Red Wassenich

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.


YearSemesterCourse NumberCourse
2019FallINF 315EInformation and Culture Accuracy In An Age of Deception
2019SpringINF 315EInformation and Culture Accuracy in an Age of Deception
2018FallINF 315EInformation and Culture Information Literacy