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Tutor profile: Jacob M.

Jacob M.
Reference and Instruction Library Services for 6 years
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About Jacob

About Jacob
Jacob graduated with a Masters of Library Science and a Masters of Arts in Musicology from Indiana University. He holds a Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Brigham Young University. He most enjoys helping others find, access, and ethically use information.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Jacob has taught in both the public k-12 and higher education settings. He has taught subjects in English, Music, and Information Literacy. For the past three years, he has taught information literacy classes to a wide range of students including college freshman through Ph. D. candidates.
Indiana University - Bloomington
Music - Musicology
Master's Degree
2017 - 2020
Indiana University - Bloomington
Library Science
Master's Degree
2017 - 2020
Brigham Young University
Musical Education
Bachelor's Degree
2013 - 2016

Work Experience

Work Experience
Indiana University, Cook Music LIbrary, Instruction Intern
2019 - 2020
• Design, teach, and assess library instruction sessions • Create digital and print learning objects • Collaborate with instruction team to deliver library instruction • Coordinate with full-time faculty members to provide information literacy skills
Indiana University, Wright Library, Center Supervisor
2018 - 2020
• Direct the daily operation of the library • Hire and train a center staff of 6 student employees • Create and implement monthly programming targeted to first-year students • Cultivate and maintain community relationships with residence hall leadership • Oversee collection development maintenance and acquisitions • Counsel patrons on fines and other library related user-problems • Create and sustain informative library-related materials in print and online
Indiana University, Cook Music Library, Reference and Circulation Assistant
2017 - 2020
• Instruct library sessions • Assist patrons in navigating library resources • Digitize documents for archival purposes • Circulate library materials and reserves • Provide referrals • Shelf library materials • Assist with the use of print and electronic library resources
Indiana University, Wells Library, Arts & Humanities Library Assistant
2017 - 2020
• Develop, evaluate, and improve subject web pages • Design and provide library instruction for graduate and undergraduate students in the arts and humanities • Evaluate and assess collection and assist in ordering library materials
Indiana University, Wells Library, Public Services Assistant
2017 - 2018
• Answer research-related and directional questions in-person, via chat, and over the phone • Provide referrals • Circulate library materials and reserves • Assist with the use of print and electronic library resources
Skyridge High School, English and Music Student Teacher
2016 - 2016
• Planned and taught lessons in compliance with state and national standards for over 200 students • Assisted with marching band and jazz band instruction • Planned and taught lessons in compliance with state and national standards for a class of 28 senior students
Brigham Young University, Lee Library, Reference Assistant
2014 - 2016
• Aid with research for the students studying Humanities and Fine Arts • Input data to help improve library catalog including entering statistical data • Review library materials to check for damage and call number discrepancies using Workflows software

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