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Olin Library, Level 1; Rm. 124
Office hrs. for Fall 2013--Wednesdays, 11am-12pm in Ridgley 319 (German Dept. lounge) and by appt.
B.A., German, International Relations; Concordia College
M.A., West European Studies; Indiana University
M.A. German Literature and Culture, Indiana University
Master of Information Studies (MISt), Library & Information Science; University of Toronto
HOW I CAN HELP YOU...
- One-on-one research consultations (Schedule an appt.)
- Purchasing books, journals, databases, DVDs you need (Make a recommendation)
- Subject and general reference services to WU students and faculty
- Create library research guides for your courses
- Keep you informed about resources and services
- Answer your questions (Ask me)
- Research Workshops for First-year Graduate Students
- Workshop on scholarly publishing in Comparative Literature
- CL 512 Constructing Strangeness: Witches, Ghosts and Vampires (1500-2000)
- GER 453 Theories of Literary and Cultural Analysis
- GER 526 To Market German and Austrian Women Writers
- WGSS 308 Masculinities: Bodies, Bombs, Balls
- Zotero - citation manager
Professional Activities and Publications
SELECTED CURRENT AND PAST ACTIVITIES
- MLA Bibliography Fellow (2012-2015)
- Field Bibliographer, MLA International Bibliography
- Chair, Western European Studies Section (WESS) 2014 Conference Program Planning Committee
- Advisory Committee on the Modern Langauge Association International Bibliography (2009-2012)
- Past Chair (2011-2012), Chair (2010-2011), Vice-Chair (2009-2010), Secretary (2008-2009), WESS
- Memberships: American Library Association; Association of College & Research Libraries; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table; German Studies Association, Modern Language Association, Reference & User Services Association
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Rev. of Learn German website by Deutsche Welle. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
- “Nineteenth Century Collections Online.” The Charleston Advisor 14.3 (January 2013): 35-40
- "Literary Encyclopedia." The Charleston Advisor 13.3 (January 2012): 22-25.
- “Germanistik Online Datenbank.” The Charleston Advisor 13.1 (July 2011): 28-31.
- “HathiTrust -- A Gov Docs Repository?” at Leveraging Your Strengths: Regional Government Documents Conference at Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, May 4, 2012
- "Embedded Librarian: Meeting Users on their Turf,” at MOBIUS 2009 Conference (via webcast), June 3, 2009
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Special Responsibilities at WU
- Chair, HathiTrust Promotion Group
- eBooks/eReference Group
- Librarian for Help Desk
- Zotero trainer