Library & Information Services Manager
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BA (Hons) History/Religious Studies, University of Wales, 1995
PG Diploma (with distinction) Library & Information Studies, UCE, 1998
MA Library & Information Studies UCE, 1998
I started at HSMC in 1999 straight out of library school. I started as a temporary current awareness librarian for 3 months after which time I became a permanent member of staff. In 2002 I became Library & Information Services Manager.
I have always has been interested in current awareness services, user education, the utilisation of information technology in information management and library marketing and promotional activities.
I enjoy reading, cooking, going to the cinema, travelling and running around after my two young kids.
0121 414 7060
BA (Hons) Humanities, Nottingham Trent Uni, 1996
MSc Library & Information Management (with distinction) UCE, 2001
Chartered Member of CILIP since 2006
Registered First Aider since 2010
I have worked in libraries since 2000 and have experience in the public, charity and education sectors.
For five years I managed a busy Learning Resource Centre at Walsall College before joining the University of Birmingham in 2010. I managed the weekend team over at the Main Library before joining the HSMC Library in August 2012.
User education, library marketing and promotional activities, Web 2.0 technologies and customer care.
I enjoy travelling, cooking, reading and walking my greyhound Dave (although not all at the same time!).
Library & Information Officer
0121 414 3672
Registered General Nurse 1993
Diploma in Computer Studies 2006
NVQ Level 2 & 3 in Library & Information Studies 2009
Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies 2010
I qualified as a nurse in 1993 and worked as an RGN for 10 years. I then decided on a career change, joined HSMC as a library assistant in 2005 and completed Levels 2 and 3 of the NVQ program in Library & Information Studies.
I am now doing a BSc Econ in Library & Information Studies at Aberystwyth University.
Marketing of the Library services, current awareness services, IT, web development, user training, and the supply of information.
I enjoy gardening (I am always ready to discuss slugs!), history, reading, though always talking books, cooking, and of course Mabel my cat and my three hens.
0121 414 3672
I started at the HSMC Library in April 2011. I have worked at the University of Birmingham between 1998 and 2010 in a variety of PA and admin roles, including 8 years at HSMC.