Co-author of the Mexican Information Literacy Standards for Higher Education, and author of the IFLA International Guidelines on Information Literacy for Life-Long Learning now available in several languages, and editor of the book Information Literacy: International Perspectives (K.G.Saur), as well as other published books and papers, including the co-authored (Ralph Catts) Towards Information Literacy Indicators: A Conceptual Framework Paper, written for and published by UNESCO, 2008. Coordinator of the UNESCO-funded projects of InfoLit/IFLA: a) the W.eb-based International Information Literacy Resources Directory, b) the International Information Literacy State of the Art Report, and also coordinator of the c) IL International Logo Contest, all available at www.infolitglobal.info
He is full time professor at Universidad Veracruzana. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Science from Sheffield University; a Master’s Degree in Library Science, from Denver University. He has received the National Researcher Award six times, 1989-2010 (Mexico). He is former member of the Board of Directors of the Special Libraries Association (USA). Member of the Governing Board and Executive Committee of IFLA; Member of the Trejo-Foster Foundation; and Past-President of the Mexican Library Association (AMBAC).
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