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Senior Librarian/Head, Technical Services, The University of the West Indies
Elmelinda Lara has been the Head of Technical Services at the Alma Jordan Library, University of the West Indies since 2008. She previously held positions as Head, General Reference and Loans as well as Social Sciences Librarian in the same library.
Prior to joining the Alma Jordan Library Elmelinda held the position of Librarian in school, special and public libraries in Trinidad and Tobago.
Elmelinda is an active member of various library related organisations and served as the President of the Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) for two consecutive terms in 2007-2009 and 2009- 2011. She is currently a member of IFLA’s Standing Committee on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Term end date: 30 June 2016
The University of the West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago