2008

North Suburban Library System

In-House Delivery Service Consultation

Evaluated delivery system and provided recommendations for reducing costs and planning for increases in volume while reducing staff costs.

2007-2008

King County Library System

Software Requirements Specifications for Integrated Library System

Developed software requirements specification for integrated library system to be developed on open source platform such as Evergreen. This document served as the roadmap for KCLS development efforts over the next several years.

2008

Metrowest Massachusetts Regional Library System

Statewide Delivery and Sort Consultation

Evaluated delivery operations of all six regional systems and made recommendations for optimizing services including integrating delivery operation with library system software, consolidating delivery systems and automating sort. The Final Report and Recommendations related to sorting, labeling, and workflow were also included.

2000-2008

Infopeople

Technology Consultant

Managed numerous projects including rolling out computer labs, and establishing and managing the webcast program. Developed and delivered workshops on Computer and Internet Troubleshooting. Developed and delivered numerous webcasts on filtering and RFID. See Infopeople website for archived training material and webinars.

2008

King County Library System

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Library Sorters

Compared costs and benefits of materials handling operations between two library branches that differed only in how they used automated systems to get the work done. Demonstrated a significant savings for library using automated materials return system.

2008

Palo Alto City Library

Materials Handling and RFID Analysis

Conducted materials handling analysis. Provided recommendations and projected payback periods for implementing automated materials handling and RFID technologies.

2004-2007

San Francisco Law Library

Public Access Computing Consultation

Configured desktops for public use including setting up security, installing and configuring applications and establishing backup and cloning system. Providing ongoing support as needed.

2006-2007

Rural Initiative

Resource Round-Up

The mission of the Rural Initiative Resources Clearinghouse (Resource Roundup) is to create and maintain an online archive of resources to support California's rural public library directors and staff in serving their public mission more efficiently. By seeking out and sharing examples of commonly needed documents, materials, and programs in all aspects of library operations and services, the Clearinghouse benefits rural libraries by eliminating the need to "reinvent the wheel" for every new policy, practice, procedure or project needed at the local level.

2006-2007

Santa Clara County Library

Public Access Computing Evaluation

Assisted with the evaluation of the public access computing system and worked with staff on selection and procurement.

2007

Contra Costa County Library

Automated Materials Handling and RFID Consultation

Recommended automated materials handling system for libraries under construction, provided recommendations on use of RFID and bar code technologies.