Kellen Freeman

CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Delaware County District Library – Delaware, OH

Technology Training Specialist (January 2019 to present)

Maintain and operate the library’s Maker Annex makerspace,

Create and teach computer classes to the public,

Continue to expand and maintain the library’s board game collection,

Assist in other areas as needed,

Served as Notary Public (until October 2019).

PREVIOUS RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Delaware County District Library

Library Associate (formerly Circulation Associate) December 2012 – January 2019

Provided customer service to patrons in person and over the phone, as well as assisted patrons in the library’s computer room;

Handled basic reference questions and assisted in other public service areas as needed;

Developed and maintained the library’s circulating board game collection;

Processed library cards and various other applications and forms;

Placed and processed holds for patrons using Sierra and Polaris as well as through CLC, Search Ohio, and OhioLINK;

Participated with the library’s Great Geek Fest committee planning the annual event;

Served as a Notary Public.

Otterbein University – Westerville, OH

Archives Intern July 2015 – January 2016

Corrected transcriptions of the Cornell Diaries and uploaded finished files to the Digital Commons @ Otterbein;

Digitized alumni scrapbooks for inclusion on the Digital Commons @ Otterbein;

Updated information in LibGuides to be compliant with the transfer to LibGuides 2.0;

Purchased materials for the library collection;

Assessed grant materials.

Massillon Public Library – Massillon, OH

Reference Assistant July 2012 – August 2012
Substitute Reference Assistant March 2012 – July 2012

Provided public service to patrons in person at both the Reference and Local History desks as well as over the phone;

Assisted patrons with equipment and computerized databases;

Scanned microfilm using SharpDesk software;

Digitized local history sources using a book scanner and Photoshop.

SKILLS

Maker Equipment: Epilog Zing laser cutter, Prusa MK3S 3D printer, USCutter SC2 vinyl cutter

Library software: Polaris/LEAP, Sierra, Envisionware LPT:One, PC Reservation

Library web services:Ancestry Library Edition, Hoopla, Kanopy, OverDrive, Zinio,

Web apps: WordPress, MediaWiki, Google Drive, Google Sites, YouTube

Design Software: Adobe Creative Cloud (Intermediate), Affinity Suite (Intermediate), CorelDRAW (Beginner), Fusion 360 (Intermediate), Tinkercad (Intermediate)

Genealogy websites: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Find a Grave, Newspaper Archive

Programming: HTML, CSS, Wiki Markup

Cataloging: Familiarity with MARC, RDA, Dublin Core, and CCO.

EDUCATION

Kent State University – Kent, OH

Master of Library and Information Science, May 2016

Methodist Theological School in Ohio – Delaware, OH

Master of Theological Studies in Biblical Studies, February 2012

California University of Pennsylvania – California, PA

Bachelor of Art in Art, May 2009

Bachelor of Art in Philosophy, May 2009

PROGRAMS TAUGHT

Regular Library Computer/Technology Classes

Windows 10 Basics, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet Basics, 3D Printer Basics, Intro to Laser and Vinyl Cutting, Cutting Out Cable, Protect Your Digital Privacy, and Streaming Entertainment From Your Library.

Conference Sessions

So You Spit in a Tube: An introduction to genetic genealogy, October 2018 OLC Convention and Expo, March 2019 New Madison Public Library, July 2019 Ohio Library Support Staff Institute

Rolling with The Times: Adding Board Games to Your Collection, March 2017 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference, April 2017 OLC Southwest Chapter Conference, May 2017 OLC Northwest Chapter Conference

But Won’t the Pieces Get Lost: Adding Board Games to Your Library, March 2016 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference, April 2016 OLC Central/Southeast Chapter Conference

Planning Your Career Using the OLC’s Core Competencies, March 2016 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference

Introduction to Geocaching, August 2012 Massillon Public Library

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Ohio Library Council, Present

Member of the On-Demand Education Committee, 2019 to Present

Member of the Professional Development Committee, 2015-2019

Assistant Chair, November 2016-November 2017

Chair, November 2017-November 2018

Past Chair, November 2018-October 2019

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Librarian, Ohio Library Council, 2016-Present

Certified Public Support Staff, Ohio Library Council, 2015-2016

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 2005