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Boettcher Resume

Jennifer C. Boettcher

Laurel, MD 20708

202 687-749five (w) * 301 317-022zero (h)

I. Education and Experience

A. Education

1. Degree Programs

M.B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 2005.

M.L.S., State University of New York, Albany, New York, 1992.

B.A., University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, 1987.

Major: Art History Minor: Psychology


B. Experience

1. Joseph Mark Lauinger Library, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, September 1997- present

Business Bibliographer, grade 3 ------------ February 2002-present

Vendor Relations ------------------------------ March 2009-2010

Business Reference Librarian, grade 2 ----September 1997-February 2002

Economic Liaison ------------------------------ May 2001-July 2012

 - Collecting for reference, circulating, and electronic collections in the areas of international business, finance, marketing, management, accounting, decision science, demography, sports management, human resources, real estate, technology management, and other related fields

- Weed and select items for storage in the circulating, serials, and reference business collections

- Providing business reference and bibliographic instruction to Georgetown Students

- Providing general reference services in the Main Campus Library both in person and via virtual systems

- Creating instructional materials

- Negotiated with vendors and consortia for best prices and licensing of electronic resources for the library (2009-2010)

- Streamlined the acquisition process by improving communication between bibliographers, acquisitions, systems, and vendors

- Supervised the CIRLA fellows and business librarian students from Catholic University’s library school working in the Research and Instruction Department


Selected Software Expertise

Selected unique titles- Bloomberg, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), Factiva, Research Insight, ICPSR, Westlaw, Mergent Online, WorldBank/IMF, SourcOECD, Economatica, American FactFinder, DataFERRET, World Trade Online, SRDS, Global Market Information Database(GMID), Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage, Gartner Group Research, LIVEDGAR,, Socrates, Ad$pender, Business Knowledge Research, Cabell, SBRnet, International Financial Statistics, Data Analysis and Retrieval Tool (DART), Simmon's Choices 3,, Wall Street Transcripts, Datastream, Financial Accounting Research System (FARS), Political Risk Services, Social Sciences Citation Indexes, RIA OnPoint, Morningstar's Principia Plus, Statistical MasterFile, Chemical Abstracts, Broadcast News, Mediamark Reporter, Literature of the Nonprofit Sector Online, CorpTech.

Selected search engines- Dialog, Lexis/Nexis, Innovative Interface, ProQuest, WebSPRIS, Ovid, InSite, 1st Search, Economist Intelligence Unit, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Academic Universe, Stat-USA, CCH, EBSCO, JSTOR, Google Scholar

Selected software applications- WordPerfect, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Groupwise, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, ArcView (GIS), RefWorks, Camtasia


Additional Work Experience

2. School of Library and Information Science, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia

Adjunct Faculty--------------------- Spring 2003, Summer 2005, and Spring 2006-2008.

- Taught the Business Information course LSC 819.


3. West Campus Library, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Business Reference Librarian --------------------- June 1994-September 1997

- Provided reference services for the College of Business and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

- Acted as product manager for 10 CD-ROMs


4. National Small Business Development Center Research Network, Albany, New York

Information Specialist II, ------------------ Head of Reference May 1993-June 1994

Information Specialist I ------------------ October 1992-April 1993

- Provided in-depth research for questions concerning small businesses and marketing

- Installed and implemented new CD-ROM products

- Designed reference evaluation program and calculated monthly and annual statistics

- Maintained the vertical file and created controlled vocabulary for filing


II. Documentation of Publication, Research, and Other Scholarly Activities

A. Publications

1. Books

Jennifer C. Boettcher and Leonard M. Gains. Industry Research Using the Economic

Census. Greenwood Press: Phoenix, AZ. 2004.



Steven W. Staninger, Susan Riehm Goshorn, and Jennifer C. Boettcher. Key Business

Sources of the U.S. Government. BRASS/RUSA:Chicago, IL. 1998.

12 out of the 20 chapters of the 81 page book written by Jennifer Boettcher. 

2. Refereed Publications

Melissa Jones, Sandra Hussey, Jennifer Boettcher, and Anna Simon. “Crafting Competencies, Creating Culture: Using Core Competencies to Navigate Departmental Mergers,” portal: Libraries and the Academy, 19, no. 1 (January 2019) 35-54.

David Gibbs, Jennifer Boettcher, Jill Hollingsworth, Healther Slania.  "Assessing the Research Needs of Graduates Students at Georgetown University,"  Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38, no. 5 (September 2012) 268-276.

Joan Cheverie, Jennifer Boettcher, and John Buschman. “Digital Scholarship in the University Tenure and Promotion Process: A Report on the Sixth Scholarly Communication Symposium at Georgetown University Library,” Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 40, no. 3, (April 2009) 219-230.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Challenges and Opportunities Presented by NAICS," Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship. 5, no. 2 (1999), 3-14.

