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Library Director: Amy Filiatreau

I’m the Library Director, and I’m always interested in your ideas for improving our library services, technology, and collections. I also serve as the librarian liaison to the College of Business and Management. I’ve been at Lynn since 2013, and love working here. I got my BA in Anthropology/Archaeology from the University of Chicago, my MLIS from the University of Texas-Austin, and my MBA from Lynn University. I’m originally from Louisville, KY. I love my pets, red wine, cooking/baking, and college football (go Horns!).

Phone: 561-237-7067
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Online Learning & Reference Librarian: Alison Leonard

I’m the Online Learning and Reference Librarian. I like providing friendly research assistance to students and faculty. I have a B.A. in History from Virginia Tech, a Masters in International Transactions from George Mason University, which includes study abroad at Oxford in England, and a Master of Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. I like hiking, biking swimming, and trail building. I’ve visited over 90 U.S. national parks, and have run into bears on the trail but thankfully no mountain lions.

Phone: 561-237-7071
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Outreach Librarian: Sabine Dantus

I’m the Outreach Librarian. I basically promote the library as the intellectual center of the campus community through programming & events, research help, exhibitions, marketing, & publications. I also serve as the librarian liaison to the College of Education – feel free to contact me with any questions! I started working at Lynn in June 2014. Before joining Lynn, I worked at WPBT-TV in Miami in programming and production, was a teacher and librarian at YOUmedia Miami, a teen technology program, and was a reference librarian at Delray Beach Public Library. I grew up in North Miami and I have a B.S. in Communication from Florida International University. I also have a Master of Mass Media & Journalism and a Master of Library Science both from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, reading, posing for pictures by pianos, & singing.

Phone: 561-237-7708
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Part-Time Reference and Instruction Librarian: Leecy Barnett

I’m a Wisconsin native, but to escape the cold I attended Duke University in North Carolina. Besides getting a good education, I gained a lifelong love for Blue Devil basketball. I have been at the Lynn University Library since 1996. I got my Master of Library Science degree from the University of South Florida in 2006. Since that time, I have been a Reference and Instruction Librarian, teaching students how to discover awesome information sources.

Phone: 561-237-7059
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Information Desk Librarian: Stacy Alesi

I’m the Information Desk Librarian. I supervise our amazing library student workers, provide library reference and perform a variety of library tasks. I earned my Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from USF and my B.A. in English Literature from FAU. I was a Borders bookseller/manager, then worked at the Palm Beach County Library System for 17 years before moving to Lynn. I am a professional book reviewer (Booklist, Library Journal,) contributed to Gather ‘Round the Table: Food Literacy Programs, Resources and Ideas for Libraries, Nonfiction Readers' Advisory and am under contract with ALA to write a book on Adrenalin Reads. I’m one of the original book bloggers, creating Stacy Alesi’s BookBitch.com in 1998. I am a cat aficionado, wine lover, foodie, and bibliophile. I’ve been working with the reading public for over 20 years and I’d love to help you find your next great read!

Phone: 561-237-7558
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Music Librarian: Tsukasa Cherkaoui

I’m the Music Librarian and manage the music library, which I built from scratch when I started working at Lynn. I enjoy collaborating with the students, staff, and faculty from the Conservatory of Music. Please contact me if you need help looking for scores, orchestral excerpts, sound recordings, etc. In my pastime, I like to practice the tea ceremony, and it has become my stress relief and a way to keep in touch with my roots.

Phone: 561-237-7214
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Archivist & Records Manager: Lea Iadarola

I’m the Archivist & Records Manager and I manage all things related to the Lynn University Archives. I got my Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Master’s degree in Library & Information Science – both from the University of South Florida. Before joining Lynn, I worked at The New York Times, CNN, and the Tampa Bay Times. I love cooking and baking, shopping, watching TV, and reading.

Phone: 561-237-7062
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Digital Resources Librarian: Jared Wellman

I’m the Digital Resources Librarian; acquiring, managing, and developing our physical & digital resources. I also oversee the library webpage, systems, and interlibrary loan. I’ve been at Lynn since July 2014, and love working here. I got my BA in Philosophy from Hanover College, my MA in Theology from Xavier University, and my MLS from Indiana University. I’m originally from Cincinnati, OH, but have most recently lived in VT, MN, and IL. I love spending time with my family, gardening, cooking, and catching up on TV.

Phone: 561-237-7073
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Academic Editor: Jordan Chussler

I’m the Academic Editor for the Lynn University Digital Press, and I work on the development and digital publishing of multi-touch books for Lynn’s courses. I’ve been at the University since December of 2014, but graduated here in the Class of 2006 with a Bachelor’s in English. I’m originally from the Jersey Shore, am a shameless foodie, love kayak fishing, and am stricken with an insatiable case of wanderlust.

Phone: 561-237-7147
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Night Circulation Assistant: Maria Vega

I’m the late night Circulation Assistant. You’ll find me behind the desk performing research, pulling resources, and helping the night owls until midnight.

Phone: 561-237-7254
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