Kelli Johnson

Marshall University, Communications Building 212AA




MS Library Science, 2007, Texas Women's University, Denton TX

MS Adult and Technical Education, 2004, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

 BS Parks and Leisure Services/Therapeutic Recreation, 2002, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

 Professional Work Experience

Assistant Professor/Librarian II, Reference and Instruction Librarian (2010-present), MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, REFERENCE AND INSTRUCTION SERVICES, Huntington, WV

·         Participate in providing excellent reference services to our students, faculty and staff in person and remotely (using Web 2.0 applications)

·         Participate in embedded librarian program and other instructional services programs

·         Serve as  Library Liaison/Partner for Adult & Technical Education - HDAT, Educational Foundations & Technology, Elementary & Secondary Education, Modern Languages - French, and Special Education

·         Developed and maintain research guides for Education, Modern Languages, Adult/Non-traditional students, and LEAP students. 

·         Serve as back-up administrator for TurnItIn

·         Participate in Library Faculty Organization (LFO) and serve in ad-hoc committees as needed

·         Participate in Library Web Design Team

·         Work with Instructional Designer, Kristen Huff, to create learning modules and videos, deliver training and develop other library and IT projects


Staff Librarian (2008-2010), Library Associate (2007-2008)MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, MUSIC LIBRARY, Huntington, WV

·        Develop and update operating policies and procedures for the Music Library

·        Maintain stacks including shelf reading, deselection, shifting and moving of materials, and updating of catalog and OCLC

·        All aspects of materials circulation and maintenance of patron records (including assessment of fines and blocking patrons on Banner system)

·        Organize, process and monitor reserves materials for Music Library including pilot electronic reserves project

·        Provides library instruction as needed.  Answers patrons’ questions regarding reference and research, library policies and procedures; assists patrons in their use of the cataloging system and other reference sources

·        Make deposits to the Bursar’s Office and tracks payments made by patrons

·        Receive and process requests for duplication of performance CDs

·        Process interlibrary loan requests

·        Identify and fills supply and equipment needs and coordinates with IT and Library staff regarding equipment issues

·        Catalogs special materials (Keith Albee sheet music)

·        Compile monthly and yearly use statistics for the Music Library and prepares reports and correspondence as necessary

·        Participate in staff and committee meetings

·        Responsible for hiring, training, supervision and performance review of all student workers (work study, student assistants, graduate assistants and extra help)

·        Supervise Information Delivery Service staff of 2.5 FTE, gathers annual statistics for IDS, and represents Marshall University at annual PALCI meetings.


Library Technical Assistant II (2003-2007),Work Study/Student Assistant/Temporary Employee (2000-2003), MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, DRINKO LIBRARY, Huntington, WV



Course Development/Teaching/Professional Writing

Public Library Technology (PLT) Program Coordinator, Mountwest Community and Technical College, (formerly Marshall Community and Technical College) (2008-present)

·         Supervise several adjunct faculty members

·         Review classes and program for adherence to institutional and other standards

·         Prepare reports for stakeholders including state and other agencies and PLT board

Adjunct Professor and course developer, Public Library Technology Program (2006-present)

·         Designed and taught PLT 100 (Careers in Libraries), 220 (Children’s and Young Adult Service), 260 (Adult Services), 270 (Library Marketing), 275 (Information Literacy), 281 (Special Topics), 299 (Capstone),  (see  

 “Embedded Librarians: Developing Information Literate Students from the Inside” with Jennifer Sias, at the West Virginia Community College Association’s (WVCCA) annual conference (October 2009)

 Other Experience/Volunteer Service

Secretary, Mt. Pisgah Cemetery Committee, Proctorville, OH, 2004-2009

Member, American Library Association, 2003-present

Member, West Virginia Library Association, 2003-present

Member, Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter ACRL, 2010