JUDITH MARIE BRUGGER SWANN
Collaborative and dynamic writer, researcher, and project manager, with a profound and abiding interest in renewable energy, market transformation, global languages, women's studies, and information technology. Meticulous, methodical editor. Bibliophile. Bicyclist.
• Create and execute test plans and test cases for Compass, Surveyor, and Salesforce software releases.
• Manage Quality Assurance and Customer Service staff.
• Manage the software portion of projects run by PSD's Programs Team.
• Work with Product Development and Programs teams to develop and document building science solutions for internal and external customers.
• Develop and maintain internal technical documentation.
• Research industry and competitive information to understand the state of renewable and sustainable energy solutions.
• Assist programmers in understanding design solution requirements.
• Work on multiple and sometime competing projects, changing priorities within an agile environment.
• Create test plans and test cases for the QA process. Test software releases.
• Produce field mapping documentation.
• Illustrate system architecture and workflow processes.
• Provide customer-facing support and training.
Freelance Writer, Editor,
- Copy edit articles for the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2011-2012.
- Write technology articles for Demand Media Studios, 2013.
- Write for elance/odesk/upwork clients, 2012-2015.
- Write for Outsource.com, 2016.
- Host, design, and maintain www.senecahighlandsconservancy.org, 2015-
- Design and maintain www.youngbros.com, 2014-
- Write and edit copy for Wooftrax, Dog-Powered Fund Raising, 2013- 2016.
- Edit manuscripts and provide book design assistance for authors using Cornell Espresso Book Machine, 2014-2015.
- Edit papers and provide English-language tutoring for international scholars, 2007-
Teacher Aide, TST BOCES,
- Work in the Summer School program (Second and Third grade special education).
Substitute Teacher, Ithaca City School District,
- Substitute in classrooms at all levels throughout the District.
Marketing Communications, MCCI,
edit, and manage collateral to support current sales initiatives.
manage, and maintain Marketing Intranet, and Corporate Intranet to enhance
access and retrieval of mission-critical informatio.
news articles and product pages.
and advise on public website development. Design, code, and maintain web pages
to be consonant with the corporate culture. Disseminate external-facing news
on public news blog.
trade show projects and product demonstrations in international, context-aware
and write product briefs and
other marketing collateral.
Editor, Cornell University, Knight
Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, Ithaca, NY, 2004—2006.
- Edit theses and dissertations on a variety of themes.
Operations Management Assistant,
staffing needs, write job descriptions, post advertisements, screen and interview
matters pertaining to visa status changes.
research as requested and present information to upper management.
financial records. Write letters to providers.
customer resource management software.
and communicate company policies.
Writer, Pathlight, 2000, ADIC, 2000—2005.
user-facing materials in both analog and digital formats using single-source
- Design, write, edit, and produce Quick Start Guides, user manuals, release
notes, and other inserts for tape libraries, Fibre Channel, and gigabit
Ethernet bridges, and the software used on these systems.
and produce graphics for text materials, CD faces, and CD inserts.
document templates. Design publications workflow and procedures. Collaborate
on the team style guide.
documents to translation. Provide quality review for translations.
products. Serve as liaison between engineering and documentation.
- Create publications
schedules that meet and balance the needs of engineering, training, and marketing.
Information Systems Coordinator
and Trainer, Finger Lakes Library System, 1997—2000.
support for FLLS automated systems, especially the Windows LANs and NT servers.
Some UNIX experience.
instruct, communicate, and develop automated solutions for a primary audience
of rural, part-time library staff members at 31 different libraries, each
with widely varying levels of technical skills.
grant proposals and serve as project director for successful applications.
emerging electronic resources and develop appropriate proposals.
develop a telecommunications infrastructure congruent with the needs of
Authorities Process Owner, Los
Alamos National Laboratory, 1996—1997.
of the authorities process.
proposals and sign contracts for approved outsourcing of authorities work
and other cataloging support services
Database Designer Santa Fe Kiva
Fireplace Manufacturing, Inc., 1996.
record and file structures for integrated, multi-module business application
customer and payment information, invoices, purchase orders and items in
stock online and make searchable
Information Technology Librarian,
Cornell University, 1995—1996.
