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Tutor profile: Janise B.

Janise B.
Professional Librarian, 10+ years of experience, MLIS.
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About Janise

About Janise
I am a librarian with 10+ years of experience in academic, public, and school libraries. I have experience with reference services for both academic and professional development services, as well as reference by mail.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
Before becoming a librarian I was a teacher for over 15-years. I have taught preschool, kindergarten, 5th grade, as well as managing a multi-age afterschool enrichment program through California State University Northridge.
Syracuse University
Library and Information Science
Master's Degree
2017 - 2018
California State University - Sacramento
Bachelor's Degree
2011 - 2016
American River College
Social Science
Associate's Degree
2006 - 2010

Work Experience

Work Experience
Sacramento Public Library, Librarian
2015 - 2021
2.5 years as a library assistant and 2.5 years as a librarian - branch manager. Oversees complex library operations. Leads system-wide initiatives and projects. Builds community partnerships and drives outreach. Provide reference services via email, letters, and public service desk. Reference services for community partners. Supervises and trains staff including technologies, priorities, and evaluations. Plans and implements youth, teen, and adult programs.
Peter J. Shields Elementary, Assistant Librarian
2015 - 2016
Provided reference services to students. Provided information literacy and research skills workshops. Reorganized collection by material type and age level. Performed Storytime and puppet shows. Weeded materials in accordance with professional deselection criteria. Introduced students to the library and its use. Oversaw collection and catalog of all library resources. Ordered, cataloged, and processed library materials.
California State University, Sacramento, Assistant to Curator of the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection
2011 - 2013
Assisted in maintaining the Hellenic Studies Collection including: o End processing of materials o Preservation and housing of delicate materials o Record maintenance o Book Mending o Assisted with Marc records maintenance in Millennium and OCLC o Translated titles from Greek and Latin in Millennium and Alma o Entered Hellenic collection records into main ILL database

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