Isabel Altamirano

Schools Served as Subject Librarian

Research Support Services

  • Assist in topic research
  • Compile literature review articles
  • Review reference lists and poster presentations for proper citation
  • Search for works not held in the collection
  • Suggest alternative sources for a topic

Teaching and Other Services

  • Information literacy classes that include database searching, literature reviews, and citation management for students, faculty, researchers, and staff members
  • Consultation (in person, email, or virtually) for individuals or small groups on using library resources for research

Selected Publications

“TRAIL – The Road to Search for Technical Documents”. Inside Science Resources – ALA ARCL/STS Discovery and Access Tips. October 2016 (blog entry)

“New Roles of Library Assistants/Paraprofessionals at the Robert R. Muntz Library”. Texas Library Association - District 5 Fall Meeting. November 2015 (Poster)

“IndexCat: A Resource for Earlier Medical and Scientific Work” (ID: 1079690 DOI: 10.1080/15323269.2015.1079690). Journal of Hospital Librarianship, October 2015 (Article)

“Combining outreach & liaison activities to build relationships with reluctant STEM faculty”. Texas STEM Librarian’s Conference 2015, Arlington, TX (Presentation)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Library Association - Association of College & Research Libraries division – Sciences and Technology Resources: Discovery & Access Committee Member (2016-2018)
  • Technical Report Archive & Image Library – Communications Working Group member


Master of Library and Information Science
Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Electrical Engineering
University of New Orleans

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Isabel Altamirano
Engineering and Chemistry Librarian

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