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Tutor profile: Ely W.

Ely W.
Librarian with MS in Library and Information Science and Undergraduate Degree in Education
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About Ely

About Ely
I received my bachelors of arts degree in elementary education in 2002, from Wartburg College. In 2003, I received my masters of science degree in Library and Information Science (LIS) from the first ranked library school program in the country, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. While obtaining my degree, I received the position of Assistant to the Coordinator of Information Literacy and Instruction. In conjunction with this position. As part of this position I provided reference instruction to the students in the Main Graduate...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education. In addition, I have taught information literacy/library literacy skills to those in grades K-12, college undergraduate and graduate students, university faculty and hospital staff and physicians. I have designed course work for students in multiple college/university settings as well as for adults in continuing education environments. As a part of all my past positions I have presented library instruction using various technologies and library databases.
Rush University
2008 - 2009
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2002 - 2003
Wartburg College
Elementary Education
Bachelor's Degree
1998 - 2002

Work Experience

Work Experience
Cuyahoga County Public Library, Consumer Health Librarian
2009 - 2011
Provided reference services, outreach education and programming for youth and adults who live within the borders of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Taught small and large group classes about the use of online research databases.
Library of Rush University Medical Center, Online Search Services and Outreach Coordinator/Reference Librarian
2006 - 2009
Provided mediated search services for medical school faculty and attending physicians. Served as reference librarian to patients, staff, faculty and medical staff. Taught small group classes about the use of online research databases. Provided and designed outreach educational opportunities for local communities of Chicago's near west side.
Library of Erikson Institute: Graduate School of Child Development, Reference Librarian
2004 - 2006
Provided mediated search services and reference services to both the students and faculty of the Erikson Institute. Taught small group classes about the use of online research databases.
Fox River Grove Public Library, Department Head, Youth Services
2003 - 2004
Designed all library youth programming and classes and delivered such classes to the public. Provided youth reference services. Editor of the Library's newsletter and all publications.

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