Jennifer Boettcher. "The Many Faces of the Economic Bulletin Board," Reference Services Review. 24, no. 3 (Fall 1996), 53-60.

Jennifer Boettcher and Bruce Kingma. "Telephone Directories: Alternatives to Print," Reference Services Review. 22, no. 2 (Summer 1994), 53-61.

3. Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “Follow the Money - From Surpluses to School Buses: Understanding Public Finance,” RUSA BRASS Program, New Orleans, LA: ALA Annual Conference, June 26, 2006.

I was the lead on the vocabulary and contributed to the bibliographies.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “ Tools for Success,” Joint BRASS and GODORT Program, San Francisco, CA: ALA Annual Conference, June 18, 2001.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Challenges and Opportunities," First International NAICS Users Conference: Conference Proceedings. Logan, Utah: NAICS Association, 1998.

Jennifer Boettcher. "NAICS Pit: Don't Get Bitten When SIC Codes are Retired," Proceedings of the Thirteenth National Online Meeting. Medford, NJ: Learned Information, 1997, 51-57.

Jennifer Boettcher and Marilyn Hankel. "Industrial Ratios,"R3= Ratios, Ratings, and Reference: RUSA Occasional Paper, Number 20. Chicago: Reference and Use Services Association, 1996, 57-78.

I was a member of the Program Planning Committee. I also contributed to the appendix titled "Industrial Ratios (arranged by 2-digit SIC codes)" with Marilyn Hankel, 57-78.

4. Invited Journal Articles

Jennifer C. Boettcher and K. Matthew Dames. “Government Data as Intellectual Property: Is Public Domain the Same as Open Access?" Online Searcher, vol. 42, no. 4, (July/August 2018) 42-48.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. "Framing the Scholarly Communication Cycle." Online 30, no. 3 (2006), 24-26.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. "Company-Specific Information Found in Federal Government Sources," Online. 29, no. 2 (March/April 2005), 19-24.

Jennifer Boettcher and Robert Stanker. "Interview with Robert Stanker of Canon USA about the Future of Microforms," Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship. 4, no. 3 (1999), 31-39.

Jennifer Boettcher. "NAFTA Prompts A New Code System for Industry: The Death of SIC and Birth of NAICS," DATABASE. (April/May 1996), 42-45.

5. Journal Articles

Jennifer C. Boettcher and Robert Berkman. "Research Tips for Using the Economic Census," Information Advisor. 17, no. 3 (March 2005), 5, 8.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Economic Bulletin Board: One Source Many Choices," Internet Connection: Your Guide to Government Resources. 1, no. 10 (October, 1995), 1,3-4,6,8.

Jennifer Boettcher and Richard Pugh. "The Home Page: Vanity Press or Bibliographic Tool," Bulletin [Business and Finance Division, SLA]. no. 99 (Spring, 1995), 51-53.


B. Presentations

1. Juried/Invited Presentations

Jennifer Boettcher. "Open Government Data: Public Domain is your friend," ALA/RUSA/BRASS Annual Conference. June 23, 2019, Washington, DC.

Jennifer Boettcher and Courtney Butler. “What Can We Do About Preserving Business Sources,” Beyond the Numbers Conference. November 7-9, 2018, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “IP of Government Data,” Beyond the Numbers Conference. November 7-9, 2018, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “Working From Home in an Academic Library,” Academic Business Library Directors Meeting. May 10, 2018, Seattle, WA.

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “Understanding the Census of Governments: Data for Public Finance,“ Beyond the Numbers. October 6-8, 2016, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.

Jennifer C. Boettcher, Greg Fleming, and Judith Nixon. “The Future of Older Data: Zombie List, Moody’s, Corporate Annual Reports (ARSs),” Beyond the Numbers Conference. October 6-8, 2016, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.

Jennifer Boettcher, “Industry Research: Tools, Frameworks, and Understanding,“ SLA’s B&F Workshop. June 14, 2008, Seattle, WA; June 14, 2009, Washington, DC; June 13, 2010, New Orleans, LA.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Industry Research Using Government Sources," SLA’s B&F Workshop. June 9, 2006, Baltimore, MD; June 2, 2007, Denver, CO; June 15, 2008, Seattle, WA.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Economic Census," ALA/GODORT Midwinter. January 15, 2005. Boston, MA.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Business Librarianship 101: Outreach," ALA/RUSA/BRASS Preconference. January 25, 2003. Philadelphia, PA.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Search Strategies in Business," DC-SLA/DCLA 2002 Joint Spring Workshop Fast--Cheap--Accurate: Get All You Can Out of Web Searching. April 16, 2002. Washington, DC.

