Office Location: AC-3G01B
|MLS||University of Maryland, College Park||Library Science||1995|
|BA||University of Minnesota||English||1989|
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Nielsen, Thomas. "Redefining My Definition of Career Success." Information Outlook. Vol. 22, Issue 5 September/October 2018: 35, 37.
Nielsen, Thomas. "Four Steps I Took That Transformed My Solo Corporate Library." Marketing Library Services. Vol. 16, Issue 6-7 September/October 2002: .
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Nielsen, Thomas. ""Takin' it to the streets : myMETRO researchers bring library science skills and expertise to NYC communities"." The Global Librarian. 2013: .
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
SLA Rose L. Vormelker Award: 2015.
SLA NY Mergent Distinguished Service Award: 2014.
SLA Solo Librarians Division Service Award: 2011.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
President-Elect, SLA New York Chapter: 2019.
Division Cabinet Officer, SLA: 2016-2018.
Chair-Elect/Chair/Past Chair, SLA Solo Librarians Division: 2012-2014.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Co-faciliating monthly reading group with Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi for SLA DICE Community: July 2020 - present.
Co-facilitated "Witnessing Whiteness in LIS" with Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi at SLA Annual Conference: October 16, 2020.
Co-faciliated "Brainstorming Future DEI Programming" with Emma Antobam-Ntekudzi at SLA Annual Conference: October 15, 2020.
Co-facilitated "What Would You Do? Strategies for Dealing with Bias In the Workplace" with Dr. Michele A. L. Villagran and Mary Talley at SLA Annual Conference: June 16, 2019.
Co-presented "You and Your Career" with Margot Note at SLA Annual Conference: June 15, 2017.
Organized and moderated three webinars presented by Pat Wagner for SLA Solo Division: "What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: Conflict First Aid", "Improving Information Exchange in Workplaces", and "How to Manage Your Local Node in a Global Workplace": May 14, September 10 and November 12, 2015.
Organized and moderated four webinars presented by Pat Wagner for SLA Solo Division: "Everyday Leadership for Special and Solo Librarians", The Tools of Influence for Special and Solo Librarians", Fifteen Reasons to Quit Your Special and Solo Library Job (Or Ask Someone Else to Leave)", and "Solo Project Management: When You and the Whole Team": March 11, May 13, September 23 and November 18, 2014.
Organized and facilitated "Leading From the Library: How Can I Be A Leader When ______ ?" at SLA Annual Conference: June 11, 2013.
Organized and facilitated "The Resilient Solo (Librarian)" at SLA Annual Conference: June 11, 2013.