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Wilhelmina V. Randtke

Phone: 850-345-6123; Email: randtke (at)


Florida State University College of Information Tallahassee, FL

  • Masters in Library and Information Studies, August 2011
  • GPA: 3.9 out of 4.0
  • Honors & Activities:
    • America Library Association, Student Chapter
    • American Association of Law Libraries
    • Panhandle Library Access Network
    • Florida Library Association
    • Tallahassee Bar Association
    • TalTech Alliance
    • Law Librarianship Scholarship recipient, 2009-2010
    • John David Marshall Endowed Scholarship recipient, 2010-2011

Florida State University College of Law Tallahassee, FL

  • Juris Doctor, May 2008, cum laude
  • GPA: 86 out of 100 (top 30%)
  • Honors & Activities:
    • Intellectual Property Law Society – Treasurer
    • International Law Students Association – PR Chair
    • Cyberlaw Society
    • V89 WVFS, Voice of Florida State (radio)–News Department, Audio Production
    • Katzentine-Simon Scholarship recipient, 2005-2007
    • FSU Flying High Circus – performer: fire poi, diabolo, hand balancing

University of Florida Gainesville, FL

  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, May 2003
  • GPA: 3.6 out of 4.0, cum laude
  • Honors & Activities:
    • National Merit Scholarship recipient
    • Golden Key National Honor Society


St. Mary's University School of Law, Sarita Kenedy East Law Library, San Antonio, TX

May 2012 - present: Electronic Services Librarian and Associate Professor

Provide traditional reference and instruction services to law students. Prepare and present workshops to students and a CLEs for the local legal community. Maintain the law library website. Liason with vendors for electronic databases and research tools, and resolve any technology related connection issues as needed. Maintain electronic resources management tools, including Serial Solutions. Keep an internal inventory of electronic vendor account information including passwords and contact information, and of library purchased software, including serial numbers and locations of installation disks. Implment the first law school institutional repository including technology and policy issues.

FSU Law Research Center (aka Law Library) Tallahassee, FL

Jan 2011 – August 2012: Intern; Project Manager; Digital Projects

Jan 2011 – May 2011, Intern, 18 hrs/wk: Staffed the reference desk, conducted a workshop on Florida Legal Research, prepared pathfinders using LibGuides, attended staff meetings, assisted in digitization projects.

May 2011 – Sept 2011, OPS Project Manager, 15hrs/wk: Project manager for digitization of the 1970-1983 Florida Administrative Code. Planned and paced digitization, optical character recognition, database design using MySQL and php, automated creation of metadata using Visual Basic, and auditing for mistakes or missing materials. Supervised one OPS student assistant. Documentation on this project may be viewed at .

Sept 2011 – August 2012, OPS Digital Projects, 15 hrs/wk: Contact local government agencies regarding collection development opportunities, digitize paper and audiovisual materials, optimize pdfs and webpages for discovery through search engines, index digitized materials, create web pages to allow resource discovery through browsing. As they are completed, projects are posted at .

Strozier Library, Florida State University Tallahassee, FL

August 2010 – Sept 2011: Graduate Assistant in Web Development

Update portions of the FSU Libraries website at , administer LibGuides accounts, prepare guidance material for librarians regarding electronic resource links and web editing tools, survey students and faculty regarding use of online resources. 20 hrs/wk

FSU VOSS: Virtual Scientific Teams: Life-Cycle Formation and Long-Term Scientific Collaboration Tallahassee, FL

Jan 2011 – Summer 2011: Intern

Observed and took notes on physicists at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, transcribed interviews, coded observation notes with regard to physicists' information worlds, uploaded notes and transcriptions into VOSS BaseCamp site, checked citations and provided substantive feedback for article submissions to conferences and journals (ie. ASIST, ALISE). The project website may be viewed at . 10 hrs/wk

Agency for Workforce Innovation Tallahassee, FL

July 2009 – Dec 2010: Assistant General Counsel

Completed legal tasks related to management of Department of Labor grants to Florida, including audits under state and federal law, and reviews of procurement. Performed legal tasks related to management of a Florida agency, including reviews of contracts and data sharing agreements, advise human resources on non-routine issues, public records responses and compliance, and assessment of issues regarding access to public benefits. Completed intensive searches using the Lexis-Nexis Legal database, FastCase, and various government websites. July 2009 – Aug 2010 40 hrs/wk; Sept 2010 – Dec 2010 30 hrs/wk.

FSU Law Research Center (aka law library) Tallahassee, FL

July 2008 – June 2009: Florida Supreme Court Video Project

Digitized videos of court proceedings for upload to the internet. Redacted and collated scanned documents using Adobe Acrobat Professional. Uploaded content to the Research Center’s website and linked content using HTML to allow discovery by browsing from . Performed research on behalf of professors. July-Dec. 2008 35 hrs/wk; Jan.-June 2009 15 hrs/wk; July 2009 – Dec. 2009 5 hrs/wk.

