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Andy Land

Andy Land

Digital Programmes Manager

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Andy is a member of the Library's Leadership Team and leads its Digital First and iLibrary programmes. He also manages its Digital Systems team, who are responsible for developing and supporting the Library’s key IT systems including Alma, Primo, LUNA and eMu, the Library’s digitisation technical infrastructure and its electronic resources provision.

Recent major achievements include leading on the development and implementation of iManchester, the University's mobile app, for which Andy won the University's Distinguished Achievement Award, and overseeing the development and implementation of new discovery and business systems for the Library.

Andy was previously Head of Knowledge Management at the Northwest Regional Development Agency, managing teams responsible for management information, records management and data management and Deputy Head of The Research Library at the Greater London Authority where he led on system development. Andy has also worked in information/IT roles at City University, Citizens Advice, and the British Library and as a researcher at the University of Bristol. He is a professional member of BCS-The Chartered Institute for IT and a Chartered Member of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals).