Master of Information, University of Toronto Faculty of Information, 2013
- Library and Information Science, Book History and Print Culture
- Cumulative grade point average: 3.75.
Honours Bachelor of Arts with distinction, University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Science, 2011
- English, Book and Media Studies, Medieval Studies
- Cumulative grade point average: 3.3.
Web, digitization, and software
- Knowledgeable of web page design and markup. Familiar with CSS, HTML, Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Drupal, and ResourceSpace, used regularly in the position of IT Desk Coordinator and Library Web Developer
- Experienced in using RefWorks and Blackboard Academic Suite, both as a Research/Administrative Assistant and graduate student
Library, archival, and online research
- Familiar with locating print and electronic resources, as well as primary and secondary sources at the University of Toronto Libraries and other information centres
- Knowledgeable of JSTOR, ProQuest, EBSCO and other database platforms, as well as web page evaluation standards. Able to synthesize diverse information from various sources into research essays and reports.
Interpersonal and communication
- Experienced in providing attentive customer service, direct supervision of subordinates, and working effectively in teams, stemming from responsibilities as an IT Desk Coordinator and Cash Desk Supervisor.
Reader Services and Instruction Librarian, September ’13–present, E.J. Pratt Library
Library Web Developer, May ’13–September ’13, E.J. Pratt Library
- Migrated the existing library web site to the Drupal platform to streamline workflows for content editing
- Guided two undergraduate assistants in digitization projects which promote special collection and archival materials to a wider research community through the library’s online digital asset management system
- Served as a back-up contact for technical support to ensure consistent coverage
- Promoted library’s annual book sale by writing regular posts for the Friends of Victoria University Library’s blog <http://library.vicu.utoronto.ca/friends/blog/>.