I am a Subject Librarian at Swansea University providing library support for the College of Human and Health Sciences (CHHS), Swansea University Medical School and College of Science. I provide support and training to staff and students on a wide variety of subjects including effective use of online databases, finding and using data and statistics, social media and managing your online presence and referencing skills. I am a chartered Librarian and member of the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP), Health Libraries Group (HLG) and the Information Literacy Group (ILG). My main professional interests are library marketing and use of social media in libraries, I was awarded a 2013 SURF Certificate of Merit for 'outstanding contribution to Swansea University's research community', shortlisted for Welsh Librarian of the year 2016, gained HEA Fellowship in 2016 and was shortlisted for the CHHS Outstanding contribution to improving the student experience award in 2017.

Areas of Expertise

  • Literature searching
  • E-Learning
  • Research skills training
  • Social Media
  • APA referencing
  • Cataloguing
  • Reading list management
  • Collection Management

Publications

  1. (2016). Bite-sized learning at Swansea University. Presented at TeachMeet Bristol, Bristol:
  2. & (2015). A new way to learn? Bite-sized online training at Swansea University. Presented at CILIP Wales,
  3. & A new way to learn? Bite-sized Twitter training at Swansea University. ALISS Quarterly 10(4), 21-24.
  4. & Survey of digestive health across Europe: Final report. Part 2: The economic impact and burden of digestive disorders. United European Gastroenterology Journal 2(6), 544-546.
  5. Continuing professional development (CPD) on a budget. Impact: the journal of the Career Development Group Summer

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