Friday May 27th 2016


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]

Meet the 2016 SALALM Conference Scholarship Winners: Lara Aase

Lara Aase will complete her MLIS at the University of Washington Information School in June 2016, with a focus on Ibero-American digital humanities, archives/special collections, and library [Read More]

Meet the 2016 SALALM Conference Scholarship Winners: Daniel Arbino

Daniel Arbino is a graduate student at the University of Arizona’s iSchool pursuing a Master’s in Library and Information Science. He is a member of the Knowledge River, a program that [Read More]


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Searching for the Right Book in Buenos Aires

By the time the 42nd Buenos Aires Book Fair opened to book professionals, several of the librarians from the United States attending this year’s event had already visited many of the book spaces in a city known for its many book outlets. It was no coincidence that the hotel was only a few blocks [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]

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]

In Case You Missed It

ICYMI: April 25-May 1

Are you attending SALALM LXI at Charlottesville, Virginia? Check out the Conference Program and the Conference Schedule. Safe travels and see you all soon!  — State of America’s Libraries Report 2016 | ALA  Academic, school, and public libraries continue to face an uncertain economy [Read More]

Job & Internship Opportunities

Center of Southwest Studies Librarian

Job Description Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado is seeking applicants for a Center of Southwest Studies Librarian at the Delaney Southwest Research Library. This is a 32-hour/week (.8 FTE), [Read More]

Mexican Imprints Cataloguer, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

The John Carter Brown Library is seeking applications for an eighteen month position to prepare original cataloging records for 17th and 18th century Mexican imprints in the Library’s Spanish [Read More]

Librarian for US Latina and Latino Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Librarian for US Latina and Latino Studies One (1) open position filled as either Librarian I or Librarian II University of Texas Libraries —The University of Texas at Austin $50,440+ depending on [Read More]