About

I attended Dominican University in River Forest, IL, to obtain my Masters degree in Library and Information Science and graduated January 2010.  I was the board secretary for the Special Libraries Association Competitive Intelligence Division from 2007-2010 and earned a dual certificate in Competitive Intelligence and the Intelligence Information Function from the Special Libraries Association in November 2007.  I completed courses in Change Management and Knowledge Management/Knowledge Services at the Special Libraries Association annual conference in July 2012.

I received my B.A. from the University of Iowa in Anthropology with a Minor in Religion. I also spent a semester abroad studying Irish Literature at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, and participated in a writers’ workshop.

I possess a clear understanding of current trends and new technologies for overcoming information overload. Utilizing SharePoint and other information tools, I instruct users on how to gather and analyze information efficiently and effectively.

Notable Mentions and Accomplishments

* Q1 2013 Thrilling our Customers, Talent Acquisition, Allstate

* Q4 2011 Individual that gets IT, Product and Partner Management, CDW

* Q2 2011 Individual that gets IT, Product and Partner Management, CDW

* LIS768 Class blog profiled in Information Advisor’s “BestBizWeb”

* Blog posting by Michael Stephens at Tame the Web

* Work included in Michael Stephen’s EDUCAUSE slides and presentation:

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* Created the SLA CI Division LinkedIn group

* Created the SLA CI Division Twitter

This blog and additional sites found under “Other Blogs” are a compilation of all the things I love – librarianship, technology, cooking and baking, photography, baby chatter, and interesting tidbits found around the web.  Enjoy!

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Megan Buttita

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