- Oversee the shift from
a Macintosh and dumb terminal infrastructure to PC infrastructure. Install
over 100 workstations networked via Ethernet to the campus mainframe and via
Windows for Workgroups to laser printers.
CTS by overseeing the installation of Windows-based cataloging software, providing
FTP software, a World Wide Web browser, electronic mail, word processing,
and spreadsheet programs on individual workstations.
records and produce documentation throughout. Developed a home page for Central
Technical Services using HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CGI (Common
Gateway Interface) conventions.
in OCLC-sponsored research project (pre-Dublin Core) on metadata for AV materials.
Catalog Management and Authorities
Librarian, Cornell University, 1990—1994.
a unit of 4 staff members that made corrections to holding information in
the library catalog.
a unit of 6 staff members that corrected the format of headings used in
the library catalog. Contract with vendors for the automated correction
the retrospective conversion of library catalog records for materials in
a variety of collections, including Latin American history, and the Thai,
Lao, and Burmese languages.
- Oversee between 3 and 8 staff members doing
retrospective conversion work and be accountable for that work to the funding agency.
Cataloger, Cornell University,
the City University of New York, and the University of New Orleans, 1982—1989.
serials and monographic library materials in art, business, social sciences
in English and European Community languages.
2015. Modern and Contemporary American Poetry. Massive Online Course. University of Pennsylvania. Massive Online Course. University of Pennsylvania.
2015. 10 Premodern Poems by Women. Statement of Accomplishment. Massive Online Course. Stanford.
2013. Writing in the Sciences. With Distinction. Massive Online Course. Stanford University.
2011. Computer Science 101. Massive Online Course. Coursera.
Tompkins Cortland Community College. 4 hours. Accounting.
www.sessions.edu. 15L. Graphic Design.
Cornell University. 15 hours. Burmese, French, and Italian.
Graduate Center, City University of New York. 9 hours. Comparative Literature.
City College, City University of New York. MASTER OF ARTS. English.
University of New Orleans. 3 hours. French.
Emory University. MASTER OF LIBRARIANSHIP.
University of Iowa. Russian. 18 hours. 1977-1978
University of Iowa. BACHELOR OF ARTS. Russian major. Cum laude.
Indiana University. Russian. 10 hours.
University of Northern Iowa. Psychology. 33 hours.
Young, John and Judith Swann. Stickman. John F. Young, 2019.
Swann, Judy. Fool. Kelsay Books, 2018.
Review in the Ithaca Times by Jon Frankel
Review in Eclectica by Carole Mertz
Swann, Judith, Ed. We are All Well: The Letters of Nora Hall. Ithaca, NY: Cornell Espresso Book Machine, 2014.
Hard cover edition, YoungBros, 2016.
Rajec, Elizabeth. My first wrist watch. Illustrated by Judy Swann. Privately published, 2012.
A paper nest. Illustrated by Judy Swann. Privately published, 2007.
Brugger, Judith. Technical
Services Workstations. Washington, D.C.: Association of Research Libraries.
Office of Management Services, 1996. SPEC Kit #213. Survey of 116 U.S. and Canadian
research libraries detailing the staffing patterns, hardware and software used
in their technical services departments.
"The Ontology Of Elizabeth Grosz," forthcoming in Conclave.
"Just the Highlights," Mom Egg Review, Vol. 17, April 2019.
"First Night in a New Bed," Writing in a Woman's Voice. February 12, 2019.
"George Sand," Writing in a Woman's Voice. February 11, 2019.
"Domestic Help," Cordite Poetry Review. 89:Domestic, February, 2019.
"Blessing Names," Io Literary Journal. December 31, 2018.
"Complaint to Her Old Empty Purse," Cliterature (Anthology Issue). December 21, 2018.
"Blind," Persimmon Tree. December, 19, 2018.
"Down and Down," The Writers' Cafe Magazine. December 18, 2018.
"Spitting it Out," Writing in a Woman's Voice. September 1, 2018.
"Have You Forgotten", "No Ideas About the Fling", and "A Falutin Manifesto" in Local Nomad: poetry + art + media + prose (The Falutinism issue). July, 2018.
"Let everybody get a look at the cake" and "Your Brother's Keeper." Journal of Modern Poetry 21. Chicago Poetry Press. April, 2018.
"I Do." The Love and Hate Issue. ( — hence, tirade: a digital monthly zine from robocup press). February, 2018.
"In August in South Africa: a blitz." MER 16. April, 2018. P. 95.
"Live at the Beijing Workers Gymnasium." Visiting Bob! Moorhead, MN: New Rivers Press, 2018. p. 328.
"Tell me Her Name." Winner of the Way to My Heart prize. The Way to My Heart: An Anthology of Food-Related Romance. Edited by Kelly Ann Jacobson. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. p.47.
"Brindley Street Bridge" and "Christmas Eve at Sage Chapel," Tompkins County Public Library's Poem in your Pocket Day. Available at the Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY. April 27, 2017.
"High Intensity Lamp." Writing in a Woman's Voice. March 27, 2017.
"Talking Elizabeth Cady Stanton." NY Votes for Women: A Suffrage Centennial Anthology. Cayuga Lake Books. 2017. p. 35.
"Fool." MER 15. April, 2017. p. 98.
"The Cancer Fairy." Bourgeon Online. January 6, 2017.
"Immaculate." From the Finger Lakes: A Poetry Anthology. Ithaca, NY: Cayuga Lake Books, 2016. p. 185.
"On the Number of People Per Car, Meadow at Buffalo" and "Stung," Tompkins County Public Library's Poem in your Pocket Day. Available at the Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY. April 28, 2016.
"Peach" and "To a Squash," Unrequited: An Anthology of Love Poems about Inanimate Objects. Edited by Kelly Ann Jacobson. Falls Church, Virginia. 2016.
"Seeing Angela Davis." red wheelbarrow. National Edition. Fall, 2015. p. 66-70.
"After I wake up." Tompkins County Public Library's Poem in your Pocket Day. Available at the Library, 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY. April 30, 2015.
Two Poems. "Quodlibets" and "CEO Pay on the Rise." Verse Wisconsin. (#110, November, 2012).
"O Be Joyful" and "Post Op." Askew. (#12, Spring/Summer, 2012).
"Not a Weed." Verse Wisconsin. (November, 2011).
"Not Coming Back." Gutter Eloquence Magazine. #15 (May, 2011).
"We Burned Incense." Inter-Board Poetry Competition, 1st place, Sept., 2009.
"Ramadan." Lilliput Review. #178, November, 2010.
"Snow." red wheelbarrow. Volume 11: 2010.
Love Poem to my Job." Verse Wisconsin. Issue 103. (July, 2010).
"Gettin' It." Tilt Literary Magazine. June, 2006.
"Corpses." Soundzine. 12: 2011.
: In Honor of Those Who Gave Up." Danse Macabre. March, 2010.
"O Be Joyful."
Inter-Board Poetry Competition, Honorable Mention, Feb., 2010.
"Soft." The Mom Egg Review. (Vol. 12, 2014). Watch a video of the reading at le Poisson Rouge on Bleecker Street, March 31, 2014.
"Mama Reads a Bit." The Mom Egg. (Vol. 11, 2013).
"It Comes To Me." Cliterature. (Vol. XXXII: CLIMAX)
"The Demon Lover." The River Poets Journal. (Special Edition, 2014, p. 14).
"Driven to it." Thema. (March, 2013).
"A Brief Cavatine." cur.ren.cy. (January, 2012).
"Two Voices and Time." U.M.Ph!
Prose. #7 (April, 2011).
"It's Over, Amphion." "The Jones Girl Went to Russia."
Compass Rose.Vol. XI (March, 2011).
“The Jones Girl Went to Russia” was selected to be a featured
“Editors' Choice” on Compass Rose blog.
