June 28, 2017

Jim Blanton | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Recession Busters

Gaming for Dollars Vitals CURRENT POSITION Senior Library Manager Chesapeake Public Library, VA DEGREE MPA, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 2005; MLS, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2000 NEXT PROJECT Two amateurs with one chance to write the greatest vampire novel ever; epublishorbust.blogspot.com FOLLOW www.fantasmocinema.blogspot.com Photo by Nancie Laing While brainstorming possible ideas for a financial […]

Emily Clasper | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Tech Leaders

Stylish Creativity Vitals CURRENT POSITION System Operations and Training Manager Suffolk Cooperative Library System, Bellport, NY DEGREE MLIS, Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 2005 FOLLOW @eclasper Emily’s Notebook PALS Wiki Suffolk Library System Photo ©Sean McGinty Photography LLC Emily Clasper was four years into a Ph.D. in music history and theory—and a part-time employee at […]

Michelle Chronister | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Change Agents

Your Answers Here Vitals CURRENT POSITION Program Analyst U.S. General Services Administration, Washington, DC DEGREE MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 FOLLOW @mchronister Tumblr Facebook Photo ©Sean McGinty Photography LLC When Michelle Chronister began working for the federal government as a Presidential Management Fellow in 2009, USA.gov didn’t respond to questions that citizens posted […]

Stephen X. Flynn | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Tech Leaders

Job Seeker’s Dream Vitals CURRENT POSITION Emerging Technologies Librarian College of Wooster Libraries, OH DEGREE MSI, School of Information, University of Michigan (UM), Ann Arbor, 2011 OPEN COVER LETTERS Open Cover Letters SPARE TIME In graduate school, he designed/constructed the Plain Language Medical Thesaurus iPhone app for UM Health Sciences Library FOLLOW @sxflynn sxflynn.net Photo […]

Amanda Ellington | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Recession Busters

Active Learner Vitals CURRENT POSITION Youth Services Supervisor St. Mary’s County Public Library, Leonardtown, MD DEGREE M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Walden University (online program), 2009 PRESENTER “Interactive Spaces for Families To Play, Learn and Discover,” 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference; 2012 Public Library Association National Conference futurethink The Young Professionals Initiative—St. Mary’s County FOLLOW ALSC […]

Joshua Finnell | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Community Builders

Thoughtful Generalist Vitals CURRENT POSITION Emerging Technology Librarian Humanities Librarian; Visiting Lecturer, School and Media Library Certification Program, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA William Howard Doane Library, Denison University, Granville, OH DEGREE MLIS, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007; certificate in Special Collections, 2010 FUN FACT Came up with the Dude-ist Philosophy based on the […]

Paul Clark | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Recession Busters

Lobbying Library Guy Vitals CURRENT POSITION Technical Services Specialist Clay County Public Library, Fleming Island, FL DEGREE MLS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1996 BELOVED Won a 2010 “I Love My Librarian” award, sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the New York Times; named 2011 “Librarian of the Year” by Florida Library Association […]

Jenny Lynne Semenza | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Innovators

Wandering Librarian Vitals CURRENT POSITION Associate University Librarian for Public Services and Head of Reference & Instructional Services Eli M. Oboler Library, Idaho State University, Pocatello DEGREE MLS, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 1993 FUN FACTS Semenza must ration her fiction, especially graphic novels. She says: “I need a 12-step program—I’m addicted to reading. I […]

Kristin Fontichiaro | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Change Agents

School Solutions Vitals CURRENT POSITION Clinical Assistant Professor School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor DEGREE MILS, Wayne State University, Detroit, 2004 FOLLOW @activelearning Blog Photo ©Sean McGinty Photography LLC Last year, Kristin Fontichiaro, a longtime teacher-turned-librarian and now professor of library studies at the University of Michigan (UM), was discussing the “tenuous future” […]

Allie Flanary | Movers & Shakers 2012 — Tech Leaders

Discovery Doyenne Vitals CURRENT POSITION Faculty Librarian, User Experience & Outreach Specialist Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus, OR DEGREE MLS, Emporia State University, KS, 2007 RECENTLY CHAIRED ACRL New Members Discussion Group and Orbis Cascade Alliance Summit Planning and Operations Team: User Experience FOLLOW @shinylib Google+ Portland Community College Photo by M. Martinez Allie Flanary […]