Dale Vidmar - Resume


Dale Vidmar
505 Poplar Place
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 482-5952 Home
(541) 552-6842 Office


To continue in a position as a Library Instruction Coordinator/Electronic Resources Reference Librarian in an academic institution concentrating on and committed to library instruction and the exploration and development of the Internet, networking, online, full-text, and CD-ROM sources, print resources, and outreach programs that allow me to combine my advanced degrees in library and information science, education, and English as well as my interpersonal skills and my abilities in writing and editing.


  • Library Instruction Coordinator/Education, Communication, Health & Physical Education Librarian - 9/96 to present
  • Southern Oregon University Library
    Ashland, OR 97520
  • Graduate Assistant - 9/95 - 9/96
  • Kent State University
    Kent, OH 44240
    School of Library and Information Science
    (330) 672-2782
    Supervisor: Dr. William Caynon
  • Reference Librarian Practicum - 5/96 - 8/96
  • University of Akron Libraries
    Akron, OH 44325-1709
    Bierce Library
    (330) 972-7236
    Supervisor: Jeff Franks - Head of Reference and Joe LaRose - Project Coordinator
  • Lecturer/Reference - 9/90 to 7/95
  • Graduate Assistant/Reference - 9/88 to 6/90
  • Southern Oregon University Library
    Ashland, OR 97520
    Supervisor: Connie Anderson - Reference Services Coordinator
    (541) 552-6820
  • Hardwood Floor Layer/Commercial Representative - 6/86 to 8/95
  • Mastercraft Wood Floors, Inc.
    Ashland, OR 97520
    Supervisor: Willard Walch
    (541) 482-2508
  • Editor - 1985-87 and 1989
  • West Wind Review
    Ashland, OR 97520
    Supervisor: Erland Anderson
    (541) 552-6181

  • M.L.S. Master of Library Science - 1996
  • Kent State University
    Kent, Ohio
  • M.A. General Studies Humanities (English/Education) - 1995
  • Southern Oregon University
    Ashland, Oregon
  • B.A. English. B.A. Education - 1987
  • Southern Oregon University
    Ashland, Oregon
    Educational background includes two years at Kent State University - 1975-77; one year at Cuyahoga Community College Metro. Cleveland, Ohio - 1974-75.





    Internet Classes and Sites for Training: 

    Image of Dale providing instruction in the Electronic Classroom


    Enjoy people, dancing, playing soccer, basketball, tennis, table tennis, softball, music, cross-country skiing, canoeing, as well as writing, literature, theater, camping, computers, and photography.


    I am a creative and innovative person in my work and in my personal life. Flexibility and adaptability are some of my major assets, allowing me to thrive in an ever-changing environment. In addition, I strive to constantly develop communication and interpersonal skills because I believe those skills are essential to being human and living a life of quality in the interactive process of learning and growth.


    Connie Anderson
    Reference Services Coordinator
    Southern Oregon University
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 552-6820
    Jim Rible
    Systems Librarian/Science Librarian
    Southern Oregon University
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 552-6821
    Dr. Allyson Carlyle
    Assistant Professor
    Graduate School of Library and Information Science
    University of Washington
    133 Suzzallo Library, Box 352930
    Seattle, WA 98195-2930
    (206) 543-2887

    Please send comments about this page to Dale Vidmar.