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Katy Kelly

Professor; Assistant Dean for Strategic Communication and Outreach

Full-Time Faculty

Libraries: Inclusive Excellence and Organizational Development


Email: Katy Kelly
Phone: 937-229-4274
Roesch Library 210
Website: Visit Site


Katy promotes library services and resources by planning, developing, and assessing programs, activities, and publications for the university community. She chairs the Libraries Marketing and Outreach Team and manages Roesch Library's social media strategy. Katy also provides reference support and participates in library instruction as the liaison to the Department of Communication.


  • B.S.C., Ohio University (2008)
  • M.S.L.I.S., Syracuse University (2010)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Member, American Library Association (ALA)
  • Member, Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO)
    • President, 2016-2017
  • Member, Beta Phi Mu, International Library & Information Studies Honors Society
  • Editor, Public Services Quarterly marketing column, 2013-2023

Research Interests

  • Marketing in libraries
  • Library outreach programming