Business Librarian is now certified for MBTI

Lisa Zilinski, Business Librarian, went through training last week and received her certification for the use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) instrument.

About 25 participants attended the training, from Florida, the US and around the world. The group included HR specialists, career specialists and educators.

Zilinski shared that the certification will have multiple uses around [...]

Presentation and graduation by Library Assistant

Sonia Wade Lorenz, our evening and week-end Library Assistant, presented a poster last week at the Society of Florida Archivists Annual Conference in Sarasota.

Sonia, who is also a volunteer at the McKay Archives Center at Florida Southern College, showcased the Shirley Jackson Case collection she has been working on these past months.

This past Saturday, Sonia [...]

Librarian Diane Fulkerson presents at the Florida Library Association conference

Social Sciences & Education Librarian Diane Fulkerson presented a session at the Annual Conference of the Florida Library Association, in Orlando.

With librarians from Saint Leo University, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida State University, Diane co-presented a session entitled “Engaging Students in Information Literacy: The First Year and Beyond.” Diane shared how she developed [...]

Librarian Diane Fulkerson presents at Library 2.011 Conference

Social Sciences & Education Librarian Diane Fulkerson presented today a session at the Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference. The Conference is taking place over three days, almost around the clock, via BlackBoard Collaborate. Presenters are from around the world.

Diane’s presentation was entitled “Multiliteracy is the new Information Literacy”. Some 60 attendees participated in the session.

USFP Librarian presents at Polytechnic Summit

Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the USFP Library, organized and moderated a panel on polytechnic libraries Friday, July 16th, at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, in Menomonie, WI. The panel took place during the 2nd Polytechnic Summit, an event regrouping polytechnic higher education institutions in the country.

Panelists were Shirley Bower, Bob Mayo and Paul Roberts, [...]

Associate Librarian to present at the Florida Library Association Annual Conference

Wednesday, April 7, Catherine Lavallée-Welch will present on the usage of Twitter by academic libraries at the Florida Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando. This is one of a four-part presentation that’s also covering the social media tool’s technological aspects, the role it plays for outreach and its use in public libraries. The other presenters [...]