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Roberto C. Delgadillo

UC Davis, University Library

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Roberto C. Delgadillo is a Student Services Librarian at the University of California, Davis Library. His areas of responsibility include: Chicana/o Studies, Cinema, English Language and Literatures, Latin American Studies, Military Science, Native American Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures. Born in Managua, Nicaragua, Roberto’s family moved to the United States in 1975. Roberto has a BA in Modern German and Russian History from UC Santa Cruz, and a MLIS and a PhD in Modern Latin American History, both from UCLA. His research interests include urban folklore, civil military relations and the information-seeking behavior of undergraduate and graduate students. He is a former reference and acquisitions librarian with the Hispanic Services Division of the Inglewood Public Library and former copy cataloger with the Beverly Hills Public Library. Roberto currently serves as a Member-at-Large for ALA Council. Since 2005, Roberto has also served as the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM)’s Rapporteur General (2005-2012), Member-at-Large (2008-2011) and immediate Past President (2013-2014), since 2015, he is SALALM’s current Parliamentarian. Roberto is also a 2012 recipient of The Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.

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