Presentations

Poster Presentation: “Information Competencies and reading habits of first year students in Puerto Rico: Contributions from school and university libraries: A research in progress”. Research and Creativity GSIST Workshop in the Information Field. Graduate School of Information Sciences and Technologies, GSIST, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

                                                                                                                           December 13, 2016

Speaker in the Bayamón, Humacao and San Juan Region Meeting, Association of School Librarians of Puerto Rico, ABESPRI. University of Puerto Rico, Carolina Campus, PR          September 29, 2016

Conference: The importance of evaluation of children/juvenile literature resources in the school library context: A special project between GSIST and BCBI. Dr. Ketty Rodríguez Casillas and Karen D. Centeno Casillas.

Panelist in the Annual Conference and Meeting of the Librarian Society of Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, PR                                   December 2, 2016

Forum: Reflections on the New ACRL Frameworks

Speaker in the 2ndo  Encuentro Nacional de Destrezas de Información, University of Puerto Rico, Aguadilla Campus, PR           October 21, 2016

Conference: “Integration of Information Competencies into the Curriculum at Trina Padilla de Sanz High School Library: experiences, challenges and opportunities”.

Panelist in the XVI Conference and Meeting of The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and Spanish Speaking, REFORMA, Puerto Rico Chapter. Barceloneta, PR                           May 13, 2016

Forum: Special project of curriculum integration between GSIST and BCBI: Evaluation of Children’s and juvenile literature in the Proposal to establish the Children and Juvenile Center. Karen D. Centeno Casillas and Dr. Ketty Rodríguez Casillas

Panelist at the 2016 Library Week Activities of the Library Sciences and Informatics Library, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, PR                                  April 14, 2016

Forum: Children’s and Juvenile Collection Dedication in honor to Pura Belpré: supporting the GSIST school library and children & Juvenile literature courses.

Speaker at XVII Reading Symposium: Juvenile literature in the actual context, School Librarians Association of Puerto Rico, ABESPRI. San Juan, PR               November 17, 2015

Conference: “Reading habits for information skills in the Puerto Rican school libraries: from school to university”   

Speaker at Primer Congreso Iberoamericano de Bibliotecas Escolares, CIBES 2015. Sponsored by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad Estadual Paulista de Brasil and Getafe Townhall. Getafe, Spain.                                                                  October 26-28, 2015

Conference: “Reading habits for information skills and information literacy in the Puerto Rican school libraries”.

Speaker at 2015 Library Week Activities at the Library Sciences and Informatics Library, University of Puerto Rico: Rediscovering possibilities at the Library Sciences and Informatics Library from the Library System at the University of Puerto Rico. Río Piedras Campus, PR                 April 16, 2015

Conference: “The relevance of a children and juvenile collection in the context of an academic library”.

Speaker at the XIII Puerto Rican Research in Education Conference. Sponsored by The School of Education, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, PR March 11-13, 2015

Conference: “School transformation without libraries? Information skills and digital reading habits in students entering the first year at universities in Puerto Rico”.

Speaker at Primer Congreso Internacional Multidisciplinario de Alfabetización Informativa, Educación para la Inclusión Social CIMALFIN. Sponsored by Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, El Colegio de Chihuahua, and Grupo Baratz. Ciudad Juárez, México.                                November 2014

Conference: “Information skills and digital reading habits in students entering the first year in universities of Puerto Rico: the contribution of school and university libraries ”.

Speaker at  II Congreso Internacional de Secretarías Ejecutivas y Bibliotecología, Sponsored by Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Ecuador, CIDE and Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador.                                      August 2014

Conference: “Puerto Rican school libraries overview: challenges and opportunities

Lecture: “Experiences during the research process and publication: Information skills in the school libraries of Puerto Rico, a necessary exploration”.

Speaker at  Activity at the Student Teacher Practice Orientation Week, School of Education, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico.

Conferences: “El desarrollo de competencias y otras actividades de la biblioteca de la escuela Trina Padilla de Sanz de San Juan” and “Resultados de la Investigación: Las competencias de información en escuelas sin biblioteca: la contribución de las tecnologías”.         August 2014

                                                                                              Conferences: “Las competencias de información en la biblioteca escolar puertorriqueña: una exploración necesaria  and “El desarrollo de competencias de información y otras actividades en la Biblioteca de la Escuela del Siglo XXI Trina Padilla de Sanz”.                                                                                                                                            August 2013

Speaker at  Primer Encuentro Virtual Educa Las Américas 2013. Centro de Convenciones, San Juan, PR                                                                December 2013

Conference: “Desarrollo de Competencias de Información en Escuelas sin Biblioteca: la contribución de las tecnologías”.

Speaker at  XII Congreso de Investigación en la Educación. School of Education, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus, PR                      March 7-9, 2013

Conference: “Las competencias de información en la biblioteca escolar puertorriqueña: una exploración necesaria”.