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

Carroll University
Waukesha, Wisconsin
January 2014-present

Director of Library Services, May 2018-present
Interim Library Director, October 2017-April 2018

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 communication, English/modern languages, and music programs. Maintain and edit library website. Chair the library’s marketing committee.

Reference & Instruction Librarian, January 2014-April 2018

Manage 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.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, Wisconsin
January 2011-December 2013

Instruction & Reference Librarian

Coordinate and evaluate information literacy program. Serve as lead instructor for the information literacy program. Embed into online courses to provide library services. 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.

Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, New Hampshire
July 2010-January 2011

Information Literacy Librarian/Reference Coordinator

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. 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.

Millikin University
Decatur, Illinois
July 2015-June 2010

Educational Technology Coordinator, January 2008-June 2010
Educational Technologist, July 2006-January 2008
Library Instruction Coordinator
, July 2005-January 2008
Research/Instruction Librarian
, July 2005-June 2010

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. 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.

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas
February 2003-June 2005

Coordinator of Library Instruction, August 2004-June 2005
Reference Librarian, February 2003-June 2005

In charge of planning the library’s information literacy program and outreach efforts. Teach information literacy sessions. 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.

Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Bloomington, Indiana
November 2001-December 2002

Archives/Technical Services Assistant

Process archival collections and perform copy cataloging.

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
August 2001-December 2002

Reference Assistant

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

Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana
April 1998-May 2001

Collection Development Student Assistant

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

Articles/Papers:

  • 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.
  • Jerabek, J. Ann, Lynn McMain, Joe Hardenbrook & S. Thomas Kordinak. (2006). “From Far and Near: Analysis of On-Campus and Distance Learning Students’ Responses to a Library Assessment.” Brick and Click Libraries: Proceedings of an Academic Library Symposium: 105-112.

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.
  • Faculty/Staff Concerns Committee, member. Carroll University. 2017-present.
  • Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee, member. Carroll University. 2018.
  • Teaching & Learning Librarian Search Committee, member. Carroll University. 2018.
  • General Education Committee, library resource representative. Carroll University. 2014-2018.
  • Cross-Cultural Experience course to Florence, Italy, chaperone. Carroll University. June 2018, June 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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