Event Calendar

Friday, April 28, 2023

WEBINAR LANE-ISIS: Colecciones y Recursos Digitales, AECID y el Instituto Cervantes

Start Date: 4/28/2023 10:00 AM EDT
End Date: 4/28/2023 11:30 AM EDT

United States 

PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://albany.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIpcemqqzwqGdNt70taoLvP0QknVzLniDGU

WHEN: April 28th FRIDAY 10AM (NY time)
DURATION: 90 mins. The last 30 mins or so will be Q&A, discussion etc.
CONTACTS: Jesús Alonso-Regalado: jalonso-regalado@albany.edu; Taylor Leigh: taylor.c.leigh@uky.edu
This webinar is co-sponsored by the Latin American North East Libraries Network (LANE) and the SALALM Iberian Studies (ISIS) committee. Open to all SALALM members. Presentation will be given in Spanish.

This is part of the LANE in Europe, Europe in LANE series. You can watch previous webinars here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgopC_bBh4Ob_mydU2qInwg

  • You will meet librarians from the AECID and Instituto Cervantes. The webinar will be presented by Araceli García Martín (Director of the AECID Library), Alicia Martínez (Director of the Cervantes Institute Library - NYC), and Richard Heyer (Cervantes Institute Library Assistant). You will have a chance to talk to them and ask them questions!
  • You will learn a lot about their collections.  
    • Did you know that the Biblioteca Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional (AECID) has two of the best Hispanic libraries (Biblioteca Hispánica) and islamic Libraries (Biblioteca Islámica)?
    • Did you know that the biblioteca de la AECID has excellent collections focusing on FILIPINAS and GUINEA ECUATORIAL?
    • This library has also created this great resource titled AMERICANAE https://americanae.aecid.es/americanae/es/inicio/inicio.do It is similar to the Digital Public Library of America
    • The Cervantes Institute has many special collections depending on where they are located.  For example, the Instituto Cervantes is NY has an outstanding collection on cinema.  The one in Rabat has an excellent collection focusing on the Magreb. The one in Casablanca has a collection focusing on Al-Andalus, another one focusing on relations Marocco-Spain, etc.
    • The Cervantes Institute provides access to excellent digital resources such as: