Loida Garcia-Febo ALA President
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Professional Service

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION:      

  • President 2018-2019

  • President-Elect 2017-2018

  • Executive Board Member, 2015-present

  • ALA Councilor-At-Large, 2011-present

  • Finance and Audit Committee, Member 2016-present

  • Planning and Budget Assembly, 2014-2016, Liaison from COMM 2010-2013

  • International Relations Committee, Chair 2014-2015, 2013-2015, 2006-2008

  • Liaison from the IRC to the Committee on Advocacy, 2014-2015

  • Committee on Membership Meetings, Chair 2010-2013, 2010-2014

  • Office for Library Advocacy/Training Subcommittee, 2009-2010

  • Intellectual Freedom Committee, 2008-2010

  • Nominations Committee, 2008-2009

  • Diversity Committee/ Diversity Council, 2004-2006

  • IRC Americas Subcommittee, 2002-2004, 2004-2006

  • Member ALA, 2001 –present

Public Library Association

  • Gordon M. Conable Award, Chair 2013-2014, 2012-2014

  • Public Libraries Advisory Board, 2013-2015

Intellectual Freedom Round Table

  • Leroy C. Merritt Humanitarian Fund, Chair 2012-2013

  • Intellectual Freedom Round Table, Chair 2010-2011

  • Director-At-Large 2006-2008

International Relations Round Table

  • International Relations Round Table, Chair 2017-2018, Executive Board, 2014-Present

  • Member-at-Large, 2014-2016

  • International Relations Reception Committee and International Citation Awards, Chair 2013-2014

NMRT Member 2010-present, SRRT Member 2010-present

Freedom to Read Foundation Member, 2010-present, Liaison from REFORMA 2010-2017

REFORMA, Association to Promote Library Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, 2003-present

  • REFORMA National Conference VI Co-Chair, 2016-2017

  • Webinar Committee, Chair 2013-2014

  • REFORMA National Conference V Fundraising, Co-Chair 2013-2014

  • Legislative Committee, Chair 2012-2013

  • REFORMA President 2009-2010

  • Executive Board Member 2006-2011

  • REFORMA National Conference III Organizing Committee. Member. (Conference: Sept. 18-21, 2008)

  • Organizer and Speaker: REFORMA Training our Leaders, a nationwide webinar to encourage members to become involve in the association by taking a leadership role. April 15, 2008. Available: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/p78xhzrsaip/

  • Chapter Representative 2006-2008

  • Active participant of Library Legislative Day.

  • Northeast Chapter President, 2005-2006

  • Board Member/ Librarian of the Year Award [LOTY], Chair 2003-2005

  • Northeast Chapter Programs Committee, 2003-2008

  • During her REFORMA Northeast Presidency, she originated the concept and established of the annual REFORMA Northeast Joint Mini Conference in 2005. Conference Organizer: 2008 Joint REFORMA Northeast, AILA, APALA, BCALA and CALA Conference; 2007 Joint REFORMA Northeast, AILA, APALA, BCALA and CALA Conference; 2006 Joint REFORMA Northeast, BCALA and CALA Conference; 2005 Joint REFORMA Northeast and BCALA Conference.

Member of the American Indian Library Association, Asian Pacific American Library Association, Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Chinese American Librarians Library Association

New York Library Association, 2003-present           

  • Membership Committee 2012-2013

  • REFORMA Northeast Chapter Liaison to New York Library Association [NYLA] 2003-2005

International

  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2003-present

  • Member, IFLA Governing Board (Elected), 2013-2015, 2015-2017

  • Member, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Standing Committee, 2011-2015, 2015-2019

  • Founder of New Professionals Global Connection webinar series and coordinator, 2012-2017, Member of webinar team 2018-present

  • New Professionals Special Interest Group [NPSIG] -Co-Founder and Co-Convener 2004 – 2008. Advisor 2008-Present. Coordinated NPSIG programs and pre-conferences at IFLA Annual Congress from 2005-2011.

