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About Marisol Florén-Romero

Marisol Florén-Romero manages FIU Law Library legal reference, outreach and legal research instruction activities. She oversees the acquisition and development of FIU Law Library’s foreign and international collection and is the Special Collections librarian. Dr. Florén-Romero additionally teaches comparative foreign and international law legal research and provides reference assistance to students and faculty of FIU Law.
Dr. Florén-Romero is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Librarianship award from FIU’s Faculty Senate. This honor recognizes her achievements in developing the Mario Diaz Cruz CollectionCaribbean Collection, and FIU Law Library’s other Special Collections, superior legal research techniques, and devotion to serving the FIU Law and South Florida legal community as a specialist foreign and international law librarian. As Assistant Director for Library Services, Dr. Floren-Romero has expanded FIU Law Library’s services to include enhanced reference and programming services. She is also instrumental in the activities of FIU Law Library’s Digital Initiatives Center, ensuring that open-access collections are properly cataloged with robust bibliographic informatio


2015 Present Assistant Director for Library Services and Foreign and International Law Librarian, Florida International University College of Law
March 2017June 2017 Interim Library Director, Florida International University College of Law
2005May 2015 Foreign & International Law Librarian, Florida International University College of Law Library
20002005 Executive Director, Supreme Court of Justice, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ‐ Modernization of Land Tribunals Program
19992000 Deputy Director, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) ‐ Program for the Modernization of Tribunals (PMT)
19941999 Information Specialist - Law Librarian, Pellerano & Herrera, Attorneys at Law, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • Caribbean Information Professional of the Year 2017 by the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL)
  • Excellence in Librarianship Award, 2015 FIU Faculty Senate


  • International and Foreign Legal Research


1994 Ph.D., Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois
1975 M.L.S., Master in Library Science, University of Texas in Austin
1972 B.A., Licenciatura en Filosofía y Letras, Major in History, Universidad de Navarra, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Pamplona, Spain

Contact Information

Marisol Florén Romero
Assistant Director, Library Services
Foreign & International Law Librarian
RDB 1088


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