I am an academic librarian in Cincinnati. When not teaching, tinkering with tech, or managing an institutional repository, I am most often seen scribbling my thoughts with a fountain pen while sipping gunpowder green tea.
I have 10 years of library management experience in both academic and public libraries.
Digital Initiatives Librarian
2015 - Present
Responsible for creating and managing a new makerspace, maintaining the university's institutional repository, digital humanities initiatives across disciplines, and information literacy instruction.
Liaison to all science departments.
Adjunct instructor, First Year Seminar and First Year Experience.
Technology Center Manager
2013 - 2015
Designed and managed the Technology Center, a state of the art branch in historic Hamilton, Ohio.
Implemented the first public library 3D printing program in the region (6 months before any other).
Cultivated relationships with a wide variety of community organizations thus increasing the quality and audience of technology-focused library resources among patrons of all ages and comfort levels.
Public Library of Cincinnati
Tech Center Manager
2009 - 2012
Managed the TechCenter which fulfills 250,000 patron computer reservations a year in one of the busiest libraries in the country.
Quadrupled the number of computer classes and workshops during the first year of tenure (to over 20 a month) thus providing training for 1,350 patrons a year.
Contributed to the technical training of staff system-wide.
I take photos and put my favorites on journals, mugs, pillows, phone cases, and t-shirts. Posters and framed prints are also available. Make your life a bit more beautiful with these designs. If you just want to browse and not buy, my complete standalone photo gallery is also available.
Second Circle Storm started as a solo project in my living room in 2008. After a long hiatus, there are whispers of an upcoming album…
Mopey Ghost Games
I am the co-founder of Mopey Ghost Games, a small creative team in the Cincinnati area.
I am happy to discuss life, the universe, and everything with you. I also provide library and makerspace consulting services billed at an hourly rate. Send me a message or connect with me using your preferred social network below.