Zeau has been involved with public service librarianship for almost 30 years, with experience in special and public libraries. She has worked in sci-tech publishing, during which she worked with and trained medical librarians, academics and scientific researchers throughout North America in methods on searching online databases for clinical and regulatory support. She holds a B.A. in Historical Studies and an M.L.S. from the Rutgers University School of Communication, Information and Library Services.