Lucretia McCulley
Head, Scholarly Communications
Profile

As Head of Scholarly Communications in Boatwright Memorial Library, McCulley provides direction for the library’s scholarly communication services, such as the university’s institutional repository and providing education to the campus community regarding scholarly communication and intellectual property issues.  She also provides administrative oversight for the Customer Service and Stacks/Building/Interlibrary Loan Departments. Other areas of responsibility within the library include marketing and public relations and serving as the liaison librarian for the Jepson School of Leadership Studies and the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program. 

Presentations
“Sustaining Feedback: Assessment in the Liberal Arts College Library,” Association of Research Libraries Library Assessment Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 25-27, 2010.
“Who Do You Trust: Wikipedia and the Authority of Anonymous Strangers," (with Dan Ream),  Association of College and Research Libraries Thirteenth National Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, March 28-30, 2007; Johns Hopkins University Libraries' Annual Retreat Conference, May 27, 2007; PALINET Annual Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, October 29 - 30, 2007.
“What College Freshmen Need To Know About the Library," (with Dan Ream and Matt Ball), Virginia Association of Independent Schools Annual Conference, Richmond, Virginia, November 5, 2007.
Speaker for Wikipedia Roundtable, Creating and Consuming Culture in the Digital Age, Virginia Commonwealth University, April 11, 2007.
Professional Experience
Head, Scholarly Communications, Boatwright Memorial Library (2013 - Present)
Director, Outreach Services, Boatwright Memorial Library (2007-2013)
Director, Outreach and Instruction Services, Boatwright Memorial Library (1999-2007)
Director of Public Services, Boatwright Memorial Library (1988-1999)
Reference Librarian, Boatwright Memorial Library (1987-1988)
Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian, Tompkins-McCaw Library, Virginia Commonwealth Univerisity (1986-1987)
Assistant Professor and Reference Librarian, University of Tennessee-Knoxville Libraries (1983-1986)
Reference Librarian, University of Georgia Libraries (1982-1983)
Instructor and Reference Librarian, University of Tennessee-Knoxville Libraries (1981-1982)
Publications
Books
Leadership in Science and Technology: A Reference Handbook. William Sims Bainbridge, editor. Lucretia McCulley, consulting editor. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference, 2012.

Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook. Deborah Rigling Gallagher, editor. Lucretia McCulley, consulting editor. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference, 2012.

Gender and Women's Leadership: a Reference handbook. Karen O'Connor, editor. Lucretia McCulley, consulting editor. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference, 2010.
Political and Civic Leadership: A Reference Handbook. Richard Couto, editor. Lucretia McCulley, consulting editor. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference, 2010.
Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: A Reference Handbook. Kathryn A. Agard, editor.  Lucretia McCulley, consulting editor. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Reference, 2010.
Articles
“The Personal Librarian Program at the University of Richmond: An Interview with Lucretia McCulley,” Virginia Libraries, Volume 57, Number 3, July/August/September 2011.
Chapters
“Building an Assessment Program in the Liberal Arts College Library,” in The Quality Infrastructure: A Programmatic Approach to Measuring, Analyzing, and Improving Library Services, Chicago:  American Library Association, 2013.
“Taking the Best of Both Worlds: Success and Challenges with the Hybrid Model of Library Instruction,” in An Introduction to Instructional Services in Academic Libraries, New York: Routledge, 2008.

Education
M.S.L.S., Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
B.A., Salem College, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Contact Information
(804) 289-8670