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Eric Phetteplace
California College of the Arts


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    "You're right, no human being would stack books like this."


    Current Work
    California College of the Arts (Community College)
    Systems Librarian
    Wye Mills, MD
    In addition to reference and instruction duties, I'm responsible for redesigning the library's website and introducing new services. I've implemented programs like chat reference, SMS reference, a mobile website, reference statistic tracking, and a staff-side wiki.

    Past Work Experience
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Academic Library)
    Graduate Assistant
    Urbana, IL
    2009 - 2011


    Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, English and Mathematics, 2007
    Stanford University

    Master of Science, Library & Information Science, 2011
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign