Librarian

Jacob R. Elert
4905 Limer Street
Blairsville, GA 30512
(706) 439-2697

Skills And Qualifications

Professional Reference Librarian committed to excellent patron service. Constantly seeking ways to improve citizen’s library experience. Highly organized with an eye for detail. Create effective and enticing book displays and seek continual education to remain on the cutting edge of library science and emerging literature. Avid reader and well-travelled.

Education

Glen Cross College, Blairsville, GA

Masters, Library Science

Douglas College, Blairsville, GA

Bachelor of Arts, French

Work History And Areas Of Related Expertise

City Public Library, Blairsville, GA

1995 – Present
Adult Services Librarian
• Use INFOTRAC, Novelist, “Galaxy”, SIRS Researcher, Galenet, OCLC First search and other databases to assist patrons in all reference searches.
• Oversee the 300-900 section of the library.
• Research current literature to make effective recommendations to patrons.
• Assist director when needed.
• Create new book displays for the children’s department
• Write a “bookworm” feature for the local newspaper.
• Attend all staff meetings to coordinate with colleagues.
• Help with computer related questions.
• Work in the children’s department once a week.

Methodist Church Library, Blairsville, GA

1989 – Present
Church Librarian
• Make selections for inspiring and motivational materials for purchase for the church library.
• Use Dewey numbers to catalog materials.
• Oversee an inventory of 4000+ items.
• Host weekly book club for teens.
• Coordinate library volunteers.

Blairsville Public Library, Blairsville, GA

1980 – 1989
Education Department Reference Librarian
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