Imperial College London

Ms Ruth Harrison

Central FacultyLibrary Services

Head of Scholarly Communications Management



+44 (0)20 7594 7245r.e.harrison




Central LibrarySouth Kensington Campus





Ruth Harrison is responsible for the strategic management of the Library education and research support programmes for students and staff across the College campuses. Her team's remit includes the administration and planning of the undergraduate programme, Olivia, as well as developing information literacy and academic skills teaching across the service, leading, advising and piloting new teaching techniques. Within researcher support, she is working on  service development for specific issues such as research data management, open access and scholarly communication.

Ruth has worked at Imperial since 1998, and was based primarily in the Civil Engineering Department Library until becoming Team Leader: Learning Development in 2008, moving to her current role in 2012. She previously worked at the Royal Society of Medicine.



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Harrison REJ, Reshaping academic librarianship in the context of 21st century scholarly communications and information fluency: a case study of the Scholarly Communications Management team at Imperial College London Library Services, New Review of Academic Librarianship, ISSN:1361-4533

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