Summer 2015 Newsmakers!

Natalie Baur, University of Miami...

Natalie Baur, University of Miami, has received a Fulbright-García Robles award to work on a digital preservation research project. Read full announcement here.

Rafael Tarragó, University of Minnesota, recently received the President's Award for Outstanding Service, one of the most prestigious honors awarded by this institution.

Suzanne Schadl, University of New Mexico, is the 2015 Medina Award recipient. Schadl received the award for her paper "Cite Globally, Analyze Locally: Citation Analysis from a Local Latin American Studies Perspective

Barbara Alvarez, University of Michigan, recent article "Publish, not Perish: Supporting Graduate Students as Aspiring Authors", published in Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 2(3) was named in the LIRT Top Twenty Instruction articles of 2014.

Melissa Gasparotto, Rutgers University, received the  Best Article in Practical Academic Librarianship Award for “Search Engine Optimization for the Research Librarian: A Case Study Using the Bibliography of U.S. Latina Lesbian History and Culture”, published in volume 4, issue 1 of Practical Academic Librarianship.

T-Kay Sangwand, an Archivist, Human Rights Documentation Initiative; Librarian for Brazilian Studies at the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas, Austin is honored as one of the Library Journal's Movers & Shakers 2015