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German & Scandinavian Studies, Deparment of Languages and Literatures


James Kelly
Adjunct Faculty in German & Scandinavian Studies
Humanities Bibliographer

Contact Information
Location: W.E.B. Du Bois Library 1967
Phone: (413) 545-3981
Email: jrkelly[at]

Research Interests
History of the book; enumerative and analytical bibliography; computer applications in the humanities; 20th-century fiction

M.A. 1977, University of Rochester
M.L.S. 1974, SUNY College at Geneseo
B.A. 1970, SUNY College at Brockport

Relevant Links
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
Bibliographical Society of America

Current and Recent Courses
UMass Amherst:
English 891 History of Books and Printing (with James Wald)
Comparative Literature 780 Bibliographic Studies (with Sally Lawall and Elizabeth Fitzpatrick)
Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science
LIS 413 Literature of the Humanities
LIS 415 Information Organization
LIS 453 Collection Development and Management

University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Library and Information Studies:
LSC 503 Collection Development
LSC 505 Organization of Information
LSC 540 Humanities Information and Materials
LSC 557 Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Services