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Robert Kelshian

Director of Access Services University Library

Rob has been with the University Library since 1999. As the Director of the Access Services Division, he oversees Circulation Services, Course Reserves, Technology Services, Interlibrary Services, and Media Services. Rob has served in various leadership capacities within both the Washington Research Libraries Consortium (WRLC) and the University Library which has included heading multiple public and technical services units within the library at various times. Rob has presented on a range of topics including re-envisioning library service relationships and change management processes within the field of library management. He is an alumnus of AU's 21st Century Leadership Institute and has been a recipient of the American University Staff Innovation Award.


MSIS, Information Science, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
MA, Film and Video, American University
BA, Literature, American University

University Library
Bender Library - 127
Contact Info
(202) 885-3282

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