Hilda Teresa Ayala-González has a Master's degree in Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Canada, and a Master's degree in Information Science from the University of Puerto Rico. Currently, she is the Research Services Librarian at the Graduate Research and Innovation Center (GRIC) at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, where she offers workshops in digital scholarship, scholarly communications, research data and documentation management. She is also part of the Institutional Digital Repository Committee and teaches courses in information literacy.
Dr. Cristina Pomales is Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. She holds a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. Her research areas of interest are the study of Work Systems Design in Agriculture, Engineering Education, and Project Assessment and Evaluation. She is currently internal evaluator and assessment coordinator for the Nanotechnology Center and the Transformational Initiative for Graduate Education and Research at UPRM.
Prof. Jaquelina Alvarez is the Graduate Research and Innovation Center (GRIC) Coordinator and Co-Director of the Transformational Initiative for Graduate Education and Research (TIGER) at UPR-Mayaguez. As part of the General Library team, she is the College of Engineering Liaison Librarian and serves as the Data Manager of the Center for Research and Excellence in Science and Technology (UPRM-CREST). Additionally, she co-leads the Center of Professional Enrichment (CEP) and member of the Research Academy for Faculty & Postdoctoral Fellows. She organizes and offers workshops and training on information literacy skills, scholarly communication, copyright and data management. She is a graduate of the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program (2010) and the DuraSpace e-Science Institute (2014). She obtained a Master's Degree in Library Science and Information Science in 1997 and a post-master's degree in 1999 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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