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of Librarianship degree from the University
of Washington, Seattle, WA granted in 1989 with a grade
point average of 3.81 and membership in the international library honor
society, Beta Phi Mu. Main
areas of study were library technology and library management.
Manager, Technical Services at the Washington
State Library, A Division of the Office
of the Secretary of State, Olympia, WA from July 2002 to present.
I manage a $2,000,000 biennial budget and supervise
14 FTE in three departments (Cataloging, Acquisitions, and Database
Maintenance). I serve on the Library Cabinet and advise the State
Librarian. I am also the webmaster for our web
Innovative Coordinator at the Washington
State Library, Olympia, WA from August 2001 to June 2002.
Principal Library Information Specialist coordinating
the State Library and its branches use of the Innovative Interfaces,
Inc. library automation system in a consortium with the Cooperating
Libraries In Olympia (CLIO) including redesigning our online
catalog as well as providing Innovative training.
Librarian/Systems Librarian at Northeastern
State University, Tahlequah, OK from March 2001 to July 2001.
Faculty Reference Librarian. I continued
my work in Instructional Technology, Information Literacy and web
design. I was also the Systems Librarian, responsible for a
VTLS library system running in
UNIX using an ORACLE database.
Instructional Technology Librarian at The
Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA from October 1999 to March
I served as an automation project
Librarian and Library web master as well as working directly
with the faculty as the campus WebCT trainer and designer and a
Consultant for faculty in general using a wide variety of technological
tools to further the goal of Information Literacy. As
a member of the team teaching our summer Instructional
Technology Institute for faculty, I did workshops on a number of
tools and methods, including WebCT, Web page design and construction,
ReSearching on the Web, Copyright, and Digital Library Resources.
Instructional Technology Project at The
Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA from October 1998 to September
This was a limited, one year campus project to jump start
the use of Instructional Technologies at Evergreen and to assess useful
directions. Duties included researching, developing, and disseminating
various Instructional Technologies to the faculty and students in
pursuit of integrating Information Literacy into teaching.
of Circulation at The Evergreen
State College Library,
Olympia, WA from December 1993 to September 1998.
Duties include hiring/training/supervising 15-20 part
time student employees and 5.5 FTE staff. Managing the daily
and long term operation of and planning for the Circulation department,
including use of the DYNIX (1989-1996) and Innovative (1996-)
automation systems and overseeing a budget of $200,000. Also was
the webmaster of the Library's web site.
Librarian at The Evergreen State College Library, Olympia, WA
from January 1989 to December 1991.
Duties include providing full academic reference service
in varied fields, including bibliographic instruction, searching
CD-ROM and online computer systems, participating in reference and
automation meetings, and being the Selector for Science Fiction/Fantasy,
Computers, and History. This position was part time 1/89-6/90 and was half
time 9/90-6/91 and full time 9/91 to 12/91.
Library Supervisor A in Circulation at The Evergreen
State College Library, Olympia, WA from August 1985 to December
Duties include hiring/training/supervising 12 or more
student library assistants, producing statistical reports, writing
circulation and automation manuals, performing billing and other
technical operations, serving on committees, and working with ALIS
(1982-1989) and DYNIX (1989-1996) automated systems.
Library Technician III in Technical Services at The
Evergreen State College Library, Olympia, WA from November 1983
to August 1985.
Duties included tagging and inputting catalog records
on the WLN system, processing new book and non-print materials,
ordering products, leading one work study student aide, updating Cataloging
In Publication records, and other technical duties.
Library Technician II in Technical Services at The
Evergreen State College Library, Olympia, WA from September 1978
to November 1983.
Duties included updating Cataloging In Publication
records, searching on the WLN database, matching cataloging
to materials received, leading one work study student aide.
Library Technician I in the Serial Records and Acquisitions
departments of the Science & Engineering Library at Washington
State University, Pullman, WA from June 1977 to August 1978.
Duties included checking periodicals in Kardex,
processing periodicals, preparing periodicals for binding,
routing acquisition information to librarians, preparing acquisition
orders, processing government documents.
American Library Association(ALA).
Recent Professional Conferences & Meetings:
Special Libraries Association
Beta Phi Mu Professional
Librarian Honor Society. Member.
Northwest Innovative User's Group.
Steering Committee member.
Association of College and Research
Libraries (ACRL). Past member. I have been a member of the Distance
and College Libraries
EDUCAUSE. I was a Participating
Representative for The Evergreen State College.
Planned Conferences & Meetings:
Innovative User's Group, Boston, MA 2004
NorthWest Innovative User's Group Meeting, Portland, OR 2003 (Steering
Innovative User's Group Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA 2003
NorthWest Innovative User's Group Meeting, Portland, OR 2002 ((Steering
Committee, Facilitator for Cataloging forum)
Innovative User's Group, Houston, TX 2002
NorthWest Innovative User's Group Meeting, Portland, OR 2001
Teaching Well Using Technology. Notre Dame, IN 2001
2000 Monterey, CA
eBook 2000 Seattle, WA
Literacy Assessment Group Meeting. Ellensburg, WA. 2000.
