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L. Kelly Fitzpatrick

Kelly Fitzpatrick is Research Associate of the Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Kelly began work at the Harvard Open Access Project as a Research Assistant in Spring 2016. 

In her work at the Berkman Klein Center, Kelly supports projects connected to open access, the development of open source research tools, and the distribution of research and scholarship produced by the Berkman Klein Center. 

Before arriving at the Berkman Klein Center, Kelly's prior work ranges from building university websites to digitizing medieval law texts. Kelly graduated with a B.A. from Hampshire College in 2013 and an M.S. from Simmons College School of Library and Information Science in 2015.

Kelly's research areas connect open access and the relationship between policy and infrastructure in digital collections.

Projects & Tools

Harvard Open Access Project

The Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) fosters the growth of open access to research, within Harvard and beyond. More


TagTeam is an open-source tagging and feed aggregation platform maintained as part of the Berkman-based Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP). More




Searching, Browsing, and Filtering Open Access Content in Digital Collections

A look at the user interfaces of 4 different online libraries

Aug 9, 2018

Communicating Use and Reuse in the Digital Collection Interface

In Communicating Use and Reuse in the Digital Collection Interface, Kelly Fitzpatrick explores how institutions are identifying open access content in digital…

Jan 15, 2018