Welcome, Ignacio Sanchez – Adjunct Reference Librarian

The Mina Rees Library is excited to formally introduce Ignacio Sanchez, who has recently joined us as an Adjunct Reference Librarian. Sanchez brings 14 years of wide-ranging experience in multiple academic institutions, as well as in the private sector.

Ignacio Sanchez has worked at Columbia University, Purdue University, Pennsylvania State University, and National Economic Research Associates (NERA), where he provided instructional and reference support in many aspects of Business Reference and other subject areas. Additionally, while at Columbia University, Sanchez developed specialized workshops in the areas of Business, the Bloomberg Terminal, marketing, consumer data, Entrepreneurship, and economics research. He is fluent in Spanish, and has experience and interest in Education Theory and Policy, a program offered at Penn State.

Print volumes from the Buttinger Collection on Utopias, Mina Rees Library.

At the Mina Rees Library, Sanchez will provide in-person research support for the Graduate Center community at the Reference Desk (2nd Floor, in front of the ornate elevators). He will also contribute to special projects relating to Open Educational Resources, Scholarly Communications, and other subject-specific research areas. We happily and enthusiastically extend a warm welcome.

As always, if you’d like to reach out quickly to us at the Mina Rees Library, feel free to use our 24/7 chat service. We’re available for consultations and more. Please stay tuned to the Library’s blog and Twitter to find out what’s going on and share your ideas for how to improve collections, services, and to join the conversation.

Please also note our new hours, 9am to 9pm on Mondays through Fridays, and 12-5pm on weekends. Reference Desk is available during the week, 12-5pm. We look forward to seeing you in the Library soon!

About the Author

Elvis Bakaitis is currently the Head of Reference at the Mina Rees Library. They're also proud to serve on the University LGBTQ Council, and as a board member of CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies.