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About Marisol Ramos

Marisol Ramos had worked both in libraries and archives for more than 10 years. As an information specialist, she has worked in archival and library institutions. She was the first archivist at the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA; she worked as the Marine Science librarian at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, in Los Angeles; and currently, she is the Research and Publishing Services Librarian at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Storrs, where she is the subject specialist for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Latino Studies, Spanish, Anthropology and Sociology.

Her research interests are varied and included: recruitment and mentoring of underrepresented students into Higher Education and Information Sciences Programs; the use of digital tools for instruction and networking in libraries and archives; and improving access to cultural heritage archival collections in the United States. More recently, she has been working toward a PhD in Hispanic Studies on Cosmopolitanism, Gender and Nation-building in the writing of 19th century Puerto Rican writer, Alejandro Tapia y Rivera.

Positions

Present Publishing Services Librarian/Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, University of Connecticut - Storrs
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Research Interests

Recruitment and mentoring of underrepresented students into Higher Education and Information Sciences Programs, Improving access to cultural heritage archival collections in the United States, and Cosmopolitanism, Gender and Nation-building in the writing of 19th century Puerto Rican writer, Alejandro Tapia y Rivera.

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