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Below is a summary of my current resume, I am also including a link to my most current cv.

Masters of Science, Instructional Design & Technology
Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
December 2012

Masters in Library Science
Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
May 2009

Bachelors of Arts
Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
December 1989


Public Librarian’s Certificate, New York State Department of Education, 2010

Moodle Administrator Certification, Remote Learner, April 2011


Educational & Emerging Technologies Librarian
Health Sciences Library
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
June 1, 2010 – August 2012

Media Specialist II
Health Sciences Library
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
October 2005 – May 2011

This position is responsible for the overall operation and management of the audiovisual/media and room scheduling functions within the UC Denver Health Sciences Library (HSL);

Regional Service:

  • Member, Planning Committee, Colorado Association of Libraries Annual Conference, 2010 – 2012
  • Chair, Colorado Library Instruction Interest Group (CoLIIG), 2011 – 2012

University Service:

  • Member, Campus Communications Advisory Committee (CAC), University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, 2009 – 2012
  • Member, Social Media Committee, Ad-Hoc to CAC, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, 2009-2010

Library Service:

  • Chair, Staff Development
  • Member (exiting Chair)Emergency Preparedness
  • Member, Information Commons Team
  • Member, Web Committee

Curriculum Technology Support Specialist
Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
July 2000 – June 2004
Manage multimedia, curriculum design lab in support of the Division of Education’s mission, its programs and the Library mission statement.

Adjunct Instructor
Mount Saint Mary College, Newbrugh, NY
September 1999 – April 2004
CIT 105 Microcomputer Applications I
Traditional and Accelerated program course covers basic word processing skills using MSWord, basic to advanced Internet searching skills, e-mail, PowerPoint, as well as basic web page design using HTML.

Copy Cataloger
Curtin Memorial Library, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
November 1995 – June 2000
Reviews and edits copy cataloging for monographic and serial materials according to Library requirements.


  • An Overview of Mobile Technologies in a Healthcare Setting. Lilian Hoffecker and Rhonda Altonen Handheld Librarian Online Conference II, February 17-18, 2010
  • PubMed’s New Automatic Term Mapping: Why You Might Like it and Why You Might Not
    John D. Jones, Jr., Rhonda L. Altonen, MidContinental Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO; September 2009
  • LinkedIn, Spotlight on Your Career 2009, Colorado Association of Law Libraries (CoALL), University of Denver, Sturm College of Law; February 28, 2009
  • Innovations in Perspective Co-presented at Reference Renaissance Conference and MCMLA 2008 Annual Conference
  • Fox, L., & Altonen, R. (2008). Medical Multimedia Resources on the Web. Colorado Libraries, 34(1), 37-42.
  • Altonen, R. (2008). Internet Resources: Cold and Flu Season. MLANews, November/December 2008(411), 10-11.
  • Altonen, R. (2008). Infobuttons: A New Role for Librarians. MLANews, November/December 2008(411), 37.


  • ALA
    • LITA – Next Generation Catalog Interest Group
    • ACRL – Health Science Interest Group
  • MLA – Educational Media and Technologies Section
  • SLA – Education, Technology Divisions
  • CAL – CoASL
  • CCMLA – Advocacy Committee
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