Zach Claybaugh

Zach Claybaugh

Student Success Librarian

Zach Claybaugh is a Student Success Librarian at UConn Library. His focus 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, Zach worked as 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. Zach has 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.

Areas of Expertise

  • Open Educational Resources
  • Information Literacy Instruction
  • Eastern European Studies

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