About Kelly M. Barrick
I am currently Director, Social Science Libraries at Columbia University. As such, I oversee operations and staff in Lehman Social Sciences Library, Journalism School Library, School of Social Work Library, and the Watson Library of Business and Economics. I am interested in performance and change management issues, as well as gender and information technology dynamics and disparities in academic libraries. I have a BS in Anthropology and History and a MLS in Information Resources and Library Science.
|2016 - Present||Director, Columbia University ‐ Social Science Libraries|
|2015 - 2016||Director, Research Support and Outreach Programs, Yale University ‐ Center for Science and Social Science Information|
|2014 - 2015||Associate Director for Public Services, Yale University ‐ Center for Science and Social Science Information|
|2011 - 2014||Head of Public Services, Yale University ‐ Center for Science and Social Science Information|
|2009 - 2013||Adjunct Faculty Member, Southern Connecticut State University ‐ Information and Library Science Department|
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Teaching Works (1)
Library Science (5)
“’This Place is Awesome!’: Program, Services, and Staff Planning for the Center for Science and Social Science Information.” NERCOMP (2013)
This presentation reviews the process of planning a program, space, and organization for a new combined library and research center. Presented at NERCOMP Annual Conference 2013, March 12, 2013; Providence, RI.
“Women’s Studies Databases" The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (2005)
This article discusses the history, emergence, and growth of women's studies electronic resources from their early existence as print sources through CD-ROM to the Web. While many women's studies databases are subscription only, some free ...
"Gender Gaps, Information Technology, and Academic Libraries: A Feminist Evaluation Thesis (1999)
This thesis examines the relationship between gender gaps and the increased use of information technology (IT) in academic libraries from a feminist perspective. Since the 1960s, more academic libraries have been utilizing IT in their ...