Title: Head of Technical Services/Acquisitions Librarian
Phone: (585) 385-8136
Education: M.L.S., University at Buffalo
M.A., History, University at Buffalo
B.A., History, SUNY College at Oneonta
Acquisition of books, videos, eBooks; Technical Services; Cataloging; Collection Development and Management; Reference and Instruction
A typical day
Troubleshooting a workflow or account problem; answering questions from faculty and students.
My areas of expertise/interest
Analyzing data to make better decisions about what books and videos we purchase; video licensing and public performance rights; eBook usage and licensing; shipping logistics.
Others would say that I:
Others would say that I am thoughtful and am always eating.
My favorite part of my job is:
My favorite part of my job is buying new movies and videogames.
I love it when...
I can direct a student or faculty member to resources that will help with a paper, assignment, or research project
At work I am always...
..."rushing to catch a train," a phrased used to describe me as an undergraduate that still applies, meaning I'm always rushing to get somewhere.
Before becoming a librarian...
...I thought I wanted to be a History professor. Or a meteorologist.
Links to professional social media pageshttp://twitter.com/librarianross