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Zapopan Martin Muela-Meza
Buffalo, NY 14214-1354
Phone: (716) 837-6776
Fax: 645-3775
http://www.geocities.com/zapopanmuela/resume.htm 

 


OBJECTIVE

To obtain by November 15, 2001 a Practical Training job in academic or public libraries in the Buffalo Area to begin working on January 2nd, 2002.

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EDUCATION

          State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Information Studies, Dept. of Library and Information ScienceBuffalo, NY, USA

          Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

          Graduated with the Highest Distinction

          Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

 

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

State University of New York at BuffaloDepartment of Library and Information Studies, Buffalo, NY, USA, May 2001- to present

Web Design Assistant 

State University of New York at Buffalo, Oscar Silverman Undergraduate Library, Buffalo, NY, USA, July 2001

Information Literacy Instructor

Federal National Water Commission (CNA), Department of the Registry of Public Water Right (REPDA), Rio Bravo Regional Office, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 2000

Head of the Electronic and Printed Archives and Document Control

Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez Central Library, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México, 1998-1999

Head of the Reference Section

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Dialog a Thompson Corporation Company (formerly The Dialog Corporation) and Infoestrategica, S.A. de C.V., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México, 1998

Sales Manager and Corporate Information Consultant/Broker for the North Eastern region of Mexico.

  • Instructor of over 900 databases using the Dialog and UnCover information retrieval systems for corporate, academic and public librarians.
  • Market research, sales and positioning of the branch in the region with over 1000 customers.
  • English-Spanish official translator of the Latin American Sales Directorate corporate image and advertising documents in the Web.

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Books and Periodicals Exports, Inc., N y E Omicron, S.A. de C.V., Educomsa, S.A. de C.V. , Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México, 1995-1998.

North Eastern Mexico Sales Manager.

  • Periodicals and CD-ROM databases library vendor.
  • Instructor of worldwide class CD-ROM, Internet and online databases information retrieval (Silver Platter, Dialog, Ovid, RR Bowker, HW Wilson, OCLC FirstSearch, UnCover, etc.).
  • Selection and acquisition outsourcing services for academic and corporate libraries.
  • Technical and customer support, follow-up and service.
  • Supervision of 2 staff .

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English Instructor for several leading foreign languages schools from Monterrey, Nuevo Leon México like the ITESM Campus Monterrey, 1989-1995.

Freelance English-Spanish, Spanish-English translator in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México and Buffalo, NY, USA, 1989-up to date.

SKILLS

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PUBLICATIONS

  1. Muela, Zapopan. "Mexican Freedom of Information Act Debate, Librarians and Archivists." El Heraldo de Chihuahua (Newspaper). Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico: Published in two parts, August 2nd and 3rd, 2001, Editorial Section. [See Full Text Article]
  2. Muela Meza, Zapopan Martin. "Let Us Really Promote the Development of the Mexican Public Libraries", In Print. Paper given in the First Mexican National Congress of Public Libraries and Documental Centers, organized by Coahuila State Government, Secretary of Public Education, Directorate of the Coahuila State Public Libraries Network and the Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila Central Library,  Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, June 10-13, 2001.  [See full text]
  3. Muela-Meza, Zapopan Martín. "When Are We Going to Put Research in its Right Place?" The Graduate Quill. Buffalo, NY: SUNY at Buffalo, Graduate Student Association, MDRF, April 2001. First Prize Winner in the MDRF Essay Competition.  [See Full Text Article]
  4. Muela-Meza, Zapopan Martín. "The Endless Tale of Unity in Diversity." The Graduate Quill. Buffalo, NY: SUNY at Buffalo, Graduate Student Association, MDRF, April 2001. First Prize Winner in the MDRF Essay Competition.  [See Full Text Article]
  5. Muela-Meza, Zapopan Martín. "A Bloodsucking Focus of Sports" The Graduate Quill. Buffalo, NY: SUNY at Buffalo, Graduate Student Association, MDRF, April 2001. First Prize Winner in the MDRF Essay Competition.  [See Full Text Article]
  6. Muela, Zapopan. "Odes to Public Libraries". The One-Person Library. Cleveland, OH: Information Bridges International, (Section Around the World 3), Vol. 17, No. 4, August 2000, p. 9 & 10. [See English version] [See Spanish original version]
  7. Muela, Zapopan. "Invitation to the Information Literacy Workshops. September-October 1999 Program." Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico: UACJ University Gazette, Vol. XIV, No. 120, September 1999, p. 8.
  8. Muela, Zapopan. "Participate in the Information Literacy Workshops. Avis from the Central Library Reference Section". Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico: UACJ University Gazette, Vol. XIV, No. 119, September 1999, p. 6.
  9. Muela, Zapopan. "The UACJ Libraries’ Reference Services. Panacea for your Information Ills". Published in three parts. Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico: UACJ University Gazzette. Part 1. Vol. XIV, No. 116, June-July, 1999, p. 12. Part 2. Vol. XIV , No. 119, September, 1999, p. 2. Part 2. Vol. And Part 3. Vol. XIV, No. 120, September 1999, p. 12.
  10. Muela, Zapopan. "Jaime Sabines Have not Died Yet… Poetry and Other Reference Works in the Central Library Reference Collection". Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico: UACJ University Gazzete, Vol. XIV, No. 114, May 1999, p. 12.
  11. Muela, Zapopan. "History Science versus the Academic Dilettantism." Itoloca.An Undergraduate Journal of History. Monterrey, N.L., Mexico:  UANL. FFyL. Vol.1. No.1. May 1992, p. 30-35.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

