Library Leadership Team

  • Chris Banks

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    Chris Banks Director of Library Services

    +44 (0)20 7594 8881

    Responsibilities

    • Developing, directing and leading Library Services strategy, policies and planning whilst ensuring alignment with the College’s strategy
  • Katherine Rose

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    Katherine Rose Head of Content and Discovery

    +44 (0)20 7594 1154

    Responsibilities

    • Managing the Subscriptions, Acquisitions, Document Delivery and Library Systems sections
    • Leading the strategic development of Library collections and systems
    • Aligning resource procurement with the wider scholarly communications landscape
  • Nova Larch

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    Nova Larch Head of Library Administration and Operations

    +44 (0)20 7594 8812

    Responsibilities

    • Staff resources
    • Departmental finance
    • Coordinating the work of the Library Attendants
    • Ensuring that all library facilities are fit for purpose
  • Michela Wilkins

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    Michela Wilkins Head of Library Liaison (BENS - Business, Engineering and Natural Sciences)

    +44 (0)20 7594 8613

    Responsibilities

    Manages the Business Engineering and Natural Sciences team who:

    • Plan and deliver training in line with the new curriculum
    • Act as one of the primary contacts between Library and academic departments
    • Provide end user support for Leganto Reading lists
    • Provide Library services at Silwood Park and White City
  • Catherine Williams

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    Catherine Williams Head of User Services

    +44 (0)20 7594 8815

    Responsibilities

    Strategic lead for user services including:

    • membership and access policies
    • communications and marketing
    • user experience (UX)
    • developing space and user-focused services at Central Library

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    Departmental Disability Officer (DDO)

  • Ruth Harrison

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    Ruth Harrison Head of Scholarly Communications Management

    +44 (0)20 7594 7245

    Responsibilities

    • Management of education and research support programmes
    • Overseeing information literacy and academic skills teaching, including working on the Curriculum Review
    • Working on service development for responsible metrics, research data management, open access and scholarly communication
  • Simon Hall

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    Simon Hall Head of Library Liaison (Medicine and NHS)

    +44 (0)20 7594 8842

    Responsibilities

    Overseeing the liaison teams for Medicine, including:

    • Overseeing the relationship with the Faculty of Medicine
    • Supporting research, teaching and learning in the Faculty
    • Providing library services for partner NHS trusts
    • Managing the libraries at medical campuses

    Chairing the Collection Development Operations Group

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