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Melissa VandeBurgt

Melissa Minds VandeBurgt, MLIS
Associate Librarian

phone: 239-590-7658


office: Library East 327

Areas of Responsibility

  • Collection and preservation of SWFL cultural heritage
  • Community partnerships and donor relations
  • Exhibition curation
  • Lead, manage, and supervise departmental operations 

See Curriculum Vitae for detailed experience and scholarship.


Master of Library and Information Science
Certificate in Special Collections and Rare Books
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Art History
California State University Channel Islands


Head of Archives, Special Collections, & Digital Initiatives 
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

Digital Services Librarian                            
Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL
2012 – 2015

Visual Digital Collection Specialist                                                
California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA
2005 - 2012