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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, MA

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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, Danielle O’Donnell, MLIS, M.A. ED

After a highly successful career as a Special Education Teacher, Danielle has gone onto make a tremendous impact in the library field.  In addition to being a librarian for a law firm and in the public library sector, Danielle has been a difference maker at the adjunct and administrative levels for various academic libraries throughout Florida and Illinois.  Danielle will be drawing on her many of years of experience and expertise in order to effectively service students at the EU-Sarasota Location with their reference and academic support needs.

Danielle holds a Masters Degree in Library Science from the University of Missouri, a Masters Degree in Special Education from the University of South Florida, and a Bachelors Degree in History from Rutgers University.

Danielle 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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