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About Kimberly Willson-St. Clair

Kimberly Willson-St. Clair holds a BA in English from Stetson University and an MA in Literature from the American University in Washington, D.C. She also holds an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Kimberly has presented about library outreach and instruction for international students, the first year experience and research models, as well as language acquisition through the research process. She has a keen interest in raptors and counts them with her husband annually for the Audubon Society. Kimberly is also a hatha yoga instructor. 

Positions

2011 - Present Reference and Instruction Librarian, Portland State University University Library
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2010 - 2011 University Development Coordinator, Portland State University University Library
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2007 - 2011 Public Relations Coordinator, Portland State University University Library
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2006 - 2007 Special Assistant to the University Librarian, Portland State University University Library
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2006 - 2006 Ereference Co-coordinator, Portland State University University Library
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2001 - 2004 Virtual Reference Coordinator, Portland State University University Library
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Grants

2007 - 2009 Oregon Authors Website
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) - 08-10-2m
Oregon Authors Website / Oregon Library Association
Role: subgrantee fiscal officer and project manager
Colleague(s): Sarah Beasley, principal investigator; Arthur Hendricks, technology manager; Michael Flakus and Matthew Eich, web developers
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2004 - 2004 Editor, OLA Quarterly: Knowledge Sharing & the Reference Experience, 10(2)
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Honors and Awards

  • With Meredith Farkas, Amy Hofer, and Lisa Molinelli. (June 2014). Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL). Instruction Section Innovation Award [for Library DIY]. American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas.
  • Oregon Library Association Salutes Award [for Oregon Authors Website]. (August 27, 2010).
  • With Brandon Barnett, Pamela Horan. L-net: Oregon statewide virtual reference, LSTA Marketing Team. (2005). Appointed by LSTA Advisory Board, Salem, Oregon. Received the tutor.com [virtual reference software company] 2006 marketing award.

Education

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2001 MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ‐ Graduate School of Library and Information Science
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1980 MA, American University ‐ Department of Literature
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1976 BA, Stetson University ‐ Department of English
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Articles (2)

Presentations (8)

Oregon Authors Website Lightning Talk. (May 8, 2009). L-net Summit, Portland, Oregon. https://vimeo.com/131718916

Books (1)

Online Learning Objects (1)