  • Management of Library Associations Section - Ex-Officio Member 2005 – 2009

  • Free Access to Information and Freedom of Expression Committee (FAIFE), an IFLA Core Activity. Translator of papers for World Report and Theme Report. Co-opted 2003-2006; Member 2006-2007; Member 2007-2011; FAIFE Secretary 2009-2011. Expert Resource Person, 2011-Present. As a member of IFLA/ FAIFE, Ms. Garcia-Febo has presented workshops and strategized library initiatives in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Peru, Sweden, South Korea and South Africa. She co-developed a day conference about access to public health for attendees of a Connecticut/New York FAIFE workshop coming from nine countries.  Monitored logistics of the event for participants from regions including Africa, Latin America and Asia. As a member of IFLA/FAIFE, coordinated and taught an IFLA/UNESCO Internet Manifesto Guidelines workshop presented in Jamaica in partnership with ACURIL for librarians from 10 Islands in the Caribbean. 

  • IFLA Website Working Group Member - representative from NPSIG and FAIFE, 2008-2010.

Selected Presentations

  • Presentations from 2017-present will be added soon.
  • Working together: access to information and our power to cause change. IFLA WLIC 2016. Columbus, Ohio, August 15, 2016.
  • No Room at the Library: The Ethics of Diversity. ALA 2016 Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida. July 2016.
  • Libraries, Advocacy and the 2030 Agenda. IFLA LAC and Management of Library Associations Special Week in Panama. Panama, March 2016.
  • Saving Lives: Library Services to Diverse Populations. German Library Association Conference. Leipzig, Germany, March 2016.
  • Library Services to Immigrants and Refugees. ALA/IFLA webinar. March 2016.
  • Libraries, Advocacy and the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda. ALA/IFLA webinar. December 2015.
  • Librarians, Information Specialists and Information Workers: Saving the World (Saving Lives). Keynote at the Arab Federation of Library and Information. Aman, Jordan, November 2015.
  • Experiencias de las series de educacion contínua en línea presentadas por la Sección de América Latina y el Caribe de IFLA durante 2014-2015. [Experiences from the online continuing education series presented by the Section of Latin America and the Caribbean during 2014-2015.] IFLA WLIC 2015. Cape Town, South Africa, August 2015.
  • Sociocultural rol of libraries. Library Society of Puerto Rico. December 2014.
  •  Salvando vidas: nuevas tecnologias y su impacto en las bibliotecas. [Saving Lives: new technologies and their impact in libraries.] Infotecarios webinar. November 2014.
  • MOOCs as access to information in developing countries: new ways to utilize ICTs to help meet challenges in the education sector. IFLA WLIC 2014. Lyon, France, August 2014.
  • Acceso a la informacion para generar cambio en Latinoamerica y el Caribe: entorno social, economico y tecnologico. [Access to information furthering change in Latin America and the Caribbean: social, economic and technological environments.] Dominican Republic, March 2014.
  • Closing the Information Gap in the Post-2015 Framework: Libraries as Champions of the Data Revolution. Presented during the event, Dialogue: Data and Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Framework. United Nations Development Program. New York City, January 30, 2014
  • New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations. ALA/IFLA joint international webinar, January 14, 2014
  • Access to information and the power to cause change. Panama, November 2013.
  • Online Education Opportunities and Learning Centers. Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA, October 28, 2013
  • Research for Development: providing services for multi-lingual and diverse ethnic groups.  Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference from San Jose State University/ School of Information,  October 19, 2013
  • From Page to Screen and Back Again: Transmedia Storytelling as a Means to Build Literacy\ cross cultural aspects. New York Comic Con, New York City, October 13, 2013
  • Open Access: what you need to know. International Congress of University and Research Units, Panama City, Panama, September 24, 2013
  • Access to Information and the Power to Cause Change. Keynote. International Congress of University and Research Units, Panama City, Panama, September 23, 2013
  • Building Community, Providing Access, Saving Lives. Keynote. Tennessee Tenn-Share Fall Conference, September 20, 2013
  • New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations. IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Singapore, August 22, 2013
  • Taking Charge of Your Career\ Jumpstarting Your Career. IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Singapore, August21, 2013
  • Together we are better: international collaborations supporting information access. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, July 1, 2013
  • Advances, Challenges and Issues in Black and Latino Librarianship in America. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 29, 2013
  • Research for Development. Poster presentation. ACURIL Annual Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 10, 2013
  • Librarianship in the 21st Century: Multicultural Leadership. New Jersey Library Association Conference, June, 5, 2013
  • Services for Spanish Speakers 101. New Jersey Library Association Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 4, 2013
  • Taking Action: Best Practices to Support Librarians and Library Workers Facing Laws Limiting Access to Information and Library Services to Immigrants, Advocacy Resources. REFORMA/ALA free webinar, May 14, 2013
  • Services to Spanish Speakers.  Connecticut Library Association Conference, Hartford, CT, April 29, 2013
  • Access to Information for All, Anywhere, Anytime. 2013 IFLA Presidential Meeting, Mexico City, MX, March, 6, 2013
  • The Information Professional’s Role in the Future of Online Education. Poster presentation. German Library Association Conference, Leipzig, Germany, March 11-12, 2013
  • Using Social Media to Enhance Library Services to a Multi-Ethnic Population. 2012 New York Library Association Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York, November 8, 2012
  • Make It Happen – Take Action. Library 2.0 Worldwide Virtual Conference from San Jose State University/ School of Information , online, October 4, 2012

