Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler


Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler is the Exhibits Coordinator for the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries. This role includes planning, directing, and organizing an active exhibition program designed to share, interpret, and promote the Libraries’ collections. She also serves as the designer and translator of the Digital Library of the Caribbean. Previously she was the Museum and Special Projects Coordinator at the UF Digital Library Center. Recent publications include “Digital Dreams: the Potential in a Pile of Old Jewish Newspapers” (with Rebecca Jefferson and Laurie N. Taylor) in the Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship and "Advancing Digitization: Art and Technology” (with Laura Nemmers) in the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at Twenty Years: The Collection Catalogue. She holds an MA in Museum Studies and a BFA in Creative Photography, both from UF.

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