Jennifer Boettcher. "Business Plan for Tools for Success," ALA/RUSA/Joint BRASS-GODORT Program. June 18, 2001. San Francisco, Calif. with bibliography (web) Marketing Advantage: Tools for Success

Jennifer Boettcher, read by Crystal Allen. "Challenges and Opportunities," First International NAICS Users Conference: Conference Proceedings. September 30-October 2, 1998. Logan, Utah

Jennifer Boettcher. "Changing Initials, New SIC Becomes NAICS" What is it all About?" Texas-SLA, February 13, 1998, San Antonio, TX.

Carol Ambler, Jennifer Boettcher, and Margot Diltz. "SIC Transit, Hello NAICS! Creating New Pathways to Industrial Classification," 5th Annual CARL Conference. Sept 19, 1997, Oakland, CA.

Jennifer Boettcher. "NAICS pit: Don't get bitten when SIC codes are retired," National Online Meeting. May 1997, New York City, NY.

Jennifer Boettcher and Candace Benefiel. "Assisting Support Staff in Lateral Moves to Public Services," American Library Association Annual Conference Poster Session. July 1996, New York City, NY.

2. Webinars

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “Data in Libraries: Open Data.” Online Learning with RUSA, October 2016 and October 2017

Jennifer C. Boettcher. “Understanding the Census of Government: 2nd Largest Industry in the U.S. FDLP Academy, January 2017.

 Jennifer Boettcher. “Insurance and the Economic Census.” SLA’s Insurance and Employee Benefits Division Webinar.  October 8 and 22, 2014.

3. Exhibit

Jennifer C. Boettcher (Curator), Ann Ludtke, Ann Galloway, Teresa Mannix, and Chris Kormis. “60 Years of Business: The Story of Georgetown's Business School.” Georgetown University Stephen Richard Kerbs Exhibit Area. May 18, 2017- August 15, 2017.


III Documentation of Professional Activities

A. Awards and Honors

1. National

Elected ALA Councilor-at-Large – 2017-present

Elected ALA/RUSA Councilor - Term 2012-2015

Received the RUSA BRASS Emerald Research Grant for Business Reference Research- 2013 Zombie List

Received the Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business Librarianship - 2010

Elected Chair-Elect for ALA/RUSA/BRASS - Term 2004-2006

Elected Member-at-Large for ALA/RUSA/BRASS - Term 2001-2003

 2. Local

Vicennial Medal, 2018: For 20 years of Service

Lauinger Library Team Spirit Award, 2016: Honors a team, a committee or task force (any formal group) by recognizing the completion and successful implementation of a specific task or project that had a positive impact on the unit, department, division or library in the way of cost savings, streamlined processes, and/or enhanced services.

Lauinger Library University Librarian's Award, 2011: For work of an individual to recognize significant contribution to the department, division, or library that resulted in cost savings, streamlined processes, or enhanced services.

Lauinger Library University Librarian’s Award, 2005:  For outstanding leadership in the profession and in the University Library

Elected Georgetown University Faculty Senate, 2005-Present

B. Committee Assignments

1. National and Regional

American Library Association, Council: Policy Monitoring Committee, 2017-present;;Councilor-at-Large, 2017-present;;RUSA Councilor, 2012-2015/

American Library Association, Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) 1992- present: RUSA Executive Board, 2012-present

American Library Association, Business Reference and Adult Services Section (BRASS) 1992-present

Capital Area Business Academic Librarians (founder) 2015-Present: Coordinator 2015-2017, Collection Development Chair 2017-present

Business Information Finders (Washington, D.C.) (founder) 1999- Present:  Event coordinator 1999-2006, 2010- present

Journal of Business and Finance Librarianship Editorial Review Board 1996-2014

2. Work Place

Georgetown University, Washington, DC: Faculty Senate, 2005-present; University Committee on Intellectual Property, 2006-present; Copyright Policy Task Force, 2007, Statistics and GIS Committee, 2003-2005

Lauinger Library, Georgetown University, Washington, DC:  Collection Review Task Force, 2014-2016, 2018-present; Writing Forum Group, Chair 2014-present; Promotion and Advancement Committee, 2012-present; Economics and Public Policy Data Librarian Search Committee, 2012; Allocation Committee, 2005-2007, 2009-2010; Americanist and Communications Bibliographers Search Committee, 2007-2008; RefWorks Marketing Plan Task Force, 2007; Access Services Evening Supervisor Search Committee, 2007; Bibliographic Software Review Task Force, 2007; III Electronic Resource Management System Committee, 2005-2007; Scholarly Communications Team, 2005-2009; Publication Committee, 2004-2006; Continuation Review Committee, 2002-2005; Staff Fund, 2000-2005; Intranet Committee, 1998-2001; Communications Task Force, 1998

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