Lisely Laboy

Staff Profile

Lisely Laboy

Grant Project Manager
Education Library Room 1505

Lisely Laboy (She/Ella)

MLIS Florida State University, Library and Information Science
B.A. University of Florida, Women’s Studies & Sociology

Responsibilities: Project Manager for a grant-funded project called “Middle Grade and Young Adult Books Featuring Black, Indigenous People, and People of Color: Where Are They?”, funded by an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant, LG-250070-OLS-21. This project will enhance the discoverability of middle grade and young adult books featuring characters who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) within the Diverse BookFinder.

Recent Scholarship:

  • Laboy, L., Elrod, R., Aronson, K., & Kester, B. (2022). Room for improvement: Picture books featuring BIPOC characters, 2015-2020. Publishing Research Quarterly.