Name: Jon Puckett
Position Title: Lead Cataloging/Circulation Clerk
Worked at the Library: 6 years
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-4246
Q. What do you do at the library?
I am the lead cataloging/circulation clerk. I oversee the circulation desk and make sure things are running properly. I also handle course reserves and oversee cataloging for all library materials, such as books, magazines, puppets, posters and more. I am mainly in charge of the “behind the scene” stuff, but without my work nobody would be able to check out a book or even find it in the catalog. I prepare iPods and laptops for check out and load them with content. If you ever need to reserve the library’s conference room, I would be your person to contact. I’m relied on to troubleshoot most problems in the library, from administrative to technical to mechanical.
Q. Where does your expertise come from?
I have six years experience at Ivy Tech Community College Library and a couple of years at the Ball State Science/Health Library where I worked prior to Ivy Tech. I am currently taking classes towards a computer science degree called Information Systems. I have been interested in computers for many years. I read many tech websites, monitor news in the field, and build computers from scratch.
Q. What is unique about you that could be of service to the Ivy Tech community?
I help students in the library with all kinds of technical issues, i.e. software and computer problems.
Q. What’s your favorite thing to do outside the library?
I play rugby for the Fort Wayne Men’s Rugby Club. I build computers, and tinker with electronics, computers and gadgets. I love to read science fiction. My dog Sir and I enjoy exploring the outdoors. Sir is a Thai Ridgeback that I adopted from a rescue group.
|My dog Sir|
Q. Recommend a book to us that you enjoyed.
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One of my favorite books of all time is Dune, by Frank Herbert. It’s a science fiction novel and the first book written in the series, which spawned many sequels and even prequels. It covers a broad spectrum of issues from religious fanaticism, to wars, to politics, to climate change and even inter-stellar travel.
Jon wants to share the following videos with you today:
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