  • Online Tools for Spanish Speakers: innovation from academic and public libraries. 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, Kansas City, Missouri. September 22, 2012
  • Serving Latino Communities: Best Practices and Advice. 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, Kansas City, Missouri, September 21, 2012.
  • This is how you are being controlled today! FAIFE Speaker’s corner at the Sanomatalo/Sanoma House Media Piazza. IFLA World Library Information Congress, Helsinki, FI, August 15, 2012
  • New Librarians Worldwide: mapping out the future. Keynote. IFLA World Library Information Congress, Helsinki, FI, August 13, 2012
  • Libraries: Connecting and Saving Lives @ Digital+Libraries\ Connectivity, Convergence, Confluence. The Library Management Institute. online, July 10, 2012
  • Online Tools for Spanish Speakers. American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA, June 23, 2012
  • Professional Networking for New Librarians. American Library Association\New Members Round Table, 2012 NMRT Online Program, June 7, 2012
  • Worldwide Perceptions of New Librarians: learning, working and furthering professional carreers. Poster presentation. German Library Association Conference, Hamburg, Germany, June 4, 2012
  •  Innovative Ways to Connect with Communities. Computers in Libraries Conference, Washington, DC, March 2012
  • Successful Partnerships to Serve Immigrant Communities Today. Public Library Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 14, 2012
  •  Trends and Tips to Help English and Hispanic Elders Online. Public Library Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 15, 2012
  • Access to information and the power to cause change. Dominican Republic, February 2013.
  • Worldwide Perceptions of New Librarians. BOBCATSSS 2012, Amsterdam, NL. January 24, 2012. Skype presentation.
  • Social Role of Libraries. Cycling for Libraries Unconference prior to the 100 German Library Association Conference,  Berlin, Germany, June 2011
  • Financial Literacy in the Community. REFORMA Northeast joint mini-conference with BCALA and CALA, New York City, May 14, 2011
  • Public Libraries Serving New Immigrants. Guest speaker at the Emporia Leadership Institute. Rutgers University\ Newark Campus, Newark, New Jersey, April 2011
  • From the Multicultural to the Global: Building Community, Providing Access. Keynote. Graduated School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of Rhode Island's Annual Gathering Graduate, March 2011
  • From the Global to Local: Weaving the Tapestry of our Communities. Keynote. Trejo Foundation Institute, Boston, MA, November 2010
  • Video killed the blog star. Internet Librarian Conference, Monterey, CA, October 2010
  • IFLA/FAIFE Internet Manifesto workshops and its impact in the local populations: the case of Peru, Philippines and Russia. Presentation at the IFLA World Information Congress, Gothenburg, Sweden, August, 2010
  • Much ado about Tintin? User services, collections, and racially offensive materials in libraries. 2010 National Diversity in Libraries Conference, Princeton, NJ, July, 2010
  • Advocacy and Social Media: Library Services for All in the Community. ALA Annual Conference, Washington DC, June, 2010
  • Services for Multicultural Populations. Summit for new library leaders at the Free Library of Philadelphia, June, 2010
  • Newcomers in Town: Tips for Effectively Serving the Needs of Your Immigrant Community.  Suffolk County Library Association, Holbrook, NY, May 6, 2010
  • Creativity and Promotion of Spanish Language Collections. Book Expo 2010, New York, NY, May, 2010
  • Lectured in Murcia, Barcelona and Madrid, Spain. Topics: library advocacy, access to information, the social role of libraries, services for immigrants, multicultural populations and youth. US Embassy in Spain’s international lecturers event, February, 2010
  • Advocacy Training/ “Social Media and Advocacy.” ALA 2010 Midwinter Conference, Boston, MA, January, 2010
  • Guest interviewer to Esmeralda Santiago. Teleconference hosted by Las Comadres, December 8, 2009
  • Using Social Media to Make the Case for Library Services. REFORMA/Webjunction national webinar, November 19, 2009
