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Curriculum Vitae -- June 2012
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  • 1. AMAN NDA CLA POW AY WERS MSU Libr raries libra ary.msstate.e edu/amandac claypowersMississipp State University pi State, MS 39762-5 , 5408 powersapowers@@library.mssta y662-325-77677EDUCA ATIONSimmons College Gr s raduate Scho of Librar & Informa ool ry ation Scienc Boston, M ce, MAMasters of Library and Informat o tion Science, 2005Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA y W MBachelor of Arts in English Liter r E rature, 1996PROFES SSIONAL EXPERIEN E NCEMississip State University Libr ppi rariesMitchell Memorial Library, MS State, Missis L ssippiVirtual Reference Pr R roject ManaggerSocial Media, Agricu M ulture and Li Sciences Librarian ifeAssociate Professor (2012 – pres e ( sent)Assistant Professor (2005 – 2012 t ( 2) Virtual Reference l  Supervise 13 chat operato in provid ors ding 56 hour of chat ref rs ference from the public d m desks  Manage the operations of the virtual reference ser M o f r rvices, inclu uding chat, m mobile IM, em mail an social net nd tworking ref ference serviices  Create trainin programs for virtual reference sta based on c C ng r aff chat transacttions  Provide asses ssment from virtual refer rence service data es  Led the MSU Libraries’ transition fro consortia chat refere L U t om al ence to locall-only chat in n su ummer 2008 and then fr 8, rom Docutek Altarama t OCLC Qu k to uestionPoint in summer 2012 t Genera Reference and Liaison al n  Provide genneral and in-depth refereence services in person a online s and  Develop an teach gene nd eral and courrse-specific research ins struction wor rkshops  Serve as lia aison to the College of Agriculture an Life Scie C A nd ences (CALS and the M S) MSU Extension Service (MSU S U-ES)  Collect and provide sup d pport for the Plant and Soil Science a Poultry Science Dep and pts.  Served as th acting Bu he usiness and Social Scienc Referenc Librarian January 200 – S ces ce 08 January 200 and Interi Business Librarian O 09 im October 2011 – July 2012 1 2 Emergi Technolo ing ogies / Socia Media al  Chair the MS Libraries Emerging Technologies Summit (20 C SU T s 007 – presen nt) o Engag nationally known key ge y ynote speake rs o Lead the planning and executi of the co t g ion onference o Combbined with th Mid-South eResource Symposium in 2012 he h e m
  • 2. AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 2 ge   Chair the MS Libraries’ Library 2.0 Committee (2007 – pre C SU ’ 0 e esent) o Desig and implem gn ment an in-h house Emerg ging Techno ologies Train ning Series o Devel and main lop ntain the MS Libraries’ social med presence SU dia o Invest tigate and in ncubate appli ications for e emerging tec chnologies w within the lib brary  Provide work kshops for th MSU com he mmunity on th effective use of emer he rging toolsMIT LIBBRARIESDewey Library for Management and Social Sciences, Ca L M S ambridge, M Massachusetts sLibrary and Referenc Assistant, Public Serv a ce vices (2002 – 2005)  Proovided refere ence services for manage s ement, econoomics, and p political scie ence  Par rticipated as a cross-train member of a process ned sing team wi primary r ith responsibilit ties for serials and government documents g  Dev veloped and implemente instruction programs f MIT’s lib ed n for brary staff  Act as a mem ted mber of the Service Desk Task Force creating co competen S k e ore ncies, referra als guidelines, cust tomer servic guidelines and a traini and docu ce s ing umentation p for the M plan MIT Lib braries transiition to a new integrated reference m w model for the entire Publi Services s e ic staffCHRONOS ASSET MANAGEM MENT, INC.A Global Equity Hed Fund Ma l dge anager, Cam mbridge, MA AManager (1999 – 2001) r  Com mpiled a libr rary of mark research and general