Linda Martin

3206 Chinaberry Drive

Columbia, South Carolina 29204

(803) 787-4023 (home)


Education              Master of Library and Information Science

                                University of South Carolina, College of Library and Information Science

                                May 2000


                                Master of Social Work

                                University of South Carolina



                                Bachelor of General Studies

University of South Carolina



                                Associate in Science in Technical Nursing

                                University of South Carolina

                                Registered Nurse 1973


Experience            Librarian

                                Carlisle Associates, Architects and Engineers                               Columbia, SC

                                January 2000 – present

·         Maintain databases and library materials, including books, magazines and software by copy cataloging in the Dewey System

·         Maintain Microsoft Access database and files for architects and engineers according to the Construction Specification Institute


Graduate Assistant, Continuing Education

College of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina

January 1999 – present

·         Managed Panning for Gold workshops and registrations

·         Maintained Microsoft Access databases of agencies and individuals

·         Interpreted and communicated continuing education and USC policies and procedures to participants

·         Promoted goodwill and partnerships with the College, instructors and participants


Intern, Academic Librarian

Midlands Technical College, Airport and Beltline Campus Libraries

January 2000 – April 2000

·         Assisted students with reference questions

·         Taught bibliographic instruction (electronic library catalog, various databases, Internet skills) to undergraduate English classes and Nursing classes

·         Liaison with librarians to foster collegial relations between the Nursing School and Library

·         Assisted with collection development, cataloging


Graduate Assistant, Science Library

Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina

May 1998 – Dec. 1998

·         Assisted patrons with reference questions using both print and electronic resources

·         Maintained Microsoft Access database of science periodicals

·         Shelved reference books and periodicals

Temporary Instructor, University 101

 Freshman Year Experience, University of South Carolina

1989 – 1997

·         Effectively communicated classroom management and instructional skills in the teaching of college and life skills to 18 year old freshmen

·         Maintained high standards, careful preparation for classes, thorough evaluation of students’ work

·         Taught information retrieval and library research as part of this course


Self Employed Manager

Michael’s Jewelry, Inc.                                                                       Columbia, SC

1980 - 1997

·         Retailer of upscale and designer jewelry

·         Planned and managed all aspects of daily business operations including finances

·         Designed, coordinated and implemented accounting system, inventory system, customer database, bookkeeping and payroll

·         Recruited, hired, trained and managed personnel

·         Wrote copy and designed advertising

·         Provided courteous customer service and sales


Instructor, College of Nursing and University 101

University of South Carolina                                                             Columbia, SC

1976 – 1981

·         Lecture, testing, and advisement responsibilities

·         Clinical supervision of students in medical-surgical and psychiatric settings


Computer              Microsoft Word 97, 2000, Access, ClarisWorks, Email, Netscape Communicator,  

Skills                     Internet Explorer

Familiar with: IBM Compatible Computers, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Power Macintosh, Online Searching, Dialog, Lexus – Nexus, OCLC, CD-ROMS, HTML


Awards                  Library and Information Science Student Association

Honors                   Student Citation Award                                                                      1999

                                Recipient, Kenneth E. Toombs Fellowship Fund                           1998

Stipend, Student Field Placement, Outpatient Youth

Psychiatry, Medical University of SC, Charleston                         1975 –1976

President’s Honor List, Dean’s Honor List                                     1974

Dean’s Honor List                                                                               1973

Nursing Scholarship                                                                            1971 - 1973


Professional         American Library Association                                                           2000 - current

Organizations      Library and Information Science Student Association                  1998 - current

                                American Association of University Women                                 1997 - current

                                University of South Carolina Alumni Association                         1976 – current


Volunteer              Coach, Odyssey of the Mind, Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

Experience            First Place Regional Competition, Fifth Grade,                                1997                       

                                First Place Regional, Fourth Place State Competition,

                                Fourth Grade                                                                                         1996

                                Middle School Board, Education Committee Member                   1996 – 1998

                                Sixth Grade Representative Middle School Board                          1998

                                Fifth Grade Representative Middle School Board                          1997