          Papers:

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Translations:

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        Projects:

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CONFERENCES

 As lecturer: 

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As attendee: 

 Nota Bene: The list of lectures and courses given and attended is superior, but these are the most representative.

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HONORS

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COURSEWORK

In the Master of Library and Information Science Program at SUNY Buffalo:

To be taken in the Fall  2001 semester:

Taken in the Spring 2001 semester:

Taken in the 2000 Fall semester:

In the Graduate School of Philosophy and Letters at Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Taken in the 1998 Spring semester

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ORGANIZATIONS

Mexican Librarians Association, 1995-present.
Chihuahua, Mexico Library Association, 1998-1999.
Border Regional Library Association, El Paso, TX, 1998-1999.
American Library Association, 2000-present.
Library and Information Technology Association, 2000-present.
Reference Users and Services Association, 2000-present.
Association of College and Research Libraries, 2000-present.
New York Library Association, 2000-present.
Special Libraries Association, 2000-present.
Association of Computer and Machinery, 2000-present.
American Society of Information Science and Technology, 2001-present.
Mexican National College of Library Science, 2001-present.
Public Libraries Association, 2001-present

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REFERENCES

Dr. John Ellison, Associate Professor (my Program Advisor).

State University of New York at Buffalo

School of Information Studies

Department of Library and Information Science

536 Baldy Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645 2412 x1167

Email: jellison@adelphia.net, ellison@acsu.buffalo.edu, mailto:ellison@acsu.buffalo.edu

Web page: http://www.buffalo.edu/~yerkey/

 

Dr. A. Neil Yerkey, Professor. 

State University of New York at Buffalo

School of Information Studies

Department of Library and Information Science

536 Baldy Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645 2412 x1167

Email: yerkey@acsu.buffalo.edu

Web page: http://www.buffalo.edu/~yerkey/

 

Jose Cabriales Cordova, MLS

Dean of the Undergraduate Library Science Program

School of Philosophy and Letters

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Ciudad Universitaria

San Nicolás de los Garza, N. L. 66545 México

Phone: +52 (8) 329-4000, Ext. 5113, 5122

Fax: +52 (8) 376-4071

Email: jcabrial@ccr.dsi.uanl.mx

http://www.uanl.mx/UANL/Escuelas/Facultades/ffyl/lic_bibl.html 

 

Cesar Caballero, MLS

Associate University Librarian, Public Services

The University of Texas at El Paso Library

El Paso, TX 79968

Pnone: (915) 747-6719

Email: ccaballe@libr.utep.edu

Web page: http://www.utep.edu/~tbitc/caballero.html

 

Federico Turnbull, MLS

UNAM MLS Professor & Infotecnologias SA de CV, CEO

Founder Member of the new Mexican Institute of Knowledge Management

Torres Adalid 1205

Colonia Narvarte

México, D.F., 03020, México

Phone: +52 (5) 687 7355

Email: aeid@solar.sar.net

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