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Zachariah Claybaugh, Access & Reference Services Librarian

I'm the Access & Reference Services Librarian at Rebecca Crown Library. In this position, I lead our Access & Reference Services unit in providing top-notch service to the Dominican University community in the areas of circulation, interlibrary loan, and reference and research assistance. My other focus at DU is on advancing knowledge and use of open educational resources (OER), as well as working with his colleagues in Reference & Student Success Services on information literacy initiatives. Previously, I worked as the Student Success & Open Education Librarian at UConn, the OER & Digital Learning Librarian at Sacred Heart University, a middle school teacher in Albania and Florida, and an ESL instructor in Minnesota and Illinois. I have a bachelor’s in history from West Texas A&M University and master’s in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies and library and information science from the University of Illinois.

Professional & Research Interests

  • Scholarly Communications
  • Open Education
  • Library Instruction
  • East European History