August 21, 2011 § Leave a comment

  • Education San Jose State University, San Jose, CA – MLIS, Fall 2011MLIS with an emphasis in reference and technology outreach and education, digital curation and preservation.San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA – BA, 2009BA  with an emphasis in Art History

    City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – AA, 2006

    AA and certificate from the Library Technician vocational program

    Professional Experience 

    Lead Librarian – The Center for Sex and Culture: CSC Library & Archive, 2011-present 

    • Collections management and development
    • References services to researchers, scholars and community members
    • Social media specialist and Website management/coordination
    • Curation, preservation and archiving
    • Cultural and educational event planning
    • Internship site supervisor and mentor
    • Grant writing
    • Project development

    Library Staff –  The Louis R. Lurie Foundation Audiovisual Center, San Francisco Public Library, 1999-2001; 2005-present

    • Reference and circulation services
    • Collection maintenance of over 500,000 items in highest circulating department of San Francisco Public Libraries Main Library
    • Computer and Social Media- lecture, training and instruction
    • Event hosting and programming – Thursday Films @ noon series
    • e-Resources committee
    • Educating and tutorial of OPAC use; material location, articles and database searching technique, interlibrary loan, LINK+, and computer and material reservation
    • Twitter Team

    Library Staff –  Technical Services Department, San Francisco Public Library, 2004-05

    • Search and verification within the Millennium Client and Cataloging Module
    • Technical processing and distribution of new material


    • Excellant research and fact finding, adept in all databases; skilled in JSTOR, ARTstor, LexisNexis, EBSCO, Pro Quest, and Gale
    • Exemplary customer service, public service and outreach
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Apple iWork suite, FileMaker Pro and entire Google suite
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative suite
    • Fluent in all social networking, Web 2.0 and semantic web platforms
    • Knowledge of of major Content Management Systems: Drupal, Joomla, Squarespace and WordPress
    • Working knowledge of HTML/XHTML, CSS (minimal)
    • Thrive under deadline, self-motivated and pro-active with strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong writing and communication skill

    Internships and Volunteer 

    The Poetry Center and American Poetry Archive, 2011

    • Permissions, fair use and copyright research
    • Social media specialist

    The Tenderloin Tech Lab

    • Basic computer use education
    • One on one and group setting computer instruction



    Honors and awards

    • Soroptimist International Women’s Opportunity Award, 2007
    • Angela Dunn Adventure Award, 2007

    Professional affiliation and interests

    • American Library Association
    • The Society of American Archivists
    • Society of California Archivists
    • California Library Association
    • The Northern California Chapter of Art Libraries Society of North America
    • Baynet; Bay Area Library and Information Network

    Online identity



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