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Geraldine Collins

Name: Geraldine Collins

BA, English Literature; Fordham University, New York, N.Y.
MLS, Columbia University, New York, NY
MPA, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL
Senior Policy Advisor
Contact Information: Address:
10501 FGCU Blvd South
Ft. Myers, FL 33965
Liaison Librarian for the departments of:
  • Justice Studies
  • Public Affairs
  • Sociology
Collection Development Responsibilities:
  • Criminal Forensics Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Reference
  • Government
  • Legal Studies
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Collection Development
  • Information Literacy Programs
  • Library User Services
  • Research Assistance
Professional Experience:

Twenty-plus years as professional librarian in public services to research and academic clientele.

University Librarian, Reference, Research & Instruction - FGCU Library

Head, Access Services - University of North Florida - Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Reference & Interlibrary Loan Librarian - University of Florida - Library West (Smathers Libraries)

Reference/Resource Sharing Librarian - New York Public Library - Research Libraries - Central Building

Reference & Acquisitions - NYPL - Research Libraries - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Professional Interests:
  • Library Operations & Administration
  • Library Public Services
  • Organizational Culture
  • Research Assistance
  • Staff Development and Training.