Tutor profile: Jacalyn S.
Librarian with 30+ years of experience
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Ms. Spoon is a Professional Librarian. She has worked in both Public and University settings. She opened the Adelson Library and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University. She worked at the Ithaca College Library for 17 years. Most recently she was the Director of the Broome County Public Library and the Cortland Free Library where she concentrated on Library Administration and Procurement of Grants.
She has taught Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the elderly, university professors and students a variety of skills from sewing to database design. She has experience as a virtual reference librarian having served the Finger Lakes Library System as a Rogue Librarian for the OCLC 24/7 Reference Cooperative.
University at Buffalo
2001 - 2003
1987 - 2001
Morrisville State College
1981 - 1984
Blue Spoon Farm, Director
2009 - Present
Manage human and capital resources for farm and rental enterprises Market farm products and services Obtain and manage successful grants and grant applications
Broome County Public Library, Director
2018 - 2019
Manage all library records including, personnel, budget, building, and collections Supervise 25 paid staff, 14 full-time In 2018: 38,215 patrons registered, 494,441 items charged, 233,601 items in collection, BCPL held 760 programs with 17,168 attendees, 268,428 people visited the library Improved statistics gathering techniques for for state and local reporting requirements Improved library team cohesion consisting of staff and volunteers Manage budget of $2,019,398 obtained through county tax distribution, plus Friends gifts and grant...
Cortland Free Library, Director
2013 - 2018
Manage all library records including, personnel, building, and collections Supervise 11 paid staff, 4 full-time; responsible for hiring, training, and training materials In March 2017: 11,151 patrons registered, 11,242 items charged, 75,457 items in collection, CORT held 46 programs with 738 attendees, 7,408 people visited the library Create, develop, improve, and maintain all reporting for state and local requirements Develop and maintain a cohesive library team consisting of staff, volunteers, and board members Manage budget of $523,875...
Adelson Library, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University, Library Administrator
2010 - 2014
Opened the Adelson Library at Cornell University Developed a budget framework, $93,000 Established all policies and procedures Created all position descriptions Hired or recruited, trained, supervised, and evaluated part-time and volunteer staff Managed cross departmental teams and projects. Created and maintained: Library web site <www.birds.cornell.edu/Adelson> Outreach materials Art gallery database <www.birds.cornell.edu/About/art.html> Workshop series for staff, students and Lab members Created collection development policy Created...
Cornell University, Editorial Assistant
2010 - 2013
Manage blind review process for the development of the journal Managed assignments and communications with 500+ reviewers, and 16 editors Maintained databases related to manuscripts under review, reviewers, and authors Created annual statistics and reports provided to Editorial Board Assisted internal and external customers with questions and inquiries Catalog paper and electronic manuscripts, and books for review Format and edit book reviews and letters Verified references in manuscripts Create Indices, Masthead, Outside Reviewers list, and...
Ithaca College Library, Cataloging Specialist, Access Services Assistant / Reserves, Circulation Desk Assistant
1986 - 1997
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