Assistant Profesor, Reference Librarian - Visual & Performing Arts Liaison
- Communication Department
- School of Art & Design
- School of Music
- Stage and Screen Department
- Contact librarian for: Honors Program, International Students
- MLIS - San Jose State University, CA
- MA - Art History - UC Davis, CA
- BA - Art History – Sacramento State University, CA
Zanin-Yost, A. (2007). Visual Literacy Resources on the Web: A Look at what is Available. C&RL News, 68.8, 31-33.
Tapley, E.; Zanin-Yost, A. (Spring, 2007). Art as Research…ed! NAEA Advisory. N.p. [Peer-Review]
Zanin-Yost, A. (2006). Multiculturalismo: perchè il volto della biblioteca deve cambiare. [Multiculturalism: why the face of the library needs to change]. Bibliotime. [Peer-Review]
Zanin-Yost, A; Donaldson, C. (2005). How to Speak Out (Visually) at Your Library. Library Philosophy and Practice. [Peer-Review]
Zanin-Yost, A. (2007). [Review of the Web site: Art History Resources on the Web]. Choice, 45.1, 81-82.
Zanin-Yost, A. (2006). [Review of the book: Eyesight alone: Clement Greenberg's modernism and the bureaucratization of the senses]. Choice, 44.6, 971.
Zanin-Yost, A. (2006). [Review of the book: Art Czar: The rise and fall of Clement Greenberg]. Choice, 44.2, 290.
Zanin-Yost, A. (2006). [Review of the book: Mysterious spirits, strange beasts, earthly delights: Early Chinese art from the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Collection by Donald Jenkins and Jay Xu]. Art Documentation, 25.1, 71-72.
Downing, E.; McCleskey, S. Zanin-Yost, A. (April, 2007). Not what you imagined? Challenges, choices & realities for the art librarian. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.
Zanin-Yost, A.; Mastel, K.; Ball, H.; Wakeford, L.; White, T. (April, 2007). Backpack to briefcase: Life after library school. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA.
Roberts, C.; Sisson, K.; Zanin-Yost, A. (April, 2007). Collaboration and exploration of teaching: The next frontier. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Faire. WNC, NC.
Zanin-Yost, A.; Roberts, C.; Sisson, K. (March, 2007). Collaboration and technology in the classroom of the future. Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference. Raleigh, NC.
Whitley, B., Buchanan, H., & Zanin-Yost, A. (October, 2006). Information Literacy for rookies. Georgia Conference on Information Literacy. Savannah, GA.
Zanin-Yost, A. & Cruz, L. (May, 2006). Learning with Lego’s. WCU E-Learning Retreat. WCU, NC.
Zanin-Yost, A., Morgan, A., Carrier, J., Pressley, S., Dowdle, J. & Pusz, M. (March, 2006). Information Literacy tools for a lifetime. WCU-Undergraduate EXPO. WCU, NC.
Zanin-Yost, A. (April, 2005). Visual Literacy: What images are telling us. ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. Houston, Texas.
Zanin-Yost, A. (March, 2007). Imparare per insegnare information literacy: il caso della Hunter Library a Western Carolina University. [Learning to Teach Information Literacy: the case of Hunter Library at Western Carolina University]. National Conference Biblioteche & Formazione: dalla information literacy alle nuove sfide della società dell’ apprendimento [Libraries & Education: Information Literacy and Challenges of the Learning Society]. Milan, Italy. [Invited].
Zanin-Yost, A. (May, 2005). Looking a Literacy Through a Different Pair of Glasses: Visual Literacy and the Library. WILU. Guelph. Canada.
2006- Present, Faculty Affairs Council
2006- Present, Medford Scholars Selection Committee
2006- Present, SoTL Faculty Advisory Committee
2005- Present, Visiting Scholar Committee
2005-2006, International Education Week Committee
Hunter Library Committees:
2006- Present, Chair, Art in the Library Committee
2005- Present, Chair, Display Committee
2005- Present, Facility Improvements Task Force
2007- 2007, Professional Development Task Force
2005-2007, Craft Revival Project
2005- 2007, Web Steering Group
2007- Present, Appointed to the Publications and Research Committee and the Conference Program Planning for the 2008 Annual Conference for the Arts section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
2007- Present, Member of the Intellectual Property Rights Committee for the Visual Resources Association (VRA).
2007- Present, Member of the International Relations Committee for the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA).
2006- 2007, Appointed to the Instruction/Arts Sections Conference Program Planning Committees for theAssociation of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)and elected Chair of the Arts Sections todevelop and prepare the program “Eye to I: Visual Literacy Meets Information Literacy” which was presented at the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference in 2007.
2005- 2007, Appointed to the Publications Committee of Western European Studies Sections (WESS), a section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
- Procured substantial donation (materials) to create a tile mosaic at Cullowhee Valley School, NC.
- Nominated for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award. WCU.
- Nominated for the Paul A. Reid Distinguished Service Award. WCU.
- Recipient of the Chancellor’s Travel Fund. Received funds to present the paper “Learning to Teach Information Literacy: the case of Hunter Library at Western Carolina University” in Milan, Italy, March 2007.
- Certificate of Recognition from the Honors College for Sponsoring the Undergraduate Expo 2006.
- Received a microgrant from the Coulter Center to attend music training at ASU in May 2006.