Cameron, F. and Kelly, L. Eds. (2010). Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: London.
Kelly, L. (2013). The Connected Museum in the World of Social Media. In K. Drotner and K. Schroder Museum Communication and Social Media: The connected museum (pp. 54-71). Routledge: London.
Kelly, L. (2011). Family Visitors to Museums in Australia. In D. Griffin and L. Paroissien (Eds) Understanding Museums: Australian Museums and Museology. National Museum of Australia.
Kelly, L. (2010).Engaging Museum Visitors in Difficult Topics Through Socio-cultural Learning and Narrative. In F. Cameron and L. Kelly (Eds) Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums. (pp. 194-210). Cambridge Scholars Publishing: London.
Kelly, L. and Gordon, P. (2002). Developing a Community of Practice: Museums and Reconciliation in Australia. in Sandell, R. (ed.) Museums, Society, Inequality. (pp. 153-174). Routledge: London.
Kelly L. and Russo, A. (2010). From Communities of Practice to Value Networks: Engaging Museums in Web 2.0. In F. Cameron and L. Kelly (Eds) Hot Topics, Public Culture, Museums. (pp. 281-298). Cambridge Scholars Publishing: London.
Kelly, L. and Fitzgerald, P. (2011). Cooperation, collaboration, challenge: how to work with the changing nature of educational audiences in museums. In N. Mockler and J. Sachs (Eds) Rethinking Educational Practice Through Reflexive Inquiry. (pp. 77-88). Springer: London.
Groundwater-Smith, S. and Kelly, L. (2009). Learning outside the classroom: A partnership with a difference. In A. Campbell and S. Groundwater-Smith (Eds) Connecting Inquiry and Professional Learning in Education. (pp. 179-191). Routledge: London.
Refereed Journal Articles
Kelly, L. (2010). How Web 2.0 is Changing the Nature of Museum Work. Curator, 53(4), 405-410.
Kelly, L. (2008). Museum 3.0: informal learning and social media. The MAG.
Kelly, L. (2006). Museums as Sources of Information and Learning: The Decision-Making Process. Open Museum Journal, Volume 8.
Kelly, L. (2005). Evaluation, Research and Communities of Practice: Program Evaluation in Museums. Archival Science, 4(1-2), 45-69.
Kelly, L. (2004). Understanding Museum Learning From the Visitor’s Perspective. Curator, 46(4), 362-366.
Kelly, L. (2003). What Does Learning Mean for Museum Visitors? International Journal of Learning, 10.
Kelly, L. (2000). Finding evidence of visitor learning. Informal Learning Review, May/June.
Kelly, L. (1997a). Indigenous Issues in Evaluation and Visitor Research. Visitor Behaviour, 10, 24-25.
Kelly, L. (1997b). What’s in a name? Evaluation of Exhibition Titles. Visitor Behaviour, 10, 32.
Kelly, L., (1996). Jumping in Head First! – Implementing a New Approach to Public Program Evaluation. In C. Scott (ed.), Evaluation and Visitor Research in Museums: Towards 2000. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 161-168.
Kelly, L., Cook, C. and Gordon, P. (2006). Building Relationships Through Communities of Practice: Museums and Indigenous People. Curator, 49(2), 217-234.
Kelly, L. and Groundwater-Smith, S. (2009). Revisioning the Physical and On-line Museum: A Partnership with the Coalition of Knowledge Building Schools. Journal of Museum Education, 34(4), 55-68.
Kelly, L. and Priddle, D. (2000). Design as a language: the language of designers. Museum National, 9(1), February.
Kelly, L. and Sullivan, T. (1997). Front-end Evaluation: Beyond the Field of Dreams. Museum National, 5(4), 7-8.
Kelly, L. and Varga, D. (2016). When museum members become good friends. Museums Galleries Australia Magazine, 250(3), 40-43.
Dockett, S., Main, S. and Kelly, L. (2011). Consulting Young Children: Experiences from a Museum Visitor Study. Visitor Studies, 14(1), 13-33.
Griffin, J., Kelly, L., Hatherley, J. and Savage, G. (2005). Museums Actively Researching Visitor Experiences and Learning (MARVEL): a methodological study. Open Museum Journal, 7(1), 1-19.
Jensen, B. and Kelly, L. (2009). Exploring Social Media for Front-End Evaluation. Exhibitionist, Fall, 19-25.
Rowan, L., Townend, G., Beavis, C. with Kelly, L. and Fletcher, J. (2016). Museums, games, and historical imagination: Student responses to a games-based experience at the Australian national maritime museum. Digital Culture and Education.
Russo, A., Watkins, J., Kelly, L. and Chan, S. (2008). Participatory Communication with Social Media. Curator, 51(1), 21-31.
Russo, A., Watkins, J., Kelly, L., Chan, S. (2007). How will social media affect museum communication? Nordisk Museologi, 1, 19-29.
Sullivan, T., Kelly, L. and Gordon, P. (2003). Museums and Indigenous People in Australia: A Review of Previous Possessions, New Obligations. Curator, 46(2), 208-227.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Kelly, L. (2016). The (post) digital visitor: What has (almost) twenty years of museum audience research revealed? In N. Proctor and R. Cherry (Eds), Museums and the Web 2016: Selected papers and Proceedings from Two International Conferences (pp. 237-246). Silver Spring: Museums and the Web.
Kelly, L. (2009). The Impact of Social Media on Museum Practice. Paper presented at the National Palace Museum, Taipei.
Kelly, L. (2006). Measuring the impact of museums on their communities: the role of the 21st century museum. In New Roles and Missions of Museums: Proceedings of the 2006 INTERCOM Symposium, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 25-34.
Kelly, L. and Bowan, A. (2015). Gamifying the museum: Educational games for learning. Museums and the Web Asia, Daejon and Seoul, South Korea.
Kelly, L. and Russo, A. (2008). From Ladders of Participation to Networks of Participation: Social Media and Museum Audiences. In J. Trant and D. Bearman (Eds) Museums and the Web 2008: Selected Papers from an International Conference (pp. 83-92). Toronto: Archives and Museum Informatics.
Other Publications and Reports
Kelly, L. (2007). Visitors and Learners: Adult Museum Visitors’ Learning Identities. PhD diss., University of Technology, Sydney.
Kelly, L. and Barrett, J. (Eds) (2003). UNCOVER Volume 1. Proceedings of the Uncover: Graduate Research in the Museum Sector Conference 2002. Sydney: Australian Museum.
Kelly, L., Bartlett, A. and Gordon, P. (2002). Indigenous Youth and Museums: A Report on the Indigenous Youth Access Project. Sydney: Australian Museum.
Kelly, L., Savage, G., Landman, P., and Tonkin, S. (2002). Energised, engaged, everywhere: Older Audiences and Museums. Australian Museum.
Kelly, L., Savage, G., Griffin, J. and Tonkin, S. (2004). Knowledge Quest: Australian families visit museums. Sydney: Australian Museum.
Landman, P., Fishburn, K., Kelly, L. and Tonkin, S. (2005). Many Voices Making Choices: Museum Audiences with Disabilities. Sydney: Australian Museum.
Tann, J., Kelly, L. and Flemons, P. (2008). Atlas of Living Australia User Needs Analysis. Canberra: Atlas of Living Australia.