Vita

Mr. Kenneth R. Wierzbowski, MLS
Email: kwierzbo@brockport.edu
Website: http://www.kenwierzbowski.com

Education

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Master of Library Science. September 2009 – May 2011. Member of the Beta Phi Mu International Library & Information Studies Honor Society. GPA of 3.915.

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Bachelor of Arts, Film Studies. September 2002, September 2005 – September 2007. Graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors, member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. GPA of 3.764.

Licensures and Certifications

New York State Public Librarian Certification, University of the State of New York – New York State Education Department. (June 13, 2011 – June 13, 2016).

Professional Memberships

Association of College and Research Libraries. (September 5, 2012 – April 30, 2015).

State University of New York Librarians Association. (August 1, 2012 – Present).

American Library Association. (May 1, 2011 – April 30, 2015).


Professional Experience

Systems and Assessment Librarian, Drake Memorial Library, The College at Brockport – Brockport, NY, July 2012 – Present

Librarian I, The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Buffalo, NY, June 2011 – July 2012.
Librarian I, Lackawanna Public Library – Buffalo, NY, August-September 2011; – July 2012.


Professional Development Activities

Continuing Education Program, “Taking the Struggle Out of Statistics,” American Library Association. (April 6, 2015 – May 3, 2015).

Conference Attendance, “ACRL 2015,” Association of College and Research Libraries, Portland, Oregon. (March 25, 2015 – March 28, 2015).

Conference Attendance, “Publishing in Libraries,” The College at Brockport, Brockport, New York. (March 20, 2015).

Conference Attendance, “Ed Tech Day 2015,” Ithaca College. (March 19, 2015).

Conference Attendance, “SUNYLA Midwinter Online Conference 2015,” State University of New York Librarians Association. (January 30, 2015).

Workshop, “iPad Users Group,” Library, Information, & Technology Services. (November 8, 2012 – December 2014).

Conference Attendance, “The College at Brockport’s 14th Annual Diversity Conference,” The College at Brockport. (October 2, 2014).

Workshop, “Summon Web-Scale Discovery Training,” ProQuest (Serials Solutions). (August 7, 2014).

Librarian Team Leader, “ACRL’s Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success Program,” Association of College and Research Libraries. (April 2013 – July 2014).

Workshop, “Summon Administration Consoles Training,” ProQuest (Serials Solutions). (July 15, 2014).

Workshop, “Summon Data Optimization Training,” ProQuest (Serials Solutions). (July 11, 2014).

Workshop, “Client Center and 360 Core Training,” ProQuest (Serials Solutions). (July 7, 2014).

Conference Attendance, “ALA 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition,” American Library Association, Las Vegas, Nevada. (June 26, 2014 – June 29, 2014).

Conference Attendance, “SUNYLA 2014: Empire Collaborations,” State University of New York Librarians Association, Albany, New York. (June 9, 2014 – June 13, 2014).

Conference Attendance, “Promoting Scholarly Communication through Open Access Journals,” The College at Brockport. (March 28, 2014).

Webinar, “Digital Public Library of America [DPLA] – What does it mean for libraries?,” NY3Rs. (December 12, 2013).

Workshop, “Integrating E-books into Your Courses and Classroom,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. (November 1, 2013).

Workshop, “Promoting Scholarship with DigitalCommons@Brockport,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. (September 6, 2013).

Conference Attendance, “ALA 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition,” American Library Association, Chicago, Illinois. (June 27, 2013 – June 29, 2013).

Conference Attendance, “SUNYLA 2013: Opening Minds, Inspiring Tomorrow,” State University of New York Librarians Association, Buffalo, New York. (June 12, 2013 – June 14, 2013).

Conference Attendance, “ACRL 2013,” Association of College and Research Libraries, Indianapolis, Indiana. (April 10, 2013 – April 13, 2013).

Continuing Education Program, “Planning, Assessing, and Communicating Library Impact: Putting the Standards for Libraries in Higher Education into Action,” Association of College and Research Libraries. (February 4, 2013 – February 22, 2013).

Conference Attendance, “ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits,” American Library Association, Philadelphia, PA. (January 22, 2013 – January 24, 2013).

Workshop, “Improving Interactions with Students Outside the Classroom & Understanding the Digital Brain,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. (November 15, 2012).

Conference Attendance, “2012 Annual Conference and Trade Show,” New York Library Association, Saratoga Springs, New York. (November 8, 2012 – November 9, 2012).

Workshop, “Enhancing Excellence in Assessment: Being Successful with MSCHE Standards 7 & 14,” SUNY Council on Assessment (SCoA), Rochester, New York. (November 2, 2012).

