I studied here: Graduated 2003, Summa Cum Laude Bachelor’s in Forensic Psychology Minor in Spanish Member of Psi Chi Psychology honor society Member of Spanish Club Alternative Spring Break volunteer Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans ’02 Chair, residence hall team council ‘02
While studying I also worked here: 2001-2003 Calvin Coolidge Library Student Assistant • U.S. Government Documents • Processing, shelving, cataloging • Created job manual • Serials and interlibrary loan • Processing, shelving, cataloging • Filling interlibrary loan requests 2004 Calvin Coolidge Library Copy-Cataloger • General collection • Processing, cataloging • Training student assistants
Then I studied some more here: Graduate 2007, Summa Cum Laude Masters of Library and Information Science Recipient, Merit Scholarship Award
While studying I also worked here: • Provide reference service to the IU community • Aggregate and analyze departmental statistics • Design finding aids for U.S. government information • Teach group workshops on microform collections & equipment • Assist department head in planning2005-2006 and teaching 100-400 level collegeHerman B Wells Library coursesGraduate Reference AssistantGovernment Information, Microforms andStatistical Services department
I kept on workIng… 2006-2007 Herman B Wells Library Reference & Technical Associate Government Information, Microforms and Statistical Services department • Provide reference service to the IU community • Oversee interlibrary loan and digitization requests • Supervise 12 student assistants • Aggregate and analyze departmental statistics • Maintain the microform collections’ web sites.
and volunteerIng… • Work with Information Literacy librarian and other graduate instruction assistants to design and teach 100 and 200 level information literacy workshops.2006-2007Herman B Wells LibraryGraduate Instruction Assistant
My first professional position was here: 2007-2010 Hood College, Frederick, MD Beneficial-Hodson Library Reference & Education Librarian • Created the library’s first roving librarian service • Created the library’s first text-a-librarian service • Taught 30 information literacy workshops per semester • Supervised 10 student assistants • Maintained the library’s web site • Served on campus-wide committees
More specifically, I work here: The Western Maryland Regional Library We operate out of the Washington Country Free Library This is what the new Hagerstown building will look like when it reopens in 2013.
At the western maryland regional library, i: 2010-present Staff Development Coordinator • Schedule staff development workshops • Create & deliver staff development curriculum • Manage staff development budget • Create and maintain Emerging Technology Collection (eReader devices, tablets, etc…) eReader Train-the-Trainer workshops in Garrett county, Jan. – Feb. 2012 .
At the western maryland regional library i: 2010-present Staff Development Coordinator • Lead facilitator of the bi-annual Tri-County Summit – a one-day learning conference • Produce and publish learning newsletter • Serve on various committees and teams
I supplement my library career with:Maryland Library Association• Conference committee member at large since 2008• Graduate, Maryland Library Leadership Institute• Battledecks sub-committee chair, 2011 & 2012• Co-Presenter, Take 5: Questions for Assessment- Based Instruction, 2012• Presenter, Using the Naikan Technique for Reflective Professional Development, 2012American Library Association• Member since 2005• Co-Presenter, Information Literacy Instruction: Extreme Makeover Edition, 2011
I supplement my library career with:Professional Presentations & Publications• Zamostny’s Hierarchy of eReader Needs, to be presented at Neumann University, March 30, 2012• NFORMATION LTERACY: Taking the “I” out of Instruction, co-presented at Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX), April 2010• Zamostny, J. (2009). The Library Journal Guide to E- Reference Resources, Social Sciences. Edited by Mirela Roncevic. New York, NY.
I volunteer my free time to:Choi’s Martial Arts USA, Frederick, MDStudent since 2008Instructor since 2009• 2nd degree black belt in taekwondo• 2nd degree black belt in hapkido• Green belt in natural healing arts• Volunteer 12-15 hours a week to teaching• Attended 7 day Natural Wisdom Healing Qi Gong and meditation retreat at Spirit Rock in California, 2011.
What people are saying about me: “ I still remember getting your first staff development newsletter and thinking to myself – I want to get to know her better! Thanks for your positive outlook, zany humor and professional support. –Keela Pfaff, Children’s Specialist, Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County “ You were great to work with…..timely communication and you followed through on everything you said you would do. It was a pleasure doing business with you. ” -Kathleen Reif, Director, St. Mary’s County Library System ” “ Julie often has a different way of thinking about things; projects that I talk over with Julie always come out better and more creatively than they otherwise would! -Carrie Plymire, Head of Technical Services for Western Maryland Regional Library & 2012 MLA Conference Committee Chair