Institutional Service

Norwich University Kreitzberg Library

The Kreitzberg Library is a fairly small team of six reference/instruction/liaison librarians, a director and two archivists. Much of our work is accomplished through team work and any committees tend to be ad hoc as needs arise. My memberships included:

Library Academic Promotion Committee, 2014 – 2015
*Library committee for recommending individuals to University P&T
*Personally mentoring two colleagues through academic promotion process and packet creation

Intellectual Property Committee, June 2014 – October 2015
*Newly formed committee to fulfill duties of the University’s Copyright Officer
*Created a web presence for the committee and adding FAQ materials as needed

Materials Allocation Committee (Ad hoc), Chair June 2014 – September 2014
*Ad hoc committee charged with recommending reallocation of funds among format lines and distribution of books/av by subject area
*Lead team of four with our recommendations unanimously accepted and implemented in time for the academic year

Library Building Committee, March 2014 – September 2015
*Interdepartmental committee coordinating $6 million library remodel

Faculty Scholarship Celebration Committee, November 2013 – October 2015
*A newly formed committee to help organize and expand the yearly celebration

Various Search Committees, October 2010 – November 2013
*Included entry level (Electronic Resource Librarian, Distance Learning Librarian), middle manager (Head of Instructional Services) and key leadership (Director)
*Experience chairing

Committee on MA in History, Co-Chair, December 2009 – March 2010
*Charged with analyzing the Kreitzberg Library’s ability to support an online M.A. in History
*Prepared final report for presentation to administration at College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

Reference, Instruction and Orientation Teams, August 2009 – October 2015
*Teams consisting of all reference and instruction librarians that make decisions regarding reference services, share ideas for library instruction and plan yearly new student orientation programming

Committee on Academic Technology (CAT)

January 2014 – October 2015
*University Faculty Senate Committee
*Charged with hearing cases of academic dishonesty and making rulings
*Attend and actively participate in meetings
*Liaise between CAT and Library Building Committee regarding instructional technology

Academic Integrity Committee

February 2012 – Present
*University Faculty Senate Committee
*Charged with hearing cases of academic dishonesty and making rulings
*Attend hearings as schedule permits and needs arise

Learning Management System Implementation Team

August 2012 – May 2014
*College of Graduating and Continuing Studies team tasked with implementing new Learning Management System, Moodle. Serve as advocating voice for library presence and library authentication logistics, as well as providing general feedback on administrative decisions, look and feel, etc.

Learning Management System Search Team

August 2011 – April 2012
*College of Graduate and Continuing Studies team tasked with evaluating current Learning Management System (LMS) and making recommendation for a new LMS
*Helped with creation of rubrics and checklists, participated in vendor and hands on demos for a wide variety of systems

CGCS Residency Conference Planning Team

August 2012 – July 2013
*College of Graduate and Continuing Studies planning team for Residency Conference, bringing all matriculating students to campus for one week
*Coordinated Poster Presentations for 2013 Conference by creating guidelines, handling logistics, communicating with students, and running on the day

In-Service Day Committee

May 2011 – February 2012
*Committee charged with planning University’s In-Service Day for January 2012. Served as Secretary, coordinated all workshops, and designed registration program