Sunday February 14th 2016


In Memoriam: Dan C. Hazen

Dan was a leader in SALALM and worked tirelessly in many of our activities, but he chose library cooperation as his particular focus. He was a member of the original Committee on National Level [Read More]

Welcome, new members!

Matthew JK Hill has recently been appointed as the Latin American and Iberian Area Studies librarian at the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He completed both his BA [Read More]

Lisa Cruces Awarded IMLS-RBS Fellowship

Lisa Cruces, Hispanic Collections archivist at the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections, has been awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Rare Book School (RBS) [Read More]


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Petition to change LC subject heading from “Illegal Aliens” to “Undocumented Immigrants”

Here’s a little backstory behind the recent news that the ALA Council approved a resolution to change the subject heading “Illegal Aliens” to “Undocumented Immigrants”: In February 2014, a broad-based coalition of student activists at Dartmouth College carried out a series of [Read More]


First Presidential Message – SALALM LXI

Dear colleagues, Several months have passed since our 60th annual conference in Princeton in which our Past President Luis González and Fernando [Read More]

OAS Congratulates SALALM on its 60th Anniversary

SALALM is very appreciative of Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), for his [Read More]

Third Presidential Message – SALALM 2015 – ENLACE becarios

Prezados colegas/Dear Colleagues/Estimados colegas, I would like to share with you very stimulating news about the Enlace Travel Award Program. Over [Read More]

In Case You Missed It

ICYMI: February 2-7

Los 400 años de la muerte del Inca Garcilaso de la Vega | El Comercio Biblioteca Nacional de España conmemora los 400 años de la muerte del Inca Garcilaso con una contundente exposición. Ver noticia Crean sitio web para ubicar las librerías de viejo en México | Crónica En la Ciudad de [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Librarian/Cataloger, South America Section, Library of Congress

Librarian (Vacancy #: 150259) GS-1410-09 — Library Services (African, Latin American, and Western European Division (ALAWE), Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate (ABA)) — $52,668.00 [Read More]

Digital Scholarship Coordinator – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections

The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) and the College of Liberal Arts invite applications for the position of Digital Scholarship Coordinator at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and [Read More]

UNM Looking for Research Librarian for the Life Sciences

The University of New Mexico, College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences seeks a Research Librarian for the Life Sciences to support a dynamic library system with a strong outreach and [Read More]