resource ma ket a aterial  Cre eated and gav marketing and sales presentations for clients ve g p s  Hir and supervised admin red nistrative an IT profess nd sionalsBANTAM BOOKS MA Divisio of Rando House Inc on om corporated, New York, N N NYAssistant Editor (199 –1998) t 96  Acqu uired and edi book-len ited ngth comme ercial fiction  Wrot and edited cover copy for mystery fiction te d yPUBLIC CATIONSNolen, David, Aman Clay Pow D nda wers, Li Zhan Yu Xu, R ng, Rachel Cann nady and Jud Li. “Mov dy vingBeyond Assumptions The Use of Virtual Re A s: o eference Dat in an Acad ta demic Librar portal: ry.”Libraries and the Aca s ademy 12, is 1 (2012): 23 - 40. DO 10.1353/p ss. OI: pla.2012.000 06Powers, Amanda Cla “EBSCO EDS: Rel A ay. Os lying on Patr Data To Show the W ron o Way.” Librar Journal. ryReferenc Supplement. (Novemb 15, 2011): 14 - 15. ce berhttp://rev m/2011/12/reference/disc covering-wha at-works-lib brarians-com mpare-discovery y-interface-e experiences/Powers, Amanda Cla Julie She and Clay Hill. "The R A ay, edd y Role of Virtu Referenc in Library ual ce yWeb Site Design." Jo e ournal of We Librarian eb nship 5, iss. 2 (2011): 96 - 113. DOI: 610.1080/19322909.2011.573279  
  • 3. AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 3 ge Powers, Amanda Cla David No A ay, olen, Li Zhan Yu Xu a Gail Pey ng, and yton. “Movin from the ngConsortiu to the Re um eference Des Keeping Chat and Im sk: mproving Re eference at th MSU heLibraries Internet Reference Se s.” R ervices Quar rterly 15, iss . 3 (2010): 1 - 188. DO 169 OI:10.1080/10875301.2010.500939Powers, Amanda Cla “Social Networking as Ethical Di A ay. N a iscourse: Blogging a Pra actical andNormativ Library Ethic.” Journ of Library Administra ve E nal ry ation 47, iss. 3-4 (2008): 191 – 209.DOI: 10.1080/019308208021865 522Powers, Amanda Cla June Schm and Cla Hill. “Wh Can’t We Be Friends The MSU A ay, midt ay hy e s?Libraries Find Friend on Facebo s ds ook.” Mississ sippi Librar 72, iss. 1 (2008): 3-5 ries 5.Brazzeal, Bradley an Amanda Clay Powers. “Electronic Access to A nd C c Agricultural Journals: A l AnAgronom Case Stud Serials Review 33, iss. 3 (2007) 155-160. my dy.” R i ):DOI:10.1 1016/j.serrev v.2007.06.00 04Powers, Amanda Cla and Deborah Lee. “Li A ay ibrary 2.0 in Mississippi Mississipp Libraries, 71, i.” piiss. 3 (20 007): 74-75.PRESEN NTATIONS SAre Virtu Referenc Services Worth the Ef ual ce W ffort? What R Analysis and User Evaluations Tell ROIUs. RUSA RSS/MAR Virtual Reference Co RS R ommittee paanel. Americ Libraries Associatio can onAnnual Conference. Anaheim, CA. June 23, 2012. C C ,Social Media and K-12 Students: What Does It Mean Fo Their Futu M s or ure?. Present at the 12t ted thAnnual MegaResour School Librarian Workshop, MS State, MS. F M rce February 17, 2012.Doing Asssessment with What Yo w ouve Got: Using Virtual Reference (VR) Transc U l cripts to Eva aluateYour Lib brary. Missis ssippi Librar Associatio Annual M ry on Meeting. Jacckson, MS. O October 21, 2 2011.Professio Network onal king Online: Leveraging Social Med in Your C : g dia Career. Hear Leadersh rin hipProgram. Mississipp University for Women Columbus MS. Octob 17, 2011. . pi y n. s, berMining Virtual Refer V rence Data for an Iterativ Assessme Cycle. 17 Annual R f ve ent 7th ReferenceResearch Forum, Am h merican Libra Associat ary tion Annual Conference. New Orlea LA. June 26, ans, e2011.Creating, Growing an Managing Identity in Social Netw , nd g n works. Prese ented at the G Golden Trian ngleRegional Public Rela l ations Assoc ciation Meeti Starkvil MS. Febr ing. lle, ruary 16, 20 011.Web 2.0 for the K-12 Classroom Presented at the 11th A 2 m. a Annual Mega aResource S School Libra arianWorksho MS State MS. Febru op, e, uary 11, 2011 1.Rejecting Anonymity and Embra g y acing Comm munity: Virtu Reference Services at Mississippi ual e t i  
