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Orlando Archibeque

Orlando Archibeque

Researcher Support Librarian Researcher Support Services

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Role in the Library

I am responsible for managing the library's collections in the following subject areas:  Criminal Justice, Ethnic Studies, International Affairs, Law, Political Science, Public Affairs, Public Health, and Theatre.  I encourage faculty members, staff, and students to contact me about adding new library materials to the Auraria Library's collection.

Professional Affiliations and Service

REFORMA (National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking)

REFORMA Colorado

American Indian Library Association

American Library Association



BA, Sociology/Social Sciences, Hastings College (Hastings, NE), 1976

MA, American Studies, University of Hawaiˈi at Mānoa, 1979

MA, Librarianship & Information Management, University of Denver, 1981

Select Publications

Alire, Camila and Archibeque, Orlando.  Serving Latino Communities: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians.  (How-To-Do-It Manuals for Libraries; No. 80)  New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, 1998.

Curriculum Vitae


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