Division of Administrative Hearings Tallahassee, FL

January 2008 – April 2008: Judicial Extern

The Division of Administrative Hearings is a centralized court for administrative hearings in Florida. Clerked for Administrative Law Judge Larry Sartin. Researched legal issues, observed hearings, drafted memos summarizing research. 20 hrs/wk

Legal Services of North Florida Tallahassee, FL

May 2007 – August 2007: Summer Extern

Interviewed clients, drafted pleadings and letters, researched legal issues. I worked most with Florida family law, probate, and real property issues. 20 hrs/wk

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions Tallahassee, FL

March 2007 – July 2007: LSAT Instructor

Taught college age students in a course related to improving scores on a standardized test. Administered prepared lessons to college students preparing for the LSAT. Coached students in test taking and time management strategies. Fielded questions in class. 10hrs/wk

Duval County Public Schools Jacksonville, FL

March 2005 – May 2005: Substitute Teacher

Maintained a middle or high school classroom during the regular teacher’s absence. 35 hrs/wk

YMCA of the Rockies Estes Park, CO

May 2003 – August 2004: Recreation Attendant, Hikemaster, Food Service Worker

Rotated through positions, depending on the season: Led hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park; cashiered at and monitored a roller rink and gym; Prepared and served food in a cafeteria. 40 hrs/wk



  • Fluent in English. Able to read, write, and speak German well. Able to read and understand Russian poorly.

Web Development

  • Understanding of electronic resource links, and proxy logins. Experience with EZproxy, and Serial Solutions 360.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, XML, Adobe DreamWeaver, Adobe Contribute, sound editing software such as Sound Forge and Audacity, and graphics editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Gnu Image Manipulation Program (GIMP).

Content Management Systems (CMS)

  • Strong background in administration of LibGuides.
  • Experience with Drupal, and Wordpress, including theme development, configuration, and systems administration.

Database Administration

  • Proficient with XML, importing and exporting datasets, and database design.
  • Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL.

Digital Libraries

  • Knowledge of and course work in a wide variety of metadata standards, including Dublin Core, MODS, METS, RDA, EAD, and MARC. Knowledge of and coursework in controlled vocabularies and authority control, including Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH).
  • Experience with Greenstone and Digital Commons. Knowledge of other platforms including DSpace, and ContentDM.
  • Good background knowledge in document preparation using Adobe Acrobat Professional including optical character recognition, redaction, and batch processing.
  • Experience scanning paper and microfilm using a variety of equipment.


  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic Applications. Coursework in C.


Randtke, W. (2013). Automated Metadata Creation: Possibilities and Pitfalls. Serials Librarian, 64:267-284.

Randtke, W. and Detweiler, B. (2012). UPDATE: Research Guide on the Trading Systems in the Asian-Pacific Region: APEC, ASEAN and their Members, GlobaLex Research Guides. Retrieved from

Scholarly Video Journals to Increase Productivity in Research and Education, summary of presentation by Moshe Pritsker of the Journal of Visualized Experiments to the North American Serials Interest Group in June 2012. North American Serials Interest Group Newsletter, May/September 2012, 31. Retrieved from
Randtke, W. (2012). I, Digital: Personal Collections in the Digital Era edited by Christopher Lee (book review). Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 1(2):eP1054.

Tools for Reducing and Managing Link Rot in LibGuides, Code4Lib Journal, Issue17, Spring 2012. Retrieved from .


Marketing and Discovery for Law School Digital Collections (poster presentation; presented jointly with Fang Wang), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 2013, Seattle, WA.

Building Digital Collections without Digitization: Using Personal Digital Archives and ILL Requests to Build a Digital Repository (poster presentation; presented jointly with Brian Detweiler), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 2013, Seattle, WA.

Collection Development for an Institutional Repository through Collaborations between Departments (poster presentation and lightening talk; presented jointly with Brian Detweiler), presented at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, May 2013, Austin, TX. Poster available at

Open Source Software Tools for Law Libraries (45 minute presentation; presented jointly with Fang Wang), presented at the 2013 Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (SWALL) Annual Meeting, April 2013, Phoenix, AZ.

Preserving Online Evidence (Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course for credit with the State Bar of Texas), presented at the 2013 Homecoming CLE for St. Mary's University School of Law, March 2013, San Antonio, Texas.

Webscraping on a Shoestring with no IT Support: Libraries Preserving Access to Born-Digital Government Information (poster presentation), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 2012, Boston, MA.

Metadata on a Shoestring (poster presentation), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 2012, Boston, MA.

Cool Tools Cafe, AALL 2012: Adobe Acrobat Professional (mini workshop in the Cool Tools Cafe), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, July 2012, Boston, MA. Handout is available at

Winning the war against entropy: FSU Libraries' Tool Kit for library website maintenance (poster presentation), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, June 2012, Anaheim, CA.

Ignite Session: Search Engine Optimization: Putting the Library Where the Users Are (lightening talk), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, June 2012, Anaheim, CA.

Conversation Starters: Webscraping on a Shoestring with No I.T. Support: Libraries Preserving Access to Born-digital Government Information (45 minute presentation), presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, June 2012, Anaheim, CA.

Automated metadata creation - possibilities and pitfalls, presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Serials Interest Group (hour long presentation), June 2012, Nashville, TN.

Winning the war against entropy: FSU Libraries' Tool Kit for library website maintenance (poster presentation), presented at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Library Association, May 2012, Orlando, FL.


Panhandle Library Access Network's workshop, Transition to Resource Description and Access (RDA): Getting Catalogers Ready for the Change, June 2011, Niceville, FL.

American Library Association Annual Meeting, June 2011, New Orleans, LA.

The Future of the Book conference, July 2011, Tallahassee, FL.

American Association of Law Libraries, July 2011, Philadelphia, PA.

AALL preconference workshop, Digitizing Government Information: How to Plan and Conduct a Digitization Project in Your Library, July 2011, Philadelphia, PA.