Dr. Dexter is responsible for the successful start-up, planning, direction, and operation of all administrative and service functions of the Health Sciences Library. She is currently working with faculty and staff to create an environment that promotes growth, creativity and motivation throughout the College. She is also working on developing and applying technology tools for teaching, learning, assessment and outreach; as she is preparing for integrating library-training programs into the health sciences curricula and clinical environment. Nadine will also provide for the strategic use of knowledge resources and developing partnerships that support sources of external funding.
Beginning in 2000 until her hiring at UCF in 2008, Dexter developed and implemented a plan for creating the newest medical library in the nation at Florida State University in Tallahassee. This task involved identifying both print and electronic resource providers for monographs, journals, databases and on-line journals that would fulfill the mission of the new College of Medicine. She also created a successful hiring plan for the library. In addition, Nadine developed, defined and implemented all medical library policies that affected collection development, patron usage, database vendors and cataloging. She was also responsible for managing a $1.5 million budget for medical library development.
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