Publishing Services Librarian
Kate McCready is co-leading the Libraries' Open Scholarship and Publishing Services unit within the University Libraries. Kate is responsible for providing services and infrastructure that support the creation, production, and dissemination of UMN faculty and instructor produced digital scholarship. She is also the director of the Experts@Minnesota project. This website creates profiles for University of Minnesota faculty to allow for research networking and the discovery of our institution's expertise. She has also been the project manager for EthicShare, a research environment created for the field of bioethics by the University of Minnesota's Center for Bioethics, University Libraries, and Department of Computer Science. Kate is a librarian, with an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. At the University of Minnesota, she has served at the reference desk, taught research methodology classes, led a variety of reference and information services, and coordinated several grant projects.