Diane López

Diane Lopez

Scholarly Resources Librarian

Research & Education

Subject Specialist For

  • Architecture & Interior Design
  • Construction Science
  • Demography
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Profile

Diane is the librarian for Architecture and Planning, Construction Science, Demography, Public Administration, 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 GIS software programs.

Diane partners with faculty to provide customized instruction sessions and create course guides highlighting relevant resources and search strategies. Diane is responsible for Architecture and Planning, Construction Science, Demography, Public Administration, and Social Work collections. In addition, she co-coordinates the Libraries’ student engagement and outreach activities and programming.

Diane’s research interests include human 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 from San Antonio College.

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