Diane López

Diane Lopez

Scholarly Resources Librarian

Research & Education

BVB 2.314H

Subject Specialist For


Diane is the librarian for Counseling, Demography, and Social Work, based at the Downtown Library.  As a First-Gen student herself, she is excited to support UTSA students and faculty.  She is available for individual research consultations and resource help in person and virtually via Zoom. She may also assist with citation management, statistical software programs, and ArcGIS.

Diane partners with faculty to provide customized instruction sessions. She may create course guides highlighting relevant resources and search strategies. Diane is responsible for collections in Counseling, Demography, and Social Work. In addition, she coordinates the Downtown Library’s student engagement and outreach activities and programming.

Diane’s research interests include migration, identity, social change, and community informatics. She has a Master of Library and Information Sciences from the University of Washington iSchool, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Political Science from Texas A&M-San Antonio, and Associate of Arts in Geography Information Systems degrees.  

Her ORCiD is https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9429-1114 ; Google Scholar Citations profile https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=cGR2eMQAAAAJ