Loida’s writing has been published on Feliciter Canadian Library Association Magazine, inCite, News magazine of the Australian Library and Information Association, The Australian Library Journal, dvb-Newsletter \ Gothe-Institute, Latino Experience Database (Greenwood Press), Versed, and Criticas a sister publication of Library Journal. Her writing focuses on new librarians, new professionalsmulti-ethnic populationsLatinos and other diverse groupsand library association’s work.

See Recent Presentations, here.


Martínez Arellano, F. F. and L. Garcia-Febo. (Coords.). Servicios bibliotecarios en America Latina: tres casos prominentes = Library services in Latin American: three outstanding cases. México UNAM, Centro Universitario de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas : Federación Internacional de Asociaciones e Instituciones Bibliotecarias para America Latina y el Caribe, 2011.

Book Chapters


Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. Foreword. Gender Studies in the Library: Case Studies, Programming, Outreach. Eds. Carol Smallwood and Lura Sanborn. North Carolina: McFarland. Forthcoming publication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. “Using technology to communicate, educate and empower POC girls.” Librarians with Spines. Forthcoming publication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2017. “Public Libraries in Puerto Rico.”  Introduction to Public Librarianship, Third Edition. Eds. Kathleen de La Peña McCook and Jenny S. Bossaller. Chicago: ALA Editions. Forthcoming publication, USA.

Garcia-Febo, L. and Adriana McCleer. 2017. “Together we are better: international collaborations supporting information access in the Dominican Republic.” International Librarianship: developing professional, intercultural, and educational leadership. New York: SUNY Press, p. 93-103.

Garcia-Febo, L. “La privacidad y la proteccion de datos.” In Analysis sobre tendencias de informacion propuestas por la IFLA. Mexico: UNAM, 2015. (in Spanish)

Garcia-Febo, L. and R. Kear. “Worldwide Perceptions of New Librarians.” In Wolf-Fritz Riekert and Ingeborg Simon (Eds.), Information in e-motion Proceedings BOBCATSSS 2012 – 20th International Conference on Information Science. Amsterdam, 23-25 January 2012. Bad Honnef, Germany: Bock+Herchen Verlag, 2012, p.122-125.

Garcia-Febo, L.  “ALA, IFLA and their relationship with Latin America.” In John Ayala and Sal Guerena (Eds.), Pathways to Progress: Issues and Advances in Latino Librarianship. California: Libraries Unlimited, 2011.

Garcia-Febo, L. “Los programas sociales y educativos de la Biblioteca Publica de Queens (Nueva York)” La biblioteca publica frente a la recesion: accion social y educativa. Murcia, Espana: Tres Fronteras, 2010. (pp.189-198).

Recurring Columns\ Blogs

Garcia-Febo, L. and B. Jensen.  Multicultural Link a blog column in Criticas Magazine, a sister publication of Library Journal.  Various times per week, 2008-2009.


Figueroa, M. 2016. Trend thinking in Libraries. American Libraries, March 1, 2016. 

Colegi de Bibliotecaris de Catalunya. 2015. Item 59, December 2015.

German Library Association. 2014. Five questions to Loida Garcia-Febo. BIX Magazine. July 2014.

University of Puerto Rico. 2012. Galeria de Egresados EGCTI, Loida Garcia-Febo. December 2012.


Garcia-Febo, L. 2016. Working together: access to information and our power to cause change. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2016. New Professionals Presidents of Library Associations: News from Latin America and the Caribbean. IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group, July 12, 2016.

Ferreira, Sueli Mara S. P. and Garcia-Febo, Loida. 2015. Experiencias de las series de educacion contínua en línea presentadas por la Sección de América Latina y el Caribe de IFLA durante 2014-2015. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2015 – Cape Town, South Africa.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2014. Acceso a la informacion y desarrollo: la importancia de la Declaracion de LyonInfotecarios, septiembre 8, 2014.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2014. MOOCas access to information in developing countries: new ways to utilize ICTs to help meet challenges in the education sector. Paper presented at the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning during the IFLA WLIC 2014, Lyon, France.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2013. Fundamental Freedoms, Library Services and Multi-Lingual Populations. Special Issue of Indiana Libraries: Intellectual Freedom & Censorship 32 (1): 45-46.

Barry, T. and L. Garcia-Febo. 2012. Expanding horizons- developing the next generation of international professionals. The Australian Library Journal 61 (1): 16-21.

Garcia-Febo, L. and R. Kear. 2012. New Librarians Worldwide: mapping out the future. Keynote presented at the Management of Library Associations Section programme during the IFLA WLIC 2012, Helsinki, Finland. Presentation Slides, here.

Garcia-Febo, L2011. Libraries in Puerto Rico. dvb-Newsletter International Ausgabe Nr. 75. (in German) — Also available in English.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2011. Successful initiatives and partnerships by a public library to promote health information. Paper presented at WLIC 77th IFLA General Conference and Assembly. 

Garcia-Febo. L. 2007. Explosive Librarians: IFLA’s role in inspiring new professionals. inCite, News magazine of the Australian Library and Information Association, 29 (1/2): 28.

Garcia-Febo, L. and A. Bardales. U.S. Libraries and Anti-Immigrant Sentiment- How Librarians are Coping with Discrimination to Better Serve Hispanic Communities. Criticas, October 1, 2007.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2007. International Perspectives in the New Librarian ExperienceFeliciter Canadian Library Association magazine, 53 (2): 77-79.

Garcia-Febo, L. Librarians unite against H.R. 4437. in the Latino American Experience database. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007.

Garcia-Febo, L. Our Daughters – Young Latinas in CrisisCriticas, 15 August 2006.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2006. Librarians Unite Against H.R. 4437. REFORMA Newsletter, 24 (1/2): 11.

Garcia-Febo, L. ALA Ethnic Caucuses Without BordersVersed, January 2006.

Garcia-Febo, L. New Professionals Wave at IFLAVersed, January 2005.

Garcia-Febo, L. 2004. Diary of a Young Latina Librarian at IFLA 2004 – Buenos AiresREFORMA Newsletter, 22(3): 1,19.


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