Jorge Sosa

University Librarian/Directeur de la BU

  • Department: Library
  • Office: 
    Library, Quai d'Orsay

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As of July 2006, Jorge Sosa is the University Librarian at the American University Library where he has started to play a significant role in the library leadership, as well as in library-campus policy making, information literacy and new campus space planning. In June 2006 Jorge was awarded with the Batting scholarship to attend the Frye Leadership Institute in Atlanta. Previously Jorge had worked for the American University of Paris Library for more than four years and his effort toward user services has been recognized by the Student Government Association in May 2005, when he received the Faculty and Staff Service award. In the past Sosa held the position of Library Director of Universidad San Francisco de Quito’s Library, where he played an important role, as a result the Library became the World Bank and UN depository library for the Northern Ecuadorian region, as well as the recipient of American Study’s Collection from the American Government; he also contributed with the creation of a school of library and information science program at the same Institution. Jorge collaborated previously with the Fulbright Commission in the management of the special pilot project of Library and Information Science with Universidad de Loja from which graduated an exceptional generation of leading Ecuadorian librarians. 



Education/Degrees

  • MA in development of human resources (2002), CNAM, Paris
  • MLS (1991), School of Library and Information Science, University of Kentucky at Lexington (with a LASPAU/Fulbright Scholarhip).
  • BA (1988), Catholic University of Ecuador.

Affiliations

ABF, ADBS.