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Resume for CAROLINE S. HAN

Date posted: October 4, 2011


I currently seek a position at a public library wherein I can make good use of my training and experience in reference, research (offline and online), collection development, and/or youth services.


Master of Science in Library and Information, Specialization in Public Libraries, May 2011
San José State University, San Jose, CA. Cumulative GPA: 3.8
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Civilization, Minor in Mathematics, December 2006
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Cumulative GPA: 3.4


Electronic Portfolio (Spring 2011)
  • Created an e-portfolio showcasing academic progress at San José State University
  • Explained how past assignments satisfy competencies required of every MLIS graduate

Online Reference (Spring 2011)

  • Served as an embedded reference librarian for an online undergraduate nursing course
  • Answered reference questions from students via forums and pathfinders

Collection Development Policy Manual (Fall 2010)

  • Wrote a fictional collection development policy manual for a fictional public library
  • Collaborated with 3 others online to write manual, using Google Docs

Source Presentation (Spring 2010)

  • Created an instruction session that teaches online students how to use a specific reference source
  • Collaborated with 2 others online to plan and implement instruction session

Social Networking Resource Project (Fall 2009)

  • Worked in team of 3 to create an online presentation on a social network resource
  • Presented project in front of a live audience during an Elluminate session


Intern, Irwindale Public Library, CA (January 2011 – May 2011)
  • Compiled list of titles to be weeded for science fiction and adult fiction section
  • Read to children during Tiny Tots Storytime and After School Storytime
  • Planned, implemented, and staffed origami-themed activity booth for Earth Day Celebration
  • Regularly shelved, copy cataloged books and DVDs
Intern, Pasadena Public Library, CA (June 2010 – August 2010)
  • Created new template and example subject guide for subject guides on new website
  • Supervised young adults during weeklong Manga Drawing Program
  • Created information page for Pasadena on SCLC Chat Reference Planning Wiki
  • Researched and created presentations on CONTENTdm, Frontline Advocacy, et al.
Volunteer, South El Monte Library, CA (2009 - Present)
  • Planned, prepared materials for, and read to children in Preschool Storytime
  • Assisted with after-school events during Summer Reading Program
  • Dressed up and performed as Frosty at Frosty’s Winter Magic Show on January 19, 2011
  • Currently weeding storytime materials collection
Office Assistant, CCT, Inc., Arcadia, CA (Early 2007 – Late 2008)
  • Provided customer service to people from a wide range of backgrounds and age groups
  • Fulfilled a wide range of clerical roles: receptionist, data entry, record keeping, et al.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Microsoft Office, SBT 5.1i, Inmagic DB/TextWorks, SSH Secure Shell