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Tutor profile: Nuria C.

Nuria C.
Reference & Instruction Librarian with 15 years of experience
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About Nuria

About Nuria
Helping students and researchers find the best information is my number one passion. I've been a reference librarian for over 15 years. I hold a Masters degree in Library & Information Science from University of South Florida and have an undergraduate degree in Communications.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have years of experience teaching research skills to students, faculty and staff via face to face, workshops and online instruction. I have also taught a Computer Research course in a community college. (http://frontdoor.valenciacollege.edu/faculty.cfm?uid=ncurras).
University of South Florida
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2002 - 2004
Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
Communication Studies
Bachelor's Degree
1996 - 2000

Work Experience

Work Experience
University of Puerto Rico in Aguadilla, Librarian
2013 - 2018
● Teach information literacy workshops to students, faculty and staff; ● Design and develop instructional materials and assessment tools in multiple formats; ● Answer research questions via telephone, e-mail, chat and in person; ● Work with faculty to develop instructional materials (Libguides) in a variety of subject areas;
University of Central Florida, Regional Campus Librarian
2010 - 2013
● Teach information literacy workshops to students, faculty and staff; ● Provide a variety of reference services to a diverse student body, faculty and staff; ● Work with faculty to develop instructional materials (Libguides or WebCT learning modules) for face to face and online classes in a variety of subject areas.
ITT Technical Institute, Reference Librarian / LRC Administrator
2008 - 2010
● Design instructional materials (tutorials, handouts, lesson plans) and teach users (small, medium workshops or individually) how to access and successfully retrieve information from our library databases and free web resources; ● Develop and promote Information Literacy programs on campus;
Valencia Community College - Winter Park Campus, Reference / Instructor Librarian Winter Park Campus
2006 - 2008
● Provide reference services to a diverse student body and answer a wide variety of questions relating to search strategies, database usage, documenting sources, ILL, searching other library catalogs, or accessing databases from home; ● Answer online reference questions via chat and e-mail using Statewide Ask A Librarian Reference Service;

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