Nancy Everhart profile picture CCI FSU Tallahassee FL

Nancy Everhart, Ph.D.

Professor

Office:
LSB 252
Nancy Everhart is a professor and  international scholar and consultant.  She served as President of the American Association of School Librarians in 2010-2011.

Education

  • B.S.—Kutztown University
  • M. Ed.—University of Central Florida
  • Ph.D.—Florida State University

Research Interests

Impact of Technology on the Leadership Role of the School Librarian; Evaluation of School Media Library Centers; Persons with Autism in Libraries

Teaching Interests

Information Literacy, Multimedia Production

Publications & Research

Everhart, N. (2017). A concerns-based adoption model (CBAM) assessment of the readiness for school librarianship education in Germany. Buch und Bibliothek 68 (1) 56-59. Everhart, N. (2017). Professional growth through international associations, pp. in School Librarianship: Past, Present, and Future. Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield. Everhart, N. and Johnston, M.P. (2016). A proposed theory of school librarian leadership: A meta-ethnographic approach. School Library Research 19. Available: http://www.ala.org/aasl/slr/volume19/everhart- johnston> Anderson, A.M. and Everhart, N. (2015). Project PALS: Ensuring success in libraries for patrons with autism. Teacher Librarian 43 (2) 24-25. Mardis, M. A., & Everhart, N. (2015). The promise and challenge of digital textbooks for K-12 schools: The case of Florida's statewide adoption. pp. 320-374 in Eric Bruillard, Mike Horley, & Jesús Rodríguez (Eds.), Digital Textbooks in Schools Today. What's New? IARTEM/University of Santiago de Compostela. Kang, J.H. and Everhart, N. (2014). Culture and context in the mandated implementation of digital textbooks in Florida and South Korea. School Libraries Worldwide 20 (2) 28-37. Kang, J.H. and Everhart, N. (2014). Digital textbooks: School librarians' stages of concerns in initial implementation. Information Research 19 (2) Available: http://www.informationr.net/ir/19-2/paper625.html#.VBxZI-d_wnc Mardis, M. and Everhart, N. (2014). Stakeholders as reearchers: A multiple case study of using cooperative inquiry to develop and document the formative leadership experiences of new school library professionals. Library and Information Science Research 36 (1) 3–15. Everhart, N., and Mardis, M. (2014). What do stakeholders know about school library programs? Results of a focus group evaluation. School Library Media Research 17 Available: http://www.ala.org/aasl/slr/volume17/everhart-mardis Mardis, M.A. & Everhart, N. (2013). School-based technology integration and school librarian leadership, pp.123-134 in School Libraries Matter: Views from the Research. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO. Mardis, M.A. & Everhart, N. (2012). From paper to pixel: The promises and challenges of digital textbooks for K-12 schools, pp. 93-118 in Orey, M., Jones, S.A., & Maribe Branch, R. (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2012. New York: Springer. Everhart, N. & Mardis, M.A. (2010). In the district or on the desktop: The school librarians’ leadership role in school networking, pp. 173-186 in Orey, M.K., Jones, S.A., & Maribe Branch, R. Educational Media and Technology Yearbook 2011. New York: Springer.

Grants & Awards

Honors and Awards German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – Research Stay for Senior Academics and Scientists (2016) Exceptional Accomplishments Award – Florida State University, Office of Faculty Recognition (2015) School Librarianship Award. International Association of School Librarianship for contribution to the national development of school libraries and services the U.S. and internationally. (2012) Leadership Certificate Award. Florida State University Quality Enhancement Plan: LEAD. (2006) Takeshi Murofushi Research Award, International Association of School Librarianship. (2005) Judy Pitts Research Mentor Award, Indiana University School of Library and Information Science and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (2002) Professional Development Award, Pennsylvania School Librarians’ Association (1993) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Association For Library and Information Science Education (1991) HEA Title II-B Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education (1989) Madge Hutcherson Fellowship, Florida State University, School of Library and Information Science (1988) Microcomputer in the Media Center Award, American Association of School Librarians (1988) First Place, Apple Merit Competition, Apple Computer Corp. (1987) Outstanding Library Media Center Program, United States Department of Education (1987) Grants Everhart, N. & Woods, J. Project A+. Funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, (2016-2018). Total award $382,650. Everhart, N. & Woods, J. Panhandle Area Library Services. Funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services, (2013-2016). Total award $581,945. Everhart, N. Panhandle Area Library Services. Funded by Council for Research Creativity, Florida State University, (2012-2013). Total award $14,000. Everhart, N. & Mardis, M. Pennsylvania Impact Study. Funded by The Institute for Museum and Library Services (2011-2012). Subcontract award: $15,000. Mardis, M. and Everhart, N. I-CPALMS. Funded by The National Science Foundation (2010-2012). Total award $2.5 million. Everhart, N. & Mardis, M. Teaching with Primary Sources Program Evaluation. Funded by The Library of Congress (2011-2012). Subcontract award: $10,000. Everhart, N. Leadership in Action: School Library Media Specialists for the 21st Century, Leaders Educated to Make a Difference. Funded by The Institute for Museum and Library Services (2008-2011). Total award $754,755. Everhart, N. 1-2-3 LEAD: School Library Media Specialists Educated to Make a Difference. Funded by The Institute for Museum and Library Services. (2006-2009). Total award $943,052. Dresang, E.T. (PI). Co-investigators: Everhart, N. & Spector, M., I-CELTIC: Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of School Libraries in Education Funded by Florida State University CRC IDS. (2005-2006). Total award $25,000. Everhart, N. Project LEAD: School Library Media Specialists Educated to Make a Difference. Funded by The Institute for Museum and Library Services. (2005-2006). Total award $159,926. Everhart, N. Takeshi Murofushi Research Award. Funded by the International Association of School Librarianship. (2005). Total award $500. Signer, B. (PI). Co-investigators: Everhart, N., Maschlack, M.A., & Saldana, B., Web-Based Professional Development for Catholic School Teachers. Funded by the New York City Board of Education. (2003-2006). Total award $400,000. Signer, B. (PI). Co-investigators: Everhart, N., Maschlack, M.A., & Saldana, B., Web-Based Professional Development for Catholic School Teachers. Funded by the New York City Board of Education. (1999-2002). Total award $200,000.  Everhart, N., Research Grant. Funded by the Association of Specialized and Cooperative and Library Agencies, American Library Association. (1998). Total award $1000.