Biography

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Kelly Gonzalez currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Library Services for the Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center.   She has a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) degree from the University of North Texas and an Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Health Care Management from Saint Leo University. Kelly is also a Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals and a Fellow of the Frye Leadership program and a Fellow of the National Library of Medicine/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. She has a distinguished career as an educator for the Medical Library Association’s Rising Stars program as well as adjunct faculty for the University of North Texas, the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

In her current role she is responsible for providing overall leadership, direction and guidance to the Library. She is responsible in particular for budget, personnel and planning for the Library. In addition, works with the Library staff to plan and coordinate all assessment activities, including surveys and statistics and works with  the Assistant Director to develop the Library's strategic planning process and objectives.

Education

Undergraduate
Texas A&M University (1991), English
Graduate School
University of North Texas (1992), Information Systems
Graduate School
Saint Leo University (2013), Healthcare Management

Research Interest

  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Data Management
  • Database Development
  • Digital Libraries
  • Medical Informatics
  • Online Instruction
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Reach Out! : A Social Community Web Site Evaluated by SPAT and DISCERN
LaRue, Elizabeth M., Mitchell, Ann M., Gonzalez, Kelly R. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet 2009 13 77-89

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • AAHSL Teaching & Learning Committee (2015-2017)
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member (2012-2016)
  • American Library Association (2011-2017)
  • Association of College and Research Libraries (2011-2017)
  • Library and Information Technology Association (2011-2017)
  • Library Leadership and Management Association (2011-2001)
  • Texas Library Association (2011-2017)
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Senior Member (2007-2011)
  • HealthLINE (2005-2017)
  • HealthLINE Communications Committee (2005-2008)
  • Medical Library Association (1993-2017)
  • South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association (1993-2017)