Friday, January 16, 2009

Brief Vita for Librarianship Positions

January, 2009

Martha M. Smith (Marti)

  • Enthusiastic people person
  • Experienced in public speaking, in change and conflict management, in marketing, in grant writing and fundraising
  • Expertise in electronic resources, social networking, and online education
  • Knowledgeable about local, regional, national, and global library services, associations, and practices

Contact Information:

Marti Smith

13E Fairway Road

Reading, PA, 19607

Phone: 610-775-4914; Cell: 610-772-1632


Professional Blog:

Professional Work Experience

Dean of Library and Educational Services, Alvernia College (now University), Reading, PA, 2006- May, 2008

Auxiliary Associate Professor and Director of Distance Education for the Library and Information Science Curriculum, The College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2002- 2006

Director of Distance Education—Philadelphia Campus and Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Library Science, Clarion University, Clarion, PA, 2001-2002

Assistant Professor and Director of the Doctoral Program, The Palmer School of Library and Information Science, Long Island University, Brookville, NY, 1998-2001

Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 1997-1998

Director and Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University, on the campus of IUSB, South Bend, IN, 1995-1997

Director of the Library, Saint Mary's College, Raleigh, NC, 1984-1995

Director of the Library, North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, NC, 1983-1984


Ph.D. in Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1996

Ph.D. in Religion (Biblical Studies), Duke University, 1980

M.S.L.S. University of North Carolina, 1972

M. Div. The Divinity School, Duke University, 1970

B.A. (History) Duke University, 1967

Memberships and Associations

Berks County Library Association

Pennsylvania Library Association

Special Library Association


References noted separately.