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Amanda Kramer

Director of Access Services, Research Librarian, Assistant Professor

Education

 

  • J.B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1998 (Journalism)
  • MLIS, University of Wisconsin, 2010 (Digital Librarianship)

Amanda Kramer started her career as a newspaper reporter in Florida and Wisconsin. After 10 years of writing, she went to school for librarianship and worked on the UW-Madison campus in reference and metadata positions. During graduate school, Kramer became a news librarian for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison, Wis., and then transferred to a position as an outreach librarian at TeachingBooks.net. In 2013, Kramer moved to Maryland to take a position as Director of Access Services for Miller Library. She adores working with the fantastic staff, students, and faculty at Washington College.

 

Publication

 

50 Makerspace Projects for Libraries, ALA publishing, book to be released in late 2017

 

Campus Involvement
  • Honor Board Member, Honor Board Vice-Chair (2016-2019)
  • Student Advisor
  • GRW Instructor, “Cultivating a Maker Mindset”
  • Liaison to Economics, Education, Sociology & Human Development, International Studies, Political Science, Pre-law, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics
  • President, Chestertown PFLAG; LGBTQ advocate