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JUDY JOSEPH

650 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY | 718-207-xxxx | judyjose@buffalo.edu


EDUCATION
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Master of Library Science 2014 (expected in
August)
Concentration on reference services
Relevant Course Work includes: Reference Sources and Services, Users Education, Introduction to
technology; Organization and Control of Recorded Information

Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
Bachelor in Business Administration 2010
Relevant Course Work includes: Social and Ethical Issues in Business, Introduction to Organization
Theory, Behavior, and Management; Management Science and Operations Technology; Business
Communication and Professional Development
WORK EXPERIENCE
Brooklyn Law School Library, Brooklyn, NY
Cataloger (paraprofessional) 2005 current
Perform copy cataloging for print and non-print materials
Determine appropriate recommendations in applying rules of
Anglo-American Cataloging Rules,
Library of Congress Subject Heading policies, Library of Congress
Classification, Resource Description
and Access, and MARC21.
Responsible for maintaining an online catalog of the collection.
Downloading catalog records from OCLC into KOHA, an open
source ILS system
Responsible for hiring and training part-time cataloging
assistants
Manage and download e-books from Ebrary and EBSCO eBook
Collection, using MarcEdit.
Update library software for library staff

Columbia University Library, New York, NY
Bibliographic Assistant 2004 2005
Checked in serials into an ILS database (Innovative Interface,
Inc.).
Searched local and national bibliographic records in numerous
languages to resolve inconsistencies
in local database.
Identified title change and other changes unique to legal
material
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Created item records, update holding statements, create and
update checking record.
Prepared materials for shelf by printing and affixing call number
labels, applying property stamps
and security strips.
Prepared library materials for shipment to off-site storage.
Evaluated physical condition of materials to determine whether
it needs shrink-wrapped or
preservation cases.
Identified and claimed overdue serial or monograph using an
Innovative Interface Millennium
ILS environment

Columbia University, New York, NY
Stack Assistant 2009-2004
Reporting to the Head of Collection Maintenance, responsibilities
include:
Maintained a collection of over 1,000,000 volume equivalents of
print and microform
Ensured orderliness and currency of specialized collections
including the Reserve Reading Room
and Current Periodicals;
Shelved and shifted library collection, identifying and weeding
superseded volumes
Trained and supervised junior stack assistant and student
employees
Updated records in librarys automated system (Innovative
Interface, Inc.)
Searched missing titles as requested by faculty, law students and
other library staff
Identified damaged items in need of preservation cases
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Database Expertise: PubMed, LexisNexis, Westlaw, WorldCat, JSTOR, EBSCO, Gale, and many
others
Library Software: Innovative Interface Millennium, KOHA, OCLC Connexion Client, RDA toolkit,
MARC, LSCH, Dublin Core, SpringShare Libguide and many others
Social networking: LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook,
Communication Tools: Ooovoo, Skype, Google hangout,
Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox

MEMBERSHIPS
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2014
Attended 2014 AALL conference, San Antonio, TX
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Enrolled in AALLs Mentor Program
Technical Services Member
Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY) 2014