Robert McGeachin

Professional Responsibilities

Agriculture and Digital Services Librarian


  • Subject Specialist and Liaison for Water Resources
  • Subject Specialist and Liaison for Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences

Research Interests

  • Preservation and digitization of agricultural literature
  • Agricultural digital libraries
  • Videoconferencing in reference services
  • Bibliographic citation management and "the scholar's workstation"


MLIS, University of Texas at Austin, 1992
Major: Library and Information Sciences

PhD, Texas A&M University, 1980
Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Dissertation:  Production of Tilapia aurea in Simulated Sewage Lagoons Receiving Laying Hen Wastes.

MS, Texas A&M University, 1977
Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Thesis: Algae-fed Artemia salina nauplii as a food source for larval Cynoscion nebulosus.

BA, University of Louisville, 1973
Majors: Biology and Anthropology

Selected Papers



Texas Agricutural Experiment Station Bulletin

Academic Courses Taught

  • WFSC 410 Fisheries Management -- Spring 1981
  • WFSC 102 Introduction to Fisheries Sciences -- Spring 1981
  • UPAS 181 First Year Seminar -- Fall 2009
  • UGST 181 First Year Seminar -- Fall 2010



American Library Association (ALA)
Texas Library Association (TLA)
Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC)
United States Agriculture Information Network (USAIN)
American Fisheries Society (AFS)
World Aquaculture Society (WAS)

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