Sheryl Cormicle Knox
930 Linden St., East Lansing, Michigan 48823
(517) 337-9679 email@example.com
Work Experience * Teaching Experience
* Awards and Honors
- Master of Information and Library Studies
- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, December 1993
- Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English
- Grinnell College, Iowa, May 1990
Clarus Information Architects, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Founder of consulting practice dedicated to the effective
communication of community information via emerging digital technologies.
- Design and implement WWW sites: assess information,
design information, plan graphic and multimedia elements, construct
pages, systematize maintenance processes, evaluate quantitatively
- Design and implement interactive communication channels.
- Train for self sufficiency: consult regarding training
design, develop instructional materials, tutor individuals and small
groups, instruct classes.
- Evaluate and recommend hardware, software, and connectivity
Kellogg / ALOT Community Networking Initiative, Flint, Michigan
February 1995--June 1997
Equipped, trained, and energized librarians and community
organizations to create WWW-based community information.
- Trained librarians and members of the community to
use the Internet effectively and publish on the World Wide Web.
- Administered all aspects of an 18 station training
lab, including supervision of a part time technician.
- Managed and maintained a World Wide Web server.
- Designed and implemented web sites, including interaction
- Served as consultant and advocate for community groups
in regard to Internet access, use, and publishing.
- Oversaw budget and administrative functions of project.
- Disseminated lessons learned through
conference presentations and web publications.
Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
University Center, Michigan
March 1994--February 1995
Produced metadata and developed standards, procedures,
and database infrastructure for metadata development at CIESIN, a digital
library of socioeconomic and environmental data and analysis tools.
- Served as a task leader, managing financial, human,
and information resources in the development of a National EPA Environmental
Catalog System under an EPA Cooperative Agreement.
- Designed and developed metadata for the Great Lakes
Regional Environmental Information System.
- Represented CIESIN on a federal government interagency
working group concerning the data management of global change information.
- Analyzed and recommended implementation of a variety
of standards for metadata development.
- Wrote requirements for software to aid in metadata
Natural Science Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
March 1993--March 1994
Provided services to biology and natural resources faculty
- Worked cooperatively with reference team in a goal
- Provided reference assistance to faculty, graduate
students, and undergraduates
- Contributed to the integration of Internet resources
into reference services.
- Designed and taught course-specific research skills
Internet Resource Developer
Neurosciences Internet Resource Guide
School of Information and Library Studies, University of Michigan, Ann
September 1993--December 1994
Co-author of an effort to discover and organize neuroscience
information on the Internet:
- Discovered resources on the Internet and evaluated
them for inclusion using a collection development policy.
- Established and maintained contacts with neuroscientists
active in the Internet community.
- Created a database using Filemaker Pro to organize
and store records of resources.
- Published the guide as one of the first WWW resources
ever mounted at UM SILS.
Kearsley Community Schools, Flint, Michigan
September 1991--June 1992
Teach for America, Lynwood Unified School District, Lynwood, California
September 1990--June 1991
Participated in a nationwide education reform program:
- Taught a Spanish bilingual kindergarten in an inner
city public school.
- Assisted with the creation of an integrated, whole
language arts curriculum.
- Participated in Teach for America support activities.
- Macintosh, UNIX, and Windows in stand alone and networked
- BASIC, Pascal, DOS, UNIX, SQL, AppleScript, HTML
- Library Applications
- NOTIS, Innovative Interfaces, Dynix, RLIN, Silver Platter,
- Productivity Applications
- Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Filemaker Pro;
Hypercard; Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator
- Internet Clients
- Wide variety of WWW, Telnet, FTP, Usenet and Email
client software on Macintosh, Windows, and UNIX
- Internet Publishing
- WebStar and associated plug-ins and CGIs, including
Lasso; Adobe PageMill/SiteMill; Claris Home Page; FrontPage; Dreamweaver;
RTFtoHTML; Acrobat Exchange
|Phi Beta Kappa
|Beta Phi Mu
||Grinnell Trustee Honor Scholarship
|UM SILS Academic Scholarship
||Beulah Bennett Loring Prize
for Excellence in English