Kelly Rhodes McBride

Kelly Rhodes McBride
Phone number: 
(828) 262-2792
Fax number: 
(828) 262-3001
Office address: 
Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 202
Job title: 
Coordinator, Information Literacy and Instruction
Associate Professor
Learning and Research Services

Academic Departmental Liaison 

  • Communication
  • - Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
  • General Education First Year Seminars (UCO 1200, HON1515, WRC1103)
  • Theatre & Dance

Additional Liaison Areas

  • General Education Program
  • Wilson Scholars Program

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
  • M.S. Information Science, University of Tennessee, TN
  • B.A. Journalism, Clark Atlanta University, GA

Scholarly Interests

  • Information & Digital Literacy
  • Assessment
  • Mentoring
  • Diversity in Librarianship