Moon, Carol Ann

Title: Associate Professor, Reference and Instructional Outreach Librarian

Department: Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library

Phone: 352-588-8261

Email: carol.moon@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, German, Bucknell University
  • Master of Arts, German, University of Florida
  • Master of Arts, Library and Information Science, University of South Florida

Biography:

Carol Ann Moon is a native of New Jersey, where she attended Catholic schools (K-12), and began her professional life as an editor. Moon moved to New York in 1986, and recruited students for State University of New York at Purchase, as an Admission Counselor for Liberal Arts, Dance, and Music. In 1988, she migrated south to Central Florida and, shortly thereafter, began her German educator career in public high schools in Orange and Osceola Counties, as well as at the first Saturday Deutsche Schule held at Rollins College, Winter Park. It was during her German graduate studies at the University of Florida in 1995 that Moon experienced library research instruction, an .html coding course, and digital resources like Lexis-Nexis. Ever the pioneer, Moon enrolled in 1998 in the first online graduate course in library and information science at the University of South Florida. And they say, “the rest is history.”

Community Affiliation:

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • American Library Association
  • Association of College and Research Libraries
  • Florida Association of College and Research Libraries (served as President-Elect, President, and Past-President, 2008-2011)
  • Florida Association of Teachers of German
  • Florida College English Association
  • Florida Library Association (served as Academic Member Group Chair, 2009-2010)
  • Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
  • Society of Florida Archivists
  • United Faculty of Florida

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Since 2001, Carol Ann Moon has taught library research methods to undergraduate and graduate students at all Saint Leo University locations. In addition, Professor Moon has taught German at the Middle Grades level through the Adult level since 1990, and is currently teaching German language at University Campus. Moon’s librarian research focuses on Faculty Development and Training; in 2008, she authored and began teaching the professional development course, FDT106, Using Electronic Resources. Other areas of Moon’s research include flamenco dance history, the Margaret Anna Cusack/Women at The Table Special Collection, and the founder of Florida’s San Antonio Catholic Colony, Judge Edmund F. Dunne.

Honors & Awards:

  • Gateway High School, Teacher of the Month, 1993
  • Universität Heidelberg, Post-baccalaureate Study Abroad Award, Bucknell University, 1984 - 1985
  • Saint Leo University Faculty Merit Pay, Fall 2014
  • Saint Leo University 125th Anniversary-Third Place Winning Poem, “Brother Bernard,” Fall 2014

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