"Pietà." The Mom Egg. (Vol. 9, 2011).
"First Blood." Cliterature. Vol. 18 (Winter, 2010).
You After Your Shower." Cliterature. Vol. 17. (Fall, 2010).
"Slowly the Luculence." Midwest
Literary Magazine. ("Green", Sept., 2010).
Rats." Short, Fast, and Deadly. (July, 2010).
"Almond hearts" and "The pleasures of mourning." The Legendary. (May, 2010).
"Beauty, Biltà." Lilliput Review. #175, June, 2010.
"Working for my Baby," "The Veteran," "My Mother Slept a Lot," and "Sometimes Starting is Enough." States
of Mind. Winter/Spring, 2010.
"out of this world" and "the dream tickets." from east to west. (Spring, 2010).
Fracking Way." Short, Fast, and Deadly. (May, 2010).
"Criseyde in Spain." Chronicle of Higher Education. (April 19, 2010)
"Summer Comes Again." Tongues of the Ocean. April, 2010.
"Road to Albany." Schlock. March, 2010.
"Snow." Inter-Board Poetry Competition, 2nd place, Jan., 2010.
"Post Card from Texas." Literary
Bohemian. Feb. 2010.
"Chrysanthemum" and "Shoes Outside the Door." Apparatus Magazine. 1:6. , Dec., 2009.
"Pin" and "Pinned." All-World Wrestling Poetry—a collection of 52 wrestling poems. Dec., 2009.
"Kay's Kitchen." Thema. 21:3, p.83, 2009.
"divide the verbs." Lilliput Review. #164, July, 2008.
Sempronius." WORM40. [August,
"Boots" and "Snow Angels." WORM39. [March, 2007].
Lines included in "06/06/06: A Diary Project." Ithaca: 2Turtles, 2006.
"Pushkin's Gypsies and other poems." Reading (with Jon Frankel) at Cornell University's Johnson Museum. March 13, 1994.
"How-To Stories." Reading (with the Feminist Writing Workshop) on WVBR Radio. February 6, 1994.
Translations of Bernart de Ventadourn. Set to music by Mark Simon. 1992.
Baker, Annals of Scholarship, DISCARDS, The
New Yorker, April 4, 1994, p. 64-
Cited at the end of the "Eleanor Holmes Norton" episode of She The People, #26, December 7, 2017, regarding the "Gwendolyn Brooks" episode #15, July 20, 2017.
McAdden, Maggie. Interview for Get Your Green Back Tompkins. May 9, 2019.
Articles and Reviews:
"A review of Perdido by Elaine Terranova," Mom Egg Review. (March 12, 2019).
"A review of We Have Been Lucky in the Midst of Misfortune by Sarah Stern," Compulsive Reader. (March 4, 2019).
"A review of Deconstructing America by Chaithanya Sohan and Shaima Adin," Compulsive Reader. (February 6, 2019).
"Maggie Gee's Virginia Woolf in Manhattan," Mom Egg Review. (February 1, 2019).
"Reply to John Kerry," New York Times. (December 26, 2018).
"Lisa Bellamy's The Northway," Compulsive Reader. (December 2, 2018).
"Jessy Randall's How To Tell If You Are Human," Mom Egg Review. (November 27, 2018).
"Paige Riehl's Suspension," Mom Egg Review. (October 2, 2018).
"Louise Bourgeois, Midwife to the Queen of France: Diverse Observations," Translated by Stephanie O’Hara. Edited by Alison Klairmont Lingo." Mom Egg Review. (August 6, 2018).
"White Dancing Elephants," by Chaya Bhuvaneswar," Mom Egg Review. (June 7, 2018).
"The Doll Collection," by Diane Lockward," Mom Egg Review. (July 7, 2017).
"Mother May I by Tina Parker," Mom Egg Review. (July 9, 2016).
"Reliquary of Debt by Wendy Vardaman," Portage Magazine. (Spring, 2016).
"Sisters and Courtesans by Anna M. Evans," Portage Magazine. (Spring, 2016).