  • Latino/Spanish Speaking Communities. Serving New Jersey GLBT Community, New Brunswick, October 14, 2009
  • Online tools build communities. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 11, 2009
  • Research Into Practice: Latino perception of public libraries and their public library use. American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, July 10, 2009
  • Reaching out to serve communities. MLIS Colloquium – Spring 2009 at Rutgers University School of Communication, Information and Library Studies, New Brunswick, New Jersey, March 25, 2009
  •  Access to Information and the Power to Transform Communities. Keynote.  Annual Meeting of the Long Island Library Resources Council, Brookville, NY, Thursday, November 13, 2008
  • Latin@s with a Ph.D., and Online Tools Build Communities. REFORMA National Conference, El Paso, Texas, September 21, 2008
  • Online tools build communities. REFORMA National Conference, El Paso, Texas, September 20, 2008
  • IFLA/UNESCO Internet Manifesto Guidelines Workshop at the XXXVIII ACURIL Conference. Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 4-5, 2008
  • Innovative Health Information ProgramsNationwide Webjunction webinar, May, 13, 2008
  • IFLA/UNESCO Internet Manifesto Guidelines Workshop. 2nd meeting of Presidents of Latin American Library Associations, Bogota, Colombia, April 20-25, 2008
  • Caught in the Middle: Immigration Controversy and Library Service/ Speak out: Human Rights of Immigrants. Public Library Association Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 27, 2008
  • Recruiting for Diversity. Nationwide Webjunction webinar, November 20, 2007
  • Serving Diverse Communities: Adult Reference. New York Library Association Annual Conference. Buffalo, NY, October 19, 2007
  • Marketing Library Services to the Melting Pot. ALA Annual Conference program cosponsored by PLA and LLAMA, Washington DC, June 25, 2007
  • Serving Spanish Speakers with Disabilities. ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC, June 23, 2007
  • Effective Ways of Dealing with Anti-Immigrant Sentiment. Nationwide Webjunction webinar, June 12, 2007
  • Effective Strategies to Serve Multicultural Populations: Approaches for Public and Academic Libraries. Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) Spring 2007 Professional Development. New York City, June 5, 2007
  • Diversity Counts: Where do we go from here? Joint REFORMA Northeast, AILA, APALA, BCALA, and CALA Mini-Conference, New York City, May 18, 2007
  • Innovative Health Information ProgramsNationwide Webjunction webinar, May, 13, 2007
  • Strategies to serve Multiethnic Populations. Westchester Library Association Annual Conference, Yonkers, NY, May 11, 2007
  • Library Services to Latinos in NYC. The 2007 Annual Conference of New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, Albany, NY, April 28, 2007
  • Services to Immigrant Populations/ Breaking Down Walls to Serve Latino Immigrants. Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference, New Haven, CT, April 17, 2007Immigrant Communities and Libraries. REFORMA Northeast Conference, Newark, New Jersey, January 12, 2007
  • After 9/11: Latino and Asian immigrants and the Public Library. Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC), Dallas, Texas, October 12, 2006
  • Library Services for New Americans @ Queens Library: Collection Development in Languages other than English. SEFLIN/ Outreach and Service to Diverse Populations, Miami, FL, July 27, 2006
  • Homeland Insecurities: Library Cards for Latino Immigrants/Libraries Yesterday and Today. American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, June 24, 2006
  • Libraries yesterday and today: serving immigrants. Breaking Down the Walls: Making Your Library a Community Cultural Center. Suffolk Library Association 2nd Annual Intellectual Freedom Conference, Farmingdale, NY, April 21, 2006
  • Improving Service to the Spanish Speaking. Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference, April 20, 2006
  • Serving Immigrant Populations: A Library Prototype for Diversity. College DuPage Soaring to Excellence Videoconference Series, April 7, 2006

Advisory and Projects

Advisory Services

  • International Advisory Board of San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science \ Library 2.011 and 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conferences, 2011-present
  • Access to Learning Award (ATLA) Advisory Board from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its Global Libraries, 2011-2013
  • Greenwood Publishing Group: Praeger Publications, The Latino American Experience, 2006-2009
  • Webjunction various advisory boards, online cooperative developed by OCLC Online Computer Library Center supported with funds from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2006-2009

Special Projects

Coordinator, New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations 1/2012-present
Series of free quarterly worldwide webinars on issues of interest to students, new librarians and new professionals, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians. The free webinars are sponsored by IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group in partnership with the American Library Association.

Library Advocate at the United Nations 1/2014-2016
Advocacy and lobby on behalf of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) to include access to information on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Represent IFLA at meetings at the United Nations with Member States, civic society and other stakeholders. Speak at conferences presented at the United Nations representing IFLA.

Co-founder, IFLA New Professionals 8/2004
The New Professionals group of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is the first and largest global forum for Library and Information Sciences students and recently qualified librarians. It was established in 2004 during the IFLA global congress in Argentina. In 2005 I became the sole Convenor of the group coordinating global conferences, workshops and online services for students and new professionals, and partnering with hosting countries, companies and professional groups to present these. In 2009, I recruited the New Professionals' current convenor. I continue to work with the group and I am currently its very active Advisor.

Principal Researcher, Worldwide Views of New Professionals 10/2006-present
Research to explore the views and activities of recently qualified librarians worldwide. First Phase 2006-2007; Second Phase in collaboration with Robin Kear 2011-2012. Results published on Feliciter (Canadian Library Association), and BOBCATSSS 2012 Proceedings. Multiple presentations and keynotes at library conferences.

International curricula developer, teacher and strategizer for human rights and intellectual freedom 8/2004-2012
Since 2004 works with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) in various capacities including strategizing curricula development and teaching of access to information, human rights and intellectual freedom. Strategized initiatives in various countries working with elected officials, government agencies, national organizations, NGOs, universities, academics and professionals from various fields in countries such as Canada, Finland, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, South Afriaca, South Korea, Sweden. Lectured in many of these countries, and taught courses in Colombia, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru and the Philippines.
Member of teams developing curricula for courses about Access to Information on the Internet usin IFLA\UNESCO Internet Manifesto and Guidelines, Access to Information About HIV\AIDS Through Libraries, and Public Access to Health Information.

Principal Researcher, Information seeking behavior of Hispanic newcomers in Queens, New York  3/2007
This study examines information-seeking practices of Hispanic adult newcomers living in Queens, N.Y., by identifying information sources consulted by this population to start a new life in the United States, and identifying barriers keeping immigrants away from public libraries. The final intention is to recommend ways for libraries to reach out effectively to this population.

Publications

Selected Publications

Books

Martínez Arellano, F. F. and L. Garcia-Febo. (Coords.). Servicios bibliotecarios en America Latina: tres casos prominentes = Library services in Latin American: three outstanding cases. México UNAM, Centro Universitario de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas : Federación Internacional de Asociaciones e Instituciones Bibliotecarias para America Latina y el Caribe, 2011.

Book Chapters

Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. Foreword. Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach. Eds. Carol Smallwood and Lura Sanborn. North Carolina: McFarland. Forthcoming publication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. “Using technology to communicate, educate and empower POC girls.” Librarians with Spines. Forthcomingpublication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. “Public Libraries in Puerto Rico.”  Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition. Eds. Kathleen de La Peña McCook and Jenny S. Bossaller. Chicago: ALA Editions. Forthcoming publication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. and Adriana McCleer. 2017. “Together we are better: international collaborations supporting information access in the Dominican Republic.” International Librarianship: developing professional, intercultural, and educational leadership. New York: SUNY Press, p. 93-103.

Garcia-Febo, L. “La privacidad y la proteccion de datos.” In Analysis sobre tendencias de informacion propuestas por la IFLA. Mexico: UNAM, 2015. (in Spanish)

Garcia-Febo, L. and R. Kear. “Worldwide Perceptions of New Librarians.” In Wolf-Fritz Riekert and Ingeborg Simon (Eds.), Information in e-motion Proceedings BOBCATSSS 2012 – 20th International Conference on Information Science. Amsterdam, 23-25 January 2012. Bad Honnef, Germany: Bock+Herchen Verlag, 2012, p.122-125.

Garcia-Febo, L.  “ALA, IFLA and their relationship with Latin America.” In John Ayala and Sal Guerena (Eds.), Pathways to Progress: Issues and Advances in Latino Librarianship. California: Libraries Unlimited, 2011    

Recurring Columns\ Blogs

Garcia-Febo, L. and B. Jensen.  Multicultural Link a blog column in Criticas Magazine, a sister publication of Library Journal.  Various times per week, 2008-2009. http://www.criticasmagazine.com/blog/820000482.html

Interviews

Figueroa, M. 2016. Trend thinking in Libraries. American Libraries, March 1, 2016.

Colegi de Bibliotecaris de Catalunya. 2015. Item 59, December 2015.

German Library Association. 2014. Five questions to Loida Garcia-Febo. BIX Magazine. July 2014.

University of Puerto Rico. 2012. Galeria de Egresados EGCTI, Loida Garcia-Febo. December 2012.

Articles

Garcia-Febo, L. 2016. Working together: access to information and our power to cause change. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH.

Ferreira, Sueli Mara S. P. and Garcia-Febo, Loida. 2015. Experiencias de las series de educacion contínua en línea presentadas por la Sección de América Latina y el Caribe de IFLA durante 2014-2015. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 – Cape Town, South Africa.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2014. Acceso a la informacion y desarrollo: la importancia de la Declaracion de Lyon. Infotecarios, septiembre 8, 2014.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2014. MOOCs as access to information in developing countries: new ways to utilize ICTs to help meet challenges in the education sector. Paper presented at the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning during the IFLA WLIC 2014, Lyon, France.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2013. Fundamental Freedoms, Library Services and Multi-Lingual Populations. Special Issue of Indiana Libraries: Intellectual Freedom & Censorship 32 (1): 45-46.

Barry, T. and L. Garcia-Febo. 2012. Expanding horizons- developing the next generation of international professionals. The Australian Library Journal 61 (1): 16-21.

Garcia-Febo, L. and R. Kear. 2012. New Librarians Worldwide: mapping out the future. Keynote presented at the Management of Library Associations Section programme during the IFLA WLIC 2012, Helsinki, Finland. Presentation Slides, hereGarcia-Febo, L. 2011. Successful initiatives and partnerships by a public library to promote health information. Paper presented at WLIC 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly.

Garcia-Febo. L. 2007. Explosive Librarians: IFLA’s role in inspiring new professionals. inCite, News magazine of the Australian Library and Information Association, 29 (1/2): 28.

Garcia-Febo, L. and A. Bardales. U.S. Libraries and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment- How Librarians are Coping with Discrimination to Better Serve Hispanic Communities. Criticas, October 1, 2007.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2007. International Perspectives in the New Librarian Experience. Feliciter Canadian Library Association magazine, 53 (2): 77-79.

Garcia-Febo, L. Our Daughters – Young Latinas in Crisis. Criticas, 15 August 2006.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2006. Librarians Unite Against H.R. 4437. REFORMA Newsletter, 24 (1/2): 11.

Garcia-Febo, L. ALA Ethnic Caucuses Without Borders. Versed, magazine of the ALA's Office for Diversity, January 2006.

Garcia-Febo, L. New Professionals Wave at IFLA. Versed, magazine of the ALA's Office for Diversity, January 2005.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2004. Diary of a Young Latina Librarian at IFLA 2004 – Buenos Aires. REFORMA Newsletter, 22(3): 1, 19.