Education | Experience | Scholarship | Development | Activities | Awards & Honors | Volunteering | Skills


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master of Science in Library Science
May 2021

North Carolina State University
English B.A., Japanese Minor
May 2017
Summa Cum Laude


Scholarly Communications Librarian, UNCW
Jun 2021 – Present

Research & Instruction Assistant, House Undergraduate Library
Aug 2019 - May 2021

  • Provide comprehensive in-person and chat reference and research consultation services to the undergraduate community.
  • Teach information literacy and research skills to first-year English students.
  • Develop online video library instruction series.
  • Teach SkillfUL technology workshops.
  • Coordinate Adulting 101 workshop series and assist with other events.
  • Design flyers and social media campaigns for library events.
  • Manage and contribute to the Research Challenge of the Week blog.
  • Participate in collection development according to library policies.

Research Assistant, NCSU Copyright and Digital Scholarship Center
June 2020 - May 2021

  • Support digital scholarship and open science projects.
  • Research and publish reports and papers.
  • Develop guides on digital scholarship and scholarly sharing.
  • Participate in the Center’s strategic planning initiatives.

Research & Impact Intern, Innovate Carolina
May 2020 - May 2021

  • Support preparation of industry reports and research guides.
  • Research, identify, and monitor potential sources of funding and funding trends.
  • Examine local and regional industries to identify organizations that represent potential clients or partners for Innovate Carolina.

PhotochemCAD Intern, NCSU
June 2020 - September 2020

  • Design visualization platform for database spectra.
  • Update aspects of the website as needed.


Kittinger, Allison and Vandegrift, Micah
A Response to the Call for Bibliodiversity: Language, Translation, and Communicated Scholarship

Hansen, Samuel, Hale, Meredith, Ihli, Monica, and Kittinger, Allison
Campaigning Your Way to Useable and Clean Data
The Collective: Knoxville, TN; Mar 2020



Library Publishing Forum 2021
May 2021

ACRL 2021: Ascending into an Open Future – scholarship recipient
April 2021




Spring 2020 - Present

Secretary and Technical Coordinator, Information & Library Science Student Association
UNC Digital Accessibility Liaison
2020 Project Leader, #DLFTeach; Co-Project Leader: Kristina Lang

Fall 2019 - Present

American Library Association (ALA)
North Carolina Library Association (NCLA)
Library Association of UNC-Chapel Hill (LAUNC-CH)
Library Instruction Community of Practice

Awards and Honors


Scholarly Communication Notebook OER Development Grant; Co-Developer: Jennifer Solomon


ACRL 2021 Conference Scholarship

The Community Library

Hemingway in Idaho Research Fellow, 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow in Korean, 2019-2020
UNC SILS Diversity Advocate Certificate


Phi Beta Kappa
English Honors Program
University Honors Program
Global Perspectives Certificate
Outstanding Achievement in Japanese Language Study


Instructor, Community Workshop Series
Jan 2020 - May 2020

  • Teach digital literacy classes at local public libraries (program paused due to COVID-19).


Digital Tools

WordPress, Omeka, LibGuides, Tumblr, social media/SEO, VSim, Padlet, Poll Everywhere, Socrative, Kahoot, Scratch, RPG Maker, Google Sites, Open Journal Systems, Pressbooks

Data Processing

Excel, Tableau, SQL, CSV, OpenRefine, Python


HTML, CSS, PHP, Markdown, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva

Project Management

Trello, Slack, Microsoft Office 365, Google Suite, Loomio, GitHub, Mural


English (native), Japanese (business fluent), Korean (intermediate)