Vita

 

EDUCATION

Master of Education
Carroll University, 2017
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Capstone Project: “Making Sense of Makerspaces: Academic Library Staff Response to a Makerspace.”

Master of Library Science 
Indiana University, 2002
Bloomington, Indiana

Bachelor of Arts
Ball State University, 2001
Muncie, Indiana
Major: History; Minors: Anthropology, Political Science

EXPERIENCE

Director of Library Services, May 2018-present
Interim Library Director
, Oct. 2017-April 2018
Reference & Instruction Librarian
, Jan. 2014-April 2018
Carroll University, Todd Wehr Memorial Library
Waukesha, Wisconsin

As Director: Responsible for overall administration and management of the library, including strategic leadership and budgeting. Oversee a team of 4 professional librarians, 3 full-time support staff members, 5 part-time support staff members, and 50+ student staff. Coordinate the library’s access services functions. Teach information literacy sessions and participate in research assistance and collection development. Liaison to the English/modern languages and music programs. Maintain and edit library website. Chair the library’s marketing committee. As Reference & Instruction Librarian: Responsible for the Information Commons and Library Classroom. Supervise 1 full-time support staff member and 5 part-time support staff members. Coordinate and teach information literacy sessions. Manage and provide in-person and online research assistance and participate in collection development. Liaison to the education, graduate education, music, and psychology programs. Maintain and edit library website. Digitize student projects/theses for the library’s institutional repository. Manage the library’s 3D printing service.

Instruction & Reference Librarian, Jan. 2011-Dec. 2013
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Cofrin Library
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Coordinate and evaluate information literacy program. Serve as lead instructor for the information literacy program. Embed into online courses to provide library services. Update and maintain LibGuides product and instruction web pages. Serve as the library’s liaison to the Adult Degree program. Provide research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community members. Responsible for library news blog and social media applications. Rank: Promoted from Associate Academic Librarian to Academic Librarian.

Information Literacy Librarian/Reference Coordinator, July 2010-Jan. 2011
Southern New Hampshire University, Shapiro Library
Manchester, New Hampshire

Coordinate and manage all aspects of the library’s information literacy initiatives and reference services. Supervise, train, and evaluate part-time reference librarians. Teach information literacy sessions to core curriculum courses and upper-division courses. Provide research assistance to students, faculty, and staff. Serve as the library’s liaison to the School of Arts & Sciences and responsible for collection development in those areas. Rank: Assistant Professor.

Educational Technology Coordinator, Jan. 2008-June 2010
Educational Technologist, July 2006-Jan. 2008
Library Instruction Coordinator
, July 2005-Jan. 2008
Research/Instruction Librarian
, July 2005-June 2010
Millikin University, Staley Library
Decatur, Illinois

Coordinate educational technology services, training and support at the university-wide level (e.g., learning management system). Responsible for the library’s information literacy program. Provide research assistance to students, faculty, and staff. Teach information literacy sessions to first-year writing classes and upper-level courses. Update and maintain the library’s website. Responsible for collection development for various subject areas. Collaborate in long and short-range planning and overall management of the library’s services and operations. Rank: Assistant Professor.

Coordinator of Library Instruction, Aug. 2004-June 2005
Reference Librarian, Feb. 2003-June 2005
Sam Houston State University, Newton Gresham Library
Huntsville, Texas

In charge of planning the library’s information literacy program and outreach efforts. Teach information literacy sessions for undergraduate and graduate courses. Provide research assistance to students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Manage the library’s virtual reference services. Responsible for collection development for the history and mathematics collections. Rank: Promoted from Instructor to Assistant Professor.

Archives/Technical Services Assistant, Nov. 2001-Dec. 2002
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Bloomington, Indiana

Process archival collections and perform copy cataloging.

Reference Assistant, Aug. 2001-Dec. 2002
Indiana University, IUB Libraries
Bloomington, Indiana

Provide research assistance at the Education Library, Walden University Summer Session, and the Undergraduate Library.

Collection Development Student Assistant, April 1998-June 2001
Ball State University, University Libraries
Muncie, Indiana

Input book orders. Compile monthly list of gift donations and issue acknowledgments to donors.

COURSE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Information Science 410: Advanced Information Problems, Spring 2013
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, Wisconsin

English 382: Podcast Publishing, Fall 2008
Millikin University
Decatur, Illinois

English 160: The College Experience through Film, Spring 2008
Millikin University
Decatur, Illinois

Library Science 130: Information Access Strategies, Fall 2004 & Spring 2005
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas

SKILLS

  • Computer Applications: PC, Mac, Microsoft Office, Google Drive, RefWorks, Zotero.
  • Web Development: HTML, XHTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, WordPress.
  • Instructional Devices: Blackboard, D2L, Moodle, Turnitin.
  • Multimedia Development: Captivate, GarageBand, iMovie.
  • Library Systems: Sierra.

PUBLICATIONS, WEB CREATIONS & MEDIA

Peer Reviewed Papers:

Articles:

  • Hardenbrook, Joe. (2015, April 15). “Connecting What Students Use to Library Research.” Strategic Library, pp. 14-15.
  • Hardenbrook, Joe. (2013, August 5). “28 Lego Librarians.” The Huffington Post.

Reviews:

Web Creations & Media:

PRESENTATIONS

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State/Regional:

SERVICE

National:

State/Regional:

University/Local:

  • Marketing Committee, chair. Todd Wehr Memorial Library, Carroll University. 2018-present.
  • General Education Committee, library resource representative. Carroll University. 2014-present.
  • Cross-Cultural Experience course to Italy, chaperone. Carroll University. 2018, 2017.
  • Director of Library Services Search Committee, member. Carroll University. 2017-2018.
  • Health Sciences Librarian Search Committee, member. Carroll University. 2017.
  • Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee, chair. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. 2012-2013.
  • Public Services Working Group, member. Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. 2011-2013.
  • Marketing Committee, member. Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. 2011-3013.
  • National History Day, judge/volunteer. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. 2011-2013.
  • Resource Sharing Librarian Search Committee, member. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. 2011.
  • Information Technology Advisory Committee, member. Millikin University. 2006-2010.
  • Undergraduate Fellows Proposal Review Team, member. Millikin University. 2006-2010.
  • Electronic Resources/Technical Services Librarian Search Committee, member. Millikin University. 2008.
  • First-Year Experience Team, member. Millikin University. 2007-2008.
  • University Webmaster Search Committee, member. Millikin University. 2007.
  • Academic Council, Member. Millikin University. 2006-2007.
  • Continuing Education Services Librarian Search Committee, member. Millikin University. 2006.
  • Parking Appeals Committee, member. Sam Houston State University. 2004-2005.
  • Reference Librarian Search Committee, member. Sam Houston State University. 2004.
  • Electronic Resources Librarian Search Committee, member. Sam Houston State University. 2004.
  • Texas Academic Challenge Championship, judge. Sam Houston State University. 2003-2005.
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