kYmberly Keeton

kYmberley Keeton is a 2014 - 2016 National Secretary of BCALA

kYmberly Keeton's Overview

Current
Past
  • Volunteer Virtual Reference Librarian at Ask Now Texas
  • Associate Editor at ThyBlackMan.com
  • Creative Multimedia Publisher at litARTMedia
Education
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Houston
  • Richland Community College
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kYmberly Keeton's Summary

Art Librarianship

Specialties: African American Literature | Art | History | Fashion | Culture

kYmberly Keeton's Experience

UNT-Houston Library Student Coordinator

University of North Texas -College of Information

Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry

2012 – Present (1 year) Houston ,Texas

Recruit potential graduate students for the UNT Library Science & Information Technology Program in Houston, Texas. Assist current students with information regarding Master's Program, study groups, and UNT-Houston All-Day School. Coordinate field trips for Houston LISSA Graduate Student Group.

Adjunct Professor

Udemy E-Learning

 

June 2013 – Present (3 months) Virtual: E-Learning Community

Teach: African American Literature & Art to students via an online e-learning community. Currently, creating spring curriculum with teaching team. Our first class will begin in January 2014.

Volunteer Virtual Reference Librarian

Ask Now Texas

 

June 2013 – August 2013 (3 months) Online

Ask Now Texas is a non-profit, virtual reference service for libraries. We provide free virtual reference services to both academic and public libraries in Texas. Users can receive instant reference assistance with using online database resources, finding information on the internet, or help with locating library items in the online public access catalog.

Associate Editor

ThyBlackMan.com

 

August 2011 – May 2012 (10 months) Houston, Texas Area

Prepare written material for publication. Advise publisher on new stories for editorial, recruit new writers, and write a weekly column.

Creative Multimedia Publisher

litARTMedia

 

January 2010 – May 2012 (2 years 5 months)

Contract out with clients in the following areas: freelance writing, editing, website design, researching, consulting, marketing, photography, and educational tutoring.

Arts Integrationist

Big Thought

Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

July 2010 – July 2010 (1 month)

Observed core teachers and arts instructors in a new program under the direction of the Dallas Independent School District. The integration of academia and the arts was implemented together in a summer school test pilot. As an integrationist, ensured that teachers & arts instructors followed protocol for integrating the arts/academia and communicated with each other.

Creative Writing Teacher

The South Dallas Cultural Center

 

June 2010 – July 2010 (2 months)

Taught students in creative arts summer program. Created an online magazine with students and taught historical component to curriculum regarding Haiti. Engaged students in literacy and photography.

Literary Arts Photography Teacher

FotoFest

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Arts and Crafts industry

December 2009 – May 2010 (6 months)

Teach a state approved education curriculum to students through the arts. Meet weekly with students and help guide their writing and photography skills. Work by students are culminated in to creative photography projects and exhibited at Fotofest in the spring.

Publisher/Creative Director

Literafeelya Magazine

 

January 2000 – January 2008 (8 years 1 month)

Performed magazine's daily operations, business and production online/print, edited, proofread, scanned photos, assigned stories, attended events, generated sales for advertising. Teams of writers were managed to produce articles for magazine-promotions.

City Editor & Entertainment Editor

The Dallas Weekly Newspaper & Rolling Out Magazine

 

January 2000 – February 2004 (4 years 2 months)

Rolling Out Magazine, assigned stories to local writers researched and requested interviews with national and local artists... As the editor, answered phone calls, edited, proofread, and maintained regional paper electronically (internet). At The Dallas Weekly Newspaper was responsible for entire content for the entertainment section as well as maintained the community calendar. Wrote five to six stories a week as a staff writer, attended events for promotions, distributed papers, and took photos/networking.

kYmberly Keeton's Organizations

  • Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.

    Graduate Student Member
    •  May 2013 to Present
  • National Kidney Foundation -- Houston Chapter

    Walking Committee Member
    •  May 2013 to Present
  • American Library Association

    Graduate Student Member
    •  January 2011 to Present
  • Texas Library Association

    Graduate Student Member
    •  January 2011 to Present
  • Black Caucus of the American Library Association

    Executive Board Member
    •  January 2011 to Present

kYmberly Keeton's Honors and Awards

  • UNT Mayborn Literary Non-Fiction Conference Award Receipent

    The Dallas Morning News Minority Scholarship
    • June 2013
  • Approved Presenter @ The African American National Library Conference

    The Black Caucus of the American Library Association
    • June 2013
  • Herman Totten Endowed Academic Scholarship Recipent

    The University of North Texas -- College of Information
    • April 2013
  • Texas Black Caucus Roundtable TLA Scholarship Winner

    Texas Black Caucus Rountable -- Texas Library Association
    • February 2013
  • Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Fellow

    The University of North Texas - The Toulhouse Graduate School
    • January 2013