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Red Wassenich



Red Wassenich received both his B.S. (Radio-TV-Film) and Master of Library and Information Science degrees from UT Austin. He was a librarian at the American Museum of Natural History and a copy editor for Putnam Publishing in New York. He returned to Austin and was a librarian at Austin Community College for 32 years His main focus at ACC was teaching information literacy courses. He semi-retired in 2016.

He created Keep Austin Weird in 2000 and has published two guides to Austin oddities. He has also self-published a novel and collection of short stories.

B.S., Communications, University of Texas at Austin; Master of Library and Information Science, University of Texas at Austin.

Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2019 Spring INF 315E Information and Culture: Accuracy in an Age of Deception
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