Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA) Graduated: May 2016

Related Courses: 196-Intro to Museum Studies, Introduction to MARC Cataloging (ICfL webinar)

Related Experience

Cleveland Hts University Hts Library Sep 2016 – Present
Technical Services Assistant

  • Responsible for copy cataloging all large print, audiobook and playaway materials in SIRSI
  • Improved incomplete records by overlaying them with Worldcat records
  • Completed librarian work requests like adding replacement copies, replacing book jackets ect.
  • Created and paid invoices


New York Academy of Medicine:
Collections Care Assistant June- August, 2017

  • Created 20+ mylar wrappers for backlog of fragile books
  • Rehoused collection of anatomical manikins
  • Created and executed an integrated pest management plan, including a final written report
  • Worked on health pamphlet rehousing project


Grinnell College Library Oct 2015- Sept 2016
Acquisitions & Processing summer student (full time)

  • Catalogued and processed almost all materials in SIERRA
  • Projects for librarians as needed, like permanent reserve withdraws

Mend/Bind Student

  • Minor book repair with archival tape, archival paper and glue
  • Processing books for circulation
  • Preparing shipments for the bindery


Morris-Jumel Mansion June-August 2015
Archival Intern

  • Item level processing and archival description
  • Light book cleaning with clean cover gel
  • Helped select books for the Children’s Library
  • Helped lead children’s camps with Education staff


Grinnell Historical Museum (GHM) (Grinnell, IA) June – August 2014

  • Cataloged items in PastPerfect 5 and created inventory lists
  • Created exhibits for the museum and community library
  • Researched historical significance of donated artifacts to determine if they were appropriate for accession
  • Found new homes for artifacts that belonged at other museums
  • Presented pertinent information to Board of Directors at their monthly meetings


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