  • 4. AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 4 ge State Uniiversity. Pos session with David Nolen (lead) , Li Zhang, Y Xu, Judy Li and Rac ster w N Yu y chelCannady presented at the Americ Libraries Associatio n Annual Co y a can s onference, W Washington, DC.June 26, 2010.Libraries Creating Co s ontext with Public Medi Partners. P P ia Presented at PubCampM 2010, MSsponsored by National Public Raadio and Mis ssissippi Pub Broadca blic asting, Jackso MS. June 5, on, e2010.Analyzin Evaluatin & Comm ng, ng, municating th Value of W Presenc Presented with Mich he Web ce. d haelPorter at Computers in Libraries, Washington DC. April 12, 2010. , n, lSocial Ne etworking Tools for the 21st Century Learner. P T Presented at t 10th Ann the nualMegaRes source Schoo Librarian Workshop, MS State, M February 19, 2010. ol MS. yBringing Web 2.0 int Academic Libraries. Presented vir g to c P rtually with Ellen Hamp pton Filgo attWebJunc ction (archiv at http://w ved www.webjun vents/webinnars/webinar-archives/-/articles/c content/677001125). June 30, 2009. eFrom the Consortium to the Publ Services Desk: Keepi CHAT a Improvin Reference at e m lic D ing and ng ethe MSU Libraries. Poster sessio with Li Zh U P on hang, David Nolen, Gail Peyton and Yu Xu l dpresented at the Ame d erican Librar Associat ries tion Annual Conference, Chicago, IL July 19, 2 L. 2009.Social Ne etwork Profi Managem file ment. Presen with Sar Houghto nted rah on-Jan, Greg Schwartz an ndMichael Porter at Co omputers in Libraries, Washington, D March 3 2009. L W DC. 31,New Med in Educa dia ation and PR R/Marketing. Panel at the New Media Conferenc presented by e a ceMississip Public Br ppi roadcasting, Jackson, MS. Novembe 10, 2008. , M erEmerging Technolog for Rese g gies earch: Tools from the MS Libraries Presented at the SU s.Mississip State University Plan & Soil Sci ppi nt iences Depar rtment Semi inar Series. M State, M MS MS.September 15, 2008.2.0 for Pu ublic Librari Presente at the Firs Regional L ies. ed st Library Syst Staff Tra tem aining Day.Hernando MS. Augu 7, 2008. o, ustFacebook king the MSU Libraries. Presented with Pattye A . w Archer at the MS Library 2.0 Summ e y mit.MS State MS. June 20, 2008. e, 2Where Do You Go From Here? Managing Your Identity in Social N D F M Y y Networks. Pre esented at th heMS Libra 2.0 Summ MS Sta MS. June 20, 2008. ary mit. ate, e2.0 for th K-12 Libr he rary. Present at the nin annual M ted nth MegaResourc School Li ce ibrarianWorksho MS State MS. Febru op, e, uary 22, 2008 8.  
  • 5. AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 5 ge Institutio onalizing Lib brary 2.0: A Case Study in the Mississippi State University L Libraries.Presented with Pattye Archer, Ste d e ephen Cunet Deborah Lee and Ha Llull at the MS Libr tto, h arry rary2.0 Summ MS Stat MS. June 15, 2007. mit, te, eIntroduct tion to MySppace. Presen at the eig nted ghth annual MegaResou School L urce LibrarianWorksho MS State MS. Febru op, e, uary 23, 2007 7.TEACH HINGUniversit Workshop ty ps  APA and MLA Style workshops A  Bib bliographic Instruction fo English an Commun I or nd nications Deppartment stu udents  Out treach worksshops for MSU Extensio and Exper on riment Statio ons  Sub bject-specific workshops for graduat students a faculty in the College of Agricu c s te and n es ulture & Life Sciences, Arts & Sc L ciences, Educcation, Engi ineering, and Forestry d  Soc media an emerging technologie workshop for the MS commun cial nd g es ps SU nityInternal Library Train L ning  Vir rtual referenc training on software, service stand ce o dards, referr and cust rals tomer service e  Soc media an emerging technologie workshop for the libr cial nd g es ps rary faculty and staffAWARD DS  201 Mississipp Library Association Past Presiden Award f outstandi early car 10 pi A P nts for ing reer libr rarian  200 MIT Libra 05 aries Infinite