Nataly Blas has been named the 2012-2014 Diversity Resident at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro libraries.
Nataly was awarded a Master’s degree from the School of Library and Information Studies at Florida State University in August, 2012. While in the program, Nataly worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Robert Manning Strozier Library, providing reference and research assistance to graduate students. In addition to coordinating Scholar Commons programs and events, she also developed collections for the Hispanic Marketing Communication program and assisted with acquiring resources for Latin American Studies. Nataly received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Florida State University in 2010 and worked as a Library & Museum Assistant while obtaining her undergraduate degree.
The two year Residency Program at UNCG’s University Libraries was established to further increase the diversity of the professional staff and foster the growth and development of a new librarian. The Residency encourages exploration of all aspects of academic librarianship. The Resident participates in the University’s diversity initiatives and collaborates with the UNCG Library and Information Studies program in developing programs related to diversity.
Nataly’s first rotation during her residency will be in Reference and Instructional Services.