I am currently spending the rest of my residency as the Interim Digital Collections Librarian at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado but was born and raised in Miami, Florida. I spent the beginning of my library career at Florida International University where I first worked as a staff member in the cataloging department and then as a reference librarian. I earned my MLIS from Kent State University and hold Bachelor’s degrees from FIU in History and Art History with a certificate in European Studies.
While I was pursuing my MLIS I was named an ARL Diversity Scholar and ALA Spectrum Scholar. These two programs sparked new interests, encouraged me to dream bigger, and introduced me to a supportive community that has shaped my career path and goals. I have a wide array of interests which include language use and demographics in libraries, LIS programs, cataloging and metadata, library administration, special collections, outreach and engagement, and mentorship—just to name a few.
On the rare occasion that I am not thinking about libraries or librarianship, I spend my time running, traveling, napping, enjoying good food, or spending time with loved ones.
Feel free to tweet @ me in English or Spanish. My handle is @Luna_dee