15, 2018
Start with a Blueprint: Developing Lesson Plans. Private Academic Library Network of Indiana Camp RIO, Morgantown, IN, July 19, 2018.
There’s Something Squirrelly Here: Revising a Library Assignment to Confront Fake News through Fact-Checking Fun. Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium, New Albany, IN, August 3, 2017.
• Reviewing the Radar: A Look Back at Visually Analyzing Learning Objectives Within the Information Literacy Framework. ACL Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, June 10, 2017.
Data-driven Website Design: Using Analytics to Maximize Search Box Use on Your Website. ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, June 25, 2016.
Collaborative UX Testing: Cardigans Included. Designing for Digital, Austin, TX, April 6, 2016.
Checking the Radar: Visually Analyzing Learning Objectives Within the Information Literacy Framework. Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium, Kokomo, IN, August 7, 2015.
If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Librarians as Co-Instructors of First Year Experience Course. ACL Conference, Jefferson City, TN, June 10, 2015.
• Using Google Analytics with WorldCat Discovery. OCLC WMS Community Meeting, Webinar, February 19, 2015.
The Faith Once for All Digitally Delivered Unto the Saints: The Brethren Digital Archives’ Large Scale Digitization Project. ACL Conference, West Palm Beach, FL, June 14, 2012.
Working with Adjunct Faculty: Experiences, Challenges, and Best Practices. ACL Conference, Cedarville, OH, June 15, 2011.
Developing and Assessing Library Instruction for First-Year Writing Courses. West Michigan Information Literacy Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI, December 10, 2010.
LibraryPrize: Testing “Millennial Generation Thought” in a Library Outreach Event. ACL Conference, St. Paul, MN, June 9, 2010.
The Winona Railroad. Three Rivers Railroad Heritage Council Meeting, Fort Wayne, IN, May 18, 2008.

Editorial Service
• Peer Review Reader for The Christian Librarian (2018 – Present)
• Peer Review Reader for Library Student Journal (2008)

Grants & Funding
• Maple Scholars. Goshen College. $1000. Awarded December 2015.
• Maple Scholars. Goshen College. $1000. Awarded December 2013.
• Theological Libraries Month Mini-Grant.  American Theological Library Association.  $500.  Awarded October 2010.

Professional Organizations
• American Library Association (2006 – 2009)
• American Theological Library Association (2006 – 2009)
• Association of Christian Librarians (2007 – present)
• Indiana Health Sciences Librarians Association (2017 – present)
• West Michigan Information Literacy Group (2010 – 2013)

Group and Committee Work
Goshen College
• Member, Core Curriculum Committee (2014 – present)
• Member, First Year Experience Review Team (2016 – present)
• Member, Anabaptist Mennonite Digital Collaborative (2014 – present)

Private Academic Library Network of Indiana
• Co-Chair, Reference, Instruction, and Outreach (RIO) team (2014 – present)
• Member, Digital Admin Team (2014 – present)
• Member, Analytics Team (2015 – present)

Cornerstone University
• Member, Online Programs Committee (2011 – 2013)
• Member, Sharing and Collaboration Committee (2010 – 2013)
• Member, Professional and Graduate Studies Academic Council (2009 – 2012)
• Member, Core Curriculum Committee (2009 – 2012)

Grace College and Seminary
• Partner Representative, Brethren Digital Archives (2007 – present)

Competencies & Skills
• Library systems and applications: OCLC WorldShare Management Services, Springshare LibApps, OCLC ContentDM, Guide on the Side, and Suma.
• Instructional technology applications: Camtasia Studio, EdPuzzle, Nearpod, and Poll Everywhere.
• User experience: User research, usability testing, A/B testing, and ethnographic studies.
• Web design: Proficient in HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript.
• Citation Management: Zotero, RefWorks, and EndNote.
• Languages: Reading knowledge of Modern French and Koine Greek.