Hu Womack

Hu Womack
Hu Womack ( he | him )
Instruction & Outreach Librarian

Hu’s subject areas include: Social Sciences; Journalism; Sociology; Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; Communication; Environment & Sustainability Studies; Film Studies

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Hu Womack ( he | him ) is an Outreach and Instruction 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.


  • Tedford, Rosalind, & Womack, Hubert. (2021). Memes are not Fact: Thinking Critically about Memes in a World of Misinformation. Teaching about Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different Disciplines and Audiences. Association of College and Research Libraries.: Chicago, IL.
  • 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 begin : engaging students with field-tested interactive information literacy instruction. Neal-Schuman Publishers: New York.

Book Reviews

  • Womack, Hubert. (2023). Review of "Disinformation: The Nature of Facts and Lies in the Post-truth Era". Technical Services Quarterly, 40:2 (2023) 126-127, Taylor and Francis+NEJ, 40(2), 126-27.
  • 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.


  • Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2023, November). Timing is Everything: Planning and Managing Library Outreach for New Students During Their First Six Weeks. 2023 LOEX Fall Focus, online. #
  • Kaufman, Amanda, Womack, Hubert, Webb, Meghan, & Tedford, Rosalind. (2023, October). Planting Seeds for Future Growth: Cultivating Campus Information Literacy through Faculty Workshops. NCLA 2023, Winston-Salem, NC. #
  • Womack, Hubert, Kaufman, Amanda, & Webb, Meghan. (2022, April). Fake News, Fact-checking, and Facebook: Teaching misinformation and disinformation in the perfect storm. 2022 ACCelerate Creativity & Innovation Festival, Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.. #
  • Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2021, October). Empowering Student Voices: Inside a Library Ambassadors Program. North Carolina Library Association 64th Biennial Conference, October 2021, Winston Salem.
  • Womack, Hubert, Tedford, Rosalind, Kelley, Rebecca, Brown, Emily, Souza-Mort, Susan, Schiefer, Sandy, & O'Neill, Brittany. (2021, April). Breaking the mold: Taking Mis/Disinformation education on the road. ACRL 2021: Ascending into an Open Future, Virtual/Online.