Debbi Dinkins

Stetson University
Associate Dean, Library
DeLand, FL
Dinkins is the Associate Dean of the Library, working closely with the Library Dean on issues of administration and planning. She is responsible for the management of the library’s materials budgets and operating budgets. She oversees the acquisition and cataloging of the library’s collections, which include over 300,000 volumes of books and bound periodicals, more than 110,000 electronic books, and access to over 64,000 electronic journals. Management and maintenance of the 46 public computers in the library are also part of her responsibility. Dinkins’ research and professional interests include patron driven acquisition of ebooks, library collection evaluation and cataloging. Her publications have been published in such journals as College and Research Libraries, Journal of Academic Librarianship, and Against the Grain.