Service to Librarianship and the Academy
Panelist, “Web Tips & Tricks,”, Internet Librarian 2013 conference.
Author: (with Jeremy Bullian): “Building a Low-Cost, Low-Labor Library Web Site at Hillsborough Community College.” Journal of Web Librarianship, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp. 333-342.
Employment Page on Suncoast Information Specialists web site.
Mentor - 2012-13 Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute
I was honored to be asked by Elena Soltau, Instructional Outreach Librarian at Nova Southeastern University, Alvin Sherman Library, to be her mentor.
Member, Statewide Spanish “AskALibrarian” Email Team, starting October 2011.
Also: Bilingual consultant to AskALibrarian for bilingual virtual reference provider/intern applicant evaluation.
Exemplary Chat Reference Award - “Detailed Chat” Category - February, 2011.
TBLC spreadsheet listing all Exemplary Chat winners
Mentor - 2010-11 Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute
I was honored to be asked by Carla Clark, Librarian, Miami-Dade College, to be her mentor.
Exemplary Chat Reference Award - "Detailed Chat" Category - December, 2009.
Suncoast Information Specialists.
- Board member since 2003-2012; activities have included: newsletter; presenting and/or planning programs; list administrator 2005-2012.
- Resigned to pass on this development opportunity to a new-generation librarian.
- Continued involvement via SIS web committee (public and private/board sites)
- Member, 25th Anniversary Event (Oct. 2011) Planning Committee (publicity chair)
- Co-presenter, with Joanne Cameron, Librarian, PBCC, on Using LibGuides * at the Southeast Florida Library Information Network conference, New Technologies: Libraries & Beyond, in July, 2009. * This guide was featured for a time as a “best of” guide on Springshare’s site.
- Co-presenter, with Judith Nolasco, English faculty,HCC, on special project for her Freshman English-II classes.
- International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Feb. 2009
- Two-Year College (English) Association, Feb. 2008
Exemplary Chat Reference Award - "Detailed Chat" Category - February, 2007