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Elizabeth G.
Experienced Librarian with over 20 years experience
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About Elizabeth

About Elizabeth
I am an experienced Librarian with over 20 years experience. I have worked in every capacity of libraries, including clerical positions, assistant librarian, children's and adult librarian. Also I have been a manager for over 7 years. I have an expertise in searching for information and a passionate for helping people.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have experience teaching bibliographic information classes on a variety of topics, including intro to using the library, psychology 101 and various English classes. I have experience teaching Library and Information Science classes at two Universities. Classes taught include Introduction to Library and Information Science and Public Libraries. I also teach General Literacy classes to Undergraduate students. Also, all classes that have been taught are in the online environment.
Education
Dominican University
Library and Information Science
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
2009 - 2012
Dominican University
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2004 - 2005
University of Illinois at Chicago
Communication
Bachelor's Degree
1999 - 2003

Work Experience

Work Experience
Dominican University, Adjunct Faculty
2019 - Present
-Teach master's level students in an online environment. -Teach Introduction to Library and Information Science -Utilize Canvas platform to teach online.
Ashford University, Adjunct Faculty
2019 - Present
-Teach completely online utilizing Canvas Platform. -Teach Information Literacy class.
Grand Canyon University, Reference Librarian
2018 - Present
-Answer reference questions via email, phone and in-person. -Teach bibliographic classes in-person and via webinars.
Kyrene School District, Administrative Support Technician
2018 - Present
-Process payments for parent accounts. -Register children for various after school activities. -Process and award scholarships for families in need. -Customer service duties, including communicating via phone and email.
St. Catherine University, Lecturer
2018 - 2019
-Teach master’s level students in an online environment. -Teach Introduction to Library and Information Science course. -Teach Public Libraries course. -Utilize D2L online platform to teach.
Maricopa County Library District, East Region Manager
2017 - 2018
-Oversee operations for the Ed Robson, Fountain Hills, Guadalupe and Queen Creek Branches. -Supervise branch managers. -Assist branch managers to identify programming needs. -Uphold the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Maricopa County Library District. -Collaborate with other Regional managers to implement district wide initiatives. -Maintain annual budgets for each branch location
Maricopa County Library District, Regional Branch Manager
2015 - 2017
-Oversee operations for the Northwest Regional Branch and Hollyhock Branch. -Supervise and schedule over 30 employees. -Identify branch programming outcomes. -Uphold the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Maricopa County Library District. -Collaborate with other Regional managers to implement district wide initiatives. -Maintain yearly budget for part time employees and programming and supplies.
Chicago Public Library: West Lawn Branch, Branch Manager
2011 - 2015
-Direct overall library operations of the branch in compliance with Chicago Public Library. -Supervise library personnel, carrying out policies and services by evaluating performances for quality and accuracy. -Be the primary representative of the library in the community, including partnering with other community organizations to ensure quality service to patrons.
Moraine Valley Community College, Adjunct Librarian, Public Services
2007 - 2015
-Provide reference service. -Teach bibliographic instruction sessions to various classes, including College 101, Psychology 101 and 104, and Composition 101 and 102. -Collection development of various sections, including psychology, sociology, nursing and technology. -Member of grant writing team that was awarded the 2014 Innovation Grant Award.
Chicago Public Library: Garfield Ridge & Jeffery Manor Branches, Librarian I
2006 - 2011
-Acting Branch Manager October 2006-June 2007. -Maintain monthly schedule for all employees. -Supervisor to clerical and page staff. -Collection development for both Children's and Adult collections, specifically Urban fiction. -Visited schools and other community organization to promote library programming and collections to the public. -Lead story times and after school programs for children ages 2-13. -In charge of Adult programming. -Member and elected Co-Chair of the Women's History Committee. -Member of Children and Young Adult Services...
Chicago Public Library: Lincoln Park and Garfield Ridge Branches, Library Associate
2004 - 2006
-Perfected reference skills. -Lead story time for children ages 19-36 months and 3-5 years old. -Assisted on displays for children and adults. -Lead library orientation for school-aged children. -Assisted Children's Librarian in the Summer Reading Program. -Maintained statistics for Summer Reading Program. -Maintained Young Adult collection.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Research Assistant, Communication Department
2002 - 2003
-Utilized the Internet and Lexis/Nexis to research Public Intellect persons and celebrities. -Co-headed team of 6 students compiling data. -Compiled and organized raw data in Excel spreadsheets. -Results published: Park, D. W., & Dawonski, J.A. (2009). Networks of the dead or alive in cyberspace: Public intellectuals in the mass and internet media. New Media & Society, 11(3), 227-356.

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