Betsaida Reyes

University Libraries - University Libraries
Assistant Librarian; Librarian for Spanish, Portuguese, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Primary office:
785-864-6480
Watson Library
University of Kansas
1425 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


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

Education

M.S., Information Science, University at Albany, SUNY

M.A., Hispanic Literature and Linguistics, University at Albany, SUNY

B.A., English/Spanish, University at Albany, SUNY

Selected Publications

Reyes, B. M., Hicks, A. & Maxson, B. K. (in press). Information Literacy Practices of Spanish-Speaking Graduate Students at the University of Kansas. Portal: Libraries and the Academy .

Reyes, B. M., Giullian, J. C., & Devlin, F. A. (2017). iPad and Android Tablets: Wonder Pills or Placebo for Academic Library Staff? Library Hi Tech, 35(3), 393-407. DOI://doi.org/10.1108/LHT-01-2017-0022

Reyes, B. M. (2016). Area Studies. In K. Sobel (Ed.), Becoming a Star Subject Specialist: Practical Tips from the Field. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited .

Selected Grants

Reyes, Betsaida M, (Principal), An Assessment of Electronic Books and its Collection Development Practices among Latin American and Iberian Studies Librarians in the United States, $2,873, (12/01/2014 . University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded.

Devlin, Frances, (Co-Principal), Giullian, Jon, (Co-Principal), Reyes, Betsaida M, (Co-Principal), Usability of Library E-Collections on Tablet Devices: Practitioners' Perspectives, $6,044, (08/01/2014 . University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded.

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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