John Hubbard

Professional Experience

August, 2001 - Present
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Web Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator (Senior Academic Librarian)

  • UWM Libraries Webmaster
    • Led redesigns of the library Web site
    • Administrator and trainer of a production content management system
    • Initiated projects using a variety of social media platforms
  • Electronic Resources Management
    • Web-scale discovery system implementation and customization
    • UW System Discovery/Fulfillment Group co-chair
    • OpenURL resolver implementation and administration
    • Federated searching system implementation and administration
    • Coordinator for library electronic journals and databases
    • Technical support contact for vendors, librarians, and users
  • Virtual reference system project manager
  • Bibliographic instruction, reference desk duty, and research consultations
  • Reference collection development
  • Faculty subject liaison
  • Member of several library committees, including remodeling and strategic planning
  • Member of campus portal content team and campus Web standards group
  • Supervision and management of support staff and graduate student field workers and interns

July, 1999 - July, 2001
Haverford College
Haverford, Pennsylvania
Instructional Technology Specialist

  • Overhauled the library Web site
  • Electronic resources evaluation and management
  • Project manager for a tri-college course management system evaluation
  • Courseware administration and faculty training
  • Wrote technical documentation
  • Taught software workshops
  • Served users at the reference desk
  • Provided computer support
  • Supervised student workers

September, 1998 - July, 1999
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Science Libraries Intern, Temporary Science Librarian (Librarian A)

  • Web design and authoring
  • Catalog work from a branch consolidation
  • Collection shifts and storage projects
  • Reference service
  • Supervised student workers

Technology Experience

Web Development

  • XHTML, CSS, RSS, Dublin Core, Perl, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, Apache HTTP Server
  • Web Browsers, Web Editors (including Dreamweaver and FrontPage), WordPress, Drupal
  • Google Analytics, FTP/SFTP, Telnet/SSH, phpMyAdmin

Internet Applications

  • USENET, MediaWiki, Blackboard, Desire2Learn
  • Trillian, Skype, NetMeeting, Streaming Media, Jing, Camtasia

Software and Systems

  • Windows, Macintosh, UNIX
  • Google Docs, Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Quark XPress, Acrobat, FileMaker, Corel Draw, Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro, Flash
  • MARC, CONTENTdm, Dialog, EZproxy, EndNote, RefWorks, Netop, TurningPoint, QuestionPoint, SFX, MetaLib, Xerxes, Primo, Alma, LibGuides, bepress


September, 1998 - June, 2000
Drexel University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Master of Science, Library and Information Science

September, 1991 - May, 1995
Macalester College
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Philosophy/Geography

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