Betsaida Reyes

Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies
785-864-6480
Watson Library

As Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American and Caribbean Studies I manage collections from and about Spain, Portugal and Latin America. I provide research services to KU faculty and students; visiting scholars; K-12 and the general public. I work with faculty from related academic departments and centers; provide library instruction in related disciplines; and engage in research and service. I also provide support for programs in Global & International Studies and European Studies

Teaching

Information literacy and information seeking behavior in relation to Spanish and Portuguese language and literature and Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Research

Open access, information literacy, collection development policies regarding eBooks in the fields of Spanish and Portuguese languages and literature and Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Degrees

MSIS, University at Albany; MA, University at Albany; BA, University at Albany

Rank

Assistant Librarian

Selected Awards and Recognitions

SALALM Scholarship, Spring 2013

Dewey Scholarship, Fall 2012


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