Adán Griego
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Education | Experience | Memberships | Publications, Seminars, Awards | Language Skills

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Master of Arts Library & Information Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Master of Arts, Spanish Literature

St. Mary's University, San Antonio - Bachelor of Arts, History, cum laude

1996 -
Stanford University Libraries 
Curator for Latin American, Mexican American & Iberian Collections, 1997 to present.
Bibliographer for Library Science, 1999 to present.
Curator of the Lane Reading Room, 1999 to present.
Bibliographer for Latin American & Iberian Collections, 1999 to present.
Davidson Library, University of California at Santa Barbara
Area, Ethnic & Gender Collections Coordinator (rotating position), 1994-1996.
Reference Collections and Desk Coordinator (rotating position), 1992-1994.
Head, Interlibrary Loan., 1990-1991.
Internship/Assistant Librarian, 1989-1990.
1987-1989, 1991 (summers)
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Center for Latin America
Native Instructor of Spanish
Trained Spanish high school teachers through intensive micro-teaching and individual tutoring.
Professional Memberships           Back to top
American Library Association
Association of College & Research Libraries
* Chair, Western European Specialists Section-Romance Languages Discussion Group 1992-1994
* Member, New York ALA-1996 WESS Program Planning Committee 1995-1996
* Member, San Francisco ALA-2001 WESS Conference Planning Committee 1999-2000
Latin American Studies Association
Modern Language Association
REFORMA: Tthe National Association to Promote Library Services to Spanish Speaking
CALAFIA: California Cooperative Latin American Collection Development Group
* Chair, 1997-2000
SALALM: Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials
* President, 2005-2006
* Chair: Bibliographic Instruction Subcommittee, 1993-1996
* Nominating Committee, 1997-1998
* Member at Large, 1999-2001
* Chair, ENLACE Subcommittee, 1999-2002 (ENLACE funds Latin American librarians to participate at SALALM's Annual Conference)
Publications, Seminars, Awards           Back to top
  • Report From Madrid's LIBER-2005
  • Bienal do Livro, São Paulo, April 25-May 5, 2002. 
  • "¿Dónde están los usuarios del nuevo milenio?", VIII Coloquio de Bibliotecarios, Guadalajara, México, 27 de noviembre, 2001. 
  • "Latin American Collections in the United States." IFLA, Boston, August. 2001. 
  • "Bibliotecas como compradores", Presentación, Feria del Libro Buenos Aires, abril 2001. 
  • “Wandering Through the Many Spains” Barcelona's LIBER 2000 and Spain's Library Association meeting.
  • “Interfaces” Presentación efectuada en la Universidad de Colima, Mexico, “Interfaces, Nov. 20-24, 2000”
  • “Respuesta a una Crisis” Presentación efectuada en Bilbao, “FESABID 2000”
  • “Letter from Santiago” El Andar: A Latino Magazine for the New Millenium, Spring, 2000. pp.54-55.
  • Liber 99 in MadridWESS Newsletter Spring 2000
  • "Onions are for Men" IN Besame Mucho; An Anthology of New Gay Latino Fiction. (ed. by Jesse Dorris and Jaime Manrique). New York: Painted Leaf Press, 1999.
  • Consultant to: Virgins, Guerrillas,and Locas : Gay Latinos Writing on Love (ed. by Jaime Cortez. San Francisco : Cleis Press, c1999.
  • Review of “Literary Eras: Literature of the Spanish Caribbean to 1900” CD-ROM, Library Journal Oct 1, 1999.
  • Bibliography of Sexuality Studies in Latin America
  • Participated in an Orientation Panel for first-time attending librarians from the United States at the 12th Guadalajara International Book Fair, December 1999
  • Report on the Biennal do Livro, Rio de Janeiro, April 1999. SALALM Newsletter, June 1999
  • Co-editor (with Peter Blank) of the Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Arts & Humanities.
    Web Site, 1998-2000.
  • One of 12 U.S. Librarians invited to attend LIBER 1999, Madrid, October 3-9, 1999
  • “Collection Development in the Electronic Frontier.” (with Carlos Delgado) Seminar taught at the 33rd Meeting of the Argentine Library Association, April 15, 1999.
