Work

Self-Employed: Freelance Copyeditor/Proofreader

Selected Projects

Proofreading
Copyediting

Linux Consultant (contract; occasional)

OU-Tulsa Schusterman Library
Tulsa, OK
2012–April 2014

  • Maintained legacy applications on CentOS server (Open Conference Systems)
  • Consulted with department on choosing new web host and migrating website
  • Assisted staff during emergencies such as campus-wide systems outage and website crashes

Technical Director (volunteer)

Communications in Information Literacy (online scholarly journal)
2006–present

  • Installed Open Journal Systems (OJS), an open-source content management system for publishing online scholarly journals
  • Maintain OJS and troubleshoot problems
  • Assist authors, editors, and readers with technical issues

Part-time Temporary Assistant Computer Systems Specialist

Petroleum Abstracts
Tulsa, OK
2012–2013

  • Processed electronic journal articles for indexing in Petroleum Abstracts
  • Developed and maintained physical CD archive
  • Wrote shell scripts to facilitate workflow

Chief Copyeditor (volunteer)

Communications in Information Literacy
2006–2009

  • Copyedited and proofread nearly all articles in the first two volumes of the journal (using APA, 5th ed.)
  • Worked with journal editors to develop house style guide

Web Services Assistant (part-time, telecommuting)

Development and Alumni Relations
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2006–2007

  • Updated website, using content management system (Drupal)
  • Edited photos for alumni profiles, using Photoshop CS2

Instructional Support Specialist/Educational Technology Specialist

Science and Engineering Node Services
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2002–2006

  • Provided direct support to faculty, staff, and students in person, on the phone, and via email; used Request Tracker to track and report support tickets
  • Created and maintained websites, using XHTML, CSS, PHP, and MySQL; wrote and edited web content
  • Set up web space for users and performed other minor server administration (Solaris 8/Apache)
  • Consulted with users on classroom technology purchases (projectors, laptops, digital cameras and camcorders, etc.)
  • Produced and edited multimedia presentations, including shooting and editing video (Premiere, Final Cut Pro); setting up streaming (Real)
  • Consulted with users and assisted in creating and maintaining their websites, using a variety of technologies, including WordPress, Movable Type, Dreamweaver, Contribute, and others

Curriculum Content Coordinator

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2001–2002

  • Assisted students and faculty with course management system (Blackboard) and other technology in person, on the phone, and via email
  • Created and maintained websites for the Non-Traditional Doctor of Pharmacy program and Pharmacy Law newsletter

Information Systems Assistant/Web Developer

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2000–2001

  • Maintained project website
  • Proofread and lightly edited case studies

Web Content Coordinator

Missouri Botanical Garden
St. Louis, MO
1998–1999

  • Coordinated digitization of photographic slide collection
  • Created and maintained project website

Internet Developer

KWTV/Griffin Television
Oklahoma City, OK
1997–1998

  • Created and maintained web pages and subsites to accompany news features for award-winning website, 9online (rolled into newsok.com as of 2001)
  • Wrote and/or edited news stories for website
  • Wrote copy to supplement news stories
  • Assisted news department with research

Oklahoma City Guide

The Mining Co. (now About.com)
1997–1998

  • Wrote weekly feature articles
  • Maintained library of approximately 300 annotated links

Freelance Web Designer/Library Contractor

1996–1997

  • Developed websites for two small businesses
  • Assisted government contractor in writing proposals to provide library services on Air Force bases

Cataloger

Oklahoma City Metropolitan Library System
Oklahoma City, OK
1996–1997

  • Cataloged and classified all new non-fiction books for large public library system

Information Systems Librarian

Redlands Community College
El Reno, OK
1995–1996

  • Maintained automated library system
  • Cataloged and classified materials in community college library
  • Set up and maintained public workstations
  • Assisted users at reference desk

Abstracter/Indexer (temporary)

National Park Service Natural Resource Bibliographic Database Project
University of Idaho
1994

  • Traveled to National Park Service lands in the Southwest to catalog and abstract stored materials

Word Processing Operator/Technical Typist II

Independent Study Department
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1993–1994

  • Designed, formatted, and edited study guides for correspondence courses

Editorial Assistant

Graduate Studies and Research Resource Center
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1991–1993

  • Produced weekly newsletter of funding opportunities for university faculty
  • Proofread regular department publications
  • Produced annual report of sponsored projects

Library Technician I

Serials Department, Bizzell Memorial Library
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1989–1991

  • Performed basic copy cataloging and catalog maintenance
  • Entered and edited records in automated catalog

Clerk/Typist II

Serials Department, Bizzell Memorial Library
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1989

  • Typed and filed catalog cards

Data Entry Clerk

PennWell Publishing
Tulsa, OK
1988–1989

  • Performed data entry and proofreading of industry directories

Information and Communication Professional