Collection Connection

We now serve a very different audience and must adapt by reaching patrons/students through video creation, interactive posters/displays, social media, library champions, and collaboration with library and community/university leadership. Learn how the R.A. Williams Library's Head of Library Outreach and Marketing is making her campus more aware of all the library has to offer both through online resources and personalized service. Discover how you, too, can gain awareness and increase usage of your own library's electronic collection.


Jessica Daly
AdventHealth University
Jessica Daly currently serves as Head of Collections and Electronic Resources and Head of Library Outreach and Marketing for the R.A. Williams Library for AdventHealth University in Orlando, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education as well as a Master of Library Science from East Carolina University. Jessica is a published author, columnist, and public speaker. Jessica was named “Hospital Librarian of the Year for 2020” by the Southern Chapter of the Medical Library of Medicine for her work as a health literacy advocate and educator during the Covid-19 pandemic. Jessica has been married to her best friend, Brian, for 23 years and is the proud mother of, Taylor, her 19-year-old daughter who attends Seminole State College. She has two dogs, Bella, a Shih Tzu mix and Scout, a Golden Retriever.