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Katy Woolfenden

Katy Woolfenden

Head of Teaching, Learning and Students

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Katy takes responsibility for leading and developing the Library’s services in support of the University’s teaching, learning and the student experience. Her remit includes senior management of Teaching and Learning Services, the Learning Development Team, the eLearning Team and the frontline Customer Services teams across ten sites, including the Alan Gilbert Learning Commons. She is also responsible for overseeing My Learning Essentials, the Library’s award winning academic skills programme.

As a member of the Library’s Leadership team Katy also takes an active role in the development of Library Strategy and shares responsibility for the overall management of the service with her Leadership Team colleagues.

Katy has a broad experience in academic libraries and has enjoyed previous roles supporting Continuing Education, Engineering & Medical Faculties, working with NHS libraries and leading Customer Services.