Zackary Chance Medlin

Program Assistant, Department of Learning and Outreach

Texas A&M University Libraries

 

Texas A&M University Libraries

5000 TAMU

College Station, Texas 77845

zmedzo@library.tamu.edu

979.229.9167

http://www.chancethelibrarian.com

 

Education         

2018

M.I., Library and Information Science, Rutgers University

2007

B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University

Research Interests

                Critical pedagogy, information literacy, and user experience.

Academic Library Experience

2014-Present

Program Assistant

2012

Library Specialist III

2009

Library Specialist II

2008

Library Specialist I

Publication

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.

https://www.elsevier.com/books/planning-academic-library-orientations/bailin/978-0-08-102171-2

Presentations

Medlin, Z. (2018, May 4). Mission Critical Pedagogy: #critlib, praxis, and information literacy.  Poster Presentation at Library Orientation Exchange [LOEX], Houston, TX. chancethelibrarian.com/loex2018

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. librarylea.com/loex2013

Professional Service

2016- Present

American Library Association

2017- Present

  • New Members Round Table
  • Endnotes Committee
  • Chair (2018-2019)
  • Communications Committee

2016- Present

Texas Library Association

Awards

2017

Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library Scholarship

2017

McLemore Educational Opportunity Scholarship

2016

Louise Davis Memorial Staff Award

2016

Fish Camp Namesake