Maria Atilano is the Student Outreach Librarian at the University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library in Jacksonville, Florida. She began working in academic libraries in 2002 as a student employee while studying at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Before becoming a librarian, Maria held staff positions as Library Services Specialist in Public Services and Sr. Library Services Associate in Special Collections at UNF. She graduated with her MLIS from Florida State University in 2012. Maria’s professional interests include social media, marketing, student outreach, and instruction. To view Maria’s publications and presentations, please visit her SelectedWorks page: https://works.bepress.com/maria_atilano/
Bachelor’s Degree- English 1996
Master’s Degree – Education 2005
Foreign Language Instruction and Faculty Supervision – over 35 years
ESOL Instruction – Oxford Seminar Certification, cumulative 5 years classroom instruction, Levels 1-4 Cambridge Ventures Curriculum and Conversation Group Facilitation
Teacher Professional Development Expertise – Curriculum Design and Delivery, Instructional Strategies including: Total Physical Response, Whole Child Educational Experience, Understanding by Design, Philosophical Inquiry for Children, Parallel Parent/Child Instruction, Family Education, Differentiated Instruction, Brain Based Learning, Arts and Technology Integration, Modeling/Coaching, Assessment Design and Analysis, Institutional Goal and Program Alignment
John W. Daniels, Jr., is Teaching & Learning Librarian and adjunct professor of Humanities at Flagler College. He also serves as professor of Old Testament for the Ministry Formation Program of the Diocese of St. Augustine, Florida. He is the author of Gossiping Jesus (Pickwick 2013) and “Engendering Gossip in Galatians 2:11-14: The Social Dynamics of Honor, Shame, Performance, and Gossip” (Biblical Theology Bulletin 47.3, 2017). – Adapted from The Ancient Mediterranean: A Sourcebook, Forthcoming (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., May 2020).
Kristin Heifner is a User Experience Librarian at Florida Institute of Technology. She runs the library’s CraftLab a makerspace area focused on crafting assisting students, faculty, and staff with a variety of projects including creating items to market for student organizations. Kristin is the administrator of Florida Tech’s Institutional Repository and assists graduate students with formatting issues on their theses. She is also the liaison to Mathematics and STEM Education which includes instruction and one-on-one assistance to members of these departments.
Kristin has prior experience managing staff of both a circulation department at an academic library and a reference department in a public library. Public library experience including programming for both adult and young adult audiences.
For nineteen years, I have been performing information literacy services, reference, instruction, supervision, collection management, and outreach. Currently, I serve as a reference, teaching, and outreach librarian at Stetson University. I supervised between 15-18 library assistants and help manage the library building as the Information Desk Librarian at Lynn University (Boca Raton).
I am a writer and content creator and have developed accessible, instructional and promotional content for public and academic libraries. In sixteen years at the Birmingham Public Library, I gained much experience working in a multi-location environment in a variety of capacities. I developed the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with all levels of the organization. I served on the Public Relations Committee for twelve years with staff from across the entire system. I also served on the social media and Library 2.0 committee, a group dedicated to creating digital assets such as tutorials and videos for teaching, training, and promoting library resources and services. I built the Twitter account and helped with many integrated marketing campaigns, working closing with internal staff as well as outside partners throughout the city of Birmingham to promote the library’s services and to tell the library’s story.
I have been fortunate to lead the Friends of the Library; create programming; devellop strategic plans; manage outreach; and provide high-quality instruction, research, and reference.
My name is Caitlin and I am the Access Services Librarian at Flagler College, where I have worked full-time since 2014. My position encompasses a variety of things, including library research instruction, hiring and management of student employees, system administration of our Sierra ILS, graphic design and desktop publishing, outreach, and occasionally programming and displays. I act as a liaison to the behavioral sciences and art & design departments on our campus. I’m proficient in XHTML and CSS.
In my time away from the Proctor Library, I enjoy reading, writing, games, music, and spending time with my family.