Pamela MacKellar is an author and library consultant who has been a librarian for over 25 years. She has held positions as a newspaper librarian, library director, assistant librarian, health sciences librarian, cataloger, technology consultant and independent consultant in libraries of all kinds including special, school, public, post-secondary, tribal, prison and state library agency. Pam holds an MLS from State University of New York at Albany.
She has written The Accidental Librarian; Grants for Libraries: a How-To-Do-It Manual; the feature article in Computers in Libraries July-August 2006, "Wishing Won't Work: 10 Things You Need to Know and Do When Applying for Technology Grants"; Grant Writing Basics, a web tutorial for the University of North Texas School of Library and Information Sciences; and she co-hosts the Library Grants blog (www.librarygrants.blogspot.com). She has presented at the Computers in Libraries Conference, Internet Librarian Conference and the New Mexico Library Association Annual Conference, and she has taught classes and workshops on grants for libraries and non-profits.