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.


Quality Manager, Performance Systems Development, 2011-2021.

Freelance Writer, Editor, Tutor, 2007—

Teacher Aide, TST BOCES, 2011.

  • Work in the Summer School program (Second and Third grade special education).

Substitute Teacher, Ithaca City School District, 2011.

  • Substitute in classrooms at all levels throughout the District.

Marketing Communications, MCCI, 2006—2011.

  • Write, edit, and manage collateral to support current sales initiatives.
  • Create, manage, and maintain Marketing Intranet, and Corporate Intranet to enhance access and retrieval of mission-critical informatio.
  • Write news articles and product pages.
  • Consult 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.
  • Write press releases.
  • Manage trade show projects and product demonstrations in international, context-aware arenas.
  • Design 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, MCCI, 2005—2006.

  • Analyze staffing needs, write job descriptions, post advertisements, screen and interview candidates.
  • Manage matters pertaining to visa status changes.
  • Perform research as requested and present information to upper management.
  • Interpret financial records. Write letters to providers.
  • Test customer resource management software.
  • Write and communicate company policies.

Technical Writer, Pathlight, 2000, ADIC, 2000—2005.

  • Produce user-facing materials in both analog and digital formats using single-source code.
    • 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.
    • Design and produce graphics for text materials, CD faces, and CD inserts.
  • Create document templates. Design publications workflow and procedures. Collaborate on the team style guide.
  • Send documents to translation. Provide quality review for translations.
  • Test 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.

  • Provide support for FLLS automated systems, especially the Windows LANs and NT servers. Some UNIX experience.
  • Troubleshoot, 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.
  • Develop grant proposals and serve as project director for successful applications.
  • Assess emerging electronic resources and develop appropriate proposals.
  • Help develop a telecommunications infrastructure congruent with the needs of the System.

Authorities Process Owner, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1996—1997.

  • Ownership of the authorities process.
  • Develop proposals and sign contracts for approved outsourcing of authorities work and other cataloging support services

Database Designer Santa Fe Kiva Fireplace Manufacturing, Inc., 1996.

  • Develop record and file structures for integrated, multi-module business application using FoxPro.
  • Enter 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.
  • Revolutionize 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.
  • Maintain records and produce documentation throughout. Developed a home page for Central Technical Services using HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) and CGI (Common Gateway Interface) conventions.
  • Participate in OCLC-sponsored research project (pre-Dublin Core) on metadata for AV materials.

Catalog Management and Authorities Librarian, Cornell University, 1990—1994.

  • Oversee a unit of 4 staff members that made corrections to holding information in the library catalog.
  • Oversee a unit of 6 staff members that corrected the format of headings used in the library catalog. Contract with vendors for the automated correction of headings.
  • Manage 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.

  • Catalog 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.

2005. Tompkins Cortland Community College. 4 hours. Accounting.

2004-2005. www.sessions.edu. 15L. Graphic Design.

1995-1997. Cornell University. 15 hours. Burmese, French, and Italian.

1988-1989. Graduate Center, City University of New York. 9 hours. Comparative Literature.

1988. City College, City University of New York. MASTER OF ARTS. English.

1986. University of New Orleans. 3 hours. French.

1982. Emory University. MASTER OF LIBRARIANSHIP.

1978. University of Iowa. Russian. 18 hours. 1977-1978

1974-1977. University of Iowa. BACHELOR OF ARTS. Russian major. Cum laude.

1975. Indiana University. Russian. 10 hours.

1972-1973. University of Northern Iowa. Psychology. 33 hours.



Young, John and Judith Swann. Stickman. John F. Young, 2019.

Swann, Judy. Fool. Kelsay Books, 2019.

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.

Rajec, Elizabeth. 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.

Poetry, Fiction:

"The Cancer Fairy." The Bourgeon Poetry Anthology. Forthcoming 2021.

"I'm Not Nuts," "She Consoles Me," and "Sometimes When I'm On," in Through The Looking Glass: Reflecting on Madness and Chaos Within, Indie Blue Publishing. 2021.

"Jane, His Wife," Drunk Monkeys. April 13, 2020.

"I am the Woman," Heretics, Lovers, and Madmen. September 26, 2019.

"My Mother's Secret Garden," The Whisper and the Roar: A Feminist Literary Collective (& outlaw poets swearing). August 13, 2019.

"When God Was a Woman," Brave and Reckless. August 9, 2019.

"The Ontology Of Elizabeth Grosz," Conclave 2019. p.22.

"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.

"A Love Poem to my Job." Verse Wisconsin. Issue 103. (July, 2010).

"Gettin' It." Tilt Literary Magazine. June, 2006.

"Corpses." Soundzine. 12: 2011.

"Macabrerie : 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).

"Kissing You After Your Shower." Cliterature. Vol. 17. (Fall, 2010).

"Grumpy." "Slowly the Luculence." Midwest Literary Magazine. ("Green", Sept., 2010).

"You 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).

"No 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 Poetrya collection of 52 wrestling poems. Dec., 2009.

"Kay's Kitchen." Thema. 21:3, p.83, 2009.

"divide the verbs." Lilliput Review. #164, July, 2008.

"Navigating Sempronius." WORM40. [August, 2007].

"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.

Quoted in:

Nicholson Baker, Annals of Scholarship, “DISCARDS,” The New Yorker, April 4, 1994, p. 64-

Cited in Carole Mertz's interview in Women on Writing. February, 2020.

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 Ebullience & Other Poems by Bhupender K Bhardwaj," Compulsive Reader. (July 26, 2019).

"A review of The Man Who Cant Die by Jon Frankel," Compulsive Reader. (June 8, 2019).

"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 OHara. 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).

"R. Vergil Ellis's Recess." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).

"Katerina Stoykova 's The Air Around the Butterfly." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).

"Gail White's Easy Marks." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).

"Richard Kovac 's Untitled." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 105. (March, 2011).

"Maryann Corbett's Dissonance." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 104. (Fall, 2010).

"Jacqueline West's Cherma." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 104. (Fall, 2010).

"Eric Greinke's Kayak Lessons." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 101. (Winter, 2010).

"Judy Kolosso's Aubade and In the First Place." Verse Wisconsin. VWOnline 101. (Winter, 2010).

"Hanging in with Sharon Olds." nabanassar. Oct. 4, 2007.

"Introduction to David Lehman." nabanassar. June 16, 2007.

"Hometown Games." Ithaca Journal. June 2, 2007.

"Introduction to Charles Bernstein." nabanassar. Feb. 20, 2007.

"Kicks: Waza Style." Ithaca Times. March 15, 2006.

"Extended Shelf Life." Ithaca Times. Jan. 2, 1998.

"Red Tape." Ithaca Times. December 18, 1997.

Library Articles:

"Cataloging for Digital Libraries." Cataloging & Classification Quarterly. Vol. 22:3/4 (1996): 59-73. A preliminary and somewhat devil's advocate view of cataloging norms.
"Cataloging the Internet." McJournal: The Journal of Academic Media Librarianship. 1993. Available as http://wings.buffalo.edu/publications/mcjrnl/v1n2/brugger.html
"Automated Acquisitions and the Quality Database: A Response." Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory. Vol. 16 (1992): 79-83.

"How the NISO (National Information Standards Organization's) Holdings Standard Works: The Findings of an Investigation at CUNY, 1989." Serials Librarian, 20:2/3 (1991): 17-30.

