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Stephanie L. Gross, MSLIS

646.592.4044

gross@yu.edu

Expertise:  Advanced IT skills, including database searching, coding and course management system administration. Extensive familiarity with copyright compliance and fair use best practices.  Advanced communication skills in English and Hebrew.  Proficient in French and Spanish.

Professional Experience

  • Librarian, Electronic Reserves (2004-present)

Pollack Library

Yeshiva University, New York NY 10033

Organize and process material both print and electronic using SirsiDynix Docutek electronic reserves system for graduate and undergraduate programs.  Establish electronic reserves pages per copyright guidelines.  Communicate with faculty and staff concerning status of coursework.  Facilitate and promote use of system via collaboration with other library staff and faculty.  Participate in collection development, weeding, and public service (reference).

Service and Awards

Publications

“Do You Yahoo?” by Stephanie (Sarah Leah) Gross

AJL Newsletter

February 2010

“Across the pond: A visit to Britain’s Hebraica & Judaica Libraries”

Association of Jewish Libraries: AJL News 1.2

May 16, 2011

“Social Media and Social Networking for Librarians”

Authorstream

March 21, 2009

Related

Hedi Steinberg Library, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, New York NY  10016 (1987-2004)

  • Provide reference assistance in both print and electronic form across various subjects (humanities, business, Judaica/Hebraica, health)
  • Process, service and maintain print reserve collections
  • Service curriculum development materials in English and Hebrew
  • Catalog books, including original records, using OCLC protocol
  • Train and supervise work study and new library support staff
  • Compose procedures manuals for reserve and circulation support staff
  • Key operator for multi-media, audio-visual materials, printing and photocopy equipment

Education

Masters of Science in Library and Information Science, Honors

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY

Certificate of Excellence Award for Outstanding Merit in Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute

Internship, Thames Valley University, London England UK

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Saint Michael’s College, Winooski VT 05401

Bachelor or Arts in English, Teaching Certification

Certification

School Media Specialist (Library) Permanent (The University of the State of New York) The State Education Department Public School Teacher Certificate

Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate (The University of the State of New York)

Information Technology Skills

Digital scanning (Adobe Acrobat Professional) ;

Database searching : e.g. Proquest, Lexis/Nexis, Rambi, OCLC, WorldCat;

Bibliographic citation tools : e.g. RefWorks , Zotero

Telecommunications : Skype, Google Hangout, Citrix, WebEx, Adobe Connect ;

Self-publishing : e.g. Mendeley, Scribd ;

Web Browsers : e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome

Productivity Tools : Microsoft Office Suite, Dropbox, Google Gmail, Drive, Zoho, etc.

Photo-sharing : e.g. Picassa, Flickr ;

Video : YouTube, Vimeo ;

Presentation : PowerPoint, Prezi ;

Blogging : Blogger, WordPress, Zemanta ;

Micro-blogging : Twitter, bit.ly, Delicious ;

Book-sharing : e.g. Goodreads, LibraryThing, Bookish ;

e-books : ePub, Adobe Digital Editions ; Amazon, Kobo, Nook, eBrary ;

Multi-Media : RealPlayer, Windows Media Player, Audacity, Slideshare, Authorstream.

Social Media

LinkedIn :  http://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanielgross/

Academia.edu : http://yeshiva.academia.edu/StephanieLGrossMSLIS

ALA Connect : http://connect.ala.org/user/stephanielgross

Slideshare :  @StephanieLG

Twitter : @NYLibrarians

Delicious : @NYLibrariansMeetup

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