Lindsay Roberts

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Curriculum Vitae


Master’s in Library and Information Science
University of Denver, 2013

Bachelor of Arts, majors in Humanities and French
Honors B.A. from University of Colorado at Boulder, 2009


University of Colorado Boulder –Boulder, CO
Education Librarian and Assistant Professor, 1/2016-present

  • Subject specialist for School of Education and Department of Linguistics

Arapahoe Community College –Littleton, CO
Reference and Outreach Librarian, 4/2013-12/2015

  • Instructed 230+ Information Literacy workshops, April 2013-June 2015
  • Initiated outreach program to 2,000+ concurrent enrollment students and instructors
  • Developed “Research Help” reference service at Parker, Castle Rock campuses
  • Co-led migration to OCLC’s WorldShare Management Integrated Library System
  • Initiated implementation of Proxy Service for database authentication
  • Instituted internal Libguide for staff announcements, training, scheduling, policies
  • Completed cataloging for McKinnell Special Collection of 200+ art and ceramics books, March 2014
  • Conducted small-scale usability study for library website, November 2013
  • Lead workshops for faculty and staff on research tools and techniques
  • Perform in-person and virtual reference for individuals and groups
  • Script, record, and produce Camtasia tutorials on the research process and tools
  • Catalog and process new materials
  • Communicate with vendors about new products, technical issues
  • Represent the library on campus committees
  • Ensure compliance with closing procedures as Library’s closing supervisor
  • Assist with campus-wide library marketing initiatives

Auraria Library–Denver, CO
Graduate Assistant in Research and Instruction, 8/2012-5/2013

  • Designed, taught, and assessed library instruction courses for undergraduate English classes at Community College of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, and Metropolitan State University
  • Provided reference service at the Research Help Desk on weekends

University of Denver–Denver, CO
Assistant to the Chair of Political Science, 5/2011-3/2013

  • Administered over $800,000 budget for Political Science department
  • Created original web content for website redesign that realigned department with University brand
  • Created advising tracking system for faculty and students to reduce number of students who miss graduation deadlines
  • Supervised four student employees
  • Designed and collected program assessment information from political science students

American Society of Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Student Chapter–Denver, CO
Vice President, 3/2012-5/2013

  • DU club named “ASIS&T Student Chapter of the Year” for 2012-2013
  • Planned, organized, and presented at Tech Bootcamp conference January 12, 2013, attended by 53 students from Morgridge College of Education
  • Helped plan and produced 6 TechBytes Speaker Series events during fall and winter quarters

Denver Public Library–Denver, CO
Service Learning Intern, BTOP Grant, 1/2012-6/2012

  • Administered surveys for the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grant
  • Created short technology lessons for BTOP open house event at Byers branch
  • Taught computer and job search skills such as navigating the internet, mousing skills, and resume writing at weekly Community Learning Plazas

Global Education Group–Littleton, CO
Program Coordinator, 8/2010-5/2011; Administrative Assistant, 7/2010-8/2010

  • Edited and submitted grant requests resulting in millions of dollars of funding for medical education activities
  • Ensured compliance of program documents with all medical board guidelines
  • Co-authored the CME CROSSROADS white paper, published in October 2010

Education Nationale Française–Vesoul, France
Teacher Assistant, 9/2009-5/2010

  • Developed lesson plans and projects, made cultural presentations to groups of 25 students

Boulder Book Store–Boulder, CO
Sidelines Buyer, 5/2008-9/2009; Floor Staff Supervisor, 8/2007-5/2008; Bookseller, 9/2004-5/2008

  • Purchased, merchandized and inventoried over $50,000 worth of sidelines items
  • Managed up to 8 booksellers working on the retail floor
  • Introduced authors for both in-store and special events (of up to 500 people)

Presentations and Publications

Professional Service

  • Member, ACRL Instruction Section, Research and Scholarship Committee, 2016-2017
  • Past-Chair, CAL New Professionals Interest Group, 1/2016-12/2016
  • Volunteer, Anschutz Medical Library, Education and Reference department, 4/2015-9/2015
  • Chair, CAL New Professionals Interest Group, 6/2014-12/2015
  • Member, Ask Academic Reference and Education Committee, 12/2013-10/2014
  • Secretary, ACRL Instruction Section Instructional Technologies Committee, 7/2013-6/2014
  • Vice-President, CAL New Professionals Interest Group, 2012-2014
  • Chair, RMSLA Academic Relations, 2014
  • Vice-President, ASIS&T Student Chapter, 2012-2013
  • Secretary, ALA student chapter, 2011-2012
  • Peer reviewer, Library Student Journal (ISSN 1931-6100), 2012
  • Current ALA/ ACRL and CAL member

College Service

  • Ethnic and Minority Affairs Committee, CU System, 2016-2017
  • Recruitment to the Profession committee, University Libraries, 2016
  • Communication, Media, and Information Librarian Search Committee, 2016
  • Administrator of the Year Committee, March 2015
  • Evaluation Committee for Strategic Planning, September 2014-present
  • Academic Integrity Committee, July 2014-present
  • Sand Creek Massacre Commemoration Committee, August-November 2014
  • Search Chair for Public Services Librarian position, November 2013-January 2014
  • Co-led Lean In Faculty-Staff book club, February-May 2014
  • Be the Difference Staff Appreciation Committee, September 2013-present
  • RFP Committee for Integrated Library System, August 2013

Awards and Honors

  • Nominated to participate in Academic Management Institute for women in higher education, 10/2014-1/2015
  • Beta Phi Mu Library Honors Society, 2014
  • MLIS Outstanding Student Award, 2013-2014
  • Passed with Honors, MLIS Comprehensive Exam, 2013
  • George and Maimie Miller Scholarship, 2013
  • ACRL Student Scholarship to attend ACRL conference in Indianapolis, 2013
  • Vice President of University of Denver American Society of Information Science and Technology Student Chapter, named “ASIS&T Student Chapter of the Year” for 2012-2013
  • RMSLA Rebecca Jackson Memorial Scholarship recipient, 2012
  • CLEF scholarship recipient for CAL, 2012
  • American Library Association Annual Conference 2012 Student to Staff Volunteer
  • LEADers III Scholar, IMLS-funded scholarship, 2011-2012, partial funding 2013

Conferences Attended

Recent Continuing Education

  • “Using the Framework to Foster Conversations about Information Literacy Instruction,” ACRL webinar, Sara D. Miller and Amanda Nichols Hess, May 31, 2016
  • CU Libraries Professional Development Day, Denver, CO, May 25, 2016
  • Topic Modeling Workshop, led by Vilja Hulden, CU Boulder, May 3, 2016
  • “LGBTQ Evaluation Work for Teacher Librarians,” led by Bethy Leonardi and Sara Staley from A Queer Endeavor, Boulder Valley School District, May 2, 2016
  • 2nd Annual Mini-conference, Rocky Mountain Special Libraries Association, August 6, 2015
  • EDU 265 Instructional Design 3-credit, 8-week course, taught by Danielle Staples, Arapahoe Community College
  • “Universal Design for Learning,” session led by Raj Sen and Lee Christopher, Arapahoe Community College, March 24, 2015
  • “Colors Personality IQ for Leadership and Learning Styles,” seminar led by Donna Green and Nick Nicholson, Arapahoe Community College, March 18, 2015
  • “eLearning Workshop: Basic Soft Chalk,” Raj Sen, Arapahoe Community College, February 10, 2015
  • “Graphic Design for the Non-Designer,” John Hall, Arapahoe Community College, February 6, 2015
  • “AHA Moments: What They Are and How to Have More,” professional development webinar by Sharon Morris, Colorado State Library, January 15, 2015
  • “Becoming a Great Academic Liaison” professional development webinar by Joe Eshleman, Jo Henry, and Richard Moniz, ALA Editions, January 14, 2015
  • Amigos and Altarama Virtual Chat Training for Ask Academic Staff, December 10, 2014
  • StrengthsFinder 2.0 Training, Arapahoe Community College, October 23, 2014

Technology Skills

  • Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher), Google Docs
  • Content Management Systems: LibGuides, Drupal, WordPress, Google Sites, Weebly, Blogger
  • Web Conference software: Webex, Adobe Connect, GotoMeeting, Zoom
  • Screencast software: Camtasia, Jing
  • Social Media: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram
  • Acquisition Systems: Ingram’s Ipage, YBP’s GOBI

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