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R.T. Wilson

Librarian

Murfreesboro, TN

me at rtwilson.info

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Mission Statement

My job as a Systems Librarian:

    Use technology to reduce barriers to resources for all.
    Use technology to enhance and improve the quality and experience of finding and using resources.
    Use reporting and analytics to tell the story of my library and its value to my community.
    Ensure technology doesn’t itself become a barrier to resources for any individual or group of my community.


Research Interests

    Trends in Library Systems & Management
    Data Analytics & Visualization for Collection Assessment, Outreach, and Student Success
    E-Resource Management, Discovery, and Metadata
    Open Source Software Development & Library Systems


know-how

Library Systems

90%

Electronic Resources Management, Metadata & Discovery

80%

Data Analytics & Reporting

75%

Emerging Trends in Tech and Libraries

70%

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Systems Librarian
Middle Tennessee State University | Murfreesboro, Tennessee
July 2018 - current

Associate Librarian, Head of Emerging Technologies & Systems
Bridgewater State University | Bridgewater, Massachusetts
May 2016 - July 2018

Senior Implementation Program Manager
OCLC | Dublin, Ohio
June 2015 - May 2016

Lead Technical Analyst, Customer Support
OCLC | Dublin, Ohio
May 2014 - June 2015

Consulting Support Analyst
OCLC | Dublin, Ohio
May 2013 - April 2014

Library Tech & Systems Specialist
Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools | Nashville, Tennessee
May 2012 - May 2013

Education

Drexel University
2013-2015

M.S. Library and Information Science


Middle Tennessee State University
2010-2011

M.S. Computer Information Systems


Middle Tennessee State University
2005-2008

B.S. Mass Communication - Photography