Eleanor J. Gehmanejgehman@gmail.com                                                   ejgehman.wordpress.com              ...
Page 2Volunteer ExperienceHomeless Children Education Fund –Library Volunteer                                             ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5



Published on

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this


  1. 1. Eleanor J. Gehmanejgehman@gmail.com ejgehman.wordpress.com www.linkedin.com/in/ejgehmanEducationUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2011 –2012Master of Library and Information Science, GPA: 3.938University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2007 - 2011Bachelor of Science in Information Science, GPA: 3.459Work ExperienceUniversity of Pittsburgh, Hillman Library– LibGuides Editor/Reference Intern 2012 Created a LibGuide on using Wikipedia for research and two LibGuides on teaching information literacy in libraries and edited various LibGuides as needed Answered questions via chat, email, telephone, and in person at a library reference desk serving a student population of 34,000 Performed typical library circulation duties at the circulation desk using Voyager softwareCommunity College of Allegheny County, North Campus Library - Intern 2012 Analyzed a VHS collection containing 1,100 videos to determine relevancy to library’s collection and the possibility of upgrading to DVD format Answered questions at a library reference desk serving a student population of 38,000Washington & Jefferson College, U. Grant Miller Library – Reference Intern 2011 - 2012 Staffed the research services desk that serves a student population of 1,500 for 10 hours a week Created 22 research guides explaining how to use the library’s electronic resources Performed typical library circulation duties at the user services desk using Sirsi softwarePressley Ridge –Archives Intern 2011 – 2012 Organized historical texts and other items by cataloguing the collection in Excel and implementing an identification system that I created Wrote a finding aid for the collectionUniversity of Pittsburgh, Hillman Library, Special Collections – Intern 2011 Processed and organized special collections such as the Michael Ruse papers and the David Hull scrapbooks Answered questions in person and via telephone at the reference desk in the Special Collections Reading Room
  2. 2. Page 2Volunteer ExperienceHomeless Children Education Fund –Library Volunteer 2012Leadership ExperienceStudent Chapter of American Library Association (SCALA) – Co-President 2011Student Honors Activities Council – Cultural Committee Member 2010 – 2011Freshmen Honors Orientation Program – Mentor 2008 - 2010AwardsSLA Pittsburgh Chapter Promising Professional Award 2012Pitt Partners Program Partial Tuition Scholarship 2011 - 2012University Honors College Full Tuition Scholarship 2007 - 2011Professional MembershipsAmerican Library Association 2011 – 2013Special Library Association 2011 – 2012Technical SkillsLibrary Systems 2012 Digital repositories for archives and/or digital libraries: Archon, ICA-AToM, DSpace, and CONTENTdm Integrated Library Systems: Sirsi and VoyagerSocial Media 2007 - 2012 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, WordPress, GoodReads, LibraryThing, and Pinterest