Sarah Aponte, Librarian
Chief Librarian, CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
Assistant Professor, The City College of New York Libraries
Sarah Aponte is Chief Librarian of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library at The City College of New York and Assistant Professor at The City College Libraries, teaching courses on Dominican Studies and bibliographical instruction. She founded the Dominican Library in 1994 with donations of books and other materials by the Council of Dominican Educators.
She is the author of Dominican Migration to the United States 1970-1997: An Annotated Bibliography (1999). Her recent publications include contributions to Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States and the Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture, Society. In addition to her teaching and writing, Aponte conducts workshops and presentations on Dominican Studies with public and private schools throughout the United States that visit the Dominican Library. She is a member of the Seminar on the Acquisitions of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) and the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY).
Aponte holds an M.L.S. in Library and Information Sciences from Queens College; an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College; a B.A. in International Studies from the City College of New York; and an A.A. in Liberal Arts from Hostos Community College.
Autores dominicanos de la diáspora: apuntes bio-bibliográficos (1902-2012). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, 2013. (co-author with Franklin Gutiérrez).
Dominican Migration to the United States 1970-1997: An Annotated Bibliography. Dominican Research Monographs. New York: CUNY Dominican Studies Institute, 1999.
"Dominican Migration to Europe: A Biographical Approach." In Papers of the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials. Ed. By Pamela Graham. New Orleans, Louisiana: SALALM, 2012. 204-214.
“Dominican related dissertations in the U.S.: an analytical approach (1939-2009).” Camino Real. 3.4 (2011): 21-51
Enyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements. Edited by Suzanne Oboler and Deena Gonzalez. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
“Torres-Saillant, Silvio;” “Hernández, Ramona;” “Moya Pons, Frank;” Quisqueya;” “Washington Heights;” In Encyclopedia of Latino and Latina History. Edited by D.H. Figueredo. New York: Facts on File, forthcoming.
“Virtudes Uribe”. In Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography. Edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
“Washington Heights.” Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. Editors: Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. González. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
“Dominican American Art.” Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. Editors: Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. González. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. (With Silvio Torres-Saillant.)
“Frank Moya Pons” (a prominent Dominican historian). Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture, Society. Editor: Ilan Stavans. CT: Grolier Publishing, 2005.