Kelly A. McCusker

Collection Development Program Lead Librarian

Collection Development and Strategies Department

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Role in the Library

As the Collection Development Program Lead Libarian, Kelly is responsible for overseeing the strategic development, management, assessment, and communication of collections with students, faculty, and staff on Auraria Campus. Kelly manages and leads the the five-person unit; develops and supports new initiatives; promotes resources, services, and knowledge both internally, and externally; and works directly with users to learn about their collections needs. Kelly reviews and selects materials for the Criminal JusticeEducation, Law, Library Science, Psychology, Public Administration, and Social Work collections.

Professional Affiliations and Service

  • American Library Association (ALA)
  • CORE (Formerly Library Leadership and Management Association)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
  • Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)


  • MPA, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO, 2020
  • MS in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 2007
  • BEd in Primary Education, York University, Toronto, ON, 2006
  • BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL, 2001

Curriculum Vitae