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Angela Carreño (New York University) has been awarded the Coutts Innovation Award in Electronic Resources Management  for her leadership in developing e-book models to serve both local institutions and consortia. Her efforts have also increased the availability of e-books from Spain and Latin America. ¡Felicidades, Angela!

Ruby Gutierrez (HAPI) recently published an article on back-of-the-book indexing in Latin American scholarly monographs. The article, entitled “Scholarly Publications in Latin America: Where, oh Index, Art Thou?”, appears in the March 2013 issue of The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (Vol. 31, No. 1), published by the UK-based Society of Indexers. Congratulations, Ruby!

Paul Losch

Pamela Howard-Reguindin was recently interviewed on the Library of Congress website.

Paul Losch from the University of Florida Latin American Collection has won the University of Florida Employee Recognition Committee Star Performer Award for his instrumental work researching and coordinating the conversion of a legacy census data set from the Latin American Data Bank at UF. Parabéns, Paul!

Wendy Pedersen of the Zimmerman Library at the University of New Mexico Albuquerque was recently promoted to Spanish Language approval selector for all Spanish language materials excepting works in Art, Art History, Photography,  and items for Special Collections. Suzanne M. Schadl, Coordinator of Inter American studies & Curator of the Hispanic & Latin American Collections, notes, “For many years, Wendy has administered Latin American approval plans and made valuable notations for Latin Americanist selectors.  Her comments have been indispensable for me over the last five years. I am so happy that UNM has recognized and rewarded Wendy’s talent with this well-deserved promotion.”  Congratulations, Wendy!

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