Head, Architecture Library
Gilda Santana has a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Bard College where she majored in Art History. She joined the faculty of the University of Miami Libraries in 2007 as Head of Architecture Information and Resources to direct the Paul Buisson Architecture Library. In 2013 she became the Librarian for Art & Art History. She actively serves in several library organizations, including the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) and the Art Libraries Association of North America (ARLIS). Her research interests are focused on facilitating a culture of design research through studio embedded-librarianship and the adoption of new technologies in Architecture and Art related disciplines.