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          EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

Instruction Technology Librarian                                                    May 2017-Present

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)                                                                                   New York, NY. 

  • Teach user how to use new technologies
  • Provide Instruction and literacy information classes
  • Collection development
  • Liaison for the center of teaching and learning

Library Assistant                                                                                2/2014-April, 2017
Thomas J. Watson Business and Economics Library
Columbia University. New York, NY

  • Provide customer service to library patrons, answering questions about library policy, catalog search, and basic research questions.
  • Provide technical assistance with Bloomberg, Capital IQ, and other on-site databases.
  • Process campus mail, recap, Inter-library, and scan&deliver loans.
  • Process reserve list using  Ex Libris: Voyager in accordance with Institution copyright laws.
  • Process weeding materials from the reserve collection.
  • File capital changes reports for federal income tax purposes.
  • Perform administrative work, such as answering phones, file documents, and send emails to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Train and Supervise student workers.
  • Open/Close Watson Library.
  • Use Word, Excel, and Adobe 9 on regular basis to complete assigned tasks.

Research Project                                                                                                  05/2016-10/2016
Carroll Family
48 W. 11St, New York, NY, 10020   
Appraisal of the Martha Carroll architecture collection

  • Find the value of books based on current market price.
  • Organize and catalog the collection using Readerware sofware
  • Evaluate the condition of the collection

Research Assistant Project                                                                               03/2015- 12/2015
Dr. Francoise L. Simon
Professor of Business and Public Health
Columbia University. New York, NY

  • Find relevant literature to aid in ongoing medical research.
  • Use Worldcat and other OPACS to locate journals, books, and reports.
  • Create and edit Powerpoint presentations for book tour
  • Perform various clerical duties including finding contact information from journal editors, preparing and maintaining bibliographies, and completing Inter-library Loan applications and forms.

Library Assistant                                                                                                   09/2012- 09/2014
Newman Library
Baruch College. City University of New York. New York, NY

  • Assist in research projects assigned by supervisor using databases to search articles for assigned classes, correct additions, and ensure copyrights laws are being observed.
  • Perform administrative library work, such as answering phones, file documents, send emails to students, faculty and staff and reserve books for faculty.
  • Maintain departmental records, agreement forms and perform extensive data entry.
  • Use Word, Excel and Outlook on a daily basis to complete the tasks assigned

EDUCATION

Master’s of Library and Information Science                                         February  2017
Pratt Institute. New York, NY.  

Bachelor’s in Art                                                                                                  January 2014
Mayor: Political Science
Concentration: Latin American and Caribbean Politics  

Minor: French Language and Culture
Hunter College, City University of New York. New York, NY.

Exhibits/Presentations:

  • “What you can do in your community: Civic engagement in academic libraries.” Poster presentation. LaCuny conference, May 2017.
  • American Aviatrixes: Women with Wings, Exhibit explore the lives of women aviators in the early twentieth century.  Created for LIS_652: Information Services and Resources in collaboration with Digital Public Library of America Curation Program.
  • Federico Garcia Lorca: A poet in NY, Exhibit explores the life of the Spaniard poet in NY. Created as a final project for  LIS_680: Rare Book and Special Collections.
  • Community Space Proposal for ESL Students, Created as a final project for LIS_654: Information Technologies.

Professional Development:
Classes

  • University of Virginia-Rare book School                         October 16 – October 21, 2016
    History of the book in the west since 1800

Conference and Symposiums attended:

  • LaCuny conference: The future of academic librarianship. May 2017.
  • Association of College and Research Libraries, ACRL/NY Symposium: Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism: Supporting Core Values in Academic and Research Librarianship, Dec 4,2015
  • Seminar for acquisition of Latin American Materials,SALALM conference: Brazil in the World,the world in Brazil: Research trends and Library Resources,Summer 2015

Professional Affiliations:

  • ACRL/NY
  • American Library Association(ALA)

Languages:

  • Fluent: English, Spanish
  • Proficient: French

Software Skills: Access, Omeka, Readerware
Programing languages: HTML, CSS
Integrated Library Systems: Ex Libris:Voyager, Aleph.