On February 15, 2012, Patricia Figueroa (Brown University) launched a new blog called Nuevas referencias: retratos de nuevos autores hispanohablantes. It is dedicated to drawing attention to newer Spanish-language authors.
Jana Krentz, formerly of the University of Kansas, has accepted the position of Curator of the Latin American collection at Yale University.
On February 20, 2012, Miguel Valladares, formerly of Dartmouth College, started working at University of Virginia at Charlottesville as the Romance Language Librarian. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.