Guikang Jin         My Blogger

Unit 1206, 455 Sentinel Rd.  Toronto, Ont. M3J 1V5 (416)249-7079(home) (647)897-7397 (cell)



      Library and Information Technician diploma with computer science degree

      Working experience in academic library, public library and government library

   Comprehensive knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access, FronPage, SharePoint) and Internet content development.

      Coordinating, organized, reliable, responsible, open-mind person with life-learning attitude.



2003 2005: Seneca College, Library and Information Technician Program (two-year diploma program).

1997 - 2000: China Finance College (Now Department of Insurance, the University of International Business and Economics), Insurance Specialty (three-year diploma program).

1981 - 1985: Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science



Library skills

      Reference, rover reference and virtual reference

      Library catalogues and bibliographies, derivative / descriptive / subject cataloguing (OCLC,MARC,OPAC), metadata cataloging

      Circulation and interlibrary loan (Dynix/Horizon/Sirsi Unicorn, Millennium, Sydney plus manager, Inmagic)

      Acquisitions, library programs and promotion

      Database search and application, Internet searching.

Customer services, administration and training

      Software training, training manual preparation

      Inventory/distribution/maintenance of all computer hardware.

Technical support and services

      Web design (HTML, JavaScript, RSS feed)

      Hardware/network/software installation, upgrade, update

      Troubleshooting, on the spot and telephone technical support

Business research and analysis

      Analyze current business and information system, provide recommendation and optimum computerized solution.

      Provide step-by-step implementation schedules, budget control and time management.

Database / software development

      Provide customized solution for Community Pharmacies

      Develop insurance/actuarial/investment/accounting software

      Database search and Internet search



      Developed the customized compounding pharmacy software in Canada

      Developed the remote communication system which brought great economic benefits for the Huatai insurance company and enhanced the company's competitiveness.

      Developed first series of insurance software for China Pacific Insurance Company, designed the first accounting software for the company which ending the manual history.

      Developed several Management Information Systems (MIS), including a project which passed the ministry level appraisal.



2006  -  Library technician at Learning Resource Centre, York Region District School Board

2005  -  Metadata Cataloguer at OISE, University of Toronto

2005  -  Two-week placement at Ryerson University Library

2005  -  Part time Library Technicians (reference services)- Centennial College HP-STC campus

2004  -  MARC Cataloguing - Essa Centennial Library (Summer student job)

2004  -  Sunday Circulation Clerk, Markham Public Libraries

2004  -  Page, Circulation Services, Toronto Public Library

2004 - Two-week placement in Research and Information Services, Ontario Ministry of Finance

2004 - Two-week placement in Toronto Public Library, Albion Branch (a district branch).

2001 - Present:  Freelance software developer

1996 - 2001: System Analyst and Software Engineer of IT Department, Huatai Insurance Company of China, Limited. Beijing, China.

1993 - 1996: Software Engineer of IT Department, China Pacific Insurance Company, Beijing, China.

1985 - 1993: Software Engineer and Instructor, Information Center of China Building Materials Industry (former Information Center of State Administration of Building Materials Industry), Beijing, China.



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Ontario Library Association


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