CV/Resume and Experience

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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Master of Science in Library Science, 2016
Master’s Thesis: Make-ing the Difference: Makerspace Instruction and the Student Perspective

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in History, 2014

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Study Abroad, Spring 2013



Emerging Technologies Librarian
Appalachian State University Library, 2016

  • Support student learning in makerspace technologies
  • Create and teach workshops
  • Work with faculty to integrate new technologies in their curriculum
  • Lead technology oriented outreach activities for the Appalachian community

Assessment and User Experience, and Research and Instructional Services Intern
Duke University Libraries, 2016

  • Assess physical spaces such as The Edge
  • Assess online resources such as LibGuides and the Duke University Libraries website
  • Perform usability studies
  • Collaborate on special projects between AUX and RIS departments

Research Assistant on the Alt-Textbook Project
NC State University College of Natural Resources, 2015-2016

  • Create an Open Educational Resource (OER) for the Parks and Recreation Diversity course
  • Develop knowledge of OER databases and Open Access
  • Expand knowledge of scholarly communication and copyright law

Graduate Research Assistant
Park Library at the UNC School of Media and Journalism, 2015-2016

  • Create LibGuides and training videos for the Bloomberg terminal
  • Assisted with redesign and migration of the Park Library website from Drupal to WordPress
  • Train and assist in management of student workers
  • Prepare interlibrary loan requests, circulation, fines, various outreach programs, and staff scheduling

Instruction and Reference Intern
NCSU Libraries, 2014-2016

  • Teach information literacy to first year undergraduate students
  • Provide reference help both in person and through the Libraryh3lp chat service
  • Lead mobile scavenger hunts that combine technology and library resources

Digital Media Assistant
NCSU Libraries, 2013-2014

  • Assisted patrons with Adobe Creative Suite, iMovie, Audacity, and basic computer troubleshooting
  • Taught software programs one-on-one and to small groups

Library Volunteer
Greensboro Public Library, 2012

  • Processed new books and holds
  • Learned about the basic operations and procedures of a large, urban public library system

Community Workshop Series
Chapel Hill and Carrboro Public Libraries, 2015


Bivens Grants (2)   2016

Carnegie Research Grant       2015-2016

Graduate Assistant Tuition Award     2015

SILS Non-Service Fellowship        2014-2015

Veterans Affairs Scholarship, full tuition         2011-2016