Year Retired from SJSU
SJSU, 1978, M.A., Education
SJSU, 1976, MLS
CSU, Chico, 1974, B.A. Spanish & Psychology
CSU, Hayward 1970-1974, Undergraduate
School of Library & Information Science, SJSU, 1994-2010
MUSE, SJSU, 2005-2007
Mexican American Studies, SJSU, 1988-1989
Administrative and Professional Experience
Project Manager, 2007-2010 Librarians for Tomorrow Grant -
Preparing a New Generation of Librarians to Serve Our Communities Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant – San Jose State University Library (Partners: San Jose Public Library, School of Library and Information Sciences, The National Hispanic University)
Cultural Heritage Center Librarian, 2003-2007
Multicultural Center Librarian, 2001-2003, San Jose State University
Head - Systems, 1992-2001, San Jose State University Library
Director, Chicano Library Resource Center, 1981-2007, San Jose State University Library
Acting Associate Director, Access and Bibliographic Services, 1991-1992, San Jose State University Library
Head, Media Services Department, 1979-1991, 1992-1993, San Jose State University Library
Acting Assistant Director, Access and Bibliographic Services, 1985-1987, San Jose State University Library
Head, Reference Department, 1984-1985, Plymouth State College, Lamson Library, Plymouth, New Hampshire
Reference Librarian, Education Reading Room, 1978-1979, San Jose State University Library
Reference Librarian, Reference and Collection Development Department, 1976-1978, Learning Activities Resource Center, California State University at Chico Library
“Librarians for Tomorrow and Recruitment Efforts at San Jose Joint Library”, co-authored with Diana Wu and Peggy Cabrera. Book chapter in Recruitment, development, and retention of information professionals: trends in human resources and knowledge management, by Elisabeth Pankl, Danielle Theiss-White, and Mary Bushing. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global, 2010.
Bernarda Ruiz [biographical & historical entry] (2006) Latinas in the United States: a historical encyclopedia. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 647-648.
“Chicano Library Resource Center at San Jose State University – 20+ Years of History and Plans for the Future.” San Jose State University, April 2003.