Suzanne Rooker, Learning Resources Center Director
Suzanne has been working at WOSC since March of 2012. She has worked in various types of libraries, archives and special collections since 2009. She formerly served as a Digital Collections Librarian for the Thomas C. Oden Rare Book Collection. For two years she served as a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Oklahoma’s Western History Collections and she has also worked at the University of Oklahoma’s Youngblood Energy Library. She completed an internship at the University of Oklahoma’s History of Science Collections.
Suzanne received her Master of Arts in Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma in 2011. During graduate school she specialized in special libraries with an emphasis on the digitization of resource materials.
Suzanne acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma in 2006. She earned an Associate of Arts in Psychology from Oklahoma City Community College in 2004.
Suzanne's LRC responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing the LRC, performing staff scheduling, hiring and training; overseeing aquisitions, circulation, collection development, website development and reference. She also instructs faculty, staff, students and the public on how to effectively use information resources. She oversees the departmental budget, purchasing, inventory maintenance and serves on several WOSC committees.
Suzanne may be contacted by phone at (580) 477-7944 or by email at email@example.com.
Joanne Huff, Library Technical Assistant
Joanne began working full time as a Library Clerk in September 1996. She advanced to the position of Library Technical Assistant in July 2002. She worked part time in the LRC Computer lab for two years prior to that time. Joanne spent nearly 20 years previous to working in the LRC, serving the public in various potions within the Altus community.
Joanne has an Associates of Science in Business Administration and an Associates of Applied Science in Computer Software from WOSC. She completed her Associates of Applied Science degree in Library Technical Assistant from Rose State College in December 2001. Joanne acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cameron in May 2013. Joanne has been a member of the Oklahoma Library Association since 1999 and has been involved with the OLA membership committee, support staff roundtable, and the University and College division. Joanne was also a participant in the OLA Gold Leadership Institute in November 2013.
Joanne’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to managing the Library Automation System, class/student orientations, Bindery, Serials Management, Statistics, overseeing the shifting of the collection and shelf reading, balancing the budget, collection development suggestions, and Inventory. She is also instrumental in training new employees.
Joanne enjoys working with the public and being able to help people. She also enjoys the vast array of information and knowledge that can be found in the LRC. If someone is looking for an item or information, Joanne will be happy to help patrons find what they are looking for.
Vicki Melton, Library Technical Assistant
Vicki has been with WOSC since 1996. She has a broad range of educational experience including a total of 26 years in Public School and Higher Education, 22 of which have been in the library field.
Vicki was one of the original elementary library staff who was involved in every aspect of the physical and technical creating and completing of the elementary libraries in Altus and was the first librarian in charge of the Will Rogers Elementary School Library for 5 years, scheduling and teaching classes in library sciences, selecting materials for the collection, cataloging and processing materials. She raised thousands of dollars for library and classroom reference materials through the World Book program. Her first and foremost duty and pleasure was instilling a love of books and reading in her students.
Before coming to Oklahoma, Vicki spent 4 years in California as Library Employee/Clerk in the Moreno Valley Unified School District, working her way up through three positions, and spent her last 8 months temporarily upgraded to a certified Librarian position in a K-8 school of 1800, during which she supervised 2 employees beneath her, overseeing the elementary classes in 30 minute intervals and Junior High classes at one hour intervals simultaneously and prepared the library for full automation for the next school year, along with the day to day duties of a certified librarian. During this time she also hosted one of her former English students from Okinawa for a full school year and went on to host 11 other students from Japan for individual one month stays.
In Okinawa, Japan, she was a full-time trained K-6 Remedial Reading Tutor and Kindergarten Teacher's Aide for DODDS (Department of Defense Dependents Schools) for 3 years and was locally employed as an English Tutor for Okinawan teenagers four nights a week.
Before that time she began her career with the public school systems as an Elementary Office Clerk in Atwater, California for one year before her husband received his assignment to Okinawa.
At WOSC, Vicki's duties include downloading of records and cataloging on worldwide OCLC (Online Computer library Center) and the LRC's automation system, monthly displays, mending, bindery orders, supplies inventory and ordering, and training of new employees along with day to day duties of library, reception and clerical work. During her time at WOSC, she has also completed her LTA coursework through Rose State College.
Vicki may be contacted by phone at (580) 477-7949 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Trevino, Library Technical Assistant
San has been a member of the LRC staff since 1997. He earned an Associate in Business Computer Information Systems Degree from Western Oklahoma State College, an Associate of Library Technical Assistant Degree from Rose State College, graduated from Cameron University with a Bachelor Degree in Art, with emphasis in Computer Graphics.
San currently does copy-cataloging among other duties plus updates various library-web pages and assists with new employee training. He prints overdue reports to determine who needs follow-up reminders plus helps place holds on student records for non-returned library items as well as orders library supplies when needed, and San also helps with circulation desk duty.
San enjoys helping our students/patrons find what they are looking for among the library’s various resources and assists our library patrons access those resources.
San may be contacted by phone at (580) 477-7951 or by email at email@example.com.