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Oswego, NY 13126

48 Harvest Dr.


Michelle Parry





Aug 2002 – present Penfield Library SUNY Oswego Oswego,NY

Reference and Interlibrary Loan Librarian

§     Standard reference duties.

§     Process ILL requests, using ILLiad and OCLC software. 

§     Serve as backup to Head of Access Services.

§     Responsible for collection development of Modern Languages and Literature (MLL), as well as serving as library liaison to MLL department.

Mar 2001 – Aug 2002 Penfield Library SUNY Oswego Oswego,NY

Technical Assistant, part-time

§     Worked as reference librarian.

§     Assisted in setting up 1,200 publication patterns in new Aleph ILS.

§     Created instructional handout for patrons regarding (Aleph) OPAC use.

§     Created and taught workshop for librarians on (Aleph) OPAC search tips.

Jan 1999 – Feb 2001  Fair Haven Public Library     Fair Haven, NY

Library Manager

§     2000 successful Gates grant ($18,700) & NYS grant ($5,000).

§     2000 worked with Finger Lakes Library System to implement Dynix ILS and trained entire Fair Haven Library volunteer staff.

§     1998-99 successful FLAG grant for Summer Arts program ($1,000).

§     1999 initiated junior volunteer program.

§     Conducted all areas of daily operation. Also, including but not limited to: ordering books, weeding, & bar-coding of collection for Dynix.

§     Prepared & submitted annual reports to State Library & State Comptroller.

§     Supervised (25) volunteers and conducted periodic workshops.




1996–2001 Town of Sterling Assessment  Sterling, NY

Assessor’s Clerk

§     Developed and implemented simple Excel database for in-house reference regarding valid sales information.




1993          Bellamy Aviation              Fulton, NY                  

Office Manager    



1979-1988  Sheldon G. Kall, Esq.           Red Creek, NY

Legal Secretary

§     Primary duties 1984-88 handled all real estate files and real estate escrow account.

§     Team member regarding implementation of computer system, trouble-shooting (user-end) regarding customized software program.

1978-1979   M.O.S. Library                      Fort Dix, NJ


§     Maintenance & circulation of collection materials.




2001 - 2002 Southern Connecticut State Univ. New Haven, CT

§     M.L.S. granted August 2002)

1994–2000  SUNY Oswego                    Oswego, NY

§     B.A., English Literature, Magna Cum Laude



Professional  Affiliations

§     American Library Association
§     State University of New York Librararians Association



Training Classes

Intro to HTML, Intro & Adv Windows 95, Intro to Word 97, Intro to Excel 97, Intro to Access 97


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Prepared for:

Department of Information and Library Science
School of Communication Information and Library Science
Southern Connecticut State University