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Kenny Garcia

Associate Librarian
Library

Contact information

kengarcia@csumb.edu

(831) 582-3534

Building & room

Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library
3163

Office hours

Research Help Desk: Fridays, 1PM-4PM

Biography

Before joining CSUMB in January of 2014, Kenny previously worked as a faculty intern and volunteer librarian at the Los Angeles City College library and as the Learning Resource Center Coordinator at Concorde Career College-North Hollywood. He has also worked with community-based organizations such as AsociaciĆ³n Tepeyac de New York and Quilombo Collective, worked for the New York City Department of Education teaching incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth and adults, and taught computer literacy courses at Bronx Community College and LaGuardia Community College.

He is a member of the American Library Association (ALA), the ALA Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the ALA Rainbow Round Table (RRT), the ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT), the California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL), the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA), and the Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG). His professional interests include critical information literacy and critical pedagogy.

Kenny is currently the subject librarian for Wellness, and library liaison to the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. The library has created subject guides for Health & Wellness, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physician Assistant, and Social Work to assist with finding subject-related resources.