Christine DeZelar-Tiedman

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Phone: 7632423244
2 Skills

Book Review Editor, Editorial Board Member, RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage
Association for College & Research Libraries, Chicago, Illinois --- 2008-present

Established book review section for leading journal in Rare Book and Manuscript Librarianship:
Solicit review books from publishers, establish editorial criteria, recruit reviewers and assign reviews based on expertise, edit reviews and perform final proof review
Perform peer review of submitted articles and advise editor on scope and status of the journal

Book Reviewer, Library Journal
Media Source, Inc., New York, New York -- 1996-present

Write 8-12 reviews of literary fiction per year, including reviews of Thomas Keneally’s Daughters of Mars, Louise Erdrich’s The Round House, and Chris Bohjalian’s The Night Strangers

Indexer, Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature
Modern Humanities Research Association — 2003-2009

Indexed a broad selection of periodicals including Theatre Studies, Hungry Mind Review, Irish Literary Supplement, Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Opera News and The Sondheim Review

Editorial Board Member, OCLC Systems and Services: International Digital Library Perspectives
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., Bingley, UK -- 2002-2008

Performed peer review of submitted articles, solicited articles, advised editor on editorial direction

Editor, Footnotes: Newsletter of the New Members Round Table
American Library Association, Chicago, IL -- 1999-2001

Responsible for layout, article solicitation, and copy editing

Editor, The Idaho Librarian
Idaho Library Association -- 1997-2000

Oversaw the transition of the publication from a quarterly journal to a bimonthly newsletter
Responsible for article solicitation, layout, and copy editing


Published peer-reviewed research articles in Library and Information Science Journals including Library Resources & Technical Services, Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, and College & Research Libraries
Beacham’s Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction, v. 12. Carol Stream, IL: The Gale Group, 2000. Wrote in-depth literary analysis of Barbara Kingsolver’s The Bean Trees, Animal Dreams, and The Poisonwood Bible.
Magazines for Libraries. 10th ed. New York: Bowker, 2000. Edited, updated, and created new entries for "Literary Reviews" section.
Magazines for Libraries. 9th ed. New York: Bowker, 1997. Edited, updated, and created new entries for "Environment, Conservation, and Outdoor Recreation” section.
Published book reviews in Library Resources & Technical Services and The Idaho Librarian

Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa — 1994

Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Communication, Concordia University
Saint Paul, Minnesota -- 1990
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