Contact Information

Location & Hours

The LACIC Information Area is located in Green Library (GL) 225 on the Modesto Maidique Campus. (see map)

The Information Area is designed for self-service. Some of the materials and resources include:

  • Public, fully networked computer workstations with access to all library resources
  • Browsing materials, i.e. current LAC newsletters and research journals
  • Displays highlighting library collections

The Information Area is open Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm. For assistance with your research, LACIC is staffed by a librarian and/or student assistant Monday - Friday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

With close proximity to the office of the LACIC Librarian, Reference, Government Documents, the General Collection and other library resources, the Information Area serves as a comfortable center to learn about Latin America and the Caribbean. To schedule a research consultation session with the LACIC librarian, please contact Gayle Williams directly, by email or by phone.

Policies: Patrons using the LACIC Information Area must adhere to all FIU Libraries' Policies (link to



LACIC is staffed by a professional librarian and a part-time student assistant. It also houses the office of the Project Director of the Digital Library of the Caribbean. 

  • Gayle Williams, Latin American and Caribbean Information Services Librarian, LACIC Director

Office: GL 225B

Phone: (305) 348-2228 Fax: (305) 348-6579


Gayle specializes in reference, bibliographic instruction and collection development.

  • Brooke Wooldridge, Project Directory, Digital Library of the Caribbean

Office: GL 225A

Phone: (305) 348-3008 Fax: (305) 348-6579


Brooke is responsible for the overall supervision of the Digital Library of the Caribbean.

  • Tiffany Gomez, LACiC student assistant

Office: GL 225

Phone: (305) 348-3142