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  • 1. SARAH MAXIMIEK Binghamton University Libraries EDUCATION Binghamton University, SUNY Master of Public Administration Certificate in Non-Profit Administration 2010 University at Albany, SUNY M.L.S. 1999 College of New York at Fredonia, SUNY B.A., History 1995 PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE Binghamton University, State University of New York Binghamton, N.Y. Subject Librarian for Political Science and Public Administration August 2007 –  Serve as primary contact for faculty and students for Political Science and Public Administration  Maintain related funds, collections and subject specific web resources  Update general instructional webpages  Assist with management virtual reference services as chair of the Digital Reference Committee  Served as Subject Librarian for Human Development and Social Work from July 2010March 2011 Public Administration, Political Science and Government Documents Librarian August 2007-September 2009  Served as primary contact for faculty and students for Political Science and Public Administration  Maintained related funds, collections and subject specific web resources  Assisted with management virtual reference services as part of the Digital Reference Committee  Served as liaison with Government Printing Office including updating the Director on all communication and updates on the FDLP program and completing irregular and regular surveys  Weeded the print government document collection and did an annual review of the item numbers in order to maintain relevance to the larger library collection  Served as principal contact for library instruction for the First Year Experience Program and Summer Enrichment Program (EOP)  Assisted patrons and community members at the Reference Desk and with one on one help as requested Government Documents/Reference Librarian May 2005 – August 2007  Served as primary contact for Government Documents reference and instruction  Developed and maintained related funds  Served as principal liaison to U.S. Government Printing Office 1
  • 2.      Assisted with management of chat and e-mail reference services Coordinate production of guides in print and electronic forms Developed and delivered library orientation and instruction sessions Served as principal contact for library instruction for the First Year Experience Program Assisted patrons and community members at the Reference Desk and with one on one help as requested       Reference/Information Literacy Librarian August 2001-May 2005 Taught credit courses in library research and individual class sessions in coordination Assisted patrons at the Reference Desk Monitored the library reference e-mail account Developed, coordinated, and supervised chat reference services Developed and maintained general instructional web pages Adjunct Lecturer Harpur College of Arts of Sciences, Spring 2002  Lecturer for HARP 205A: Information Strategies: Humanities (2 credits) Elmira College Reference and Government Documents Librarian Chemung County Library District/Main Branch Reference Librarian University at Albany Main Library Reference Assistant Elmira College Government Document Specialist Evening Supervisor Elmira, N.Y. August 1999-June 2001 Elmira, N.Y. July 1999-December 1999 Albany, N.Y. August 1998 - July 1999 Elmira, N.Y. March 1996 - August 1998 September 1995 – March 1996 OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE Waldenbooks Bookseller/Keyholder Claire’s Accessories Keyholder/Sales Associate Binghamton, N.Y. April 2003 – January 2010 Elmira, N.Y. Binghamton, N.Y. 1993-April 2003 GRANTS AND AWARDS  NYLA NMRT Janway Award, 2008  NYLA ASLA Conference Award, 2007  Discretionary Salary Increase Award, 2007, 2008, 2009 2
  • 3.  UUP/IDA grant to attend and present at the Federal Depository Conference/Fall Council Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2005  Michael V. Boyd EOP Excellence Award for work with the Summer Enrichment Program (with Janet Hogan), 2005  Institute for Student Centered Learning Fellow, Binghamton University, 2003  UUP/IDA grant to attend the Annual Inter-agency Depository Seminar, Washington, D.C., 2002 PRESENTATIONS External  “Google Voice and Reference.” Revved up for Reference 2. Ithaca, N.Y. April 13, 2012. (invited).  “Reference Services: NYLA Training Assistants Workshop.” Part of the NYLA Continuing Education Program. Tompkins County Community College, May 14, 2011.  “Evaluating the Quality of Instant Messaging Reference Service through Transcript Analysis,” with Erin Rushton. Part of the RUSA RSS 13th Annual Research Review Forum. ALA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 24, 2007.  “IM on the Reference Desk,” with Erin Rushton, NYLA Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, N.Y, November 2, 2006.  “Depository Library 301: Electronic Depository Manual,” with members of the Core Collection Team, Federal Depository Conference/Fall Council Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 18, 2005  “Blackboard: Where students and Libraries Connect,” with Janet Hogan. Conference on Instructional Technologies May 26, 2005  Poster Session. “Interactive Research Journals,” with Janet Hogan, SUNY Librarians Association Annual Conference, May 27, 2003  “JumpStart your Career in Library and Information Science”, New York Library Association Annual Conference, October 26, 2002 Selected Campus/Library  Brown Bag, Binghamton University Libraries. “What Happened to the Census: Census 2000 and the ACS?”, December 4, 2008  “Student Research in the Age of Google,” Presenter. January 22, 2008. Workshop for faculty and TA’s. 3
  • 4.  “Enhancing Teaching & Learning: Blackboard strategies that work,” with Yvonne Johnston, Institute for Student Center Learning Workshop, Binghamton University, February 25, 2005  “Enhancing Teaching & Learning: Blackboard strategies that work,” with Yvonne Johnston, Best Practice Expo, Binghamton University, April 14, 2005  (5)Brown Bag presentations for Library staff, (25) internal training sessions and demonstrations, and (5) campus-wide trainings with external partners (Employee Assistance Program and other campus groups) PUBLICATIONS  Maximiek, Sarah; Rushton, Erin; and Elizabeth Brown. Coding into the Great Unknown: Analyzing Instant Messaging Session Transcripts to Identify User Behaviors and Measure Quality of Service. College and Research Libraries. 71(4), 361-374. 2010.  “MeeboMe: How Good Are We?” with Elizabeth Brown and Erin Rushton. Virtual Poster for MARS/MERS Committee “Changing Virtual Reference Based on Evaluation”. Selected. ALA Annual Conference. June, 2008  Brown, Elizabeth; Maximiek, Sarah and Rushton, Erin. Connecting to Students: Launching Instant Messaging Reference at Binghamton University. College and Undergraduate Libraries. 13(4) 2006.  Brown, Elizabeth; Hubert, Debbie; McManus, Aleisa; Maximiek, Sarah and Rushton, Erin. Implementing e-reserves using the new BlackBoard Content Management System. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserve. 16(4) 2006.  “Federal Depository Library Handbook: Core Collections, Chapter 15,” with the Core Collection Team. Written for the Federal Depository Library Program, 2005 CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND INSTITUTES ATTENDED (EXTERNAL, SELECTED)  Annual Conference, New York Library Association, 2001-2012  SCLRC Academic Librarians Meeting, 2012  Handheld Librarians Conference, 2009-2011  American FactFinder and Census 2010 (Webinar), June 9, 2011  QR Codes and Libraries (ACRL Webinar), January 26, 2010  Cutting the Cord: Connecting to Mobile Users, Broome County Public Library, November 18, 2009.  Organizational Lifecycles and Nonprofit Strategy: A Community-University Forum, Binghamton, September 25, 2008  Legal Reference Workshop, Capital District Library Council, December 6, 2007  ALA Annual Conference, American Library Association, 2007 & 2009 4
  • 5.  The Accidental Manager – Project Management and Leadership Strategies for Information Professionals, Upstate New York Special Libraries Association Fall Program, Syracuse, September 29, 2006  Data is the Answer, What is the Question, ENY-ACRL Spring Conference, Hamilton College, May 15, 2006  Federal Depository Conference/Fall Council Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 18, 2005  Disaster Planning and Collection Salvage, South Central Library Research Council, August 2, 2005  Train the Trainer Legal Resources, South Central Library Research Council, November 12, 2004  Immersion ’03, ACRL/ALA, Kingston, R.I., August 1-6, 2003  Real World Teaching Problems and How to Deal with them, SUNYLA Pre-Conference, May 26, 2003  Annual Conference, State University of New York Library Association, May 2003  Communicating in a Virtual Reference Environment, South Central Library Research Council, Feb. 21, 2003  Reference Services: Virtual, Digital and In-Library – A New Model for Effective  Delivery, South Central Library Research Council, Feb. 7, 2002  Developing E-Libraries: Virtual Reference, South Central Library Research Council, Feb. 8 and April 26, 2002  May you live in interesting times, ENY-ACRL Spring Conference, Cornell University, May 10, 2002  Inter-Agency Depository Library Seminar, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. May 