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Faculty Librarian / Assistant Professor

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Alexander Speetzen
Faculty Librarian / Assistant Professor
Highland Campus
6101 Airport Blvd.
Austin, TX 78752


Virtual Office Hours: 

Monday-Friday 8AM to 5PM (Highland Campus Library, Room 1329.02)

***Due to COVID 19, ACC Libraries are currently online and closed for in-person services. However, you can reach us via email, phone and our 24/7 chat***


Spring 2020 Virtual Reference Desk Hours (Highland Campus Virtual Library):

Monday: 8AM to 1PM

Tuesday: 8AM to 1PM

Wednesday: 11AM to 2PM


By Appointment:

HLC Office: (512) 223-7387

HLC Reference Desk: (512) 223-7379



Please email me with your questions. I am here to assist you!

Have a question? Need some assistance?

If you have a question or need some assistance, email me directly at 


ACC Students: Do you need help with a research paper? Do you have a question about your textbooks? Do you have a question about ACC? Do you need some help? Email me!

ACC Faculty: Did you assign a research paper this semester? Do you want a librarian to present to your class? Are you curious about OER? Is there a book or resource that you want to be ordered? Email me!

Quick Research Help

1. Find books and eBooks. Search the library catalog!


2. Find journal articles. Search our various databases. Try searching Academic Search Complete and Gale eBooks for your general research.


3. Ask a question! We are here to help you!

Faculty Librarian Responsibilities

  • Provide reference services to students, faculty and staff at ACC Highland Campus.
  • Deliver information literacy instruction to individuals and classes.
  • Member of Library Services Information Literacy Council, Equity and Inclusion Team, eDevice Team, PR Team, OER Team and Opening Day Collection Team (SGC, RGC).
  • Selects subject resources for: Engineering, Computer Information Technology & Computer Science and Mathematics.

Want a librarian to talk to your class? Schedule a class today!

You Can't See Us, But We Are Here to Help!



ACC Libraries Online 24/7

Due to COVID-19, the physical locations of all ACC libraries are currently closed to in-person users. As always, we are open online 24/7 and here to assist you with a variety of resources!

Access thousands of books online!

ACC Libraries have tens of thousands of e-books available 24/7 on your preferred device. You can access them via this page by publisher/platform name, or individually via the library catalog or by publisher/platform name through the A-Z List of Databases page. 


'Ask a Librarian' Chat Service

Our 'Ask a Librarian' chat service is available 24/7. You can also get help by phone or email us via our new 'Ask a Librarian' form.


Writing a research paper?

Find high-quality journal and magazine articles in our A-Z List of Databases tab.


You can't see us, but we are here to help!

All ACC Libraries are closed until further notice for walk-in business. However, we are working virtually, behind-the-scenes to assist students, faculty and staff. 

Visit our Library Information and Servies during COVID-19 Guide for the most up-to-date information and announcements.

You can also use our new Library and Research Skills Videos!


Master of Arts in Library and Information Science, University of Arizona

Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies, University of Oregon

Additional Graduate Coursework in Educational Leadership, City University of New York-Baruch


  • Information literacy
  • Customer service
  • Advanced web research
  • Reference
  • Database research
  • Library curriculum development
  • Archival research and oral histories
  • Resource evaluation process

Professional Memberships and Committess


ACC American Federation of Teachers Local 6249

Texas Library Association (Past Member)


ACC Library Services Teams:

Equity and Inclusion Co-Facilitator

Information Literacy Council

OER Team

PR Team

Opening Day Collection Team (SGC, RGC)

eDevice Team


Other ACC Responsibilities:

Senator, ACC Faculty Senate (Past Senator)

Periodical Steward at HLC

ePal at HLC

Leader of Donation Processing for HLC Textbook Team

LibraryH3lp Chat Point Person at HLC

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