Dr. José Antonio Merlo Vega began his term as Visiting Scholar at the Department of Library and Information Studies yesterday. He will be part of our community until mid September 2013. He is Professor of Library and Information Studies and Library Director at the University of Salamanca in Spain.
Merlo is an expert on information literacy, social media, reference, and academic libraries. He has published extensively and is a sought after speaker. In addition to his own research, he wishes to collaborate and become familiar with the work we are conducting at UNCG and beyond.
He will be presenting a talk on social entrepreneurship and libraries in Spain at the Third Conference for Entrepreneurial Librarians (May 16-17, 2013 at UNCG).