Gloria Colvin is a research librarian in the Scholars Commons in Strozier Library and serves as the liaison to the College of Education.
She graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in English and art history and completed a Master of Arts in Teaching at Duke and a Masters in Library Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Gloria has been a member of the FSU Libraries faculty since 2001. Prior to that, she was a reference librarian at Duke University, Cedar Crest College, and the State Library and Archives of Florida. Earlier in her career, she worked as a newspaper librarian at the Durham (N.C.) Herald-Sun Newspapers and as an English and Social Studies teacher in the N.C. public schools.
Her interests include copyright, scholarly communication, outreach to faculty, students, and staff in a higher education setting, and the changing roles of libraries.
Gloria is an active member of the American Library Association, the Association of College and Research Libraries, the Florida Association of College and Research Libraries, and the Florida Library Association.She is a past president of the Florida Library Association. She chairs the Florida Book Awards Executive Board and helps to coordinate that awards program.