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					                                    Shelly Cooper Burns
                                      Watson Library
                                    913 University Place
                                   Natchitoches, LA 71497

Education:
     Louisiana State University, Masters in Library Science, 2006
     McNeese State University, BS Secondary Education – English, 2000


Professional Experience:
     Reference Librarian & Coordinator of Technical Processes, Northwestern State
           University, 2007-Present
           Provide reference services.
           Oversee collection management of the reference area.
           Provide bibliographic instruction for students and faculty.
           Oversee the workflow of the technical processes department including acquisitions,
           cataloging, processing, and weeding.
           Create original cataloging for materials not found in OCLC.
           Organize and maintain the library catalog.
           Prepare monthly and annual reports.
           Supervise three library specialist III’s and student workers.
           Act as a liaison to three academic departments.


      Reference Librarian (Part-time), Barksdale Air Force Base Library, LA, 2006
           Provided reference and circulation services.
           Created copy cataloging for new materials.
           Processed and shelved materials.
           Weeded the fiction collection.


      Academic Library Intern, Louisiana State University- Shreveport, LA, 2006
           Created original and copy cataloging, including subject cataloging and call numbers, for
           rare books and other books in the Noel Memorial Collection.
           Evaluated and created original cataloging for archival collections.


      Academic/Health Science Library Intern, Louisiana State University HSC,
           Shreveport, LA, 2005
           Attended morning report and helped residents with guided searching.
           Created “Morning Report Literature Searching Questionnaire” and bibliography.
           Provided reference services.
           Rotated through all areas of the library.


      Library Volunteer, Overton Brooks VAMC, Shreveport, LA, 2004-2006
           Processed and typed cards, pockets, and spine labels for all new books.
           Filed catalog cards.
           Created “Free Medical Journals” list for VAMC webpage.
           Provided circulation services.
      Library Volunteer, First United Methodist Church, Shreveport, LA, 2006-2007 &
            2004-2005
           Helped weed collection for move to new facility.
           Processed and shelved new books.
           Worked the Sunday circulation schedule on a rotational basis.


      Library Volunteer, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA,
            2005
           Organized a journal shift plan and five year growth estimate.
           Inventoried journal issues by title.


Honors:
    Beta Phi Mu, Beta Zeta Chapter (International Library Science Society)
    Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society)

Presentations:
     Labels by Design: Setting up and utilizing the Java Client’s Label Designer –
            LOUIS System Administrator’s Meeting, Jan. 2008 (Invited)
     Labels by Design: Setting up and utilizing the Java Client’s Label Designer –
            LOUIS Users Conference, Oct. 2007.
     Adding Local Holdings to Serial Records in OCLC – NSU Serials Department
            In-house Training Seminar, Jun. 2007.

Memberships:
    Louisiana Library Association