Curriculum Vitae

James M. Day

Head of Electronic Services
Hunt Library, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, Florida

Areas of Interest

Website development
Discovery Services
Professional development
Institutional repositories
Emerging technologies


Master of Science in Library and Information Studies
The Florida State University, 1996.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
The University of Central Florida, 1991.

Previous Positions

Electronic Services Librarian
Hunt Library, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida. 5/2011 to 9/2022.

Software Developer (Interface Specialist)
Clinical Pathology Laboratories Southeast, Orlando, Florida. 7/2009 to 5/2011.

Web Developer / Librarian
IT Services, Seminole County Government, Sanford, Florida. 7/2008 to 5/2009.

Library Technology Coordinator
Seminole County Public Library, Casselberry, Florida. 6/1997 to 7/2008.

Computer Systems Librarian
FSU London Study Centre, London, England. 12/1996 to 5/1997.

Fines & Bills Supervisor
The University of Central Florida Library, Orlando, Florida. 11/1992 to 8/1995.

Professional Affiliations

Chair, Summon/360 Working Group, ELUNA. 2021-2022.

Member, Website Taskforce, Florida Library Association. 2017-2019.

Committee Member, FLA Conference Committee. 2015-2018.

Chair, NEFLIN Library Technologies Interest Group. 2015-2016.

Chairman, Florida SirsiDynix Users Group. 2008-2009.

Publications and Presentations

Day, James. “Piecing Together Summon Over Alma Documentation.” Presentation for a Summon Customer Session, Ex Libris, 5 February 2020.

Day, James, Cheryl Wolfe, Guy Cicinelli, and Jessica Zairo. “Ask a Tech Librarian: What They Don’t Teach You About Technology in Library School.” Presentation at the Florida Library Association Conference 2017, Orlando, Florida, 10 May 2017.

Wolfe, Cheryl and James Day. “Code For Every Librarian.” Presentation at the Florida Library Association Conference 2016, Daytona Beach, Florida, 2 March 2016.

Day, James, Anne Marie Casey, and Chip Wolfe. “The Library as Publishing House.” Chapter 6 in Creating Research Infrastructures in the 21st-Century Academic Library: Conceiving, Funding, and Building New Facilities and Staff, edited by Bradford Lee Eden, 93-109. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.

Day, James. “Code Every Librarian Should Know.” Presentation at the NEFLIN Technology Conference 2015, Jacksonville, Florida, 12 June 2015.

Professional Development

Certified Primo VE Administrator. 2022.

Certified Alma Administrator. 2019.

American Library Association Conference. Orlando, Florida. 23-28 June 2016.

American Library Association Conference. Orlando, Florida. 25-30 June 2004.

Computers in Libraries. Washington, DC. 21-23 March 2012.

Customers of Dynix, Inc. Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. 4-6 October 2006.

Customers of Dynix, Inc. Conference. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 7-9 November 2005.

Customers of Dynix, Inc. Conference. Portland, Oregon. 3-5 November 2004.

Customers of Dynix, Inc. Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah. 5-7 November 2003.

Ex Libris Knowledge Days / ELUNA 2019, Atlanta Georgia. 29 April – 3 May, 2019.

Ex Libris Tech Seminar 2013. Athens, Georgia. 29-30 April, 2013.

Florida Library Association Conference 2017. Orlando, Florida. 10-12 May, 2017.

Florida Library Association Conference 2016. Daytona Beach, Florida. 1-3 March, 2016.

Florida Scholarly Communications Interest Group Unconference. Winter Park, Florida. 23 June 2016.

NEFLIN Technology Conference 2017. St. Augustine, Florida. 2 June 2017.

NEFLIN Hot Topics Conference: User Experience (UX) Design. Jacksonville, Florida. 20 May 2016.

NEFLIN Technology Conference 2015. Jacksonville, Florida. 12 June 2015.

NEFLIN Technology Conference 2013. Jacksonville, Florida. 19 June 2013.