Workshop, “Enhancing Teaching by Understanding How Our Students Learn,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. (September 23, 2012).


Teaching

Non-Credit Instruction

GEP100 Information Literacy Sessions, Drake Memorial Library. (September 26, 2012 – Present)


Research

Presentations Given

Wierzbowski, K. (Author Only), Spencer, E. (Presenter & Author), Scholars Day 2015, “3D Scanning at the Library Makerspace,” The College at Brockport. (April 8, 2015).

Dumuhosky, L. (Presenter & Author), Rath, L. T. (Author Only), Wierzbowski, K. (Author Only), ACRL Portland, “Libguides Guided: How Research and Collaboration Leads to Success,” Association of College and Research Libraries, Portland, OR. (March 27, 2015).

Toth, G. M. (Discussant), Wierzbowski, K. (Leader), Prince, W. (Discussant), Myers, K. H. (Discussant), CTC Meeting, “Drake Makerspace Initiative,” College Technology Council, CELT. (March 6, 2015).

Toth, G. M. (Presenter Only), Wierzbowski, K. (Coordinator/Organizer), Myers, K. H. (Presenter Only), Mini Maker Faire, “3D Printing at the College at Brockport,” NYSCATE, MAKE:makezine.com, Rochester, NY. (November 22, 2014).

Wierzbowski, K., ALA Las Vegas: Annual Conference & Exhibition, “Growing a Culture of Assessment at the Drake Memorial Library,” American Library Association, Las Vegas, NV. (June 27, 2014).

Wierzbowski, K. (Presenter & Author), Toth, G. M. (Presenter & Author), Prince, W. (Presenter & Author), Annual Conference, “Empire Collaborations”, “”From Superhero Rings to Tangled Plastic Spaghetti: Our Year With a 3D Printer”,” SUNY Librarians Association, SUNY Albany. (June 13, 2014).

Kegler, J. L. (Presenter & Author), Wierzbowski, K. (Presenter & Author), Empire Collaborations, “ACRL’s Assessment in Action: Assessing library instruction, collaborating across campus and what we’ve learned so far,” SUNYLA, University at Albany, SUNY. (June 12, 2014).

Wierzbowski, K. (Author Only), Spencer, E. (Presenter & Author), Fitzgerald, B. (Presenter & Author), Scholars Day 2014, “3D Printing: Teaching Through Trinkets,” The College at Brockport. (April 9, 2014).

Wierzbowski, K. (Presenter & Author), Myers, K. H. (Presenter & Author), Toth, G. M. (Presenter & Author), Prince, W. (Presenter & Author), Brown Bag Lunch Series, “3D Technologies at Brockport: What’s Next?,” Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Brockport. (April 4, 2014).

Wierzbowski, K. (Presenter & Author), Cervone, G. C. (Presenter & Author), Auriemma, A. A. (Presenter & Author), Heywood, R. T. (Presenter & Author), 2013 SUNY Wizard Conference, “MoTek: Mobile Technology in Action at The College at Brockport,” SUNY Information Technology Exchange Center (ITEC), Syracuse, NY. (November 20, 2013).

Myers, K. H., Wierzbowski, K. (Author Only), Digital Commons+ Great Lakes Users Group Meeting, “The Brockport Staffing Model,” Digital Commons, Illinois Wesleyan College in Bloomington, Illinois. (August 8, 2013).

Wierzbowski, K. (Presenter & Author), 2012 Annual Conference and Trade Show, “Best of Reference 2012,” New York Library Association, Saratoga Springs, NY. (November 9, 2012).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grants

Wierzbowski, K. (Principal), “Arduino open-source hardware/software kits for the Drake Memorial Library Makerspace,” Sponsored by Faculty/Staff Technology Support Initiative, The College at Brockport, $1,170.00. (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016).

Wierzbowski, K. (Principal), “3D Printer – 2nd Year,” Sponsored by Faculty/Staff Technology Support Initiative, The College at Brockport, $3,744.00. (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015).

Wierzbowski, K. (Principal), “Filabot Wee and Reclaimer,” Sponsored by Faculty/Staff Technology Support Initiative, The College at Brockport, $1,080.00. (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015).

Wierzbowski, K. (Co-Principal), Rath, L. T. (Co-Principal), “Technology for Mobile Students,” Sponsored by Faculty/Staff Technology Support Initiative, The College at Brockport, $3,412.91. (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014).

