Vita

Steven D. Shelton

Web Services Librarian

Boreham Library
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
5210 Grand Ave.
Fort Smith, AR   72913-3649
479-788-7217
Steven.Shelton@UAFS.edu

Employment

  • University of Arkansas - Fort Smith - Boreham Library / Fort Smith, AR
    Web Services Librarian - (March, 2010 - present)
    • Responsible for all web interfaces and digital projects.
    • Supervise student workers on digitization of yearbooks.
    • Serve on campus web redesign committee.
    • Maintain link-resolver.
    • Liaison to College of Languages and Communications.
    • Provide instruction as needed including lead role in Zotero instruction.
    • Train staff and create documentation as necessary.
    • Provide reference service as needed.
  • Kansas State University – K-State Libraries / Manhattan, KS
    Digital / Learning Special Projects Resident - (August, 2008 – March, 2010)
    • Work with Instructional Design Librarian to maintain and develop learning objects.
    • Collaborate with others within the K-State Libraries to explore and create online solutions.
    • Teach in-person instruction sessions offered by the Instruction Unit.
    • Provide reference service through the library help desk or instant messaging service.
  • Eastern Oklahoma District Library System / Tahlequah, OK
    Library Technology Specialist – (November, 2003 – July, 2008.)
    Interim Manager (January, 2007 - December, 2007)
    • Supervise staff of fifteen at two branch locations.
    • Rectify branch financial accounts and complete monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports.
    • Responsible for installation, maintenance and troubleshooting IT at Tahlequah and Hulbert branches (57 computers).
    • Design and instruct public computer classes and train staff.
    • Research and recommend equipment, databases, and books.
    • Maintain websites at both branches.
  • Northeastern State University / Tahlequah, OK
    Instructor - (August, 2003 - December, 2005)
    • English composition classes.
  • Access PC Systems / Tahlequah, OK
    Owner/Operator - (August, 2002 - June, 2007)
    • On-site computer repair, maintenance and training.
  • Northeastern Oklahoma Sign Co., Inc. / Tahlequah, OK
    Graphic Technician - (November, 1995 - December, 2003)
    • Graphic design of logos, signs and mockups.
    • High level of client and vendor contact including quotations, sales and customer support.
    • Improved quotation process by designing software-based solution.
    • Redesigned office layout to improve efficiency.
    • Installed and maintained LAN along with all other IT/computer support.
    • Created and maintained company website.

Education

  • M.L.I.S. – University of Oklahoma – Tulsa, OK – 2009
  • B.A. cum laude English/Mass Communications – Northeastern State University - Tahlequah , OK - 2002

Honors

  • Beta Phi Mu – Lambda chapter / University of Oklahoma
  • Rho Theta Sigma honor society / Northeastern State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Kansas Library Association
  • Mountain Plains Library Association

Presentations

  • “Using Web 2.0 Social Technology to Build a Cyber infrastructure for an Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Community of Practice.(collaborator) Poster session - CDC National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. August 7-9, 2010.
  • Teach your browser new tricks: Web-based instruction tools at K-State.” Kansas Library Association Conference. April 2, 2009.
  • “OSS OnRamp: Five innovative projects by library school students using open source software.” Oklahoma Library Association Conference. April 23, 2008.

Technical Skills

  • Drupal, PHP programming language, MySQL database, Flash,  Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Gimp, Illustrator, InkScape, HTML, CSS, jQuery.