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SUSHMA GUPTA --  Resume

EXPERIENCE

Sep.’95 – Jan. '99     Librarian - Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), Southfield, MI (USA)

May.’95 - Mar.’96     Cataloger and Bibliographer - W. P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (USA).

Sep.’94 - Aug.’95     Research Assistant - Library and Information Science Program, Wayne State University, Detroit (USA).

Mar.’92 - Mar.’93     Documentalist - Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho, Roma (Lesotho).

Jan.’89 - Feb.’92      Assistant Librarian - Institute of Ethiopian Studies Library, Addis Ababa  University, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).

Apr.’79 - Oct.’88    College Librarian - Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan (Nigeria).

TRAINING

Oct.  '87                   Certificate in Documentation (Oct.’87 - a five week training program), International Documentation Center (IDOC), Rome (Italy).

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in WordPerfect 6.0 for Windows. MS Office 2000 (Access, Excel, Word), Hypertext,

Internet Search. Proficient in printed and Electronic Information Sources; computerized Database Searching on CD-ROM (SCISEARCH), On-line (DIALOG) and Internet resources.

Proficient in HTML language.

EDUCATION

M. L. I. S. (Library and Information Science), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (USA). 1995
M. L. S. (Library Science), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, (Nigeria). 1978
M. A. (Economics), Agra University, Dehra Dun, (India). 1966
M. A. (Sociology), Agra University, Aligarh, (India). 1962

PUBLICATIONS

35 publications in recognized, professional and reputed journals, several unpublished papers in conference proceedings, indexes and bibliographies.

AWARDS

Dean’s Merit Scholarship Award (Wayne State University), 1994.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Decimal Classification System: a Bibliography for the Period 1878-1994" Published by OCLC/Forest Press on their Web page - June 1995 at http://www.oclc.org/dewey/about/bibliography

CONFERENCES

Participated in several national and international Conferences, Workshops and Seminars; many with papers.

LANGUAGES

Proficient in English and Hindi (writing, reading and speaking).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Librarian -- Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), Southfield. (9/95 – 1/99) 3 years

  • Organizing existing book and non-book material.
  • Establishing a functional automated library system.
  • Developing databases for easy information retrieval using MS Access.
  • Archival Management through MS Access

Cataloger and Bibliographer - Walter P. Reuther Library, WSU, Detroit. (5/95 - 3/96) 1 year

  • Working on MICROCON project through OCLC.
  • Cataloging and editing on-line bibliographic records in MARC format.
  • Preparing a pathfinder for information storage and retrieval.

Research Assistant - Library and Information Science Program, WSU, Detroit. (9/94 - 4/95) year

  • Assisting faculty in bibliographic and literature search.
  • Searching electronic databases - CD-ROMs and on-line.
  • Editing various teaching and research material for the faculty.

Documentalist - Institute of Southern African Studies, NUL, Roma (Lesotho). (3/92 - 3/93) 1 year

  • Acquisition, collection, original cataloging, indexing and abstracting of grey literature to produce and publish "Lesotho Index" - a computerized abstracting service with international distribution to over 150 subscribers.
  • Sale, promotion and distribution of ISAS publications.
  • Constructed several Databases using CDS/ISIS - a DBMS program by UNESCO.
  • User orientation and training of supportive staff for professional skills.
  • Archival management.

Assistant Librarian - Institute of Ethiopian Studies, AAU, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). (1/89 - 2/92) 3+ years

  • Original cataloging of all types of printed and non print materials.
  • Compilation of indexes, cumulative indexes and bibliographies which were regularly used in the Library and have been published for wider circulation.
  • Documentation work and services including SDI services to researchers.
  • Archival management.

 College Librarian - Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan (Nigeria).  (4/79 - 10/88) 9 years

  • Management and Administration of Library resources, services and personnel.
  • Selection, acquisition and technical processing of all Library materials.
  • Provision of reference and documentation services to various users at all levels.
  • Periodic preparation and submission of Management and Library statistical reports.
  • Professional training of supporting staff of the Library, and students from the Department of Library Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficient in :-

  • MS Office 2000 (Access, Excel, Word)
  • Athena - Library Software
  • Netscape Communicator and IBM Explorer browsers
  • Internet Search
  • E-mail

Experience in :-

  • Other Microsoft products [MS Publisher 97, MS PowerPoint 97]
  • Web page design / HTML Language (XML, XHTML, XSL, CSS)

Courses Attended :-

  • MS SQL Server 7.0 in Oct 1998
  • Office 97 in May 1997
  • EDI 101 (from AIAG) in 1996
  • MS Access 2.0 for Windows (Introduction) in Dec 1995

This Resume was prepared in May 1999. After that I took voluntary retirement and started penning for this web site, so nothing is much relevant now. Since then I have been working on this web site only.

 

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