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Alexandra Patterson

Alexandra Patterson

Research Librarian

Mercersburg Academy

London, England

I currently serve as research librarian at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania. At Mercersburg I provide bibliographic instruction sessions, reference services and serve as collection development coordinator. I recently completed my masters in library science at UNC Chapel Hill where I completed an internship in ser...

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Microsoft Excel Social Media Management Wordpress Serials Solutions MailChimp Microsoft Publisher
Interests

Publishing, libraries and new media

“Arrange whatever pieces come your way.” Virginia Woolf
I'd love the opportunity to develop bibliographic instruction sessions and a teen reading program.

The Library of Alexandra

Blogger

I run my own blog featuring book reviews, suggested read-a-likes, book awards lists and suggestions for gifts.

Algonquin Books

Ebook Production Intern

Working with Sigil, I QA'd backlist titles for distribution by updating the HTML and CSS files. I also assisted with Amazon reworks by solving problems with previously distributed ebooks.

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Duke University Press

Books Editorial Intern

I was responsible for logging in manuscripts, sending rejection letters, and processing reader payments. I also worked with copyright permissions for the World Reader series.

Career

P.S. Don't Stress

Founder and CFO

After winning the Business Plan competition at Kenyon College, my partner and I launched P.S.Don't Stress, a gift basket company serving students in Gambier, Ohio. I created our e-commerce site, managed our social media and developed a marketing plan. I was also responsible for creating and delivering our products across campus.

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Dormify

Social Media Intern/Style Advisor

I wrote articles for online publication on a variety of topics including dorm decorating, study skills and career building activities. I creating the SEO for my articles and those by other interns. I was also responsible for publicizing Dormify promotions and events using social media.

Career

Orange County Public Library

Teen Services Intern

I worked primarily with teens helping out with programming, the Teen Advisory Board (TAB), book club, creative writing workshops, collection development, weeding, and readers' advisory lists. In addition, I staffed the reference and RA desks where I assisted with technology and library inquiries.

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Kenyon College

Student Social Media Worker, Public Affairs

As the student voice for Kenyon College, I live-tweeted events such as Parent's Weekend and guest lectures. I also created content for dissemination throughout the College's various social media outlets.

Career

Kenyon College

Multimedia Student Worker

I assisted patrons in finding books and other resources using Millennium and worked on a re-organization project for all of the CD-ROMs in the library. I was also responsible for opening and closing the library several times a week.

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Dormify

Editorial Intern

LoveTwenty

Editorial Intern

College Prowler

Contributing Author

Her Campus

Administrative Intern

I on-boarded new staff members using MailChimp, Google Accounts, and other platforms. I was responsible for responding to inquiries about new hires.

Pretty Young Professional

Editorial Intern

Kelly Olin Coaching and Training

Research and Social Media Intern

Wedding Scene Investigators

Editorial Intern

Rock Your Genius

Research and Planning Intern

College Lifestyles

Editorial Intern

Graduated And Clueless

Associate Editor, e-book

The Center for Gifted Studies

Student Assistant

Kenyon College

Receptionist, Office of Admissions

Kenyon College

Multimedia Assistant, Library

Cortland Enterprises

Office Assistant

The Center for Gifted Studies

Student Assistant

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

MSLS, Library and Information Science

New York University

Certificate, Publishing

Kenyon College

B.A., English, Biology, History, Italian

University of Exeter

English Literature, Creative Writing, Film

Western Kentucky University

Business

Pope John Paul II High School

H.S