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ALA Connect User logins are disabled for a temporary "gray-out" period, to prevent new posts while we upgrade into the New Connect. This gray-out period will begin on March 26th, and the new site will be launched on April 25th.

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Melissa Cardenas-Dow

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Melissa Cardenas-Dow
Sacramento State University

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  • Accessibility (ADA-compliance)
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Cataloging
  • Equity of Access
  • Ethics
  • Games and Gaming
  • Geospatial Data and Services
  • Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Metadata
  • New ALA Members
  • Organizational Change
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Social Change
  • Technical Services
  • Technology
  • Training
  • Trends and Forecasting
  • Type of Libraries
  • Academic

  • Work

    Current Work
    Sacramento State University (Academic Library)
    University of California, Riverside


    Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, Asian American Studies, 1996
    San Francisco State University

    Master of Library and Information Science, Library & Information Science, 2008
    San Jose State University

    Certificate of Advanced Study, Digital Libraries
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    MS, Assistive Technology Studies & Human Services, 2018
    California State University Northridge