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About Library & Learning Services: Meet the Team

Library & Learning Services Team

Library Front of House Team

The front of house team provide direct student and staff facing support for all of activities within Library & Learning Services. They are the team you will meet if you come into the library and they manage the helpdesk, chat and emails.

Samantha Hart Library Services Supervisor
Kate Baxter Library Services Assistant
Danny Brooks Library Services Assistant
Liz Cooper Library Services Assistant
Ana Costa Library Services Assistant
Bea Headford Library Services Assistant
Georgina Joss Library Services Assistant
Oliver Halliday Library Services Assistant
Elliot Mears Library Services Assistant
Learning & Teaching Librarians

Learning & Teaching Librarians provide education and learning support to both students and staff. This includes supporting students with information literacy and working with academic staff to develop reading and resource lists. They also manage our Library collections, curating the resources available.

Steph Gibson Learning & Teaching Librarian
Rebecca Knights Learning & Teaching Librarian
Anna Nunn Learning & Teaching Librarian
Graham Martindale Learning & Teaching Librarian
Olivia Lutwyche Graduate Trainee Librarian
Library Technologies

This role ensures our library systems are maintained.

Kim Berry Library Technologies Officer
Research Support

This role supports open access and manages the university research repository.

David Upson-Dale Open Access and Research Repository Manager


Academic Skills Advisors

These roles provide direct support to students with their academic skills. They offer these through direct 121s and have developed the Academic Skills Hub. In addition they work directly with academic staff to embed academic skills support into the curriculum.

Dr Sarah Armstrong Academic Skills Advisor
David Baseden-Butt Maths & Stats Advisor
Dr Chrissie Dacosta Academic Skills Advisor
Dr Karen Fielder Academic Skills Advisor
Caroline Hawthorne Academic Skills Advisor
Mark Illman Academic Skills Advisor
Dr Carmen Ortiz Granero Academic Skills Advisor
Alex Read Academic Skills Advisor


Associate Director Library & Learning Services

This role provides management and leadership for Library & Learning Services.

Lauren Cracknell Associate Director Library & Learning Services