Hu Womack

Hu Womack
Name
Hu Womack
Position
Instruction & Outreach Librarian
Email
Phone
336-758-4314
Team
Research & Instruction
Specialty
Communication & Film Studies / Sociology
Liaison
Communication / Sociology
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Hu Womack is an Instruction and Outreach Librarian in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1990 with a BA in English and Studio Art. Hu received his MBA from the Babcock School at Wake Forest in 2000 and completed his MLIS degree from UNC-Greensboro in 2008. He currently serves as a member of Research, Instruction Services team, teaching for-credit courses in the library's information literacy program, and serving as the library liaison to the Sociology and Communication departments.

Publications

  • Womack, Hubert, Webb, Meghan, & McCallum, Carolyn. (2018). Writers Camp @ ZSR: Camping, Writing, and Publishing in the Library!. North Carolina Libraries, 76(1), 11-17. #
  • Womack, Hubert, Smith, Susan, & Lock, Mary Beth. (2015). Large-Scale, Live-Action Gaming Events in Academic Libraries: How and Why. C&RL News, 76(4), 210-214. #
  • Johnston, Lucas, Collins, Bobbie, Boyle, Anne, & Womack, Hubert. (2012). Looking at Sustainability Through a Different LENS. Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 5(4), 244-247.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2011). "Game 43: The Bibliography Tournament.". Let the games beginâ¯: engaging students with field-tested interactive information literacy instruction. Neal-Schuman Publishers: New York.
  • Jeong, Sarah, & Womack, Hubert. (2011). Connecting@ZSR: Meeting the Research Needs of International Graduate Students. International Students and Academic Libraries: Initiatives for Succes. Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL).

Book Reviews

  • Womack, Hubert. (2019). Review of "Successful campus outreach for academic libraries: building community through collaboration". Technical Services Quarterly, 36:4 (2019) 429-430, Taylor and Francis+NEJM, 36(4), 429-430.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2019). Review of "Fake news and alternative facts: information literacy in a post-truth era". Technical Services Quarterly, 36(2), 231–232.

Presentations

  • Womack, Hubert, Brown, Stephanie, & Fountaine, Lara. (2019, December). Deep Dive Panel: News and Information Literacy. NCLINe-North Carolina Library Instruction Network, Raleigh NC. #
  • Foster, Amanda, Denlinger, Kyle, Krstevska, Summer, & Womack, Hubert. (2019, October). Watch this Space: Emerging Trends in Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses. North Carolina Library Association 63rd Biennial Conference, October 2019, Winston Salem.
  • Denlinger, Kyle, Shields, Kathy, Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2019, October). #SquadGoals: Creating and Sustaining a Library Instruction Community. North Carolina Library Association 63rd Biennial Conference, October 2019, Winston Salem.
  • Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2019, October). Know when to hold 'em, Know when to fold 'em: Reinvigorating, reinventing (and occasionally relinquishing) library outreach programs. North Carolina Library Association 63rd Biennial Conference, October 2019, Winston Salem.
  • Rudd, Patrick, Ford, Dianne, Gambill, Joy, & Womack, Hubert. (2019, February). A World of Possibilities: Academic Library Partnerships for Intercultural Development. Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement (WISE) February 2019, Benton Convention Center-Winston Salem NC. #

Committees & Offices Held

  • American Library Assocition Library Information Technology Association Top Tech Trends Committee, Member. (October 1, 2012 - July 1, 2014).
  • American Library Assocition Library Information Technology Association Planning Committee, Member. (July 1, 2010 - July 1, 2012).

Note: Above is a selection of Hu’s professional activity.

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