Dorrie Russell Sacksteder, M. S. L. S.
dorrie@jdfiles.org            




Education    

Master of Science in Library Science
Clarion University, Clarion, Pennsylvania
December 1996
•    American Library Association accredited

Bachelor of Arts in History
Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio
December 1995
•    Minors in Computer Science and German Language
•    Member of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Academic Honorary
•    Internship in Ohio History at the Museum of Ceramics (Ohio Historical Society) in East Liverpool, Ohio

Selected Courses
Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
Summer 2005 –
•    LAW 101: Business Law I (4 credit hours) to obtain a background in legal research and legal terminology
•    BIS 136: Medical Terminology (4 credit hours) for the purpose of understanding medical literature and providing library reference services regarding medical topics




Professional Experience

Library Consultant (Independent Contractor)
International College of Broadcasting, Dayton, Ohio
June 2008 – present 
•    Developed a plan for improvement of the college’s Library Resource System to maintain accreditation from The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC)
•    Automating the library
•    Training faculty in the use of online research databases provided by the LIRN consortium
•    Developing and implementing student orientations


Librarian/Research Associate (Independent Contractor)
The Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio
2002 – 2008
The Kettering Foundation is a non-granting, 501(c)(3) operating foundation. With locations in Dayton, Washington, D. C. and New York City, the Foundation studies democracy, public policy, and civic participation. In addition to regular program staff, most of whom are at the Ph.D. level, the Foundation hosts rotating international research fellows, pre-doctoral researchers, and summer research associates at several post-secondary education levels.
•    Currently conducting an extensive overhaul of the 2,500+ volume library, which includes reorganizing, cataloging, automation, and OCLC holdings maintenance
•    Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library
•    Advising the publishing staff regarding the Library of Congress CIP data program and the ISBN system
•    Assisting foundation staff and associates using the library facilities
•    Maintaining content in various internal bibliographic databases
•    Completed a 9-month research study of the National Issues Forums Literacy Program


Library Aide/Training Monitor (Temporary, term appointment)
Base Library, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
2003-2004
The Base Library is Wright-Patterson AFB’s equivalent of a public library. This facility serves the base population with standard public library services such as adult fiction and nonfiction, audiovisual materials, meeting rooms, children’s and young adult collections and reference services. The library also provides academic library services to students at Park University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
•    Attended the 2004 Air Force/Navy Librarian’s Conference in Nashville, Tennessee
•    Coordinated training for the organization
•    Extensive evaluation and development of the reference collection
•    Assisted with a complete facility relocation

Instructor/Web site Administrator
Ohio Library Support Staff Institute (OLSSI)
OLSSI is a volunteer organization that develops and presents a 2-3 day onsite training conference for support staff from all types of libraries in Ohio. The 5th Annual OLSSI was held at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio in July 2006.
•    Developed and conducted a two-hour training session in using EBSCOhost  (2003 at Kenyon College)
•    Managed the organization’s web site and related technology (2005-2007)
Web site examples (from Internet Archive, may take time to load):
•    Member of the Steering Committee (2002-2007). Assisting with conference planning and curriculum development

Contractor (various temporary assignments)
LexisNexis Group, Miamisburg, Ohio
•    Secondary Market Researcher for a newly created Market Research Department (Summer 2000)
•    Filing and document retention for the Legal Administration Department (2003)
•    Code filing in the Statutes Library (2003)

Reference Librarian/Staff Trainer
Greene County Public Library System, Greene County, Ohio
1998-1999
•    Developed and presented workshops in database searching and computer applications for the staff training program
•    OCLC Interlibrary Loan processing

Assistant Director/Reference Services Head
Greenville Public Library, Greenville, Ohio
1997-1998
•    Supervised and coordinated a department of three reference clerks
•    Assumed responsibility for library operations in the absence of the director
•    Helped maintain the library’s automation system

Interpreter
East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics (Ohio Historical Society), East Liverpool, Ohio
1993-1995
•    Gave guided museum tours to adult and student groups
•    Provided research support for authors and historians using the museum’s resources
•    Maintained the museum’s archival collection



Additional Training and Workshops

Digital Projects 101
Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio
January 24, 2009
•    Planning a digital project
•    Selection criteria
•    Copyright
•    Selecting equipment
•    Metadata for digital images
•    Online access options
•    Funding for digital projects
•    Digital Preservation

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Medical Database Training
State Library of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio
April 28-29, 2009
•    Two full-day hands-on classes on using PubMed, Medline citations, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), TOXNET, TOXLINE, the Hazardous Substance Data Bank, Integrated Risk Information System, Toxic Release Inventory, and ChemIDplus. The classes were taught by trainers from the National Training Center and Clearinghouse (NTCC) and were worth 13.5 Medical Library Association continuing education credit hours.

Records Management for Local Governments
Ohio Historical Society/Local Government Records Program, Columbus, Ohio
July 1, 2008
This day-long workshop discussed records management practices in Ohio for county, township, and municipal governments, including:
•    Records retention schedules
•    Storage/environmental considerations
•    Filing electronic records
•    Pertinent sections of the Ohio Revised Code

Train-the-Trainer Program
New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Dayton, Ohio
September 1999
•    A week-long program for computer software instructors
•    Accredited by the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI)

Adult Literacy/English as a Second Language (ESOL) Tutor Training
Miami Valley Literacy Council, Dayton, Ohio
November 2001
•    Completed both the Basic Literacy Tutor Training and English for Speakers of Other Languages modules
•    Certified by Laubach Literacy Council and Literacy Volunteers of America
•    Tutored an adult Korean student for 1 ½ years

Other Continuing Education Workshops
Ohionet, Columbus, Ohio
•    Connexion Client Basics (May 2008)
•    Introduction to OCLC Local Holdings Maintenance (June 2008)
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