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Michael Paul Krajewski Jr.
24 Forest Hill
Williamsville, NY, 14221
(716) 631-5194
http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~mpk5
mike.krajewski@gmail.com


Objective

  Have the opportunity to utilize my professional training, skills, enthusiasm, creativity and work experience to help benefit society

Education
                                   University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                                    Masters of Library Science, projected graduation December 2004
                                    American Library Association accredited program
                                    
                                    Bachelor of Art in History and Politica l Science Summa Cum Laude, 2003
                                    MLS GPA 4.00/4.00 Undergraduate GPA 3.8 6/4.00

Work Experience
                                 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                                 Electronic Collections Student Assistant
                                
August 2004 – Present
 
  • Organize and compile usage statistics for library databases
  • Write database reviews for trial database products
  • Manage department web pages for currency
  • Survey free databases cataloged by similar institutions for benchmarking purposes
                             Bureau Veritas, MTL-ACTS, Buffalo, NY
                             Information Resource Center Intern
                                January 2004- May 2004
                             University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                             Central Technical Service, Acquisitions Department
                                   Library Assistant January 2004- Present
 
  • Digitize government brochures and pamphlets for the federal depository documents collection using Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat
  • Create web versions of government documents using Dreamweaver
  • Copy-catalog government microfiche using bibliographic utilities
                             Virtual Reference Desk (http://www.vrd.org/)
                                  Volunteer Librarian
                                     November 2003 - Present
 
  • Research reference questions of public school students through an electronic forum
  • Formulate search strategies for searching web resources
  • Inform patrons of sources possibly available in local library
                            University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                           Undergraduate Library, Circulation Coordinator
                           January 2000- September 2004
 
  • Supervised library circulation desk responsible for planning and assigning work for other students.
  • Oversaw library circulation desk with average of 100 patrons per hour
  • Communicated with patrons about basic reference needs, library policy, and university information

                           University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                           Course Reserve, Reserve Assistant
                           January 2001- September 2004

 
  • Prepared and scan print documents for digitization
  • Adjusted cataog records to reflect item status
  • Edited scanned documents using Adobe Acrobat

                           University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                           Libraries Billing Office, Office Assistant
                          January 2001 - September 2004

 
  • Resolved and processed library account transactions for patrons
  • Organized billing office records
Relevant Projects  through Course Work and Activities
 
  • Developed copyright and compliance policy for The Wilson A. Bentley Snowflake Digital Library of the Buffalo Museum of Science. (http://informatics.buffalo.edu/faculty/abbas/bms/CopyrightStatement.htm/)
  • Created digital images for The Wilson A. Bentley Snowflake Digital Library of the Buffalo Museum of Science. (http://informatics.buffalo.edu/faculty/abbas/bms/)
  • De veloped Access database for NHL player data allowing basic searching by users through queries.
  • Assisted in organization of UB SLA student group 7th Annual Preparing for the Job Hunt Program
  • Moderated panel discussion during Job Hunt Program
  • Devised retrieval strategies and performed searches in the Dialog, and Lexis-Nexis systems
  • Collaborated to index the Pierce Arrow Newsletter for the Pierce Arrow digital library
  • Created reference web page using Dreamweaver for online sources about ice hockey (http://www.buffalo.edu/~mpk5/home.htm)
  • Created a Bibliographic Instruction for undergraduates about how to use the Library of Congress subject headings. (http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~mpk5/BIStart.htm)

Library School Courses                   

                                      Reference Related Courses

                                      LIS 515 Information Sources and Services in the Sciences
                                      LIS 518 Reference Sources and Services
                                      LIS 567 Government Information

                                      Computer Applications for Libraries Courses

                                      LIS 563 Digital Libraries
                                      LIS 566 Digital Information Retrieval
                                      LIS 569 Database Management Systems

                                      Practicum Courses
                                     
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LIS 526 Bureau Veritas Practicum
                                      LIS 526 Lockwood Reference Desk Practicum

                                      Information Organization Related Courses

                                      LIS 514 Indexing and Surrogation
                                      LIS 571 Organization and Control of Recorded Information

                                      Management Courses

                                    
  LIS 581 Management of Libraries and Information Agencies        

                                      General Library Courses

                                      LIS 505 Introduction to Library and Information Science
                                      LIS 506 Introduction to Information Technology

Computer Ability        

 

Microsoft Office Applications of Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Develop web pages for instruction purposes using Macromedia Dreamweaver
Proficient in use of Photoshop for manipulation of images for web and basic color correction
Competent in Windows and Macintosh OS

Professional Affiliations and Activities     
  Member of Special Libraries Association
Member of Upstate New York Chapter of Special Libraries Association
Programs Coordinator of UB SLA student group

Honors 

  University at Buffalo, State University of New York Honors Scholar
Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key Honors Society              
Phi Eta Sigma

Interests

  Golf, Hockey, Hiking, Exploring New York State Parks, Golden Retrievers

References

 

Mr. Michael R. Lavin
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Librarian
Electronic Collections Manager
Buffalo, 14260
(716) 645- 645-5956 x 260

  Mrs. Mary Soom
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Senior Assistant Librarian
Reference/ Collection Development
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2814 x 455
  Dr. June M Abbas
Assitant Professor
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Department of Library and Information Studies
547 Christopher Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2412 x 1222
  Brenda Battleson
Instructional Support Technician
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Central Technical Services
Lockwood Library Building
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2305
  Janiece Kiedrowski
Coordinator of Circulation Services
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Arts and Sciences Library
118 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2944 ext. 261