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A warm welcome from the library staff at Everglades University!


Director of Library Services & Orlando Campus Librarian, Adam Brody, MLIS, MSLBE


Adam began his library journey almost 20 years ago at a public library in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in various library support capacities.  Since then, he went on to manage multiple academic libraries in the state of Florida.  Adam adheres to the philosophy of “Doing everything possible in order to help instructors change lives through reference and programming expertise.” This philosophy continuously serves the students and faculty at Everglades University well.

Adam holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Business Ethics from Duquesne University, and a Bachelors Degree in Education from Duquesne University.

Adam can be reached at (407) 277-0311 or at 

Tampa Campus Librarian, James Evans, MLIS, MAE

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Jim began his career in post-secondary education as an English Instructor at The University of Tampa and Hillsborough Community College, later moving to Indiana to become Department Chair of General Education at Indiana Vocational Technical College in Columbus, Indiana.  It was there as a supervisor of the College’s Library, that Jim discovered his second career as a Librarian.  Over the past 20 years, Jim has worked in public and academic libraries in Indiana and Florida, as well as serving as Associate Director of Information Resources for Leo Burnett Advertising, a global agency headquartered in Chicago.

Jim holds a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Indiana University, a Master of Arts Degree in English From Illinois State University, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Illinois State University.

Jim can be reached at (813) 868-8160 or at 

Sarasota Campus Librarian, Marianne Hoeppner, MLIS

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Becoming a librarian was a career change for Marianne, and she has worked in all forms of librarianship, including corporate, public and academic.  She was the library director for the Bryant & Stratton College Albany campus for almost 7 years which allowed her to assist students grow in skills and confidence, while watching their dreams of graduating come true.  Recently, she moved back to Florida from upstate New York.

Marianne’s undergraduate degree is in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and she earned a Masters of Library Science from Long Island University.

Marianne can be reached at (941) 907-2262 or at

Boca Raton and Online Division Campus Librarian, Tammie Olivera, MLIS


What started out as a student worker role in college has evolved into a highly meaningful and rewarding career path for Tammie.  Since college, Tammie has gone onto manage multiple campus libraries, which has lead to her making a significant difference in the lives of many students in the South Florida area.  Tammie also made a tremendous impact in her community within the public library sector as well.  Tammie has now transitioned back to her roots in academia in order share with our EU Student Body her vast reference, programming, and academic support expertise.

Tammie’s holds a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from The University Of South Florida and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University Of Florida.

Tammie can be reached at 561-912-1211 or at


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