Head of Collection Management
Sandra Bracegirdle is Head of Collection Management and a member of the Library's Leadership Team.
She has strategic responsibility for all aspects of the lifecycle of stock, including acquisitions, cataloguing, stock and logistics and collection care, in all formats; printed, microform and electronic as well as managing the Library’s content budget.
As a member of the Library's Leadership Team Sandra also contributes to the strategic direction of the Library.
Sandra has significant experience of working on externally funded projects and is currently leading on a Jisc funded project to evaluate digital preservation tools for email archiving.
She has also been a member of the RLUK shared cataloguing task and finish group and has contributed to its report due to be published shortly.
Sandra is the Library's representative on the NoWAL Board (North West Academic Libraries), a member of the PALS metadata group and is an alternate delegate to the OCLC Global Council representing the EMEA region.