Employee Spotlight: Sherri Brooks

Sherri Brooks

by Jillian Oliver

Sherri Brooks has worked for the Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library as a
Medical Library Specialist 1 since August 2007. Currently, she works in Access Services and Interlibrary Loan where she provides circulation assistance, creates bibliographic records in the circulation/reserve modules for all reserve items, assists with the maintenance of Interlibrary Loan, assists in the collection of reports of database usage and statistics for analysis of resources utilized by university faculty and students, assists with the creation and maintenance of GIL Express tracking spreadsheets, and so much more.

Sherri possesses a composed and optimistic attitude. She is efficient, welcoming, and willing to learn and take on new responsibilities. Her warm smile and friendly demeanor compliment her excellent customer service skills. We all recognize her as an incredible asset to the GRU Libraries. Here’s what you had to say:

Sherri Brooks presents an excellent example of what we can all expect of employees at GRU Libraries. She is efficient, uncomplaining and always willing to learn new tasks. No matter the size of the task, she takes it on without complaint. She knows her limits and is not afraid to ask for assistance when needed or to jump in and help someone else when they need it. Sherri is unfailingly friendly to other staff and visitors to the library.

Sherri always makes sure that things are going smoothly in the department and has a smile for encouragement.

Her unfailingly positive attitude and willingness to stop and listen makes Sherri an incredible person to work with and encourages those around her to emulate her positive outlook.

She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education from Brooklyn College, NY, June 1993, and a Master of Library Science from Queens College, NY, June 1998.

Thank you Sherri for shining so bright!

GRU Libraries would also like to send congrats to the other employees nominated this quarter: Lindsay Blake, Tamara Brewster, Donna Herring, Bertina Miller, Renee Sharrock, Shannon Terral, Carol Waggoner-Angleton, and Thomas Weeks.

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