Isabel Altamirano

Engineering & Chemistry Librarian

Isabel Maria Altamirano is the Engineering and Chemistry Librarian at the Georgia Tech Library, a position held since August 2016. She has a Masters in Library and Information Science from Louisiana State University. She earned BS degrees in Biology and Electrical Engineering from the University of New Orleans. As the liaison librarian for Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Material Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Nuclear Engineering, she assists students in their research processes. Altamirano is involved with CTL (The Center for Teaching and Learning) by contributing to to the FLC (Faculty Learning Community) on Connecting across the Generations and TAR (Teaching as Research – FLC & graduate course). She also serves as a liaison for the LGBTQIA Resource Center and offers library assistance to CEED (Center for Engineering Education & Diversity) and Serve-Learn-Sustain. Altamirano teaches a LaTex class information literacy classes in her subject areas. She serves as a member of the Faculty Honors Committee. She is a member of ALA-ACRL-STS (American Library Association – Association of Colleges & Research Libraries – Sciences and Technology Section), ASEE-ELD (American Society of Engineering Educations – Engineering Library Division), GLA (Georgia Library Association), and NLM (National Network of the Libraries of Medicine). Altamirano serves as a volunteer in ACRL/STS Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Task Force, ASEE-ELD Publications Committee, and the Communications Working Group of TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library).

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