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Library and Information Science graduate student with a strong technical background. Detail-oriented and able to manage several projects at once. Interested in issues around metadata creation, information organization and access, and digital assets management. Skill Highlights:
- Project Management: lead teams through the life-cycle of projects, coordinating schedules and budgets between various departments
- Records Management: developing organizational schemes for records storage, creating well-formed and complete metadata for easy and quick access to files
- Documentation and Training: creating documentation and presentations about in-house work-flow and design standards
- Web Design: developing user-friendly, interactive sites for targeted demographics using Web 2.0 tools in order to improve information access for the public
- Digitization: evaluating copyright and physical condition of printed materials, determining technical benchmarks, developing storage and access management policies
- Relational Database Design: designing and normalizing databases to reduce content redundancy, ensuring information integrity for optimal business productivity
- Archival Preservation: determining best practices for mitigating collection damage and increasing collection lifespan; conducting environmental surveys for archival repositories
- Classification and Cataloging: creating well-formed and complete metadata such as bibliographic records in MARC, archival finding aids, and XML schema
- Software: MS Office Suite, Photoshop, Outlook, Microsoft Project
- Library Technologies: OCLC Connexion Windows client and Web interface, Innovative Interface's Millennium OPAC, CONTENTdm, MARC
- Library Standards: AACR2, LCSH, LCC, DCC, Dublin Core
Masters of Library and Information Science. Expected completion: Dec 2009
Cours de Langue et Civilisation Mills College, Oakland, CA, USA, 1996-2000
Bachelor of Arts: History Minor: Computer Science Relevant Experience: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, CA, USA
Archival Technician 2009-2010
- Archived civil engineering projects by organizing documents into project phases, rehousing them in appropriate folders, ﬁling them in the CRMC library, and Making them available to PUC staﬀ by uploading electronic versions into a network accessible database.
- Assisted in the management of a large scanning project including creating a work plan for the project, meeting with third-party vendors, and organizing, packaging and shipping documents to be scanned.
- Assisted in the design of metadata proﬁles for engineering drawings, specifying both the information to be captured and the syntax used in the records.
- Conducted a records survey of 20,000 engineering drawings and made recommendations for the long term storage of original engineering drawings and their photoreproductions (blueprints, diazotype whiteprints, etc.).
Cataloging Intern Spring 2008
- Cataloged a collection (around 200 books) of ESL textbooks, readers, and grammar handbooks.
- Retrieved bibliographic records from an online database and uploaded them into AAU's local database.
- Edited bibliographic records for compliance with library standards.
- Used Library of Congress subject headings and classification numbers to classify items, ensuring that new books fit into the organization scheme of the existing collection while also reflecting the subject matter of each item.
- Reorganized the shelf placement of textbook series in the collection to allow for easier patron browsing and allowing for the addition of new titles as they are acquired by AAU.
Software Engineer 2002-2005
- Programmed Leap Frog titles for several hardware formats using a proprietary object-oriented programming language.
- Worked with project managers and the art and audio departments to refine design specifications, creating clear expectations of the user experience and developing work-arounds for technical limitations.
- Planned and approved schedules for software deadlines.
- Acted as a liaison among the hardware development team, project managers, and oﬀshore developers, answering design and coding questions as the hardware development team rolled new features into Leap Frog products.
- Developed code and design standards and wrote coding guidelines for new product features for outside developers and reviewed their code for internal standards compliance.
- Reviewed art for technical standards compliance.
Web Production Engineer 2000-2001
- Troubleshot integration issues between customers' scripts and Critical Path products.
- Collaborated with engineering team to improve the process of branding implementation as new products were acquired or built.