Sponsored Research

Wierzbowski, K. (Principal), Dentino, M. P. (Co-Principal), Kegler, J. L. (Co-Principal), Goverts, C. (Co-Principal), “Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success,” Sponsored by Association of College and Research Libraries, Other. (April 2013 – June 2014).


Creative Work

Drake Memorial Library Statistics Dashboard. http://library.brockport.edu/friendly.php?s=statsdash

Raspberry Pi Digital Signage.

Graphic design work for various library events, publications, and conference posters. http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/do/search/advanced/?q=author%3Awierzbowski&start=0&context=2301619&sort=score

Various LibGuides. http://library.brockport.edu/prf.php?account_id=5755


Awards and Honors

Sylvia Chu Memorial Scholarship, State University of New York Librarians Association. (May 8, 2013).

Service

Department Service

Committee Member, Rare Book and Special Collections Review Committee. (February 2014 – Present).

Committee Member, Drake Library Holiday Party Planning Committee. (November 14, 2013 – Present).

Committee Member, 3D Printer Committee. (May 2013 – Present).

Volunteer, Transfer Student Open House. (April 23, 2015).

3D Printing Demonstrator, 2nd Annual ComicCon at the Drake Memorial Library. (February 27, 2015).

Committee Member, Discovery Layer Committee. (September 2013 – August 2014).

Committee Member, Tech Tools Advisory Committee. (March 2013 – August 2014).

Librarian Team Leader, ACRL’s Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success Program. (April 2013 – July 2014).

Video Recording Technician, iPads: A Panel Discussion with Three Honors College Students. (April 18, 2014).

Committee Member, Promoting Scholarly Communication through Open Access Journals Conference Committee. (November 2013 – March 2014).

Volunteer and Committee Member, Tech Tools Roadshow. (September 10, 2013).

Volunteer and Committee Member, Tech Tools Roadshow. (September 5, 2013).

Volunteer and Committee Member, Tech Tools Roadshow at Faculty Convocation. (August 22, 2013).

Committee Member, Wells and Cornell Award Committee. (April 2013).

Volunteer, Accepted Student Open House. (April 6, 2013).

Committee Member, Library Clerk 2 Search Committee. (February 2013 – March 2013).

Proposal Reviewer, Open SUNY Textbook Program. (January 2013).

Display Table Volunteer, 2012-13 Faculty and Staff Campaign Kickoff Luncheon. (November 30, 2012).

Committee Member, Giving and Getting Access to Scholarly and Instructional Materials. (August 2012 – October 2012).

Volunteer, Fall 2012 Undergraduate Admissions Open House. (October 27, 2012).


College Service

Committee Member, Supporting Middle States Monitoring Report Committee. (January 2015 – Present).

Committee Member, Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability Committee. (November 2014 – Present).

Equipment cataloger and circulation logistics, edTPA Camera Kit Program. (August 2013 – Present).

Campus Survey Administrator, MISO Survey. (July 2013 – Present).

Committee Member, Veterans Day Committee/Veterans Advisory Board. (August 21, 2012 – Present).

Webcast Technician, Undergraduate Commencement. (May 16, 2015).

Webcast Technician, Graduate Commencement. (May 15, 2015).

Webcast Technician, SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference. (April 10, 2015).

Committee Member, iPUG (iPad Users’ Group). (September 2013 – December 2014).

Committee Member and Volunteer, Veterans Day 5K Run. (November 15, 2014).

Volunteer and Committee Member, The Giant READ. (October 2013 – October 2014).

Webcast Technician, Diversity Conference. (October 2, 2014).

Webcast Technician, Undergraduate Commencement. (May 17, 2014).

Webcast Technician, Graduate Commencement. (May 16, 2014).

Committee Member and Volunteer, Veterans Day 5K Run. (November 10, 2013).

Video Technician / Participant, Employee Fitness Program – Yoga Class. (November 1, 2013).

Webcast Technician, International Guild of Musicians in Dance 2013 Conference. (October 12, 2013).

Webcast Technician, Hunter Institute on Young Children 2013 Conference. (October 5, 2013).

Webcast Technician, Undergraduate Commencement. (May 18, 2013).

Volunteer, Undergraduate Commencement. (May 18, 2013).

Participant, College of 2025 Conversation. (April 4, 2013).

Webcast Technician, Brockport LiveWired Webcasts. (January 2013).

Webcast Technician, BASC Live Truffle Making Demonstration. (January 30, 2013).


University Service

Grant Proposal Reviewer, Internal, Open SUNY Textbooks, funded through the SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) program. (January 2013).


Professional Service

Project Team Member, World War I Poster Cataloging and Digitization Project, The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, NY. (January 2011 – November 2013).