José Aguiñaga, Ed.D.



Symposium on Hispanic/Latinx Library Services, (keynote address) San José State University, School of Information, October 15, 2021.


First Generation Student Group Fall 2020 General Meeting (guest speaker), San José State University, School of Information, October 11, 2020.


Getting Started Using Open Educational Resources: 2 Case Studies (panelist). American Association of Community Colleges, Annual Conference, Dallas, TX, April 2018.


Career in Community College Libraries (panelist). Texas Library Association Conference, Austin, TX, April 2015.


Preliminary Findings: Latino Community College Administrators: Culture and Leadership Style (presenter).
National Community College Hispanic Council, Annual Leadership Symposium, Long Beach, CA, September 2012.


Do More with Less (roundtable discussion: facilitator). Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2011.


The Producers: Using Library Videos to Promote Library Services in Academic Libraries, presented with Tiffini Travis and John Hickock, Hawaii Library Association Annual Conference, Lanai, HI, December 2003.


Where do we go from here? Usability testing & library service assessment, presented with Tiffini Travis, Lesley Moyo, and Elaina Norlin, Association of College & Research Libraries National Conference, Charlotte, NC, April 2003.


Going Where the Students Are: Incorporating Streaming Video into First-Year Instruction, 7th California State University Regional Symposium on University Teaching: A Multidisciplinary Conference, San Bernardino, CA, March 2003.


We Deliver! Bringing Live Reference to Our Users, [Moderator]. American Library Association Midwinter Conference: RUSA-MARS Products & Services Committee, New Orleans, LA, January 2002.


The Digital Library: Innovative Instruction and Reference at the Instituto Technologico del Estado de Mexico, [Moderator]. Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ. November 2000.


Adapting the Kuhlthau Model to a Museum Environment, presented with Kathleen Collins, Museum Educators Council of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, February 2000.


Jackpot, Creating an Atmosphere for Collaborative Learning in the Library, copresented with Kathleen Collins and Barbara D'Angelo. Arizona Library Association Conference, Phoenix, AZ, November 1999.


Networking the Network: What Information Technology Fluency Can Do For You, Internet Librarian Conference, San Diego, CA, November 1999.


Resource Sharing: Using the WLN Conspectus, [Moderator]. American Library Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C., June 1998.


Embracing the Internet and the World Wide Web, Internet Librarian Conference, Monterey, CA, November 1998.


Mastering the Internet Job Search, The Eleventh Texas Conference on Library Automation, Houston, TX, April 1997.


Is There Life after Library School? REFORMA National Conference, Austin, TX, August 1996.

Poster Sessions


Streaming-video Library Tours over the Internet: An Outreach to Users, presented with John Hickock and Tiffini Travis, American Library Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, June 2003.


Finding the Right Fit: Emphasizing the Library User in Usability Testing, presented with Kathleen Collins, Association of College & Research Libraries Conference, Denver, CO, March 2001.


Arizona State University West Library: Creating a Diversity Web Page, Diversity Now: People, Collections, and Services in Academic Libraries Conference, Austin, TX, April 2000.


Building and Facilitating Access to Information on Diversity Topics: The ASU West Library Diversity Web, presented with Lisa Kammerlocher, American Association for Higher Education National Conference, Anaheim, CA, March 2000.


Evolution of the Electronic Publications Center at the University of Houston Libraries, Association for College & Research Libraries National Conference, Nashville, TN, April 1997.





Aguiñaga, J. A., 2012. Impacts of Latino culture on the leadership styles of Latino community college administrators. (Doctoral dissertation), Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. (AAT 3548499).




Aguiñaga, J., & Pressley, L., 2017. José Aguiñaga and Lauren Pressley share plans for ACRL: Cast an informed vote in the election this spring. College & Research Libraries News, 78(2), 74-78. doi:


Refereed Article


Aguiñaga, José A., 1999, International Perspective-View of the Concept of Diversity in Other Countries, Journal of Library Administration, 27: 1/2, 171-190.


Chapters in Books


Aguiñaga, José A., 2018, “What Have I Learned from the Past, Present, and Future?” edited by Teresa Y. Neely and Jorge R. Lopez-McKnight, In Our Own Voices, Redux: The Faces of Librarianship Today, 101-109, New York: Rowan & Littlefield.


Aguiñaga, José A., 2016, “Leadership Where You Might Overlook: Opportunity Calls at a Community College,” edited by Steven J. Bell, In Crucible Moments Inspiring Library Leadership, 113-126, Santa Barbara,  CA: Mission Bell Media.


Collins, Kathleen and Aguiñaga, José. 2001, "Learning as We Go: Arizona State University West Library's Usability Experience," edited by Nicole Campbell, In Usability Assessment of Library-Related Web Sites: Methods and Case Studies,16-29, Chicago: LITA, a division of the American Library Association.


Aguiñaga, José A., 1999, "International Perspective-View of the Concept of Diversity in Other Countries," edited by Mark Winston, Ph.D., In Managing Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Library: Principles and Issues for Administrators, 171-190, Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.


Aguiñaga, José A., 1996, "Reflections from the Past, Present, and Future." edited by Teresa Y. Neely and Khafre K. Abif, In Our Own Voices-The Changing Face of Librarianship, 3-19, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press.

Books and Electronic Resources Reviews


Aguiñaga, José A., Invited advisory board member, Reference and Information Services, 5th ed.,

by Kay Cassell and Uma Hiremath, ALA Editions/ALA Neal-Schuman, in-process 2022.


Aguiñaga, José A., "Multicultural Resources on the Internet." Internet Reference Services Quarterly,

vol. 4 (3) 1999: 82.


Aguiñaga, José A., "Latino Periodicals: A Selection Guide." REFORMA Newsletter, vol. 18 (4) Winter 1999: 15.


Aguiñaga, José A., "Mexican American Youth Organization: Avant-Garde of the Chicano Movement in Texas." Review of Texas Books XII: (Spring 1997): 10-11.


Aguiñaga, José A., "Statistical Abstract of the United States 1993." Computers in Libraries 14: (June 1994): 34.

Published Proceedings


Aguiñaga, José A., "Network the Network: What Information Technology Fluency Can Do for You," Internet Librarian ’99: proceedings 1999: 2-10.


Aguiñaga, José A., "Implementation and Migration of Web Databases in a Medium Size Library," Internet Librarian ’98: proceedings 1998: 1.



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