Senior Law Librarian, The University of the South Pacific Emalus Campus
Reysa Alenzuela is currently the Senior/ Law Librarian of the University of the South Pacific Emalus Campus (School of Law), Republic of Vanuatu.
Reysa was a Post Doctoral Fellow (PhD Research in Library and
Information Science) from Kyungpook National University in 2015-2016 under the National Institute for International Education Development Korean Government Scholarship Program. She graduated in Doctor of Philosophy from University of Iloilo in 2007, Master in Library and Information Science specializing in Archives Administration from the University of the Philippines- Diliman in 2003, Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Library Science from University of San Agustin in 1998.
Prior to joining USP, she was an Expert Manager at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan acting as Instructional Coordinator and working on the development of research and scholarly communications and had been the Director of Thomas Jefferson Information Center US Embassy Manila 2007-2013. She has been a faculty/ adjunct lecturer in Library and Information Studies (Bachelor’s degree, Master’s and PhD) in the Philippines and in South Korea. Her researches focus on Advocacy, Open
Access, Information Literacy, Academic Integrity, UN 2030 Agenda and LIS education. She is currently member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of South Pacific Law. She has worked with the Association of University Libraries in Kazakhstan on IFLA’s International Advocacy Program to build capacity and raise awareness of librarians in Central Asia about the libraries
role in UN 2030 Agenda including countries Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.