1999 San Diego, CA
Long Beach, CA (Convener for "Enhancing
Course Content: Students and Alumni Involved in Web Development and Teaching.")
Northwest Innovative User's Group Meeting 1999 Portland, OR (Steering
Information Resources for the 21st Century 1999 Portland, OR
OCLC/WLN 1999 Library Directors Conference Seattle, WA
WebCT First Annual Conference, 1999 Vancouver, BC
Online Northwest 1999 Portland, OR
Recent Training & Workshops:
WSL List Management, 2004 (Instructor)
WSL Innovative Web Fund Reports, 2004 (Instructor)
WSL Innovative MyMillennium Staff Catalog, 2004 (Instructor)
WSL Millennium Cataloging, 2003 (Instructor)
Deferred Compensation Program (WA DCP) 1/22/2003
OFM Approved Contract Training, 1/7/2003
OCLC Cataloging with Connexion 11/13/02
"Stress and Fear in Uncertain Times" (EAS) 9/26/2002
Entry Management Development Core Program-Phase II (DOP) 9/2002
New Horizons Dreamweaver MX - Level 1 8/29/2002
Family Medical Leave Act training (OSOS) 8/26/2002
Entry Management Development Core Program-Phase I (DOP) 8/2002
OCLC CatME Training 12/6/01
Training in UNIX,
ORACLE, and VTLS. Blacksburg, VA 3/2001.
NorthWest Innovative User's Group Meeting Portland, OR 2004
Internet Librarian Monterey, CA 2004
Special Libraries Association Toronto, ON, Canada 2005
Communication is the beginning
and end of all projects. To aid in my communications skills, I have participated
in workshops in consensus training, communication styles, cultural diversity,
and management. I have done television, radio, and newspaper interviews
as well as being a published author.
Instructional & Library Technology
Information Literacy [Information
Literacy Assessment Group]
Distance Education [WebCT, Blackboard]
Instructional Technologies [Bulletin Boards, Chat, Web pages, Email]
Library automation [PCs, Web, Wireless, Scanners, Servers]
to Web, Slides
to Web, Photos
Space Design [Information Commons, Library remodel]
New Medias [DVD, Web, CD-R]
I have been a webmaster since the mid-1990s.
I use Dreamweaver, Netscape Composer, Photoshop, and Fireworks for
my main web and image tools. I also write HTML code and a little
Retrospective Conversion [WLN, OCLC, ALIS, DYNIX, INNOVATIVE]
Library system to Fiscal system data transfer [B&T Title Source II,
Shelf Reading program [Excel]
Inventory and Statistics
Processing Outsourcing [Baker & Taylor CLS]
I am the Director, Web Master and Librarian
for The Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Society. I organize our non-profit organization and projects to
preserve her work, purchase items for our library, design and maintain
the Society web site http://www.ellawheelerwilcox.org,
and moderate the Society's emailing discussion list.
For many years (1991-1994, 1997-1998) I was
on the Super Saturday Committee at The Evergreen State College which
was responsible for hosting an annual local community arts fair. I was
in charge of the Medieval Fair portion in addition to general committee
I have held various offices with the Olympia
Simulation Gaming Association (OSGA) since 1978 (including President
and Editor of their newsletter). As part of that organization I have done
newspaper interviews and organized tournaments and auctions.
I have also held most offices in my local
branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism
(SCA) since 1981 including Seneschal (President) of the Olympia area branch
and editor of their newsletter, as well as regional offices including responsibility
for all publications in the Northwest region including a monthly newsletter
with a circulation of 1600.
I have also been the Webmaster for our Unitarian
Universalist Church of Tahlequah. I've registered our domain name, manage
our emailing list, and done our web design work. I have also participated
in many church activities including two of our musical groups, our Bell
Choir and our Irish music group, Celtic Traditions.
Poems published in various books and periodicals including Facets of
Knighthood by Outlaw Press, 1996; Slightly West, the literary
journal of The Evergreen State College; Renaissance Magazine; and
other various poems and articles in newsletters of the Society for Creative
The Ella Wheeler
Wilcox Society Newsletter (2000- ) Editor & Contributor.
The Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Bibliography. Olympia, WA: The Ella Wheeler Wilcox Society, 1997-2000.
A web bibliography: http://22.214.171.124/~redwards/Bib.htm
Mid-Knight Today Olympia, WA: House Arkeep Press, 1999.
A Long Knight's Journey into Day. Olympia, WA: House Arkeep Press,
The Errant Knight. Olympia, WA: House Arkeep Press, 1995.
Towns of the Outlands by Richard A. Edwards, Wes M. Divin, and Russell
Young. San Diego: Midkemia Press, 1981.
A full bibliography is available.
Many various articles and reviews for the following magazines and newsletters,
mostly on the subject of gaming, medieval recreation or genealogical research:
"The Space Gamer", "NEXUS", "The Chalice", "The Crier" and "The Looking
Member of the Faculty
(Previously Dean of Library Services)
Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA 98505
Co-operating Libraries In Olympia (CLIO)
Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA 98505
Dean of Library Services
Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA 98505
(360)866-6000 ext 6678