Spanier Indexing

Background

Jennifer has been indexing professionally since 2009. She is an active member of the American Society for Indexing, having served as Co-Webmaster since 2012. She has also been serving as a member of the Board of Directors since 2016.

Other Professional and Volunteer Experience

Jennifer has been serving on the Board of Trustees of the Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth, Vermont, since 2015.

As a public librarian at Lewisboro Library in South Salem, NY, Jennifer provided reference services, and participated in collection development and technology education.(2006-2012)

Jennifer has also worked as a research biologist. Her PhD dissertation is entitledĀ Isolation and Characterization of Novel Chlamydomonas Transposable Elements.

As Abstractor and Editor forĀ Breastfeeding Abstracts, a quarterly newsletter for health professionals, Jennifer searched the scientific literature for current breastfeeding and lactation articles to abstract for each issue. She also selected lead article authors, managed the abstracting staff, and wrote and edited article abstracts.(2002-2004)

Jennifer served as Co-President of Westchester-Fairfield NLD Support, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and support to families of children with nonverbal learning disabilities.(2005-2010)

For several years, Jennifer counseled breastfeeding mothers as a La Leche League Leader.

Academic Background

  • BS Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Allegheny College
  • PhD Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MS Library and Information Science, Long Island University

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