Richard Llewellyn's Resume

Employment

Reference Librarian/Subject Speicalist for Science and Technology, Alvin Sherman Library for Research and Information Technology, Nova Southeastern University) March 2007 -
Provides reference services to the University's faculty, students, and staff and to the people of Broward County. Acts as the library's liason to the academic topics concerned with science and technology departments (except for the Health Professions Division). Perform collection development, do library instruction, and otherwise assist these departments in the use of the Library and its resources.

Physical Sciences Librarian (Science and Technology Department, Iowa State University Library) October 2003 - June 2006
Provide reference services to the University faculty, students, and staff. Act as the library's liaison to the University's Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and Physics Departments. Perform collection development, do library instruction, and otherwise assist these departments in the use of the Library and its resources.

Life Sciences Librarian (Science and Technology Department, Iowa State University Library) September 1999 - October 2003
Provide reference services to the University faculty, students, and staff. Act as the library's liaison to the University's Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology; Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology; and, Genetics, Development, and Cellular Biology Departments. Perform collection development, do library instruction, and otherwise assist these departments in the use of the Library and its resources.

Reference Librarian/Departmental Web Editor (formerly Microcomputer Resources) (Reference Department (Science), University of Georgia Libraries) December 1992 - June 1999
Write and edit the department's World Wide Web homepage. Facilitate use of the Internet, CD-ROM databases, and other electronic reference sources in the library. Evaluate databases and other software. Provide reference assistance using the library's materials, perform electronic database searching, provide bibliographic instruction, assist in developing the reference collection (mathematics, chemistry, earth sciences).

Reference Librarian/Government Documents (Science Library Reference Department, University of Georgia Libraries) January 1991 - November 1992.
Act as liaison to the Government Documents department. Manage the government documents collection in the Science Library. Provide reference assistance using the library's materials, perform electronic database searching, provide bibliographic instruction, assist in developing the reference collection.

Government Documents Librarian (temporary) (Government Documents Department, D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University) August 1990 - December 1990
Provide reference assistance to user of the library's government documents and microforms collections. Provide assistance with U.S. Patent and other specialized databases. Prepared a survey of the CD-ROM databases received from the federal government.

Reference Librarian (temporary) (Reference Department, D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University) June 1990 - August 1990
Provide reference assistance to users of the library. Assist users with CD-ROM and other electronic databases. Prepare guides to library resources. Perform other duties as assigned by the head of the Reference Department.

Intern (Reference Department, D.H. Hill Library, North Carolina State University) August 1989 - May 1990
Provide assistance to users of the BIS Online Catalog and user of CD-ROM databases. Prepared guides to reference sources. Performed searches of online databases. Trained paraprofessional staff in use of reference sources.

Graduate Assistant (State Documents Depository, North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) August 1988 - August 1989
Established procedures for handling state documents for the North Carolina Collection under a new state documents depository law. Received and processed new items into the depository collection. Cataloged selected documents from collection for the online system using OCLC. Received and classified non-depository documents. Performed general reference assistance for the North Carolina Collection.

Documents Assistant (Documents Department, Hunter Library, Western Carolina University) September 1981 - July 1988
Managed the federal depository collection on a day-to-day basis. Supervised student assistants in the receipt, processing, and shelving of new materials. Classified non-depository documents. Acted as liaison to the Cataloging Department. Performed reference assistance for users of the documents collection as needed and performed a half-shift at the library's general Reference Desk.

Maps Clerk (Reference Department, Hunter Library, Western Carolina University) July 1981 - August 1981
Received, processed, and shelved new maps.

Circulation Assistant (Circulation Department, Hunter Library, Western Carolina University) June 1976 - June 1981
Managed the Reserve Desk. Assisted with general circulation duties. Supervised student assistants in the department.

Education

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Library Science granted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts in History granted at Western Carolina University in June 1976

Professional Organizations

  • American Library Association
    • Instruction Section, Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Library History Roundtable

Committees

  • Alvin Sherman Library, Nova Southeastern University
    • Bibliographic Committee (2007 to the present)
    • Budget Committee (2007 to the present)
    • Collection Review Committee (2007 to the present)
    • Search Committee, Reference Librarian/Subject Specialist for the Social Sciences (2007)
    • Search Committee, Referemce Librarian II (Social Sciences) (2010)
  • Parks Library, Iowa State University
    • Reference Desk Rearrangement Task Force (1999-2000)
    • Library Faculty, Vice Chair (2000-2001), Chair (2001-2002)
    • Patron-Initiated Document Delivery Taskforce/Ingenta Implementation team (2001-March 2003).
    • Public Services and Collections Management Council, Faculty Representative, 2002
    • Collection Development Management Team, Intern (2002-2003)
    • EBSCOhost Evaluation Taskforce, Chair (October 2002-March 2003)
    • Travel and Research Committee (2002-2004)
    • Library Faculty Research website taskforce (2004)
    • Reference E-mail/Online Question webpage design taskforce (2005)
    • CompleteConnect (Ingenta) Implementation Team (2006)
  • Greater Western Libraries Association
    • Bioengineering Cooperative Resources Task Force, 2002-2006
  • Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries
    • Government Information Committee (originally Legislation Committee), 1993 to 1998 (co-chair 1994 to 1998)
    • Program Planning Committee (ALA Annual Meeting, New York 1996, "Scholars on the Web Trail"), co-chair (1995-1996)
    • Comparison of Science and Technology Libraries (1997-1999)
    • Publisher/Vendor Relations Discussion Group, Science and Technology Section, Association of College and Research Libraries (co-chair 1998 to 2000, 2007 to the present)
    • Program Planning Committee (ALA Annual Meeting, Atlanta 2002, "Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue: Science and Technology Intellectual Property Issues in the Digital Age"), chair (2000-2002)
    • Nominating Committee (2003)
  • University of Georgia Libraries
    • Research Committee, University of Georgia Libraries (1991-93 (chair 1992-93))
    • ASSET Awards Committe (1992-94)
    • Faculty Advisory Board (1995-96)
    • Staff Handbook Committee (1997-98)
    • Nominations and Elections Committee (1996-1998 (chair 1997-1998))

Publications