About This Site
This site is owned and published by Colleen (Robledo) Greene, and does not reflect the views current or former employers. The scope covers her major areas of professional interest and expertise. It has existed since May 2007, formerly under the names The Techie Librarian and Colleen’s Commentary.
Colleen Greene, MLIS, is a librarian, genealogist, historian, web developer, and educator who teaches and presents on genealogy, web content strategy, social media, digital history tools, and other emerging technology tools and topics. She has a knack for being able to explain complex technology concepts in easy to understand terms, and a passion for teaching. Colleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, a Masters of Library & Information Science, and a certificate in genealogical research from Boston University. She is the Marketing Librarian & Digital Humanities Specialist at California State University, Fullerton. Colleen is also a faculty lecturer for the San Jose State University School of Information, where she teaches an online graduate-level U.S. genealogy course for future librarians, that focuses on the Genealogical Proof Standard. She is a nationally recognized genealogy speaker and educator specializing in methodology, Mexican & Hispanic research, archival research, and genealogy technology and communications.
Colleen is a member of the American Library Association (ALA), the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA), the Reference & User Services Association (RUSA), the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America (GSHA), the Texas State Genealogical Society (TxSGS), the New Mexico Genealogical Society (NMGS), the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA), the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS), and the Orange County Heritage Coordinating Council (HCC). She is an active volunteer in the genealogy community, but is taking 2018 off from those duties.