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Mimi O. | Elance
 
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Mimi O.

Writer and researcher
   United States
  |   Louisville, KY

Overview

An ALA-accredited, MSLS academic librarian offers you expertise for all your business research or academic writing projects.

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Portfolio

This Winter 2006 Teachers of Vision article discusses multicultural books social...
Why would anyone jumpout of an airplane to fight fires in remote areas? This March 2002...
This travel piece published in the February 2002 issue of Twin & Turbine Magazine...
This October/November 2001 issue of Twin & Turbine Magazine chronicles the mission...
Example of press releases written for the En Route department of Twin & Turbine...
This January 2003 article appeared in World War II Magazine highlights the career of...
This March/April 2001 CollegeBound Magazine article answers common college student...
What's the appeal of an organized fly-in from Key West to the Grand Cayman? This April...

Skills (7)

Tested
Softchalk Lessonbuilder
ProQuest database searching
Ebscohost database searching
Gale/InfoTrac database searching
OCLC/FirstSearch database searching
Editing
Camtasia/ SnagIt screencast software

Service Description

Aside from experience as an reference and instruction librarian for undergraduate students, I have ten years of freelance writing experience. My links between librarianship and writing offers my clients optimum research skills and tools using both subscription databases and the invisible Web. As the author of It Happened in Kentucky (TwoDot Books, 2006), my articles have been published in more than fifty publications with a concentration in non-fiction, business, travel and education. This is an abbreviated list of some of my published works (with a more comprehensive list furnished upon request):

-BusinessFirst Louisville
-CollegeBound Magazine
-DECA (The Association for Marketing Students)
-Kane County Chronicle (IL)
-Teachers of Vision Magazine
-Twin & Turbine Magazine
-World War II Magazine

Serving and teaching diverse audiences have exposed me to the varied learning styles of all individuals from young adult to senior citizens.

I welcome the chance to work with buyers for projects including:

BUSINESS RESEARCH
-Competitive analysis
-Fact checking
-Market research
-Report and presentation writing

ACADEMIC WRITING
-Both APA and MLA report writing
-Manuals and training guides
-Abstracting
-Indexing
-Content Management course shell and lesson design

WRITING & EDITING
-Non-fiction writing
-Copywriting
-Copyediting
-Ghostwriting

I welcome the opportunity to make a contribution to your quality project. Feel free to contact me to...

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Employment

Jefferson Community & Technical College
Librarian
2005 - Present
Promote information literacy initiatives by teaching course-integrated library instruction sessions for community college students. Develop library instructional materials and offer support for...
Writer
Freelance writer
1998 - Present
"Making Trade Show Dollars Stretch,” June 10, 2002 Business First Louisville. http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/stories/2002/06/10/focus1.html It Happened in Kentucky weblog...
Sullivan University
Librarian
2004 - 2005
Responsible for library orientations and literacy instruction as well as compiling specialized reading lists, bibliographies and research guides for undergraduate and graduate students and faculty....
Spruance Library/Bucks Co Historical Society
Intern
2004 - 2004
This special collection library maintained 30,000 volumes of manuscripts, county archives, genealogical resources and special indexes dating back from early eighteenth century to the present....

Education

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Masters of Science in Library Science
2002 - 2004
University of Dayton
Bachelor of Arts, History
1983 - 1987

Keywords

business research
academic writing
fact checking
report writing
abstracting/indexing
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