Friday October 31st 2014


Fall 2014 Newsmakers

Meagan Lacy, Information Literacy Librarian at Guttman Community College at The City University of New York, is the author and editor of The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading [Read More]

Welcome, new members!

  Julienne Grant is Reference Librarian/Foreign & International Research Specialist at the Loyola University Chicago Law Library.  She is also adjunct faculty at Loyola where she teaches [Read More]

David Block Retires

David has been a friend and colleague for most all of our respective careers.  His active involvement with Latin America started when he volunteered to serve in the Peace Corps in Bolivia. I [Read More]


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The Earth Shakes in Ecuador

Ecuador sits uneasily on a tectonic fault line. A catastrophic quake leveled the provincial city of Ambato in 1949. But temblors close to Quito like those of August 13th and 14th are rare occurrences. The last instrumentally-recorded event there was in 1990, and to go beyond that one would have to [Read More]


First Presidential Message SALALM LX

Dear Colleagues: As I write these lines, the memories of SALALM LIX are still fresh in my mind.  Past President Roberto C. Delgadillo and the Local [Read More]

3rd Presidential Message

Hello from Davis, California! As I write this third presidential message, I once again want to thank John Wright and the Local Arrangement Committee [Read More]

Presidential Message

Hello from Davis, California and a belated New Year’s Greeting! As I write this second presidential message, I want to thank John Wright and the [Read More]


dospuntocero: Five Years Old!

A fifth year anniversary is traditionally celebrated with wood. As the connotations of, err, the inflexible and coarse nature of lumber don’t seem to quite symbolize my aims for this column, I thought I would compromise and go with the symbol of the tree instead, which implies strength and [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Head, Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) Assistant University or Associate University Librarian

Head, Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) Assistant University or Associate University Librarian The George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of Florida is seeking a Latin American [Read More]

Processing Archivist, Princeton University Library

Job Requisition: 1400686 Job Title: Processing Archivist Posting Site: Processing Archivist Processing Archivist Dean of Faculty Job Title: Associate Librarian / Librarian Rare Books Department [Read More]

University of Houston, Head of Special Collections

Link to job announcement Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to Damon Camille, Training, Assessment, and [Read More]

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