  • Beatriz Sarlo Stanford Presidential Lectures on the Arts & Humanities.
    Website, February, 1999
  • One of several U.S. Librarians invited to attend Guadalajara's International Book Fair, 1996-1999
  • Review of “Teatro Espanol del Siglo de Oro” CD-ROM, WESS Newsletter, Fall 1998.
  • “Argentina Puts the Library at the Center of the Global Village.” (with Carlos Delgado). American Libraries. June/July 1998, p40.
  • “Literature Becomes a Bolero,” Report on Buenos Aires 1998 Book Fair SALALM Newsletter, June 1998
  • “If They Sit Down…They Will Talk,” Report on the 1998 Latin American Studies Association Conference .” SALALM Newsletter, December 1998.
  • “Las Fronteras de Cristal: California and the Mexican (Northern and Southern) Borders,” Panel for 43rd SALALM Annual Meeting. San Juan, Puerto Rico, May, 1998.
  • Reviews of: Dicionario do romantismo literario portugues [Literary Dictionary of Portuguese Romanticism]. Lisboa: Editorial Caminho, 1997 and Dicionario de literatura portuguesa [Dictionary of Portuguese Literature]. Lisboa: Editorial Presença, 1996 IN: Reference Reviews Europe Online, 1998.
  • Women in Latin American Literature
  • Participated in the 41st International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Task Force on Scholarly Resources, Chicago, September 1998
  • Report on 23rd Buenos Aires Book Fair “Entre Musas y Libros” SALALM Newsletter, June 1997
  • “Challenges for Collection Development in the 21st Century" (with Carlos Delgado). Seminar taught at the 31st Meeting of the Argentine Library Association, Buenos Aires, April 14, 1997.
  • “Bibliographic Instruction: A Bilingual Experiment" Panel at the 31st Meeting of the Argentine Library Association, Buenos Aires, April 17, 1997.
  • “Building an Ethnic & Gender Studies Services Unit" (with Joseph A. Boisse et al). Panel at the 8th National Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference, Nashville, April 12, 1997.
  • Report on the 10th Guadalajara Book Fair, SALALM Newsletter, March 1997
  • National Endowment for Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access Reviewer, 1997, 1996
  • Named Librarian of the Year (1995-1996), UC-Santa Barbara Davidson Library, September 1996
  • Report on the 9th Guadalajara Book Fair. SALALM Newsletter, March 1996.
  • Report on Buenos Aires Trip. SALALM Newsletter, June 1995.
  • Attended the New England Collection Development and Management Institute: Wellesley, MA, June 1995.
  • “Adjusting the Horizontal Hold: Flattening Out the Organization,” (with LaGuardia & Dawson) LAMA/ACRL Panel for 1995 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Chicago, June 24, 1995.
  • “Living Diversity: Making it Work" (with LaGuardia & Oka).Diversity and Multiculturalism in Libraries, 215-226, ed. by Katherine H. Hill. London: JAI Press, 1994.
  • “La lectura es un placer/Reading is Fun," 145-156, (sole author) ibid.
  • Diversity & Diversifying in a Downsized Library, (with Dawson et all). Upside of Downsizing: Using BI to Cope, 183-190, ed. by Cheryl LaGuardia, et al. New York: Neal-Schuman Pub. 1995.
  • “Instruction and Identity: Diversity in Library Classes and Collections" (with LaGuardia & Oka). The Reference Librarian, #45/46, 1994 special issue, Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Academic Libraries: Multicultural Issues.
  • User Education Manual (with Doyle et al.) University of California at Santa Barbara Library, 1993. ERIC Document 366346
  • “Learning to Instruct: Team-Teaching Library Skills" (with LaGuardia, et all). The Reference Librarian, #40, 1993, pp. 53-62.
  • Report on the Guadalajara Book Fair. SALALM Newsletter, June 1993.
  • “Latbook Libros Latinoamericanos." Review published in CD-ROM Professional, March 1992, 5(2): 119-120.
  • “Coreworks CD." Review published in CD-ROM Professional, November 1991, 4(6): 111.
  • “Phonedisc USA." Review published in CD-ROM Professional, May 1991, 4(3): 91.
Language Skills           Back to top
  • Native Spanish speaker with excellent translating/interpretive skills
  • Advanced reading knowledge of French
  • Reading knowledge of Portuguese, Catalan, and Italian

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