"With the People from the Bridge by Dimitris Lyacos," Portage Magazine. (Spring, 2015).
"Credo for the Checkout Line in Winter by Maryann Corbett," Portage Magazine. (Spring, 2015).
"Presences by Caroline Collins," Portage Magazine. (Spring, 2015).
"John Elsberg and Eric Greinke's All This Dark." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 111. (Spring, 2013).
"Richard Fein's The Required Accompanying Cover Letter." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 111. (Spring, 2013).
Review of My Champagne Waltz by Eve Packer and Stephanie Stone. July 12, 2014.
"Maryann Corbett's Breath Control." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 109. (July, 2012).
Ellis's Recess." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).
Stoykova 's The Air Around the Butterfly." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).
Easy Marks." Verse
VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).
Kovac 's Untitled." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).
Corbett's Dissonance." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 104. (Fall, 2010).
West's Cherma." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 104. (Fall, 2010).
Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 101. (Winter, 2010).
Aubade and In the First Place." Verse
Wisconsin. VWOnline 101. (Winter, 2010).
in with Sharon Olds." nabanassar. Oct. 4, 2007.
to David Lehman." nabanassar. June 16, 2007.
"Hometown Games." Ithaca Journal. June 2, 2007.
to Charles Bernstein." nabanassar. Feb. 20, 2007.
Waza Style." Ithaca Times. March 15, 2006.
Shelf Life." Ithaca Times. Jan. 2, 1998.
Tape." Ithaca Times. December 18, 1997.
for Digital Libraries." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly.
Vol. 22:3/4 (1996): 59-73. A preliminary and somewhat devil's advocate view
of cataloging norms.
the Internet." McJournal: The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship.
1993. Available as http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/v1n2/brugger.html
Acquisitions and the Quality Database: A Response." Library Acquisitions:
Practice and Theory. Vol. 16 (1992): 79-83.
NISO (National Information Standards Organization's) Holdings Standard Works:
The Findings of an Investigation at CUNY, 1989." Serials Librarian, 20:2/3
Annual Meeting." ALCTS Newsletter. 2:1 (1991): 2-3.
Standards Work: The Next Frontier." Library Resources & Technical Services.
34:2 (1990): 139-157.
in America: Who Are They?" Ethnic Forum. 8:1 (1988):86-93.
articles in Literary Exile in the Twentieth Century. Martin Tucker,
ed. New York, NY: Greenwood, 1991. Bibliography upon request.
articles in American Reference Books Annual. Littleton, CO: Libraries
of Jeannetta Boswell's Theodore Dreiser and the Critics, 1911-1982: A
Bibliography with Selective Annotations. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1986.
of Edgar E. MacDonald and Tonette Bond Inge's Ellen Glasgow: A Reference
Guide. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1986. p. 448-449.
of Harry Edwin Eiss' Dictionary of Language Games, Puzzles, and Amusements.
Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986. p. 419.
of Geoffrey K. Pullum and William A. Ladusaw's Phonetic Symbol Guide.
Chicago, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1986. p. 420.
of Harry Shaw's Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions. New
York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1987. p. 421.
of Jacek Fisiak's A Bibliography of Writings for the History of the English
Language. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: Walter De Gruyter, 1987. p. 374.
of Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases. London: Longman,
Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852 repr., London: Bloomsbury; distr., Detroit:
Gale, 1987. p. 390.
of Trude Wurz's Anne Morrow Lindbergh: The Literary Reputation: A Primary
and Annotated Secondary Bibliography. New York, NY: Garland, 1988. p.
of David L. Middleton's Toni Morrison: An Annotated Bibliography.
New York, NY: Garland, 1987. p. 434.
of Bruce Kellner's A Gertrude Stein Companion: Content With Example.
Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1988. p. 436.
of Forrest Houlette's Nineteenth Century Rhetoric: An Enumerative Bibliography.
