My primary responsibility at the University Library is to help build and maintain the Humanities, Social Sciences and Government Information Services collections. In this capacity, I evaluate and select resources in print and electronic formats that support the research of UC Davis faculty and students. I also serve as a liaison to faculty or students researching topics related to Chicana/o Studies, English Language and Literatures, Latin American Studies, Military Science, Native American Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures. I also provide in-depth research assistance and library instruction upon request. I also provide reference assistance at the Research Consult Desk
Roberto C. Delgadillo
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