Presentation on theme: "International Contact and Cooperation: The Texas A&M University Libraries and Mexico Thomas G. De Petro, M.L.I.S. Asst. Professor & Engineering Librarian."— Presentation transcript:
International Contact and Cooperation: The Texas A&M University Libraries and Mexico Thomas G. De Petro, M.L.I.S. Asst. Professor & Engineering Librarian IATUL Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, USA 2-7 June 2002
American Libraries (ALA) October 2001 Theme: World Culture, World Librarianship
TAMU and Mexico Mexico City Center CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologìa) Study programs for students Transnational Digital Library Project Faculty Abroad Seminar Transnational Interlibrary Agreement El FORO, the Trans-Border Forum Library Technical Services and Cataloging Joint Activities Faculty Librarians Exchange – Visiting Professorship
CONACYT – Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologìa
INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO AUTONOMO DE MEXICO
Distant Neighbors / Vecinos distantes A U.K edition was subtitled Inside the Volcano
The U.S. Mexico border from the U.S. side.
Mexico – U.S. Border Near San Diego, California
Maquladora plant near Tijuana, Mexico. (The term is used for a female worker at border factories.)
Factory in San Critobal de las Casas, Chiapas
Mexico City: A good day & A bad day.
Paseo de la Reforma Mexico City Home of the Texas A&M University Center.
Mexico: in the State of Chiapas, on the southern border next to Guatemala
Zapatista military leader sub-commander Marcos escorts Commander Ramona, the Tzotzil Indian Commander.
Pyramids of the Sun and Moon near Mexico City
UNAM Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México The National Autonomous University of Mexico Famous main library building
Lone Star : Director John Sayles Texas / Mexico movie Also of note: Men with Guns by John Sales and Amores Perros by Alejandro González Iñárritu