New York, NY: Garland, 1989. p.419.
of Emmanuel Molho's The Dictionary Catalogue. 2nd. ed. New York,
NY: French & European Publications, 1989. p. 420.
of Stan Malless and Jeff McQuain's The Elements of English: A Glossary
of Basic Terms... 2nd. ed. Lanham, MD: Madison Books; distr., Lanham,
MD: National Book Network, 1988. p. 422.
of Harold Lemay, Sid Lerner, and Marian Taylor's The New Words Dictionary.
Rev. ed. New York, NY: Ballantine/Random House, 1988. p. 426.
of Adrian Room's Dictionary of Contrasting Pairs. New York, NY: Routledge,
Chapman & Hall, 1988. p. 431.
of Patrick R. Dewey's Fax for Libraries. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1990.
of Margaret L. Carter's The Vampire in Literature: A Critical Bibliography.
Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1989. p. 458.
of Gay Swift's The Batsford Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques.
London: B.T. Batsford, distr., North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square/David
& Charles, c1984. p. 383.
of Philip Morris and Geoff Weston's Directory of Translators and Translating
Agencies in the United Kingdom. 2nd. ed. Munich: K.G. Saur, 1990. p.
of Ella Whitehead's John Lehmann's `New Writing': An Author-Index 1936-1950.
Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellon Press, 1990. p. 489.
of The GRANTS Subject Authority Guide. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1991.
of Ludwig W. Adamec's Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Metuchen,
NJ: Scarecrow, 1991. p. 57.
of Patricia M. Herbert's Burma. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1991.
of Margaret Hobbie's Italian American Material Culture: A Dictionary
of Collections, Sites, and Festivals in the United States and Canada.
Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1992. p. 182.
of Laurence A. Canter and Martha S. Siegel's The Insider's Guide to Successful
U.S. Immigration: Discover How to Make the Immigration Act Work For You.
New York, NY: Harper Perennial/Harper Collins, 1992. p. 247.
of Ian Rowland's Timor, Including the Islands of Roti and Ndao. Santa
Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1992. p. 47.
of Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York, NY:
Harper Collins, 1993. p. 439.
of Janis Lull's The Metaphysical Poets: A Chronology. New York, NY:
G.K. Hall, 1994. p. 529.
of Isobel V. Morin's Women of the U.S. Congress. Minneapolis, MN:
Oliver Press, 1994. p. 316.
of Webster's New World Vest Pocket Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York,
NY: Macmillan/Simon & Schuster, 1994. p. 446.
of The Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: Oxford
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of Anna Hart's Knowledge Acquisition for Expert Systems. New York:
McGraw-Hill, 1986. p. 81.
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for CTS." Kaleidoscope. 4:4 (1995)1-2. About the infrastructure upgrade
in Central Technical Services.
Debates." Kaleidoscope. 2:5 (1993):1-3. An article on ergonomics.
The newsletter editor gave it that title.
(Serials Industry Systems Advisory Council) News. Major contributor
to this newsletter, the focus of which was a standardized, barcoded representation
of issue and article information. Vol. 5-6 (1990-1991).
Najibullah Won't Go On a Diet," Afghanistan Forum. 16:6 (1988):18.
Newsletter. Co-Editor. New York branch of the Association of College
and Research Libraries.
Newsletter. Editor. Nos. 2-5 (1984-1986). Louisiana branch of the Association
of College and Research Libraries.
- 5/19/2019. Sacred Root Kava Bar Sharing and Listening Space Spring Showcase.
- 5/18/2019. Reading at MER 17 (Mom Egg Review 17) Launch Party, The Poet's House.
- 2/23/2019. "Troubadours of Type." A reading at Tompkins County Public Library from Fool along with readings from the 5 other Troubadours.
- 6/02/2018. Reading at MER 16 (Mom Egg Review 16) Launch Party, The Poet's House.
- 3/06/2018. "Talking Elizabeth Stady Canton." A reading at Lifelong. From From NY Votes for Women: A Suffrage Centennial Anthology
- 4/22/2017. "Bikes Are For Everybody" at the Ithaca Climate Day Fair, Press Bay Alley."
