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Tutor profile: Jackie A.

Jackie A.
Research & Instruction Librarian


About Jackie

About Jackie
I help students develop skills in locating, evaluating, synthesizing, & ethically using information for their needs. I develop learning resources such as research guides, instructional videos, and online tutorials to support in-person, online, & blended learning formats.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
For over two decades, I have offered research assistance and instruction in the use of online databases, the online library catalog, and various reference materials, using print, electronic, and other media formats -- in person as well as via e-mail, phone, and online chat.
University of North Texas
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
1992 - 1993
Briar Cliff University
Bachelor's Degree
1988 - 1992

Work Experience

Work Experience
Buena Vista University, Reference Librarian for Extended University Programs
2003 - Present
Serve as the library’s principal liaison to faculty, graduate and undergraduate students at 14 remote and online sites. Teach library research sessions and create research guides and other instructional materials. Train student employees in such duties as shelving, equipment use, customer service.
Doane University, Collection Development Librarian
1999 - 2002
Solely responsible for acquiring materials in all formats, managing $200,000 budget. Taught one-credit and three-credit information literacy courses; team taught course on library “survival skills”. Conducted research labs for graduate students on remote campuses. Resolved database access issues for extended campus populations.  Negotiated with database vendors.  Assisted with transition to new automated system.
Lyon College, Public & Instructional Services Librarian
1993 - 1999
Responsible for library’s acquisitions functions, including ordering, receiving, processing of materials, monitoring expenditures, and supervising work-study students. Responsible for government documents collection, including item selection, all stages of check-in and processing. Delivered training in the use of print materials and online databases. Developed library instruction program, including orientation tours, course-specific workshops, and resource-specific workshops.


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