Maria D Atilano

Asst University Librarian • Public Services

Library • Academic Affairs Division

Areas of Expertise

Social Media, Library Marketing, Graphic Design, Student Outreach, Library Instruction, Reference Services


Florida State University (M.L.I.S., 2012)

University of North Florida ( M.A., English, 2009)

University of North Carolina at Greensboro ( B.A., English, 2006)


Maria Atilano is the Marketing and Student Outreach Librarian at the University of North Florida’s Thomas G. Carpenter Library in Jacksonville, Florida. She began working in academic libraries in 2002 as a student employee while studying at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Before becoming a librarian, Maria held staff positions as Library Services Specialist in Public Services and Sr. Library Services Associate in Special Collections at UNF. She graduated with her MLIS from Florida State University in 2012.


Recipient of the 2011 John M. Goudeau Scholarship, FSU


ALA Member (2010-present)

FLA Member (2010-present)

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, UNF

Beta Phi Mu – Gamma Chapter, FSU

Publications & Presentations

For a list of my publications, presentations, and other professional activities, please see my SelectedWorks site.


  • Atilano, M. (2015, November) Tweet With Them, Not at Them: Social Media Listening as a Form of Student Engagement. Poster exhibit at the 2015 UNF Academic Technology Innovation Symposium, Jacksonville, FL.

AtilanoContact Information

Building 12, Room 2509

(904) 620-1564

Office Hours

8am to 5pm, Monday-Friday