Zackary Chance Medlin

15216 Faircrest Dr, College Station, Texas 77845 | 979.229.9167

Education and Experience

A.  Education

Master of Information, Rutgers University, August 2018.

                Concentration: Library and Information Science

Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University, May 2007.

        Major: Interdisciplinary Studies, Elementary Education

B.  Employment Experience

2008 - present: Texas A&M University Libraries, College Station, Texas

Program Assistant, Learning and Outreach Department

        November 2014-present

Library Specialist III, AskUs Services Department

         January 2011 -November 2014

Library Specialist II, AskUs Services Department

        9/1/2009 - 12/31/2010                

Library Specialist I, Circulation Department


2007 - 2008: Forest Ridge Elementary, College Station, Texas

First Grade Teacher


2005-2006: College of Education, College Station, Texas

Student Distance Learning Tech


2003-2005:  Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, College Station, Texas

Student Computer Lab Tech

Documentation of Publications, Research, and Presentations

A. Book Chapters

Medlin, Z., Graves, S., & LeMire, S. (2018). Strategy, Intentionality, and Impact: A Purchasing Plan for Library Promotional Swag.  In R. L. Sittler and T. J. Rogerson (Ed.), Library Outreach Casebook. Association of College and Research Libraries.

LeMire, S., Graves, S., Medlin, Z. (2018, June 26).  Be All That You Can Be: Targeting Library Orientations to Student Cadets.  In K. Bailin, B. Jahre, and S. Morris (Ed.), Planning Academic Library Orientations: Case Studies from Around the World. Chandos Publishing.

B. Presentations

Medlin, Z. (2018, May 4). Mission Critical Pedagogy: #critlib, praxis, and information literacy.  Poster Presentation at Library Orientation Exchange [LOEX], Houston, TX.

LeMire, S., Medlin, Z., Graves, S., German, E., & Anders, K.C. ( 2016, June 26). To surveys and beyond: Strategies for assessing large-scale outreach events. Presentation at the annual conference of the American Library Association, Orlando, FL.

Engle, L., Edwards, M., and Medlin, Z. (2013, May 4). Video Saved the Orientation Stars: Our 60 Day Journey from Groupies to Video Production and Social-Media Assessment Rock Stars.  Presentation at Library Orientation Exchange [LOEX], Nashville, TN.

Medlin, Z. (2019, March 22). Critical Conversations: Exploring Critical Classrooms and Engaging with Library Resources. Presentation at the Race, Identity, & Social Equity [RISE] Conference, College Station, TX.

Bailey, G., Hankins, R., Marini, F. (2019, March 22). Texas A&M University Libraries: LGBTQ History, Outreach, and Engagement. Presented at the Race, Identity, & Social Equity [RISE] Conference, College Station, TX.

Professional Service & Memberships

A. National Service
American Library Association, 2016 - present

     New Members Round Table, 2017 - present
         Endnotes Committee, 2017 - present
              Chair, 2018-2019
         Communications Committee, 2017- 2018
         Online Programs Committee, 2018-present
   Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018- present
Texas Library Association, 2016 - present

B. Local Service

Aggie Ally, 2013 - present

     Facilitator, 2018 - present

Aggie Book Club, advisor, Fall 2013 - present

Diversity Advancement Committee, elected member, 2013-2015

Aggie Honor Office, remediation instructor, 2013-2015

Career Ladder Benchmark Task Force 2015-2016

Diversity Advancement Committee, member, 2016- present

     Elected External Chair, 2018-present

Campus Well Leader, 2016-present

Instructional Technology Team, 2017- present

Council on Library Instruction*, 2017 - present
     *ad hoc member for Learning Outcomes Project

Department of Student Activities College Completion Grant Committee, 2017-2018

Library Wellness Committee, 2018- present

Learning Outcomes Project Team 2018-present


Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library Scholarship, Texas A&M University Libraries, 2017

McLemore Educational Opportunity Scholarship, Texas A&M University Libraries, 2017

Louise David Memorial Staff Award, Texas A&M University Libraries, 2016

Fish Camp Namesake, Texas A&M University, 2016