28-June 5, 2002  Teaching and Learning Seminar for Instructional Librarians, SUNY Training Center, August 8-9, 2002 SERVICE Binghamton Libraries  DSI Committee, 2012-2013  Roving Reference Services Task Force, 2012  News Resources Task Force, 2012  Usability Working Group, Primo, 2012  Rosetta Collection Development Policy Task Force, 2012  Purchase on Demand Task Force (CCD Funds), facilitator, 2012  IPC Committee member (special election), Fall 2011  Provost Funded Tutorials Task Force, 2011 - 2012  Web of Knowledge/Scopus Review Task Force, Spring 2011  Social Sciences Librarian Recruitment Committee, Fall 2010  Senior Personnel Committee, 2012  Junior Personnel Committee, Interim Chair Fall 2010-Spring 2011; Chair, 2013-2014  Reference Collections Team, 2006  Digital Reference Committee, 2004o Chair, 2009 Instructional Services Coordinating Committee, 2007o Interim Chair, summer 2009  LibQual Team, 2008-2009 5
  • 6.                         Collections Statistics Task Force, 2008- 2009 University Downtown Center Collections Task Force, 2006-2009 Outreach Committee, Chair, 2006- 2008 Library Language Support Task Force, 2006 –2007 Government Documents Technical Service Task Force 2006 Faculty Executive Committee, 2005-2007 o Chair, 2006-2007 Scholarly Communications Committee, 2005- 2009 User Ids Task Force, 2005 BlackBoard E-reserves Task Force, 2005 Mentoring Task Force, Chair, 2005-2006 Faculty Recruitment Committee, 2004 o Science Librarian search Instant Messaging Task Force, 2004-2005 Information Literacy Committee, 2001-2004 BlackBoard Task Force, 2004-2005 Disaster Response Team, 2003-2009 Food and Drink Task Force, 2004 Library Faculty Development Committee, 2002-2004 o Chair, 2003-2004 Staff Development Committee, 2003-4 Faculty Caucus, 2001o Secretary, 2001-2002 o Moderator, 2002-2003 Library Education and Communications Committee, 2001-2003 Aleph Training Committee, 2001 Library Book Sale, volunteered, 2001-2003, 2005-2010 SFX Working Group, 2002 BlackBoard Library Tab Working Group, 2003 Binghamton University  RoadMap Team, Student Success, 2012  Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 2009-2012  Faculty Senate Evaluation Coordinating Committee, 2009 University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2010 Commencement Advisory Committee, 2009-2011  ACT Oral Communication Committee, 2006-2008  Catering and Chenango Room Committee, 2006 –  Employee Assistance Program Advisory Committee, 2006 - 2010 o Chair, 2007-2008  Faculty Senate Library Committee, 2003 - 2007  Faculty Senate Bylaws Review Committee, 2003 – 2007  Professional Schools Commencement, faculty processional, Spring, 2007-2012  Harpur College Commencement, faculty processional, 2004-2006  Campus Community Services Fair/Beginning Services Fair, volunteer, 2002Professional  Ebsco Advisory Board, Political Science, 2012  American Society for Public Administrators, member, 2009 – 6
  • 7.  American Library Association (ALA), member, 1998-1999, 2005o Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT) o Awards Task Force, 2007-2009 o Legislative Committee, 2005-2007 o Federal Depository Library Task Force, 2006-2007  ALA Association for College and Research Libraries division, member, 2009 ALA Reference and User Services section, member, 2008o Management of Electronic and Reference Sources committee virtual member, 2007-2012. o Task Force on Legislative Issues, member, 2012  New York Library Association (NYLA) member, 2000o Council, member, 2004-2005, 2010-2011 o Intellectual Freedom Committee, appointed, 2006 –  NYLA o o o o Management and Technology Section (SMART) member, 2008Conference co-programmer, 2008-2009 Vice-President/President-Elect, 2009-2010 President, 2010-2011 Past-President, 2011-2012  NYLA Reference and Adult Services Section (RASS), 2000 - 2008 o President, 2004-2005 o Various Board Positions, 2001-2006  NYLA New Members Round Table (NMRT), 2001-2005, 2008 o Various Board positions  NYLA Government Information Roundtable (GIRT), 2000 -2012 o New York States Document Program Working Group, 2001-2003  NYLA Academic and Special Libraries Section (ASLS), 2004o Board Member at Large, 2013-2015  State University of New York Librarians Association (SUNYLA), 2001-2005 o Library Instruction Committee, 2001-2005  Association of College and Research Libraries, Eastern New York Chapter (ENY-ACRL), 2002-2007 o Binghamton Liaison, 2003-2007 Regional and Community  Your Home Public Library, Board of Trustees, 2012-2017 o Vice-President, 2012 o President, 2013 7
  • 8.  South Central Regional Library Council Education and Training Committee, 2006o Chair, 2008, 2011 8