Faculty Profile: Vanessa Rodriguez

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Vanessa Rodriguez

Head, Creative Studio

(305) 284-4042

Vanessa Rodriguez is Head of the Creative Studio, the library’s audiovisual multimedia labs and services that are a campus resource and interdisciplinary learning environment for the UM community. She provides instruction to the UM community in multimedia software, hardware, copyright, design, and emerging technologies. 

Ms. Rodriguez manages the graphic novel collection and game collection. She is the library liaison to the Interactive Media department at the School of Communication where she also teaches graphic design as a Lecturer in the Journalism and Media Management program.

She is co-founding a new organization, the Association for Creative Technologies in Academic Libraries (ACTAL), committed to providing opportunities for ongoing support to folks in academic multimedia labs and makerspace labs

Ms. Rodriguez is a University of Miami Alumna, with a double major in Art Photography and English Creative Writing. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Studies from the University of South Florida in December 2006 and joined the University of Miami Libraries in September, 2006. 

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