Katy DiVittorio (she, her, hers)

Collection Development and Strategies Department Head

Collection Development and Strategies Department

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Role in the Library

Katy heads the Collection Development and Strategies Department which is responsible for the strategic selection, acquisition, development, management, and assessment of high quality, diverse, inclusive and equitable Learning Material collections in all formats and across all disciplines to support the learning, research, teaching, and administration needs of students, staff & faculty of the Auraria campus.

More About

Katy joined Auraria Library in 2012.


  • 2022 Recipient of Auraria Library Excellence in Leadership Service Award
  • 2021 Colorado Department of Education State Grant to Libraries. Awarded $15,120 for library collections
  • 2019 CU Denver Office of Diversity and Inclusion Grant
  • 2018 National Media Market & Conference Scholarship
  • 2017 Auraria Library Excellence in Librarianship Award
  • 2017 NASIG Rose Robischon Scholarship
  • 2016 Auraria Library Excellence in Service Award
  • 2016 & 2018 University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors Professional Development Grant 
  • 2014 American Library Association, Emerging Leader
  • 2013 American Library Association, New Members Round Table, Shirley Olofson Memorial Award
  • 2013 Beta Phi Mu, Library and Information Studies Honor Society

Select Presentations


M.L.I.S. San Jose State University

B.A. Seattle University

Select Publications

DiVittorio, K., Gianelli, L. (2021, March 31). "Ethical Financial Stewardship: One Library's Examination of Vendors' Business Practices." In The Library With The Lead Pipe.

DiVittorio, K., et al. (2020). “SILLVR: Streaming Interlibrary Loan Video Resources.” Collaborative Librarianship. Vol. 11, Iss. 4, Article 8.

DiVittorio, K. (2019, April) "Serials Spoken here: Reports of Conferences, Institutes and Seminars. Acquiring Whiteness: A panel discussion between librarians and publishers on diversity, inclusion, and equity in scholarly publishing and acquisitions." Serials Review, 44(4), 324-326.

Browning, S., DiVittorio, K. (2017, April). "Resource Management: Reorganizing to Reassess and Remain Sane." Against the Grain, 29 (2), 69-71.

DiVittorio, K. (2013, December). "2013 North American Serials Interest Group Conference (NASIG) 28th Annual Conference: Art of Information, Architecture of Knowledge." Serials Review, 39 (4), 271–277.