Imperial College London

Mr Michael Gainsford

Central FacultyLibrary Services

Library Manager and Liaison Librarian



+44 (0)20 7594 3691m.gainsford Website




LibraryMedical SchoolSt Mary's Campus





Michael manages the St Mary's Campus Library and provides support for Imperial College London staff & students and NHS users. This includes maintaining the book collection and providing training sessions on the use of a wide range of Library resources such as e-journals, databases and reference management software.

You can contact Michael about:

  • Booking an appointment for training or advice on what Library resources are available to support you in your work, and how to use them
  • Information skills such as database searching, keeping up to date with the latest literature, and using Refworks and Endnote
  • Enquiries related to Library facilities at St Mary's Library
  • Feedback about the Library services
  • Book suggestions for the collection