Digital delivery of library and information services and resources; library leadership and facilitation; information and service access; marketing library resources and services; indexing
MLIS, University of Texas at Austin
MA, English, Ohio State University
BA, English, Ohio State University
Head, Arts & Humanities Services, Syracuse University, 2005-2009
Head, Belfer Audio Archive, Syracuse University, 2007-2009
Interim Head, Social Sciences and Area Studies, Syracuse University, 2008-2009
Access Services Coordinator, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, 2000-2005
Head of Public Services, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, 1998-2000
Electronic Resources Librarian, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, 1996-1998
Assistant Librarian, New Mexico State University-Alamogordo, Alamogordo, NM, 1994-1996
Co-Editor: The Business of Libraries, special issue of College and Undergraduate Libraries, Fall 2015.
Conference Presentation: “A Library Storage Facility’s Success Through Service and Integration.” Access Services Conference. Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA., November 2014.
Publication, article: “Connect: A Panoramic View of Opportunities for Libraries,” College & Undergraduate Libraries, 2014, vol. 21, issue 1.
Conference Panel Coordinator/Moderator: “Libraries in the Publishing Game: New Roles from Content to Access.” American Library Association Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2014.
Webinar Panel Moderator: “The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off,” ACRL e-Learning Webcast, March 24, 2014.
Column Editor: “Connect” in College and Undergraduate Libraries, a peer- reviewed library journal 2013-present.
Conference Panel Coordinator/Moderator: “Riding the Publishing Rollercoaster: Practical Strategies from Research to Writing.” American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 2012.
Instructor "Library Marketing, Planning and Assessment," IST 613, Syracuse University, Summer 2008. Taught a full credit summer graduate course on creating and implementing project, marketing and assessment plans for libraries.
Grant Mellon Foundation, Co-Project Manager, “Cataloging Historical 78-rpm Sound Recordings in the Belfer Audio Archive” to catalog archival audio recordings, 2008-present
Grant Delmas Foundation, Project Leader, Belfer Cylinders Digital Connection, project to digitize and delivery archival audio cylinder recordings, 2007-present
Publication, article Dermody, M. (2005). We Cannot See Them, But They Are There: Marketing Library Services to Distance Learners Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2(1), 41-50.
Publication, article Dermody, M. & Schleper, S. (2004). Supervising: What They Didn’t Teach You in Library School College and Research Library News, 65(6),306-308.
Publication, chapter of book Dermody, M. (2003). Preferred Qualifications: Ability to Think Conceptually. In K. Bridges (Ed.), Expectations of Librarians in the 21st Century (77-79). Westport, CT.: Greenwood Publishing.
Presentation, roundtable discussion Supervising: A Primer, ACRL Conference, 2005, Minneapolis, MN, co-presented with Susan Schleper.
Instructor "Information Quest," Information Media 104, St. Cloud State University, Spring 2001, Fall 2001. Developed and taught a 3 credit semester-long information literacy course meeting a general education requirement for the Center for Information Media.
Editor Technology Column, (2001-2003). Public Services Quarterly.. Served as column editor for a peer-reviewed library science journal.
Conference presentation “E-Reserves from Text to Video: How We Did It.” Minnesota Library Association, St. Paul, MN, 2002.
Publication, back-of-the-book indexes created and published back-of-the-book indexes for the following books (selection), 1999-present
Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest: Architecture and Landscape Design, 1856-1940. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003.
Thousand Hearts Devotion: A History of Monmouth College. Monmouth, IL.: Monmouth College Press, 2002.
American South: A History. New York: McGraw Hill, 2001.
Northwestern University: Celebrating 150 years. Evanston, IL.: Northwestern University Press, 2000.
Thirty Miles North: A History of Lake Forest College, Its Towns and Its City of Chicago. Lake Forest, IL.: Lake Forest College Press, 2000.