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Courtney Mlinar: Faculty / Expert Librarian Profile

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Head Librarian / Associate Professor

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Courtney Mlinar
Head Librarian / Associate Professor
Elgin Campus Library
Interim Head Librarian
Rio Grande Campus Library
Copyright Officer
Austin Community College
1501 W HWY 290
Elgin, TX 78621

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Hours may vary.

ACC Library Services Responsibilities

ACC Elgin Campus Library

Head Librarian and Associate Professor:

  • Manage Library staff, services, and daily operations/activities at the ACC Elgin Campus Library
  • Reference and Instruction Services to ACC students, faculty and staff
  • ACC LS LibGuides CMS and LibCal Administrator and Facilitator
  • ACC Library Leadership Team
  • ACC LS Information Literacy Council
  • ACC LS Co-Leader, Instructive Reference
  • ACC LS Co-Leader, Staff Development Team
  • ACC LS Hourly Instruction Librarians Program Lead
  • ACC Copyright Officer
  • ACC TLED Faculty Center Advisory Group
  • ACC TLED Teaching and Learning Academy Design Team
  • ACC TLED Department Chair Academy Design Team
  • ACC TLED Faculty Evaluation Revision Task Force Lead
  • ACC Committee for Faculty Innovation and Development (CFID)


  • Master of Library Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
  • Master of Music, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Bachelor of Music Education, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas

Professional service:

American Library Association: ACRL (Association of College Research Libraries) Instruction Section:

-ACRL/IS Academic Librarian Standards and Guidelines Review Task Force 2018-2021

-ACRL/IS Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Implementation Task force 2014-2017

-ACRL/IS Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Review Task force 2013-2014

-Web Site Design Implementation Task force, Feb. 2008- 2010

American Library Association: Health Sciences Interest Group:

- Program Committee,  2011-2012, 2013-2014

Medical Library Association

-2013 Program Chair for 2013 Boston MLA Meeting, Pharmacy and Drug Information Section, 2011-2013

Southern Chapter-Medical Library Association

 -Chair, Bylaws Committee, 2013-2014

Florida Health Sciences Library Association

-Strategic Planning Committee 2010-2013, 2013-2014

Miami Health Sciences Library Consortium 

-Webmaster, 2009-2013 (included web site redesign, 2010

Missouri Library Association

-Past-Chair, M-ACRL Division, 2010

-Chair, M-ACRL Division, 2009 

-Vice-Chair, M-ACRL Division, 2008 

-Blogger: MLA Annual Conference 2007

-MLA Technology Committee

MOBIUS consortium

-SWAN Circulation Committee, 2007-2009

Texas Library Association

-Co-Section Editor (T-CH: Business and Economics) for Texas Reference Sources Online (TRSOnline), 2007- 2020 

Texas Music Library Association



  • Web design and educational technology
  • Active learning pedagogical techniques
  • Universal design for learning
  • Meta-literacy and college fluency
  • Embedded librarianship
  • Health sciences librarianship and research
  • Copyright, fair use, and Creative Commons licensing

Recent works:


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