Jennifer Diggens

Home » My Skills

My Skills

KNOWLEDGE OF THE BROAD CONTEXT OF THE INFORMATION ENVIRONMENT

1. Understand, analyse and interpret the contexts in which information is originated, described, stored, organised, retrieved, disseminated, modified and used.

  • Completed in 2010 INN533 Information Organisation
  • Completed in 2012 INN333 Information Programs
  • Completed in 2010 INN332 Information Retrieval
  • Completed in 2012 INN330 Information Management

INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE

1. Understand the importance of information technology and architecture to determine the structure, design and flows of information

  • Completed in 2010 INN533 Information Organisation
  • Completed in 2012 INN333 Information Programs

INFORMATION ORGANISATION AND ACCESS

1. Enable information access and use through systematic and user-centred description, categorisation, digitisation, storage, preservation and retrieval

  • Completed 2010 INN332 Information Retrieval
  • Completed 2009 INN533 Information Organisation
  • Copy Cataloguing at ACU Library Melbourne; National Occupational Health & Safety Commission Library; Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Library; NSW Parliamentary Library; Holroyd City Library Service; Australian Department of Immigration, Ethnic Affairs & Local Government Library and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade Library

2. Provide and promote free and equitable access to information and client services

  • Completed 2010 INN332 Information Retrieval
  • Completed 2009 INN533 Information Organisation
  • Completed 2012 INN333 Information Programs
  • Completed 2012 INN330 Information Management

3. Facilitate the acquisition, licensing or creation of information in a range of media and formats

  • Completed 2009 INN531 Collection Management
  • Completed 2012 INN333 Information Programs
  • Field Work Placement at ACU Library Melbourne using Alphe
  • Using Datatrek and Datatrek Glas at Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Library and Australian Department of Immigration, Ethnic Affairs and Local Government Library

INFORMATION SERVICES, SOURCES AND PRODUCTS

1. Market library and information services

  • At Holyrod City Library Service I participated in the Community March to promote the Library
  • Help out at the Holyrod City Library Service Book Sales
  • While working at the Moreton Bay Regional Library Service 

2. Identify and evaluate information services, sources and products to determine their relevance to the information needs of users

  • Completed INN330 Information Management

3. Use research skills to provide appropriate information to clients

  • Completed in 2009 INN332 Information Retrieval 
  • Working on the Reference Desk at ACU Library Melbourne;  Queensland University of Technology Law Library; Moreton Bay Regional Council Caboolture Branch Library; Concord Hospital Medical Library; National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Library; Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Library; NSW Parliamentary Library; Holroyd City Library Service; Australian Department of Immigration, Ethnic Affairs and Local Government Library and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Library

4. Use information and communicate knowledge

  • Working in small special libraries all staff need to do client and staff library orientations
  • On the help desk at ACU Library Melbourne; Queensland University of Technology Law Library and Moreton Bay Regional Council Caboolture Branch Library

5. Understand the need for information skills in the community

  • In 2010 I completed INN532 Information Literacy Education at Queensland University of Technology
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council Caboolture Branch Library I assisted the Information Literacy Librarian
  • At Queensland University of Technology I proof read the Information Literacy Librarian Information Literacy programs

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

1. Forecast, plan, facilitate and evaluate appropriate resource management to library and information services.

I have completed in 2012 INN330 Information Management

2. Identify ethical and legal aspects and distribution of information; manage the environment, physical and digital assets under the control of the library, including collection building, preservation and capacity planning.

I have completed in 2009 INN531 Collection Management

GENERATION OF KNOWLEDGE

1. Expand knowledge according to the state of research and practice in information behaviour

  • I will complete this year INN331 Management Issues for Information Professional

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

1. Effective Communication Skills

  • I have gained my communication skills working in small special libraries; ACU Library Melbourne; Queensland University of Technology; Holroyd City Library Service

2. Professional ethical standards and social responsibility

  • I follow ALIA Code of Ethnics
  • I am cooperative, flexible, responsible, reliable in my work practices
  • Team player
  • Able to work independently

3. Ability to full fill client needs/customer service

  • Completed in 2010 INN332 Information Retrieval
  • Reference Librarian Queensland University of Technology Law Library
  • Volunteer/Work Placement Moreton Bay Regional Council Caboolture Branch Library on the Reference and Circulation Desks
  • Library Technician at Concord Hospital Medical Library I provided customer service on the Information Desk

4. Project management skills

  • Completed INN333 Information Programs
  • Will Complete INN331 Management Issues for Information Professionals
  • Treasure for the 24th NSW Square Dance Convention in Sydney

5. Problem-solving skills

  • Working at night and weekend I only had one other staff member so any problems that arise was solved by me

6. Human resource skills

  • Completed INN331 Management Issues for Information Professionals

7. Ability to build partnerships and alliances

  1. ePortfolio
  2. Twitter
  3. Facebook
  4. Linden

8. Effective team relationship skills

  •  I gained effective team relationships working at night and weekend at Queensland University of Technology Law Library
  • Working in small special libraries you need to be able to work in a team for example – Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Library

9. Self management skills

  • My self-management skills were gain working in small special libraries and Queensland University Of Technology Law Library

10. A commitment to life-long learning

  • Associated Diploma of Arts in Library Studies – A.C.T. Institute of Technical and Further Education – 1990
  • Bachelor of Arts in Library Studies – Charles Sturt University – Distance Education – 2006
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Library & Information Sciences) Queensland University of Technology – 2009-2010
  • Master of Information Technology (Library & Information Sciences) – Queensland University Of Technology – 2012 – 2014

11. Relevant information and communications technology and technology application skills

  • Completed INN333 Information Programs
  • Completed INN533 Information Organisations

12. Appropriate pedagogical information literacy skills

  • Completion of  INN333 Information Programs; INN533 Information Organisations and INN532 Information Retrieval
  • Information Literacy skills was also gained by working in small special libraries; public libraries and university libraries

13. General knowledge

  • General knowledge is gained by doing the following Associated Diploma of Arts in Library Studies – A.C.T. Institute of Technical and Further Education – 1990; Bachelor of Arts in Library Studies – Charles Sturt University – Distance Education – 2006; Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Library & Information Sciences) Queensland University of Technology – 2010; Master of Information Technology (Library & Information Sciences) – Queensland University Of Technology – 2014

 14. Supervisory skills

  • Completed INN331 Management Issues for Information Professional
  • Supervisory skills were gained, by working at night and weekends at Queensland University of Technology
  • Supervisory skills was also gained working in small specialist libraries for example Australian Department of Immigration, Ethnic Affairs & Local Government Library

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: