Faculty Profile: Alejandra Gutierrez Barbon
Before joining the University of Miami, Alejandra worked at Florida National University, where she was Director of the Library. She held cataloging & bibliographic metadata positions of increasing responsibility at Florida International University; served as program specialist and coordinator of youth programming at Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative; and performed other library and archival functions at Miami Dade College, involving descriptive metadata and preservation.
Alejandra earned her Master's in Library and Information Science from Kent State University, and her Bachelor's in Religious Studies from Florida International University. Her research interests include enhancing access to foreign language materials through bibliographic description and metadata creation.
Alejandra is currently serving on the SEFLIN (Southeast Florida Library Information Network) Cataloging Committee. She is also an active member of ALCTS (American Library Association and Association for Library Collections & Technical Services), ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries), RBMS (Rare Books and Manuscripts Section) of ACRL, and SALALM (Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials).