About Tomaro I. Taylor

Tomaro I. Taylor is a Librarian and Archivist at the University of South Florida Libraries. She holds an MA in Library and Information Science and bachelor's degrees in American Studies and Psychology. She is currently a master's candidate in USF's Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies.

Tomaro is the Tampa Library liaison to Africana Studies, Anthropology, Humanities & Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, and the Institute on Black Life. She is also the Collections Librarian and Archivist at the FMHI Research Library.

In addition to her work at USF, Tomaro serves as the Academy of Certified Archivists' Regent for Examination Development and as Chair of the ACA's Exam Development Committee. She is the Immediate Past President of the Society of Florida Archivists.


Present Regent for Examination Development, Academy of Certified Archivists
Present Associate University Librarian & Certified Archivist, University of South Florida

Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Archives, Academic Libraries, Special Collections, Special Libraries, Examination Development, Copyediting & Proofreading, and Organizational Leadership & Management

Honors and Awards

Emerging Archival Scholars Program - Archival Education & Research Institute (2013, 2014), SFA Award of Excellence (2012), ACURILEAN Star for USF Tampa Library Special Collections staff engaged in Podcasting (2008), Beta Phi Mu (International Library & Information Studies Honor Society), and Phi Kappa Phi (Academic Honor Society)


2013 Present Graduate Student, University of South Florida ‐ American Studies
20012002 Graduate Student, University of South Florida ‐ Library and Information Science
20002001 Undergraduate Student, University of South Florida ‐ American Studies
19951998 Undergraduate Student, University of South Florida ‐ Psychology

Contact Information

USF Libraries
T: 813.974.5750


Conference Papers (7)

Conference Presentations (5)

Articles (2)

Book Chapters (2)

Unpublished Works (5)

LibGuides and Podcasts (10)