Hu Womack

Hu Womack
Hu Womack
Instruction & Outreach Librarian
Research & Instruction
Communication & Film Studies / Sociology
Communication / Sociology
Safe Zone

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.


  • 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.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2017). Review of "Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library: New Approaches and Initiatives.". Technical Services Quarterly, 34(2), 240–242.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2016). Review of "Meeting Community Needs: A Practical Guide for Librarians". Technical Services Quarterly, 33(4), 481-2.


  • Womack, Hubert. (2020, July). From Grumpy Cat to Baby Yoda: Using Memes in Teaching Mis/Disinformation. Triad Area Teaching Librarians Retreat (TATLR), Online. #
  • 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. #
  • Womack, Hubert. (2018, October). Writers' Camp @ ZSR: Encouraging the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Young Writers. The Conference of Entrepreneurial Librarians, WInston Salem NC. #
  • Denlinger, Kyle, Shields, Kathy, Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2018, May). Not Missing the Point(s): Meaningful New Approaches to Assessment. The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC), Radford, VA. #
  • Womack, Hubert, Webb, Meghan, & Kaufman, Amanda. (2017, October). Writers in the Library. NCLA 62nd Biennial Conference, Winston Salem, NC. #
  • Womack, Hubert, & Siler, Vicki. (2017, October). Lightning Talk: Teaching a Tool for Organizing and Citing Sources: Models from Two Schools. NCLA 62nd Biennial Conference, Winston Salem, NC. #
  • Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2017, October). Lightning Talk: Free Range Librarians: Bringing the Library to Unexpected Places. NCLA 62nd Biennial Conference, Winston Salem, NC. #
  • Womack, Hubert, Jeong, Sarah, & McMahan, Kaeley. (2017, October). Embedding Outside the Classroom: Three Academic Librarians in the Departments and Residence Halls. NCLA 62nd Biennial Conference, Winston Salem, NC. #
  • Dalton, Mary, Keener, Molly, & Womack, Hubert. (2017, March). Integrating Production and Critical Media Studies: From The Wire to Education and Popular Culture. Teachers, Teaching, and Media Conference, Wake Forest University. #
  • Womack, Hubert. (2016, August). Serving Diverse Populations: A Diversity, Inclusion, and Service Workshop Model for Library Student Assistant. National Diversity in Libraries Conference, Los Angeles CA.
  • Womack, Hubert, Lentz, Barbara, Still, Erica, & Buchanan, Christy. (2016, February). WFU Faculty Fellows: Embedding Faculty Without Living in the Halls. First-Year Experience Conference 2016, Orlando FL.
  • Buchanan, Christy, Womack, Hubert, & Still, Erica. (2016, February). The Uncommon Common Reading Project: Bringing Choice Around a Theme. First-Year Experience Conference 2016, Orlando FL.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2015, October). Flipping LIB210: The Flipped Classroom Model in Action. NCLA 61st Biennial Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Smith, Susan, Lock, Mary Beth, Webb, Meghan, & Womack, Hubert. (2015, October). A Library for the Whole Student: Creating a Multi-dimensional Culture of Health and Wellness at your Library. NCLA 61st Biennial Conference, Greensboro, NC.
  • Womack, Hubert. (2013, December). Lightning Talk: Incorporating Kindles into a Class for Social Science Majors. NC-LITe (Library Instruction and Instructional Technology) Winter Meeting, Wake Forest University.
  • Womack, Hubert, Smith, Susan, Consiglio, David, Vine, Scott, & Petruzzelli, Barbara. (2012, June). Reference Resurrected: Models for the 21st-Century College Library. American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, CA.
  • Smith, Susan, & Womack, Hubert. (2010, May). Preserving a County's Past: Cross-Institutional Collaboration to Archive a Community's History. LAUNC-CH Research Forum, Sonja Haynes Stone Center, UNC Chapel Hill.

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