Madeline M. Kelly

Madeline M. Kelly is the Director of Collections at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, where she oversees Acquisitions/Serials/ILL/Course Reserves, Collections Assessment, Cataloging and Metadata Services, Circulation, and Maps within the Western Libraries. Kelly has authored articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on collections assessment, and has presented and delivered workshops on the topic regionally and nationally. In her previous position as Head of Collection Development at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, she developed and implemented a holistic collection assessment program and undertook dozens of assessment projects on an as-needed basis. At the consortial level, Kelly has served on numerous committees, including a statewide eresource assessment task force that culminated in the implementation of new holistic evaluation metrics. Kelly received her BA in English and Spanish from the University of Mary Washington and her MLS from Simmons College.

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