Library Leadership Team
The Library Leadership Team is responsible for overseeing and managing the activity associated with the overall operations of the Library.
Leadership Team supports the Library Executive Team in their strategic role and lead on the development of library wide policies, processes and frameworks.
Library Executive Team
Setting the Library’s strategy and ensures the Library’s goals align with those of the wider University.
Library Management Group Advisors
LMG Advisors provide advice and guidance at a strategic level to all members of Library Management Group (Library Executive and Leadership Teams combined) on their specialist area.
Jennie Blake, Head of Teaching and Learning Development
Leads on the Library’s work on teaching and learning, ensuring it is collaborative, updated and aligned with student, University and sector demands.
Ian Gifford, Head of Digital Development
Leads the digital development team in the transformation of the digital library through the creation of innovative apps, services and digital content and through involvement in ongoing national and international collaborations.
Rachel Kirkwood, Collections Manager
Using data-driven methods to develop and curate our collections, manage stock, and ensure strategic alignment with academic priorities, particularly in research.
Scott Taylor, Head of Library Research Services and Office for Open Research
Strategic leadership of the Research Services team and Office for Open Research.