- 4/2/2017. Reading at MER 15 (Mom Egg Review 15) Launch Party, Le Poisson Rouge
- 3/22/2017. "Immaculate." A reading at Lifelong. From From the Fingerlakes: Poetry Anthology
- 2/2/2015. We are All Well: The Letters of Nora Hall, Reading at Buffalo Street Books
- 4/23/2014. Reading at MER 12 (Mom Egg Review 12) Launch Party, Le Poisson Rouge
- 4/21/2013. Reading at MER 11 (Mom Egg Review 11) Launch Party, Le Poisson Rouge
- 10/13/2008. Interview of Gerald
Democratic Socialists of America Presents #370: Education: Politics and Reform".
- 5/12/2008. Interview of Josh
Bornstein and Scott Perez.
Democratic Socialists of America Presents #350:"School Board Election
- 10/29/2000. "The Gates Grant
at New York Public Libraries." News Center 7.
Los Alamos National Laboratory. J. Robert Oppenheimer Study Center. Series
of presentations on authorities work, covering USMARC and AACR2R conventions.
Substantial paper documentation supplied at each session.
Medical Library Association. Upstate New York/Ontario Chapter. October 12,
1995. Paper entitled "What's in a Name?" about standardized naming and addressing
conventions appropriate to networked information retrieval.
American Library Association (114th: June, 1995: Chicago, Ill.) Computer Files
Discussion Group. Paper entitled "URN's" about possible directions for the
Uniform Resource Name, a standard being developed within the Internet Engineers
American Library Association (112th: June, 1993: New Orleans, La.) Computer
Files Discussion Group. Paper entitled, "Cataloging Internet Resources"
about using USMARC conventions to represent networked objects.
Cornell University Library training sessions on the national standards for
authorities work within the context of the local authorities module.
American Library Association (110th: June, 1990: Atlanta, Ga.) Computer
Files Discussion Group. Paper entitled "Cataloging Computer Files as Preservation
Media," a discussion of the applicability of multiple version conventions
to preservation digitizations.
NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group) Conference. Formal presentation
at a workshop entitled "SISAC (Serials Industry Systems Advisory Council)
and You," intended to generate consumer demand for the SISAC barcode.
American Poetry Society. 2019-
PEN America. 2019-
Society for Technical Communications. 2004-2006, 2011.
American Medical Writers
Library Association. 1999-2000.
Library Association. 1997-2000.
for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC).
Authority Task Group. 1994-1995.
Committee on Library Automation. 1994-1995.
Library Association. 1982-2000
of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). 1982-1990.
Chapter. Newsletter Editor. 1984-1986.
York Chapter. Co-Newsletter Editor. 1986-1987.
for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). 1982-1996.
on Serials Standards. Member. 1988-1990, 1991-1992.Chair. 1990-1991.
Files Discussion Group. Machine Readable Bibliographic Information (MARBI)
and Information Technology Association (LITA). 1990-1993.
Standards for Library Automation Committee (TESLA). Intern. 1991-1992.
American Serials Interest Group (NASIG). Member. 1988-1991.
Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc. (OLAC). Member. 1991-1996.
Industry Systems Advisory Committee (SISAC). Member. 1988-1989. Chair. 1990-1991.
Serials Section/Book Industry Study Group Preconference Planning Co-Chair:
Electronic Data Interchange and the Library. 1990-1991.
French, Italian, Russian
-- Read and speak.
Spanish -- Studying now.
Burmese, Arabic, German, Latin, Japanese, Swedish -- Once studied.
Microsoft Office. Microsoft Project.
Adobe Creative Suite.
2016 - EbikeIthaca. Steering Committee.
2009-2011. WazaFLO New York,
2008-2009 Tompkins County United Soccer Club. Publicist. U16B Manager.
2008. New Roots School. Web work.
2008-2009. Ithaca High School. Open House Program.
2007. Old Hundred Nursing Home.
1999-2004. Cayuga Heights Elementary School. English language writing tutor.
2000-2006. Ithaca Youth Soccer Club. Coach (2000). Manager (2001-2005). Board
2004. City of Ithaca. Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Member.