Rebecca L. Smallwood
13955 W. Tahiti Way #168
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 305-3590

University of California, Los Angeles, 2001, MLIS

Specialization: Academic Reference

University of Michigan, 1997, BA
Major: History

Ikeda Library, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, Systems Librarian

Feb 2002 - May 2003
Duties: Administrated and oversaw library server and integrated system (Innovative Interfaces). Maintained library website, including designing the current site, checking links, and updating all pages on a regular basis. Implemented new technologies including writing up procedures and training staff in their use. Served as technological liaison between OCLC, server vendor, campus IT, and the library staff. Other duties included regular Reference Desk work and collection development in subject areas of Humanities and History.

College Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Reference Desk Assistant
Oct 1999 - June 2001
Duties: Answered reference and directional questions at the College Library Reference Desk. Provided assistance to users with a variety of print and electronic information resources, including ORION2, UCLA's online system, and the California Digital Library, the University of California online system.

College Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Reference Office Assistant
Oct 1999 - June 2000
Duties: Processed new reference monographs and serials. Updated new and incorrect computer records as needed. Compiled statistics of Reference Desk transactions. Assisted in maintenance of reference collection, including shelf-reading and yearly inventory.

Shapiro Science Library, University of Michigan, Technical Library Assistant I
May 1998 - April 1999
Duties: Hired, supervised, scheduled, and trained student desk workers. Oversaw Circulation desk, including dealing with patron concerns, fine procedures, and coordinating patron search requests. Responsible for the Science Library Reserve operations. Coordinated ongoing work on the Science Library inventory project, in addition to other special projects.

Dentistry Library, University of Michigan, Library Assistant III
Oct 1997-April 1998
Duties: Conducted all preorder searching and ordering, processed monographs and continuations received from cataloging, and withdrew materials selected by Librarian. Recorded unbound journals in OPAC, initiated claims, and processed new journal titles. Set annual binding quota and supervised student who did the binding. Repaired damaged materials. Assisted patrons at Circulation desk. Assisted Circulation Supervisor with reserves and special projects as needed.

Member of ALA and ACRL

Five years experience with web design, including familiarity with WYSIWIG editors, as well as HTML handcoding; four years experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint; two years experience with Reference Desk assistance, Dialog, and Lexis-Nexis; two years experience with basic Linux systems administration; two years experience with PHP and dynamic scripting.

Available upon request.