Kelly McCallister


  • Ed.D, Educational Leadership, Appalachian State University. In progress
  • MLIS, Library and Information Science, University of Southern Mississippi. 2004
  • MA, Anthropology, University of Southern Mississippi. 2004
  • BA, Anthropology, Mississippi State University. 2001

Scholarly Interests

  • International libraries collaborations
  • Student Veterans academic success
  • Webinar development and uses


Croxton, R. A., Price, B., McCallister, K., Dusto, D., McLellan, A., Bourne, B., Collogan, J., and Brown, W. K. (2022). Inter-institutional mobile hotspot lending program handbook.

Morton, K., & McCallister, K. C. (2022). Creating a strategic plan for the transfer student experience. Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly, 10(2), 41-47. Retrieved from

McCallister, K. C., Rhodes, K. C. & Gregor, M. N. (2021) Getting A Return on Your Investment: Librarians and Transfer Students In Transfer Student Success: Advancing Outcomes from the Library. American Library Association Editions. (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book)

Harlow, S. & McCallister, K. (2019) Chapter 2: Clearing a Pathway to Success: Online Graduate Students and Promoting Library Resources. In. C. Renfro & C. Stiles  (Eds.), Transforming Libraries to Serve Graduate Students (2020). Chicago: ACRL Publishing

Peuler, M. & McCallister, K. (2018). Virtual and Valued: A Review of the Successes (and a Few Failures) of the Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Inaugural Virtual Conference and Monthly Webinars. Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning.

McBride, K., Gregor, M., and McCallister, K. (September 2017). Bridging the Gap: Developing Library Services and Instructional Programs for Transfer Students at Appalachian State University. References Services Review. 45 (3) , 1-14

McCallister, K.C. & Peuler, M. (September 2016). Beware the  Power of the Donut: A successful case study of a DE library, departmental, faculty and student collaborations. Journal of Library & Informations Services in Distance Learning.10:3-4, 340-348

Johnson, K. W., & McCallister, K. C. (November 2015).  Assessing the 24/5 Library: a Case Study in Data and Perspectives. Journal of Access Services. 12:1-17

McCallister, K.C. (September 2015). ACRL in San Francisco: ACRL programs at the ALA Annual Conference [Intentional teaching online]. College & Research Libraries News, 76, (8) 420.

McCallister, K.C., Gregor, M.N. and Joyner, D.W. (2015), “Librarians collaborate! Working across two- and four-year institutions to teach information literacy skills”, in Mueller, D. M. (Ed.), Creating Sustainable Community: The Proceedings of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2015 Conference, March 25–28, 2015, Portland, Oregon. Association of College and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL, pp. 436-442.

McClave, Kelly C. (August 2004): A Little Turn-of-the-Century-Town in the Piney Woods: An Ethnohistorical Examination of Howison, Mississippi.  Master’s thesis in Anthropology. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Title: Associate Dean of Libraries, Associate Professor

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2782

Fax: (828) 262-3001