• 2014 Present University at Buffalo, Master of Library Science (currently enrolled)
  • 2004 2006 State University of New York at Albany, Bachelor of Arts in English
  • 2003 2004 Hudson Valley Community College
  • 2000 2002 College of Saint Rose
  • 1996 2000 Troy High School, Regents Diploma


Feb 2012-Present

  • Acquisitions Specialist, Albany Law School, Albany, NY
  • Placing orders for new library material
  • Receiving new titles
  • Creating and maintaining acquisitions records in an integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony)
  • Selecting and importing MARC records from OCLC WorldCat database
  • Recording acquisition and cataloging statistics
  • Corresponding with vendors and publishers
  • Preparing invoices for payment
  • Maintaining the library's financial records
  • Maintain staff paid time off records
  • Maintain record of student time sheets

Jan 2010- Present

  • Library Temp, Albany Public Library, Albany, NY
  • Checking materials in and out
  • Assisting and directing patrons

  • Answering telephones
  • Lost/Damaged book payments and late fee payments

June 2008- Present

  • Library Temp, East Greenbush Community Library, East Greenbush, NY
  • Charge and discharge library materials
  • Assisting and directing patrons in person and on telephone
  • Sort and re-shelve library materials
  • Register new patrons
  • Receive requests for interlibrary loan materials and reserves, maintain files and records of such requests
  • Lost/ Damaged book payments and late fee payments and maintain records of money received
  • Operate library equipment
  • Opening and closing the building
  • Checking/verifying patron registration cards to records



  • Capital Area Library Assistants- Committee member, Secretary

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Last update: 28/02/2015