Sunday August 20th 2017


The Latin American & Iberian Studies Librarianship Bibliography is now available

Here is the outcome of the research-a-thon during the LXII annual SALALM Conference. Latin American & Iberian Studies Librarianship: from collection development and cataloging to scholarly [Read More]

2017 José Toribio Medina Award Winner

The winner is: The Sovereign Colony: Olympic Sport, National Identity, and International Politics in Puerto Rico published by University of Nebraska Press in 2016 by Antonio Sotomayor. This is a [Read More]

Sonia Silva – Honorary Membership

The Membership Committee would like to nominate Sônia Terezinha Dias Gonçalves da Silva to honorary membership in SALALM.  Sonia Silva has been a constant and active presence in our [Read More]



Book Report from the Southern Cone: Santiago and Buenos Aires

The long flight to the other side of the hemisphere had a Southern Cone touch with two award-winning films by Chilean director Pablo Larraín: ‘Jackie’ and ‘Neruda’ along with ‘Cien años de perdón,’ an Argentine-Spanish co-production. After almost a five-year absence, this [Read More]


Message from the Secretariat August 8, 2017

Message from the Secretariat August 8, 2017 Hello to all from the sweltering heat of New Orleans. Thank goodness for mint juleps! Following the [Read More]

SALALM 62 – Presidential Message 4

Dear members, I’m pleased to share that an almost final version of the SALALM 2017 program is available on the conference website. You’ll notice [Read More]

SALALM 62 – Mensaje presidencial 3

Queridos SALALMer@s, El tiempo parece que vuela más rápido en diciembre por ser mes de celebraciones, regalos y reuniones con nuestros compañeros [Read More]

In Case You Missed It

ICYMI is back: March-April

Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Is Acquiring Spain’s Ediciones B | Publishing Perspectives Penguin Random House widens its footprint in Spanish-language markets with the acquisition of Ediciones B, which is based in Spain and has imprints across Latin America. Read more Cortázar, un [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Librarian Asst. Professor, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami

The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we [Read More]

Latin American Metadata Librarian

The LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections and the University of Texas Libraries (UTL) seek applications for the position of Latin American Metadata Librarian. This is a two-year, [Read More]

Metadata Librarian, Spanish/Portuguese Specialty – Princeton University Library

Metadata Librarian, Spanish/Portuguese Specialty Technical Services Department Princeton University Librarian Requisition Number D-17-LIB-00015 Princeton [Read More]