Current Professional Activities

I currently work as the Instructional and Research Librarian / Assistant Professor at MidAmerica Nazarene University. In this position, I have:

  • Assisted in providing information literacy instruction for the University and led instruction for students of the Nazarene Bible College
  • Managed NBC’s librayr services and created innovative digital information literacy modules
  • Supervised a team of thirteen student workers
  • Organized cultural events for MNU, including artists talks, book talks, and poetry readings
  • Implemented a rotating art gallery in MNU Library
  • Exceeded patron expectations when providing user-centered reference services via the reference desk and virtual reference outlets
  • Held individual research consultations with students
  • Designed web content, digital research tutorials, LibGuides, and in-class activities
  • Served as a liaison to faculty
  • Served in a strategic planning, policy development, and service review capacity
  • Participated in scholarly activities
  • Served on Departmental and University committees–including the Institutional Repository Committee, Honors Advisory Committee, and Celebration of Scholarship Committee