Mile Awar for Innova e rd ation and Cr reativity with the Service h e Des Task Forc for work to transition the Librarie to an Integ sk ce t es grated Servic Point ce  200 MIT Libra 04 aries Infinite Mile Awar for Comm unication an Collabora e rd nd ation with th he Dew and Hum wey manities Lib braries Proce essing Team m  Nattional Endow wment for th Humanitie Younger S he es Scholars Gra for the p ant paper “Scient tific and Literary Re d easoning: Co ontextualizin Connectio ng ons” (1995)ACADEMIC SERV VICENational  Cha Virtual Reference Discussion Gr air, R roup, Ameri ican Library Association (ALA), n Refference User Services Association (RUSA), MA rs A ( ARS (Emerg ging Technoologies in Refference Section ) (2010-2011)  Sec cretary, Virtu Referenc Discussion Group, AL RUSA, M ual ce n LA, MARS (200 09-2010)  Me ember, Virtua Reference Discussion Group, ALA RUSA, M al e n A, MARS (2011 1-2013)  Me ember, Virtua Reference Committee ALA, RUS MARS/R (Emerg al e e, SA, RSS ging Tec chnologies/RReference Seervices Section) (2009-2 013)  Me ember, RUSA President’s Program / MARS Prog A gram Plannin Committ (2011-20 ng tee 012)  Me ember, MAR Mid-Wint Survey Task Force (2 RS ter T 2011)  Me ember, RUSA Technolog Task Forc ALA, RU A gy ce, USA (2008)  RSS Liaison to the Access to Informati Committ ion tee, ALA, RU RUSA (2007 – 2009)  
  • 6. AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 6 ge   Meember, Virtua Reference Committee Associatio of Southea al e e, on astern Resea arch Librarie es (AS SERL) (2006 6-2008)State  Vic ce-President / President-E Elect, MS Library Assoc L ciation (2013-2014)  Tre easurer/Exec cutive Board Member (el lected), MS Library Asssociation (20 – 2009) 007Mississip State University ppi  Me ember, Cente for Teachi and Lear er ing rning, Facult Advisory Committee (2006- 2011 ty 1)Mississip State University Libr ppi raries Standin Committe ng ees  Co-Chair, MS Libraries eResource and Emergin Technolo C SU s ng ogies Summi (2012) it  Chair, MSU Libraries Em C L merging Tech hnologies Su ummit (2010 0-2011)  Chair, MS Library 2.0 Su C ummit (2007 – 2008) 7  Chair, Library 2.0 Comm C y mittee (2006 – present)  Member, Mea M asurement an Assessme Committ (2010 – p nd ent tee present)  Member, Libr M rary Coordinnators Group (2010 – pr p resent)  Member, Elec M ctronic Reso ources Evaluuation Comm mittee (2006- present) -  Member, Libr M rary Technoology Comm mittee (2007 – present) Search Committees s  Head of Public Service (2 H 2011-current t)  Web Services Specialist (2011) W s (  Assistant Professor, Busin A ness Referen Librarian (2008) nce n  Digital Projec Coordina D cts ator (2006)  Assistant Professor, Libra Instructio (2006) A ary on  Library Assoc L ciate, Access Services (2 2006)  In nstructional Technology Specialist (2 y 2005)COMMU UNITY SER RVICE  Board of Dire B ectors, Stark kville Commmunity Theatr (2012 – 20 re 015)  Chair, Starkv C ville Commu unity Theatre Fourth Frid e days forum f local pla for aywrights andd ot ther writers to have their work read and discusse on the Ma Stage (20 - presen r ed ain 007 nt)  Stage Manage Costumes, Props for Starkville C er, Community T Theatre’s com mpetition pr roduction of Cabin 12, by John Bish (2012) f b hop  Costumes, Pr C rops, Stageha Starkvil Commun Theatre’ competitio productio of and, lle nity ’s on on Catfish Moon by Laddy Sartin , (2009 C n S 9) o American Associa ation of Com mmunity The eatre Festiva “Outstan al’s nding Backst tage Achie evement Awa ard” and “Be Ensembl est le”  Assistant Dire A ector and Sta Manage Starkville Community Theatre’s p age er, y production o of Not Now Dar N rling by Ray Cooney at the Starkville Communit Theatre (2 t e ty 2006).  Assistant Dire A ector and Sta Manage Starkville Community Theatre’s p age er, y production o of Aspirin and Elephants by Alan Ayckb A E y bourne (200   07).