Biography

Pamela Herring joined the Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library in September 2012 as an Electronic Resources Librarian.  As an Electronic Resources Librarian, Ms. Herring is responsible for assisting with collection development, negotiating and licensing electronic resources and content management, and maintenance of electronic resources on the library’s website.

Ms. Herring was born and raised in Orlando, Florida, a distinction not many Floridians can make!  She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Literature from the University of Central Florida, and worked as a Student Assistant in the UCF library her last semester there.   It was during that time she found her love of Librarianship.  She applied to the University of South Florida and earned a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.  She worked at Keiser University as Assistant Librarian, then moved back to Orlando and started part time at the Osceola Library System, where gradually she went from part-time Librarian I to full time Librarian II over the course of 6 years.  During the course of her career at OLS, she was responsible for reference assistance, staff development, ordering print and electronic materials, maintaining the website, creating graphics, computer and technology training, and other miscellaneous duties.  She’s also worked part-time at Valencia College as a Copy Cataloger.