Master of Library and Information Science

Kent State University Kent, Ohio May 2011

Key Classes

Web programming certificate

Sinclair Community College Dayton, Ohio June 2009

Key Classes

  • Introduction to XHTML
  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Introduction to Problem Solving in Programming
  • Introduction to JavaScript
  • Database Management Systems
  • Extensible Markup Language
  • Object Oriented Concepts
  • Intermediate Web Development
  • Java Programming I
  • Macromedia Flash
  • Web Server Administration & Security
  • Web Application Development with Java
  • Advanced Flash

Bachelor of Arts Communications/Journalism

University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio May 2001

Key Classes

  • Media Writing
  • Publication Design
  • Public Affairs Reporting
  • Feature Writing
  • Copyediting
  • Sportswriting
  • Law & News Media



Company Location Dates Worked
Wal-Mart Huber Heights, Ohio February 2011-Present
  • Answer customers’ questions and help them find products.
  • Work with and help people from diverse backgrounds.

Digital Services Intern

Company Location Dates Worked
Ohio Historical Society Columbus, OH September 2011-November 2011 (Internship lasted 200 hours)
  • Applied Dublin Core metadata to records for digital images in the CONTENTdm-based digital library.
  • Performed quality control on newspapers that were digitized from microfilm.
  • Prepared newspaper microfilm for digitization.

Practicum Staff Member

Company Location Dates Worked
Wright State University Libraries Dayton, OH December 2010-April 2011
  • Cataloged books and CDs in OCLC Connexion, using MARC and AACR2.
  • Cataloged theses and dissertations in Millennium ILS.
  • Applied LCSH to the theses and dissertations and the books and CDs, using LC Classification Web.
  • Helped students to use electronic resources for their assignments.
  • Worked at the reference desk.
  • Selected new resources for the Russian literature and language collection.
  • Weeded the science collection.
  • Wrote articles for the library newsletter.
  • Researched software for ebooks.
  • Created a Website describing my work.

Archival Intern

Company Location Dates Worked
Ohio Historical Society Columbus, OH May 2010-July 2010 (Internship lasted 200 hours)
  • Linked finding aids in the CONTENTdm-based digital library to corresponding records in the catalog.
  • Cataloged audio/visual material in SirsiDynix ILS: LPs, CDs, cassettes, and VHS tapes, using MARC and AACR2.
  • Created a finding aid for a photo collection.

Technical Writer

Company Location Dates Worked
PDi Communications (contracted by PCS Technical Services, Inc.) Springboro, OH May 2009-May 2010

  • Created user manuals and other instructions for televisions, DVD players, and computer modules.
  • Updated manuals for televisions and television mounting arms.

Copy Editor

Company Location Dates Worked
Amarillo Globe-News Amarillo, TX July 2008-November 2008
  • Designed and edited sports pages for daily editions of the newspaper.
  • Designed and edited news pages for daily editions of the newspaper.
  • Selected photos for sports pages of the newspaper.

Web Developer and Customer Service Representative

Company Location Dates Worked
Evanhoe & Associates, Inc. Dayton, OH October 2006-March 2008


Library Information Systems

Millennium ILS SirsiDynix

Content Management Systems

WordPress Drupal Google Sites
DSpace CONTENTdm X-Cart

Computer Languages

XML Java SQL Visual Basic for Applications

Microsoft Office

Word PowerPoint Excel
FrontPage Publisher Access


Photoshop Illustrator
Acrobat Professional Dreamweaver

Video Editing

iMovie Camtasia Microsoft Movie Maker