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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1005
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Library Participates in FLA Virtual Job Shadowing, April 14-27

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Library at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) and other Florida libraries will be participating in FLA Virtual Job Shadowing April 14-27. They will join library staff from around the state in tweeting about their daily activities to raise awareness about the importance of librarians and to advocate for the librarianship profession.

This is the third annual Virtual Job Shadowing event coordinated by the Library Personnel Recruitment Committee of the Florida Library Association. Virtual Job Shadowing is a way to share the interesting aspects of library work with those considering this field as a career.

Participating staff will use the hashtag #libjobshadowFL. Follow the tweeting on

For a list of tweeters and the days they will participate, visit the Virtual Job Shadowing Project Facebook page at

Follow this project on Twitter: @LibJobShadowFL and on Facebook: FLA Virtual Job Shadowing.

As a non-profit organization of libraries, library staff and library supporters, the Florida Library Association advocates for all types of library service in Florida; works with other professional organizations relevant to library and information service; provides opportunities for library employees to advance their knowledge and skills; and facilitates productive links with the library community.

Additional information about the Florida Library Association is available at

For more information, contact Rachel Cooke at

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