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LUCY CARR JONES

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EDUCATION

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Expected May


• M.S. in Information Sciences 2020
• 3.96 GPA

Rare Book School, Charlottesville, VA July 2011


• Introduction to the Principles of Bibliographical Description

University of Virginia May 2007


• B.A. in Art History and English (Modern Studies)
• Completed Distinguished Major’s Thesis in Art History
• Graduated with Distinction

WORK EXPERIENCE

Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, The University of Virginia May 2019-
Charlottesville, VA Present
Library Assistant
• Provide a high level of service in circulation, technology troubleshooting and
reference to students, faculty, and Health System employees
• Collaborate with colleagues to assess current service models and experiment
with new ones
• Member of planning committee for 2020 Data Visualization Day event
• Co-created LibGuide about e-books
• Created Service Desk Knowledge Bank for training of future staff members

The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Foundation/The Hefner Collection, August 2016-
Charlottesville, VA April 2019
Manager
• Oversaw employers’ art collection, consisting of several hundred pieces of
contemporary Chinese art as well as a Berlin Wall segment currently on loan to
UVA
• Selected a new inventory platform for the art collection and oversaw the
successful transfer of collection data
• Cataloged over 2,000 books in the online library inventory system Libib and
managed purchases of books from antiquarian book dealers
• Collaborated with graduate students and University President from the Central
Academy of Fine Art in Beijing on a book on my employers’ art collection
• Planned two cultural exchange programs per year for Chinese and American
high school students, including reviewing applications, communicating with
schools and families, and making travel arrangements
• Led an annual two-week trip to Beijing and Suzhou, China for a group of
American high school students
• Worked with Miller Center staff to plan lecture by Harvard Belfer Center Director
Graham Allison
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• Maintained websites for The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Foundation and The Hefner
Collection

Bonhams Auctioneers, Los Angeles July 2012-


Associate Specialist, Entertainment Memorabilia August 2016
• Organized four auctions per year of 300-500 lots each
• Researched, wrote, and edited catalog descriptions and essays
• Collaborated with colleagues in other specialist departments on inter-
departmental sales, appraisals, and exhibitions
• Served as the primary point of contact for co-branded auctions with the cable
channel Turner Classic Movies
• Crafted marketing and public relations strategies for each auction

One Kings Lane, Los Angeles January-July


Associate Category Manager, Vintage & Market Finds 2012
• Member of the founding team of a new antiques e-commerce website,
overseeing books and art categories
• Wrote and edited product descriptions
• Managed online inventory of items for sale

Bonhams Auctioneers, Los Angeles February 2010-


Business Manager, Fine Books and Manuscripts and Entertainment Memorabilia December 2011
• Managed the operations for two specialist departments, including the transport
of property to and from clients and between the company's three US locations
• Took over the books and manuscripts sections of monthly house auctions from
my department head, learning to appraise and catalog books
• Executed consignment contracts and ensured accuracy of client database and
property inventory

Bonhams Auctioneers, Los Angeles October 2007-


Billing Coordinator, Finance Dept. February 2010
• Provided a high level of customer service to clients, in person and by phone and
email
• Sole billing coordinator for Los Angeles office, overseeing payments for all
purchases from that saleroom

TECHNICAL SKILLS

• Knowledge of Springshare, Scalar, Omeka, Voyant, Zotero and WordPress


• Beginning knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Adobe Suite

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


LUCY CARR JONES
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• Peer reviewer for open textbook on open educational resources 2019


Michelle Reed, Sarah Hare, and Jessica Kirschner, eds., Marking Open and
Affordable Courses: Best Practices and Case Studies. (Arlington, TX: Mavs
Open Press, forthcoming).

• Member of UVA Alumni Mentoring, mentor of two Art History majors 2017-2020
• Member, Association of College and Research Libraries 2019-Present
• Member, Virginia Library Association 2019-Present

• UVA Class of 2007 Reunion Networking Committee for 5-year and 10-year 2012/2017
reunions

• Communications Chair, UVA Club of Los Angeles 2009-2013

PRESENTATIONS

• Co-presented poster entitled “Ask Me About Exploring Health Sciences October 2019
Education with Ebooks” at UVA Teaching with Technology conference
• Panelist, “Ghost in the Wardrobe: Costume as Relic,” NYU Cinema Studies October 2015
symposium Film Costume/Rendering Realities