Kaitlin Booth

Kaitlin Booth

Librarian at Medina County District Library

Location
Akron, Ohio (Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area)
Industry
Libraries

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Kaitlin Booth's Overview

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Kaitlin Booth's Experience

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Libraries industry

April 2014Present (6 months)

Youth Services Librarian

Stark County District Library

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Libraries industry

December 2012April 2014 (1 year 5 months) Canton, Ohio Area

Library programing and readers' advisory for children and teens in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Collections Volunteer

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2012January 2013 (4 months) Cleveland/Akron, Ohio Area

Used Past Perfect to catalog artifacts from historical house. Including furniture, art, place settings, photographs, and others.

Librarian (Technology Training/Reference/Genealogy)

Stark County District Library

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Libraries industry

August 2011December 2012 (1 year 5 months) Canton, Ohio Area

I teach group technology classes and do one-on-one training sessions at all 10 library branches, for both patrons and staff. My particular specialties are Microsoft Office Suite, job skills training, teen technology, photo editing, social media, new Mac users and eBooks/eReaders. I also run the library's Twitter, write for two library blogs, and manage the YouTube and Pinterest pages.

In Reference and Genealogy, I use Millennium ILS, the Online Public Access Catalog and several databases to conduct reference interviews and assist patrons with research and finding materials. In Genealogy department, use microfilm/fiche, public records, historical maps and cemetery directories.

I also work in circulation at the various branch libraries.

Lead Teacher

Learning Care Group

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Education Management industry

December 2009August 2011 (1 year 9 months) Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Teacher for Toddler II classroom ages 2 and a half to 3 years.

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2010October 2010 (3 months) Bowling Green, OH

Transfer of analog tapes to archival CDs and creation of a corresponding finding aids using DACS and EAD. I also created a reference guide for library users.

Doing original and copy cataloging using AACR2 (RDA) and MARC via OCLC Connexion.

Doing reference work using the Millennium ILS Interface

Student Monitor

Kent State University

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

January 2010May 2010 (5 months) Kent, OH

Set up, monitored and did troubleshooting for audiovisual and computer equipment needed for distance learning.

Kaitlin Booth's Skills & Expertise

  1. Archives
  2. Libraries
  3. PastPerfect
  4. Millennium
  5. Open Source
  6. E-Readers
  7. Job Training
  8. Reference Services
  9. Teaching
  10. Cataloging
  11. HTML
  12. Microsoft Office
  13. Social Networking
  14. EAD
  15. DAC
  16. Dublin Core
  17. dSPACE
  18. Library 2.0
  19. Public Libraries
  20. Special Collections
  21. Online Databases
  22. Adobe Creative Suite
  23. Electronic Resources
  24. Music Research
  25. Metadata
  26. Digitization
  27. SharePoint
  28. Writing
  29. Collection Development
  30. Information Literacy
  31. Library Science
  32. Research
  33. Library Automation
  34. Web 2.0
  35. Digital Libraries
  36. Editing
  37. Digital Preservation
  38. Social Media
  39. Databases
  40. Books
  41. Customer Service
  42. Access
  43. Library Instruction
  44. Blogging
  45. Dreamweaver
  46. Excel
  47. Information Management
  48. Word
  49. Library
  50. Windows

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Kaitlin Booth's Education

Kent State University

Masters, Library and Information Science

20102011

Concentration: Archives and Special Collections

Activities and Societies: American Library Association, Society of American Archivists

Kent State University

Bachelor of Arts, English

20052009

Cloverleaf High School

20012005

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Interests:

libraries, emerging technologies

Groups and Associations:

Society of American Archivists, American Library Association

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