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Gifts to the Library enrich collections, purchase equipment, and improve services for students, faculty, staff, and the Southwest Florida community.

Library Exhibits

Melissa VandeBurgt, Curator

Dali Interprets, Spring 2017

IN RET-RO-SPECT: 3 years = 6 shows, Fall 2016

Uncommon Friends: The James D. Newton Collection, Spring 2016

Україна: Ukraine - The Maniichuk-Brady Collection of Socialist Realist Art, Fall 2015

The Koreshans, Spring 2015

Dead Men Do Tell Tales: The William R. Maples Collection, Fall 2014

Ichthyology in Print (1554-2004): The Gerald F. & Marjorie G. Fitzgerald Fish Book Collection, Spring 2014

Faculty & Staff Activities

  • Melissa VandeBurgt. "Effective Communication to Aid Collaboration for Digital Collections: Experiences at Florida Gulf Coast University Library." International Perspectives from the New Review of Academic Librarianship: Academic Librarians Communicating in the 21st Century. Maynooth University, County Kildare, Ireland, October 20, 2016.
  • Kunberger, T., & Geiger, C., & Reycraft, K. A. (2016, June). Structured Introduction to Information Literacy Using a Scaffold Project in an Introductory Engineering Course. Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Rebecca Donlan and Stacy Sieck. (2016). Stop, Collaborate & Listen: How the Librarian/Publisher Relationship Can Facilitate the Development of the Information Literacy Curriculum. Collaborative Librarianship (8)1, 16-21.
  • Steve Rokusek and Jenna Enomoto, (2016). Leisure Suits Us: Recreational Reading in Academic Libraries. Florida Libraries, 59(1), 16-18.
  • Melissa VandeBurgt, Guy Cicinelli, Parker Fruehan. “You Got Islandora in my Omeka; You Got Omeka on my Islandora: Integrating Omeka and Islandora at FGCU.” Islandora Camp, Fort Myers, FL, May 6, 2016.
  • Melissa Minds VandeBurgt and Kaleena Rivera, (2016). Effective Communication to Aid Collaboration for Digital Collections: A Case Study at Florida Gulf Coast University Library. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 1-11.
  • Guy Cicinelli, Melissa Minds VandeBurgt, and Parker Fruehan, “Virtual Exhibits: Connecting Content to a Gallery Experience – Why Not?” Florida Library Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, March 2, 2016.
  • Aisha Johnson, Melissa Minds VandeBurgt, and Victoria Thur, “The Need to Preserve: Challenges and Opportunities in Collecting the History of a Young University” Florida Library Association Annual Conference, Daytona Beach, FL, March 2, 2016.
  • Rachel Cooke and co-author Doris Van Kampen-Breit (St. Leo University) received the Florida Library Association's 2016 Library Research Award for a recent publication.
  • Regina M. Beard, (2016). An investigation of graduate student knowledge and usage of open access journals. Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 28(1).

Dean, Library Services

Kathleen Miller
Office: 233 Library West

Phone: 239-590-7605