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Staff Directory: Florida Staff

Edward Murphy

Edward Murphy

Branch Manager Librarian, Port Orange Campus 

Ed oversees the library operations for Palmer’s Florida campus.  In addition to providing research assistance and library instruction for the students, staff and faculty of PCC-F, the Branch Manager Librarian also serves on numerous steering and environmental committees for the Palmer - Florida campus.

Ed received his BA in Literature (1996), and his Masters of Library and Information Science (1999) from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.

His publication credits and research interests are in the areas of new and emerging library technologies and with virtual/extension services for libraries.

Ed joined Palmer in April 2015.

Kerry Dunham

Kerry Dunham

Library Assistant, Public Services 

Kerry works primarily at the Circulation Desk, helping students check out, renew, and return items.

Kerry attended Daytona State Community College.

He joined Palmer in January of 2005. 

Amy Emerton

Amy Emerton

Library Assistant, Public Services 

Amy is one of the Florida Campus Library’s Evening and Weekend Library Assistants.  She has an extensive health sciences background and will have responsibilities including technical services, circulation, inter-library loan and coordinating our student assistant schedules. 

Amy joined the Palmer library staff in January 2019.

Patricia Lattimore

Patricia Lattimore

Technical Library Assistant, Technical Services  

Patricia assists in the maintenance of the library’s online catalog by adding, withdrawing, correcting and updating the library’s holdings as necessary. She also assists students, faculty, staff, and other patrons in locating needed or desired resources, as well as makes suggestions of the use of resources. She trains or assists in the training of staff. She also submits requests for books, audio visual materials and anatomical models, and reconciles or coordinates the reconciliation of those items ordered and received.

 Patricia joined Palmer in November of 2003. 

Vanessa Venneman

Vanessa Venneman

Library Assistant, Public Services 

Vanessa is one of the Florida Campus Library’s Evening and Weekend Library Assistants.  She comes to us after working with the Volusia County Public Library System and will have responsibilities including technical services, circulation, inter-library loan, and coordinating our student assistant schedules. 

Vanessa joined the Palmer library staff in January 2019.