Roux Library 


Eridan Thompson
Access Services Librarian

"As a librarian and a language teacher, it is my responsibility to facilitate the learning process by making resources available and providing an inviting atmosphere. The dynamics of a classroom setting will be more engaging when students are exposed to various learning strategies."

Eridan Thompson was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She received her M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida in 2001, and a second Master's degree in Applied LInguistics and ESOL also from the University of South Florida. She has worked as the Access Services Librarian at the Roux LIbrary since 1998. She is in charge of the Circulation & Reserves Department.


M. A., Applied Linguistics and Teaching English as Second Language, University of South Florida
M. A., Library and Information Science, University of South Florida
B. A., Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of South Florida

Courses Taught

PORT - the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs; First and Second Year Portuguese; Library Instruction

Honors and Awards

Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute, November 2011 - July 2012. One of forty librarians selected from a statewide pool of applicants for this intensive series of workshops focused on developing and enhancing leadership qualities among the state's librarians.

Honors Convocation: In recognition of Superior Academic Achievement for the year 1996 - 1997 - University of South Florida