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Faculty Profiles

Garmer, Nancy

Assistant Dean, User Experience, Library

Professional Organizations: 

Member-at-Large ACRL University Libraries Section, 2018-2020

Library Faculty Council, 2017-2019

American Library Association (ALA), 2006 -

ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table, 2006 -

     Action Council, 2008-2010; Secretary 2010-2011

ALA Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), 2015 -

ALA Sustainability Round Table, 2016 -

Personal Overview 

Ms. Garmer's focus in libraries is the advancement of enhanced user experience for campus constituents to create an inclusive, welcoming, and expansive array of services via every library service point. 

Educational Background

Master of Arts, Library and Information Science, 2007  

University of South Florida - Tampa, FL 

Bachelor of Science, Journalism, 1990

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL 

Recognition & Awards

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services and the International Student Service Organization Award of Excellence, 2017-2018.

Additional Duties

City of Melbourne Babcock Street Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee,

Vice-Chairperson, 2011 – Present; Member, 2006 - Present 

Florida Notary Public, 2011 - Present 

Selected Publications

Garmer, N. (2019). Signature Sustainability Earth Day Dish. In R. Pun & G.L. Shaffer (Eds.), The Sustainable Library’s Cookbook (pp. 121-122).  Association of College and Research Libraries. 

Richardson, P., Garmer, N., Mahaney, E., Petrillo, L., & Weber, R. (2016). What We Know: Planning, Implementing, and Assessing a Media Literacy-Themed Summer Camp. The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, 7(3), 1-14.  http://www.yalsa.ala.org/jrlya/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Richardson_What-We-Know_Final.pdf.