Saint Leo University Librarian Chosen to Head State Association
The Florida Library Association serves as an advocate for libraries across the state.
SAINT LEO – Elana Karshmer, librarian and associate professor at Saint Leo University, has been elected president of the Florida Library Association.
Her term began June 28. The association advocates for libraries across the state and promotes the professional development of a diverse community of staff, volunteers, and supporters for Florida’s libraries.
Karshmer holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of South Florida, as well as a master’s in literature from New Mexico State University. Information literacy is one of her teaching specialties at Saint Leo University’s Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library. She has been with Saint Leo since 2007.
Saint Leo University is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and a capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Saint Leo provides access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit.
For information about Saint Leo University, go to saintleo.edu.
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