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, Business Administration

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.

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 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
• Core 104: Learning Community (Spring 2015, 2016, 2017)

Publications
Review of The Pietist Impulse in Christianity, edited by Christian
Collins Winn et. al.
, Faith & Scholarship Bulletin, I (Spring 2013): 13-14.

Presentations
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.
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 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
• Association of Christian Librarians (2007 – present)
• West Michigan Information Literacy Group (2010 – 2013)

Group and Committee Work
Goshen College
• Member, Core Curriculum Committee (2014 – 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, OCLC WorldCat Discovery, Innovative Millennium, Serials Solutions Summon, LibGuides, and ContentDM.
• E-resource management systems: Serials Solutions 360, and Innovative ERM / Webbridge.
• Web design: Proficient in HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript.
• Graphic design and animation: Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Camtasia Studio.
• Citation Management: Zotero, RefWorks, and EndNote.
• Languages: Reading knowledge of Modern French and Koine Greek