"NISO Annual Meeting." ALCTS Newsletter. 2:1 (1991): 2-3.
"Serials Standards Work: The Next Frontier." Library Resources & Technical Services. 34:2 (1990): 139-157.
"Afghans in America: Who Are They?" Ethnic Forum. 8:1 (1988):86-93.
Encyclopedia articles:
7 articles in Literary Exile in the Twentieth Century. Martin Tucker, ed. New York, NY: Greenwood, 1991. Bibliography upon request.
Review articles in American Reference Books Annual. Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited,
1987 Review of Jeannetta Boswell's Theodore Dreiser and the Critics, 1911-1982: A Bibliography with Selective Annotations. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1986. p. 448.
Review of Edgar E. MacDonald and Tonette Bond Inge's Ellen Glasgow: A Reference Guide. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1986. p. 448-449.
Review of Harry Edwin Eiss' Dictionary of Language Games, Puzzles, and Amusements. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986. p. 419.
Review of Geoffrey K. Pullum and William A. Ladusaw's Phonetic Symbol Guide. Chicago, Univ. of Chicago Press, 1986. p. 420.
Review of Harry Shaw's Dictionary of Problem Words and Expressions. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1987. p. 421.
Review 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.
Review 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.
Review of Trude Wurz's Anne Morrow Lindbergh: The Literary Reputation: A Primary and Annotated Secondary Bibliography. New York, NY: Garland, 1988. p. 432.
Review of David L. Middleton's Toni Morrison: An Annotated Bibliography. New York, NY: Garland, 1987. p. 434.
Review of Bruce Kellner's A Gertrude Stein Companion: Content With Example. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1988. p. 436.
Review of Forrest Houlette's Nineteenth Century Rhetoric: An Enumerative Bibliography. New York, NY: Garland, 1989. p.419.
Review of Emmanuel Molho's The Dictionary Catalogue. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: French & European Publications, 1989. p. 420.
Review 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.
Review of Harold Lemay, Sid Lerner, and Marian Taylor's The New Words Dictionary. Rev. ed. New York, NY: Ballantine/Random House, 1988. p. 426.
Review of Adrian Room's Dictionary of Contrasting Pairs. New York, NY: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1988. p. 431.
Review of Patrick R. Dewey's Fax for Libraries. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1990. p. 242.
Review of Margaret L. Carter's The Vampire in Literature: A Critical Bibliography. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1989. p. 458.
Review 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.
Review 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. 410.
Review of Ella Whitehead's John Lehmann's `New Writing': An Author-Index 1936-1950. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellon Press, 1990. p. 489.
Review of The GRANTS Subject Authority Guide. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1991. p. 266.
Review of Ludwig W. Adamec's Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1991. p. 57.
Review of Patricia M. Herbert's Burma. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1991. p. 58
Review 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.
Review 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.
Review of Ian Rowland's Timor, Including the Islands of Roti and Ndao. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1992. p. 47.
Review of Funk & Wagnalls Standard Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: Harper Collins, 1993. p. 439.
Review of Janis Lull's The Metaphysical Poets: A Chronology. New York, NY: G.K. Hall, 1994. p. 529.
Review of Isobel V. Morin's Women of the U.S. Congress. Minneapolis, MN: Oliver Press, 1994. p. 316.
Review of Webster's New World Vest Pocket Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: Macmillan/Simon & Schuster, 1994. p. 446.
Review of The Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary. 2nd. ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1994. p. 469.
Review articles in Library and Information Science Annual. Littleton, CO: Libraries Unlimited,
Review of Library Systems Evaluation Guide: Cataloging. Volume 7. Powell, OH: James E. Rush, 1985. p. 80.
Review of Anna Hart's Knowledge Acquisition for Expert Systems. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. p. 81.
Review of Christopher Turner's Organizing Information: Principles and Practice. London: Clive Bingley; distr., Chicago: American Library Association, 1987. p. 155.
"PCs for CTS." Kaleidoscope. 4:4 (1995)1-2. About the infrastructure upgrade in Central Technical Services.
"Seated Debates." Kaleidoscope. 2:5 (1993):1-3. An article on ergonomics. The newsletter editor gave it that title.
SISAC (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).
"Why Najibullah Won't Go On a Diet," Afghanistan Forum. 16:6 (1988):18.
ACRL/NY Newsletter. Co-Editor. New York branch of the Association of College and Research Libraries.
ACRL/LA 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 Coles "Ithaca 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 '08".
  • 10/29/2000. "The Gates Grant at New York Public Libraries." News Center 7.
  • 1996. 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.
  • 1995. 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.
  • 1995. 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 Task Force.
  • 1993. 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.
  • 1992-1993. Cornell University Library training sessions on the national standards for authorities work within the context of the local authorities module.
  • 1990. 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.
  • 1990. 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 Association. 2005-2006.

Public Library Association. 1999-2000.

New York Library Association. 1997-2000.

Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC).
Subject Authority Task Group. 1994-1995. Standing Committee on Library Automation. 1994-1995.

American Library Association. 1982-2000 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). 1982-1990.
Louisiana Chapter. Newsletter Editor. 1984-1986.
New York Chapter. Co-Newsletter Editor. 1986-1987.

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS). 1982-1996.
Committee on Serials Standards. Member. 1988-1990, 1991-1992.Chair. 1990-1991.
Computer Files Discussion Group. Machine Readable Bibliographic Information (MARBI) reporter. 1993.

Library and Information Technology Association (LITA). 1990-1993. Technical Standards for Library Automation Committee (TESLA). Intern. 1991-1992. North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG). Member. 1988-1991.

Online Audiovisual Catalogers, Inc. (OLAC). Member. 1991-1996.

Serials Industry Systems Advisory Committee (SISAC). Member. 1988-1989. Chair. 1990-1991.
ALCTS 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, U16/U17/U18/U19 Manager.
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 (2005-2006).
2004. City of Ithaca. Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee. Member.