Sunday December 11th 2016


Juan Gelman Papers, 1927-2014 at Princeton University Library

The Princeton University Library’s Manuscripts Division has recently added the papers of the poet, translator and journalist Juan Gelman (1930-2014) to its premier collection of archives, [Read More]

SALALMISTAS in the news.

Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin American, Iberian and Latino Studies at Duke University, recently wrote a book chapter titled “Post-17D and Processes of Cuban National [Read More]

Request to Remove Library of Congress Classification Amendment

SALALM joins the American Library Association (ALA) in respectfully urging the House Appropriations Committee to remove the “Library of Congress Classification” Amendment from [Read More]


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30 años no es nada… Celebrating Guadalajara’s International Book Fair at 30

It was only fitting that over 30 SALALM librarians (and vendors) would be among the many profesionales del libro participating in what has become the most important book event in the Spanish-speaking world: the 30th Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL). While welcoming speeches at FIL’s [Read More]


SALALM 62 – Presidential Message 2

Dear members, I had a lovely time during my site visit at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in mid-September. Since I arrived early, Barbara [Read More]

SALALM 62 – Presidential Message 1

Dear members, It has now been a few months since I’ve seen your smiling faces in Charlottesville. I would like to once again thank Paloma [Read More]

SALALM’s LXI Annual Meeting is fast approaching!

Dear colleagues, Our annual meeting is very close to being completely programed! Keep registering and don’t forget to reserve your hotel room. [Read More]

In Case You Missed It

ICYMI: Hangover after the election edition

Dear all, Thank you so much for reading this page and your continuing support. As the title suggests, I haven’t recovered from last week’s news. For that reason, this edition does not include any political news. Additionally, this will the last post of 2016. Thanks so much to all of you [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Cuban Heritage Coordinator (Library Coordinator 2)

JOB NO:498985 WORK TYPE:Staff Full-Time LOCATION:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) CATEGORIES:Library/Physical/Social Science DEPARTMENT:55070200 – LB-LATIN AMERICAN COLLECTION CLASSIFICATION [Read More]

Cuban Heritage Coordinator (Library Coordinator 2)

RESPONSIBILITIES Project Coordination Seeks out, documents, and maintains authoritative bibliographical data about holdings related to Cuban history and culture, establishing authoritative master [Read More]

Curator, Latin American and Caribbean Collection, University of Florida

JOB SUMMARY The Curator of the Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) is a full-time tenure-track library faculty position within the Special and Area Studies Collections Department, [Read More]