Vita

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EXPERIENCE

Reference & Instruction Librarian, 2014-present
Carroll University, Todd Wehr Memorial Library
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Manage and provide in-person and online research assistance. Coordinate, evaluate, and assess the information literacy program. Teach information literacy sessions to first-year core courses, upper-level courses, and graduate courses. Responsible for Information Commons and Library Classroom, including developing policies and procedures, collecting statistics, and maintaining physical space. Supervise, train, and evaluate the Library Evening/Weekend Supervisors and the Information Commons/Classroom Manager. Responsible for collection development for the following areas: reference, education, children’s literature, music, psychology, and diversity. 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. Design library marketing graphics and post content for social media applications. Responsible for library’s 3D printing service.

Instruction & Reference Librarian, 2011-2014
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, 2010-2011
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, 2008-2010
Educational Technologist, 2006-2008
Library Instruction Coordinator
, 2005-2008
Research/Instruction Librarian
, 2005-2010
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, 2004-2005
Reference Librarian, 2003-2005
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, 2001-2002
Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Bloomington, Indiana

Process archival collections and perform copy cataloging.

Reference Assistant, 2001-2002
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, 1998-2001
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

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

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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SERVICE

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University/Local:

  • General Education Committee, library resource representative. Carroll University. 2014-present.
  • Chaperone for Travel Writing course to Florence, Italy. Carroll University. 2017.
  • Health Sciences Librarian Search Committee, member. Todd Wehr Memorial Library, 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. Cofrin Library, 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. Staley Library, 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. Staley Library, Millikin University. 2006.
  • Parking Appeals Committee, member. Sam Houston State University. 2004-2005.
  • Reference Librarian Search Committee, member. Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University. 2004.
  • Electronic Resources Librarian Search Committee, member. Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University. 2004.
  • Texas Academic Challenge Championship, judge. Sam Houston State University. 2003-2005.
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