Biography

  • 1981-1982- Library Technical Assistant I- Florida State University, (Special Collections, Mildred and Claude Pepper Papers), Strozier Library, Tallahassee, FL.
  • 1983-1985, Library Technical Assistant IState Library of Florida (Circulation and Interlibrary Loans), Tallahassee, FL.
  • 1985-1987- Archives Assistant -Florida Department of State, Florida State Archives, Tallahassee FL.
  • 1987-1989- Archivist I – Florida Department of State, Florida state Archives, Tallahassee FL.
  • 1989-1991- Archivist II – Florida Department of State, Florida state Archives, Tallahassee FL.
  • 1991-1994-Media Specialist– Gadsden County Schools, Havana Middle School, Havana FL.
  • 1988-2001- Law Librarian (Part Time)- Fuller, Johnson & Farrell Law Firm, Tallahassee FL.
  • 1994-2001, Coordinator of Media Services– Florida State University, College of Medicine (Formerly known as Program In Medical Sciences (PIMS)), Tallahassee FL.
  • 2001-2005, Public Services Librarian – Maguire Medical Library College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
  • 2005-2008, Head of Public Services– Maguire Medical Library College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2008-Present: Founding Director Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library– University of Central Florida, College of Medicine, Orlando FL.
  • 2008-present: Co-Director Of Medical Informatics (LCT)– University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando FL.

Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please click here.

Recent Publications:

    1. Gotschall T, Gillum S, Herring P, Lambert C, Collins R, Dexter N. When one library door closes, another virtual one opens: A team response to the remote library. Med Ref Serv Q. 2021;40(1):11-22. doi: 10.1080/02763869.2021.1873612.
    2. Truong R D, Kostick N, Vu D, Lilly Y, Cheung E, Dexter N. Survey on Impact of Operational Policies and Procedures on Patient Satisfaction at a Rural Free Healthcare Clinic in Florida. Cureus. 2020;12(11): e11730. doi:10.7759/cureus.11730.
    3. Gotschall T, Gillum S, Dexter N. A practical guide to scholarly activity for health sciences librarians. Med Ref Serv Q. 2020; 39:3, 220-237, DOI: 10.1080/02763869.2020.1769422
    4. Dexter N. Doody’s Core Titles Featured Article: MLA Insight Initiative. Doody’s Core Titles. https://www.doody.com/dct/default.asp?SID={59F4197A-B7C6-4099-A426-58716E6E5FD7}. Published July 2019.
    5. Joshi M, Verduzco R, Yogi S, Garcia M, Dexter N, Dempsey, A, Whitaker, E, Azzam, M. Wikipedia Editing Courses at Three US Medical Schools in the 2017-2018 Academic Year. MedEdPublish. 2019;8(2):76. https://doi.org/10.15694/mep.2019.000146.1
    6. Dexter N. An examination of stressors experienced by second-year students in an online medical education program. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). 2019. Florida State University College of Education, Tallahassee, FL.
    7. Dexter N, Mullenback J, Lorbeer E, Rand D, Wilcox B. Building New 21st Century Medical School Libraries from the Ground Up. Challenges, Experiences, and Lessons Learned. Special paper. J Med Libr Assoc. 2019;107(1):6-15. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2019.493.

Education & Specialties

  • Ed.D (Edu Leadership and Policy): May 2019,  Florida State University, Tallahassee FL
  • MSLS (Library Science): December 1986, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • B.A. (English Lit and Library Science) August 1981, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL

Specialty:

  • Medical Informatics
  • Library Science

Teaching:

  • Co-Director Medical Informatics- LCT (2008-present)
  • Co-Facilitator – Making of a Physician (MOP)-(2014-present)

Research Interests:

  • Medical Informatics
  • Use of Technology and Medical Education
  • Higher Education Policy Analysis