Stanford University – Libraries and Academic Information Resources - Stanford, California

Discovery Metadata Librarian (Associate Librarian rank) (2009-present)

  • Perform original and complex copy cataloging of monographic resources in the humanities, adhering to national standards, including RDA, AACR2, LCRI/LCPS and LCSH
  • Perform metadata remediation tasks, including authority work, for digital collections
  • Contribute to BIBCO, NACO and SACO cooperative programs
  • Serve as metadata advisor for SearchWorks, Stanford’s next-generation catalog
  • Assist in development of new Drupal-based department website
  • Participated in formal U.S. test of Resource Description and Access (RDA)
Flourish Music Contract Cataloging

Contract Cataloger (2011-present)

  • Perform original and copy cataloging of resources in all music formats, including scores, sound recordings, and visual materials
  • Adhere to national and local (client) standards
  • Complete cataloging and make return shipments in a timely manner
James Adrian Music Company

Indexer, Index to Printed Music (2008-present)

  • Create index records for musical works within published editions, for addition to online database
  • Serve as consultant for ongoing database development
  • Serve as member-at-large on Board of Directors
Indiana University - Cook Music Library -Bloomington, Indiana

Score Cataloger (2008) (blog)

  • Performed original and complex copy cataloging of musical scores and books
  • Created and enhance OCLC bibliographic records to meet PCC full-level requirements
  • Created and update name and name-title authority records, under the auspices of the NACO Music Project
  • Prepared scores for bindery; maintained statistics

Collection Development Intern (2008) (blog)

  • Assisted Collection Development Librarian with selection of materials
  • Compiled desiderata list for retrospective purchase, using vendor data and other selection tools
  • Processed scores and books from major gift collection, and established cataloging priority
Variations3 Digital Music Library -Bloomington, Indiana

Metadata Assistant (2007-2008)

  • Created structural and descriptive metadata for discovery of digitized sound recordings and scores
  • Utilized MARC bibliographic and authority records as well as standard music reference sources
  • Researched and analyzed metadata from potential third-party sources
  • Developed algorithm for automatically importing MARC data into Variations work-based system
  • Conceptualized and developed a FRBR-compliant metadata model, in collaboration with Metadata Librarian and others
  • Developed and managed V3 Metadata documentation website, for the purposes of training catalogers at partner institutions
  • Served on V3 Metadata/Development committee
Brevard Music Center -Brevard, North Carolina

Assistant Librarian (2007)

  • Assisted in preparation and distribution of scores and parts for five performing ensembles; cataloged and developed study score and recording collections; wrote original string bowings; created relational database to catalog orchestra collection
  • Librarian, Repertory Symphony Orchestra: coordinated music preparation; served as library liaison to RSO Conductor and Orchestra Manager
  • Librarian, Chamber Music: managed circulation of parts and scores; oversaw inventory of collection; developed collection by weeding old items and compiling wish list for new acquisitions; supervised student assistants; created relational database to catalog musical works in the collection
Shar Products Company -Ann Arbor, Michigan

Apprentice (2006-2007)

  • Sales and Customer Service in Contact Center and Showroom; Order Fulfillment
  • Sheet Music Specialist:
  • Managed metadata and wrote/edited product descriptions for thousands of titles
  • Improved product search functionality through creative keyword access
  • Developed and led product training sessions
  • Designed training tools for use in the Contact Center and other sales departments
  • Maintained current catalog by removing cancelled titles from website
Western Washington University Department of Music -Bellingham, Washington

Faculty Assistant (2004-2006)

  • Graded written music theory exams, using both objective and subjective evaluative tools
  • Proctored aural skills exams, assessing skills acquisition and providing feedback accordingly
  • Instructor, class piano:
  • Developed and implemented detailed lesson plans based on prescribed curriculum
  • Assessed skills acquisition and determined pass/fail status
Western Washington University Libraries -Bellingham, Washington

Library Assistant 2, Music Library (2003-2006)

  • Performed duties in circulation, stacks maintenance, reference, collection development, and cataloging
Tully's Coffee -Seattle, Washington

Assistant Store Manager (2002-2003)

  • Oversaw daily operations of retail coffee outlet
  • Trained and evaluated employees in adherence to recipe standards and corporate policy
  • Merchandised product according to prescribed layouts
  • Placed weekly stock orders
  • Performed monthly physical inventory