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Jodi Shaw

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User Information

User Name
Jodi Shaw
Organization
Brooklyn Public Library

Interests

Interests
  • Children's Literature
  • Children's Services
  • Equity of Access
  • Friends Groups
  • Funding
  • Fundraising
  • Instruction
  • Literacy
  • Marketing
  • Networking
  • New ALA Members
  • Readers' Advisory
  • Reference Services
  • Resource Sharing
  • Transforming Libraries
  • Urban Libraries
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Young Adult Services
  • Youth Services
  • Type of Libraries
  • Public

  • Bio

    Bio
    I am deeply passionate about public service, environmental and community sustainability, organizational culture and leadership theory. I prefer to work in a collaborative environment of trust, respect, and deep engagement.

    Work

    Current Work
    Brooklyn Public Library (Public Library)
    Children's Librarian
    Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens Branch
    2015
    <p>Programming, reference, reader's advisory, school outreach, collection management, and supervision of volunteers. Collaborate with local community members and organizations to offer exciting events and programs to meet patron demand, instrumental in formation of branch's Friends Group, branch specific digital marketing efforts, and obtaining funding for a new tween/teen center.&nbsp;</p>

    Past Work Experience
    ALA Sustainability Round Table (Other)
    Coordinator-Elect
    2016 - present

    ProQuest (Other)
    Online Trainer
    Pratt Institute/ProQuest
    2014 - 2015

    Columbia University Library (Academic Library)
    Ask-a-Librarian
    New York, NY
    2013 - 2014

    Education

    BA, Anthropology, 1993
    Smith College

    MSLIS, Library and Information Science, 2015
    Pratt Institute

    Favorite Sessions

    2015 ALA Annual Conference