John R. Graduate

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Objective: To work for North Park Public Library as a Children’s Librarian I

 

Education

 

MLIS, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.        Anticipated: May, 2001

       Focus on providing services to children and young adults

BA, University of Houston, Houston, Texas,   1997

 

Experience

 

Library Assistant, Austin Public Library, Austin, Texas.    1999 to Present

·         Assisted in planning and conducting a children’s summer reading program with over 5,000 children participants.

·         Developed Web-based resources for children’s reading program.

·         Providing reference services to both children and adults in a branch library serving over 35,000 patrons.

·         Developed bulletin board presentation about children’s services at the branch library.

·         Provided instruction on the Internet and the World-Wide Web to both children and adults.

 

Teaching Assistant, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 1997 to 1999

       The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.

·         Assisted professor in preparation for classes in Materials for Children, and Planning and Management of Services and Programs for Children and Young Adults

·        Developed and maintained Web pages that supported the learning objectives of each classes.

 

Skills

 

Operating systems: Windows 3.11 through Windows ME

Software & Database: MS Office 97 & 2000 (Word, Excel, Access, Excel, PowerPoint), Dreamweaver 3.0, Front Page 98, FileMaker Pro, Dow Jones, Lexis/Nexis, Dialog, OCLC, MARC

Spanish language: Read and write with little difficulty, speak Spanish with some assistance.