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Lawrence Mello

Assistant University Librarian with Reference & Instruction
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Lawrence Mello
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Assistant University Librarian, Government Information and Maps Coordinator & Instruction and Engagement Department

S.E. Wimberly Library, LY 149

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561-297-4536
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Lawrence Mello is a Instruction and Engagement Librarian at Wimberly Library at FAU's Boca Raton campus. Lawrence is the subject liaison to the History Department, Political Science Department and the Communication and Multimedia Department here at FAU as well as the library liaison to South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). He is a Naval Veteran and served aboard the Trident Submarine USS Henry M. Jackson.

Education:
The eCertification Designer/Facilitator Training Workshop Certification, 2016
MS (2012) Library Science, specialty in E-Government and Digital Government, University of Maryland
MA (2008) History, Florida Atlantic University
BA (2001) History, Florida Atlantic Univeristy

Presentations:
2016 Webinar on Video/Audio Reference Consultation with Google Hangout through Florida Library Webinar
2015 SEFLIN Conference, Miami (Poster Session: Video/Audio Reference Consultation with Google Hangout)
2014 Webinar on E-Government through the University of Maryland
2013 PBLA Quarterly Meeting (The Role of E-Government in Libraries)
2012 FLA Conference (Building the Next Generation of E-Government Librarians)

Publications:
Mello, L. (2018). [Review of the book This is Who We Were: In the 1990's by Grey House Publishing]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2017). [Review of the book Profiles of Florida by Grey House Publishing]. ARBA online
Mello, L. (2017). [Review of the book Library World Records, by Godfrey Oswald]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2017). [Review of the book Daily Life in Colonial New England, by Claudia Durst Johnson]. ARAB online.
Mello, L. (2017). [Review of the book Defining Documents in American History: The 1900's (1900-1909), by Michael Shally-Jensen]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2016). [Review of the book Exploration of the Maritime Pacific North West, by William L. Lang and James V. Walker]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2016). [Review of the book This is Who We Were: In the 1980's by Grey House Publishing]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2016). [Review of the book Early Republic, by John R Vile]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2015). [Review of the book American Eras: Primary Sources: Colonial Era 1600-1754 by Gale/Cengage Learning]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2015). [Review of the book Encyclopedia of the Continental Congress by Mark Grossman]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2014). [Review of the book Civil War Special Forces: The Elite and Distinct Fighting Units of the Union and Confederate Armies, by Robert P. Broadwater]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2014). [Review of the book American Eras: Reform Era and Eastern U.S. Development, 1815-1850, by Gale/Cengage Learning]. ARBA online.
Mello, L. (2014). [Review of the book On Lincoln: Civil War History Readers, Volume 3, by John T. Hubbell, ed.]. ARBA online.
Mello Jr., L. J. (2012). Travel.State.Gov. Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. 2201 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20520. Retrieved February 23, 2012, from . Government Information Quarterly, 29(2), 296-297. PDF @ http://tinyurl.com/cqrfdzb

Research Interests:
American History (Colonial & American Revolution), Government Information and Government Documents, U.S. Military (Naval and U.S. Submarines), Walt Disney (All things Disney), Golden Age of Hollywood.

When Lawrence is not busy serving in his role as a librarian at FAU and working with their students and faculty, he enjoys spending time with his family. He is a avid sports fan and follows many different types of sports. Loves to travel and see the world. He also loves all things Walt Disney, Star Wars, Star Trek, Game of Thrones and Harry Potter.
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