Kate McCready (she/her)

Director of Content Services


Research output per year

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Award Date: Jun 1 1994

External Positions

President Elect, Library Publishing Coalition

Jul 1 2017Jul 1 2018

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Research Output

  • 4 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

Academic library implementation of project management standards

McCready, K. & Clark, K., 2018, Advances in Library Administration and Organization. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 133-150 18 p. (Advances in Library Administration and Organization; vol. 38).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Developing a Business Plan for a Library Publishing Program

    McCready, K. & Molls, E., Oct 2018, In : Publications.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Sheriff, IRS Auditor, Psychotherapist, Hostage Negotiator All in One: Project Management for Everyone

    McCready, K. & Stewart, C., Mar 24 2017, At the Helm: Leading Transformation: The Proceedings of the ACRL 2017 Conference, March 22–25, 2017, Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore, MD: Association of College and Research Libraries, p. 597-603 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 5 Scopus citations

    A window into our patron's needs: Analyzing data from chat transcripts

    Houlson, V., McCready, K. & Pfahl, C. S., Mar 7 2007, In : Internet Reference Services Quarterly. 11, 4, p. 19-39 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 21 Scopus citations


    • 1 Submitted presentation or panel

    Research Networking Systems: A data treasure trove for creating strategic research initiatives and analyses

    Cynthia Cleto (Speaker), Ruth Allee (Speaker), Sharlini Sankaran (Speaker), Julia Trimmer (Speaker), Kate McCready (Speaker) & Jan Fransen (Speaker)

    Aug 14 2015

    Activity: Talk typesSubmitted presentation or panel

    Fellowships, Honors, and Prizes

    Outstanding Scholarship in Library Publishing

    Molls, Emma J (Recipient) & McCready (she/her), Kate (Recipient), Mar 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)