May 2007 - Present
Reference Librarian & Electronic Content Specialist
HUNTINGTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY, PASADENA , CA 91109
Primary job functions: Oversee the management of the library’s electronic resources (electronic books, journals & online databases) including resource activation & access, implementation & usage tracking, link resolver (OvidSP LinkSovler & Pubmed LinkOut) setup and maintenance. Maintain and update hospital’s online catalog (EOS Web Express). Catalog print and electronic resources. Provide reference and research services to the hospital’s clinical and administrative staff. Maintain content on the library’s Intranet and Internet web pages.
November 2003 - May 2007
Reference Librarian/Web Content Manager
SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, LONG BEACH, CA 90802
Primary job functions: Respond to SCAA members, press and general public inquiries about specialty coffee. Manage onsite and electronic libraries and collections. Develop online and print collections of books, periodicals, videos and other information pertinent to specialty coffee. Manage content on the SCAA website. Staff liaison to SCAA’s Sustainability Committee.
March 2002 - October 2003
EVEREST COLLEGE LIBRARY, EVEREST COLLEGE, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 91730
Primary job functions: Oversee all functions of the library as solo librarian. Provide reference and instructional services to compliment students’ research projects. Develop print and online collections in the areas of business, criminal justice and law.
June 1997 - March 2002
Technical Reference Librarian (Librarian III)
SHERMAN FAIRCHILD LIBRARY, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PASADENA, CA 91125
Primary job functions: Provide research services on subjects related to science & engineering. Liaison with faculty, students and staff in aeronautics, applied mathematics, applied mechanics, mechanical engineering. Develop electronic and print collections. Create and implement new training materials and services as part of the Education Team. Develop and maintain library web pages as part of Web Committee.
December 1998 - 2003
Library Consultant (Part-time)
PLATT COLLEGE, 7474 N. FIGUEROA STREET, LOS ANGELES, CA 90041
September 1996 - 2002 (various intervals)
Reference Librarian (Librarian I, Part-time)
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA, CA 91768
Primary job function: Provide research services in the areas of Agriculture, Business, Science and Engineering, Law, Life Sciences, Education, Hotel and Restaurant Management and the Humanities.
November 1996 - June 1997
Technical Reports Cataloger (Part-time)
MILLIKAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PASADENA, CA 91125
Primary job function: Catalog Caltech technical report series collections for Aeronautics & Environmental Engineering
November 1996 - June 1997
Information Specialist (Clinical Librarian I, Part-time)
NORRIS MEDICAL LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, CA 90089
Primary job functions: Provide medical research services to students, faculty, staff and general public. Instruct in the use of reference works, library research techniques, and electronic information sources. Perform Medline, Cinahl and other database searches for physicians and staff at USC County Hospital. Teach beginning Medline & Internet classes.
September 1995 - June 1996
Reference Desk Assistant (Library Assistant IV, Part-time)
LOUISE DARLING BIOMEDICAL LIBRARY, U.C.L.A., LOS ANGELES, CA 90024
Primary job function: Assist faculty, students and staff in health and life sciences research.
June 1995 - September 1995
LOS ANGELES TIMES, TIMES MIRROR SQUARE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90053
Primary job functions: Searched online full-text newspaper database in Dialog. Searched the Times' internal BRS database. Indexed newspaper articles for an in-house database on victims of homicide. Researched local area newspapers on microfilm.
February 1991 - July 1992
Conversational English Teacher
WORLD LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, GIFU CITY, GIFU PREFECTURE, JAPAN
Taught conversational English to adults and children.
June 1990 - February 1991
Legal Indexer (Full-time Temporary)
ARCO & SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM
Indexed company documents for legal deposition database.
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