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Education

Ph.D. Administration and Policy Studies in Education from the University of Pittsburgh

Masters of Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh

Graduate Certificate on Latin American Studies from the University of Pittsburgh

Professional Development

President of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials - SALALM for 2012-2013. SALALM is the oldest and most prestigious professional organization for libraries and librarians involved in the care and development of Latin America collections around the world.

Chair of the Latin American North East Libraries Consortium - LANE

Coeditor of the Bolivian Studies Journal/Revista de Estudios Bolivianos

Member of Editorial Board of Biblios: Journal of Librarianship and Information Sciences

Section Editor for Catedral Tomada: Journal of Latin America Literary Criticism

 

Liaison Areas

I provide library liaison services to faculty, students and staff associated with the Center for Latin American Studies.  My library liaison responsibilities include Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies.  

Selected Publications

Mantilla, Martha E.   "Portal Asiático de Información: un servicio transcontinental de intercambio de artículos."   Biblios: Revista de Bibliotecología y Ciencia de la Información 43, 2011, 43-46

Mantilla, Martha E.   "The Shift from a Traditional Centralized Educational System to a More participatory System: The Case of Guatemala".  In: International Education Systems and Contemporary Education Reforms.  Ed. Al-Bataineh, Adel T. and Nur-Awaleh, Mohamed A.   University Press of America, 2005

Mantilla, Martha E.   "Teachers’ Perceptions of Their Participation in Policy Choices: The Bottom-Up Approach of the Nueva Escuela Unitaria in Guatemala"  In:  Policy as Practice: Toward a Comparative Sociocultural Analysis of Educational Policy.   Ed. Margaret Sutton and Bradley Levison.  Ablex Publishing, 2001

Adams, D.; Ginsburg, M.; Clayton, T.; Mantilla, M.; Sylvester, J.; & Wang, Y.   “Linking Research to Educational Policy and Practice: What Kind of Relationship How (De)Centralized a Context?”  In:  Policy as Practice: Toward a Comparative Sociocultural Analysis of Educational Policy.  Ed. By Margaret Sutton and Bradley Levison.  Ablex Publishing, 2001

Adams, D.; Ginsburg, M.; Clayton, T.; Mantilla, M.; Sylvester, J.; & Wang, Y.  “The Politics of Linking Educational Research, Policy, and Practice”. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 41 (1), 1-21

Selected Presentations

Mantilla, Martha E. and Deliyannides, Timothy S. and Arroyo-Ramirez, Elvia M. (2011) Publicando Revistas Electrónicas: Estrategias de la Universidad de Pittsburgh. In: Open Acces Peru, October 25-28, 2011, Lima, Peru.

This presentation was delivered in Spanish as a Webcast from the University of Pittsburgh in conjunction with Open Access Perú: Semana Mundial del Acceso Abierto 2011, on October 21, and October 26, 2011. The content of the presentation focused on the methods of the University of Pittsburgh’s e-journal publishing program. The webcast sessions brought together colleagues in the US. Brazil, Perú, Canada and other parts of the Western Hemisphere.

Librarian for Latin American and Iberian Studies

Martha Mantilla
Contact:
171 Hillman Library - University of Pittsburgh

3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. 15260 USA



Voice: (412) 648-7734

Fax: (412) 648-7713

E-mail: martham@pitt.edu

University Service

Member of the ULS Instruction and Instructional Development Partnership Working Group, 2012 - 

Member of the ULS Strategic Planning Taskforce FY 2013, 2011-2012

Core Faculty of the Center for Latin American Studies, 2007 - present

Member of the Advisory Committee of the Center for Latin American Studies, 2007 - present

 

 

Community Service

Co-Organizer of Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano (Friends of the Latin American Cinema) a film series sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, The Global Studies Center and the Lozano Collection at Hillman Library. The films are free and open to the public. 2006-present

Host and Producer of Barrio Latino (former Latin American Radio Magazine), a weekly radio pogram broadcast in Spanish in WRCT 88.3FM, 1995-2010.