AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 1 ge ContactMSU Libr raries email@example.comMississipp State University pi twitt ter.com/amaandaclayMS State, MS 39762-5 , 5408 face ebook.com/aamandaclayp powersapowers@@library.mssta ate.edu linke edin.com/in//amandaclay 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 Manag Agricult ger, ture and Life Sciences Librarian, feAssistant Professor (2010 – present) t (Mississip State University Libr ppi rariesMitchell Memorial Library, MS State, Missis L ssippiReferenc Services Librarian, As ce L ssistant Prof fessor (2005 – 2010) Virtual Reference l Supervise thir rteen chat opperators in providing 56 hours of cha reference from the pu p at ublic se ervice desks Manage the operations of the virtual reference ser M o f r rvices, inclu uding chat, email and soccial networking reeference serv vices Create trainin programs for virtual reference sta based on r C ng r aff review of all chat tr ransactions Provide a monthly assessment of virtu reference services ual e Coordinate te C echnical supp with the Web Servic team port e ces Collaborate with the Instr C w ructional Me Center t design ma edia to arketing and publicity fo or re eference serv vices Led the Libra L aries’ transiti from con ion nsortial chat reference to local chat i summer 2 o in 2008, in ncluding trai ining and sup pervision an assessmen nd nt Genera Reference and Liaison al n Provide gen neral and in-depth refere ence services and through chat, consu s h ultations, em mail, instant messaging, Face ebook, Twitt and at ge ter, eneral refereence and info ormation dessks Develop an teach gene nd eral and cour rse-specific workshops o bibliograp instruct on phic tion Serve as liaaison to the College of Agriculture an Life Scie C A nd ences as well as the MSU l U Extension and Experim Stations with respon a ment nsibilities for related refe r erence and electronic collections. c
AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 2 ge Collect matterial and pro ovide suppor for the Pla and Soil Science and Poultry Sci rt ant d ience departments. Served as th acting Bu he usiness and Social Scienc Referenc Librarian January 200 – S ces ce 08 January 20009 Emergi Technolo ing ogies-relatedd Chair the MS Libraries Emerging Technologies Summit (20 C SU T s 007 – presennt) o Engag nationally known key ge y ynote speake rs o Lead the planning and executi of the co t g ion onference Chair the MS Libraries’ Library 2.0 Committee (2007 – pre C SU ’ 0 e esent) o Desig and implem gn ment an Em merging Tech hnologies Traaining Series to provide library faculty and staff with new tools an resources y d n nd o Devel and main lop ntain the MS Libraries’ presence o Facebook, Flickr and SU on Twitteer o Investtigate and in ncubate appliications for e emerging tecchnologies w within the lib brary Manage the MSU Librari M M ies’ Faceboo presence, building a c ok community o nearly 100 of 00 Contribute to the MSU Libraries’ Tw C witter stream (@msu_libr raries)MIT 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 market ting and sale presentatio for clien es ons nts 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 ving
AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 3 ge Beyond 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. Acce epted, Forthc coming. (peeer-reviewed) )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 Librarianship 5, iss. 2 (2011). DO eb OI:10.1080/19322909.2011.573279 peer-reviewwedPowers, 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): 169 - 188. DO . OI:10.1080/10875301.2010.500939 (peer-review wed)Powers, Amanda Cla “Social Networking as Ethical Di A ay. N a iscourse: Blogging a Pra actical andNormativ Library Ethic.” Journal of Library Administra ve E y ation 47, iss. 3-4 (2008): 191 – 209. . :DOI: 10.1080/019308208021865 (invited) 522 )Powers, 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.” Missis ssippi Librar 72, iss. 1 (2008): 3-5 ries 5.Brazzeal, Bradley an Amanda Clay Powers. “Electronic Access to A nd C c Agriculture Journals: An nAgronom Case Stud Serials Review 33, iss. 3 (2007) 155-160. my dy.” R ):DOI:10.1 1016/j.serrev v.2007.06.00 (peer-revi 04 iewed)Powers, Amanda Cla and Deborah Lee. “Li A ay ibrary 2.0 in Mississippi Mississippi Libraries, 71, i.” ,iss. 3 (20 007): 74-75.PRESEN NTATIONS SMining 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. Jur ried.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 Commmunity: Virtu Reference Services at Mississippi ual e t iState 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. Juried d.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. Unnconference.
AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 4 ge 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. J , n, l Juried.Social 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 nction.org/ev vents/webinnars/webinar-archives/-/articles/c content/677001125). June 30, 2009. Invited. e IFrom 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.Juried.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. Jur L W DC. 31, ried.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. Invited. , 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. Invited. o, ust IFacebook 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.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.
AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 5 ge 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 Fac cebook, Soci Networki and Eme ial ing erging Techn nologies wor rkshops for t MSU the com mmunityInternal Library Train L ning Vir rtual referenc training on software, service stand ce o dards, referr and cust rals tomer service e Soc media te cial echnologies such as Face s ebook, Twitt Dropbox and RSS a ter, x, aggregators Ma anaging ident online, including pri tity i ivacy-related workshops on social n d s networkingAWARD 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 Committee ALA, RUS MARS/R (Emerg al e e, SA, RSS ging Tec chnologies/RReference Seervices Section) (2010-2 014) Me ember, MAR Conferenc Planning Committee (2011-2012) RS ce ) 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) Me ember, Virtua Reference Committee Associatio of Southea al e e, on astern Resea arch Librarie es (AS SERL) (2006 6-2008)State Tre easurer/Exec cutive Board Member (el lected), MS Library Ass sociation (20 – 2009) 007
AMAND CLAY POWERS DA P C.V. / Pag 6 ge Mississip 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 Chair, MSU Libraries Em C L merging Tech hnologies Su ummit (2010 0-present) 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 Evaluatio Committe (2010 – p nd on ee 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 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) Costumes, Pr C rops, Stageha Starkvil Commun Theatre’ competitio productio of and, lle nity ’s on on Catfish Moon by Lonny , (2009) C n o Missis ssippi Theat Association Festival, “Best Produ tre uction” o South heastern Thea Confere atre ence, “Best P Production” 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).