Darlejean Baker



Address: 501 Druid Avenue Charlotesville, VA 22902-6041 Phone: 804-979-3910, Work : 804-924-4958 Email: dbc@virginia.edu Homepage: http://www.people.virginia.edu/~dbc/ Present position: Periodical Coordinator, Cataloging Dept., Alderman Library, University of Virginia. February 1999-present. Education: MLIS University of North Carolina Greensboro, Aug. 1995. BA James Madison University, May 1978. In Education, certified K-12 in Library Science and Spanish.
Library experience and positions:  Alderman Library, University of Virginia


       Feb.1999-  Library Assistant, Cataloging, Periodical Coordinator.
	          Supervise one full time OSS who does periodical claims
                  and generates checkins.  Also hire, train, and supervise
                  50 hours of student library assistants who do on-line 
                  checkin of periodicals. Solve various types of periodical
		  problems by communicating with vendors, publishers, and
		  location libraries at UVA.  	
	  
         1990-99  Library Assistant, Acquisitions, Periodical Supervisor
                  Supervised one half-time OSS, one full time OSS claims clerk,
                  and 60 hours of student employees who opened, checked in
                  on-line, and claimed approximately 9,000 periodicals and
		  serials for University of Virginia libraries. Solved
		  problems with vendors, publishers, concerning payments,
		  claims, etc.

         1984-90  Library Assistant, Serials, cataloger, cataloged journals
                  including original cataloging of newspapers, microfilm, and
                  videos. Familiar with AACR2, OCLC, LC classification and
		  subject headings, and MARC.

	 1983-84  Clerk C, Kardex, checked in journals, processed new
                  orders, and searched unidentified mail.

	 1980-83 Clerk C, Government Docs, cataloged by accession
		 Virginia, United Nations, and International documents.
		 Answered reference questions, taught patrons how to use
		 reference sources, etc.

Languages:  reading comprehension of Spanish, French, German, Italian.

Computer training and skills: classes in HTML and PERL.  Familiar with
    online library catalogs. Have trained large and small groups of staff
    in serial related functions of on-line catalog. Have attended Sirsi users
    group meetings. 
			

Professional activities: ALA member, have attended ALA meetings for last
                            three years. 


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