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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.

Ongoing interests: Institutional repositories, library design and space usage, library and information commons, community engagement, emerging trends in libraries, communicating library’s value, virtual librarianship, excellence in leadership.

Professional Experience

  • Librarian, Electronic Reserves (2004-present)

Pollack Library, Yeshiva University, New York NY 10033

Organize and process print and electronic material using Springshare E-Reserves & Document Management (2014-present) ; (SirsiDynix Docutek 2004-2014)  for undergraduate and graduate programs (campus & online).  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.

  • Member, Institutional Repository Task Group (IRTG) (January 2017-present)

Pollack Library, Yeshiva University, New York NY 10033

Investigate best practices and implementation of institutional repositories in academic settings worldwide. Topics of interest include: faculty buy-in, student inclusion, appropriateness for administration (i.e. board members, provost) and recruitment of potential students.

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 School of Information, Brooklyn NY

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

  • Internship, general librarianship (public service, library design, information commons)

Thames Valley University, London England UK

  • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Saint Michael’s College, Winooski VT 05401

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, ISRAEL.

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. Google Photos, Flickr , Instragram, Pinterest

Video : YouTube, Vimeo ;

Presentation : PowerPoint, Prezi ;

Blogging : Blogger, WordPress, TypePad ;

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

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

Academia.edu

ALA Connect

Slideshare on LinkedIn:  @StephanieLG

Twitter : @NYLibrarians

Diigo : @NYLibrarians

Blogger: @NY Librarians

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