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Library Faculty

Melissa Minds VandeBurgt: Head of University Archives & Special Collections

Melissa Minds 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 full Curriculum Vitae for detailed experience and scholarship.

Melissa's Education

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