Kelly Rhodes McBride

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Belk Library: Room 202
Learning and Research Services
Coordinator Information Literacy & Instruction
Associate Professor

 Liaison Areas

  • Art
  • Communication
  • Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
  • First Year Seminar (UCO1200, HON1515, WRC 1103)
  • Theatre & Dance

Library Guides for Research

Library Responsibilities

  • Provide information literacy instruction for general education and upper level courses in the Departments of Communication, Theatre & Dance, and Art.
  • Work with key undergraduate faculty, administrators, and support services to advance the Library's information literacy initiatives.
  • Coordinate student learning outcomes assessment for core general education courses.
  • Coordinate the Library's programmatic efforts to integrate information literacy, research, and critical thinking skills into the University's curriculum
  • Provide one-on-one instruction to students, staff, and faculty
  • Participate in information literacy instruction


  • Ed.S. Higher Education, Appalachhian State University, NC, 2002
  • M.S. Information Science, University of Tennessee, TN, 1997
  • B.A. Journalism, Clark Atlanta University, GA, 1990

Service Interests

  • ALA (American Library Association)
  • ACRL (Association of College & Research Llibraries)
  • Departmental Personnel Committee, Belk Library
  • General Education Council, Belk Library Liaison
  • University Planning & Priorities Council

Scholarly Interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Assessment
  • Mentoring
  • Diversity in Librarianship