The Academic Services Team incorporates the following areas: Academic Liaison; Content Development and Discovery; and Scholarly Systems. The overall team is led by Georgina.Dimmock@northampton.ac.uk, Head of Academic Services.
This team is led by Cheryl.Gardner@northampton.ac.uk, Academic Liaison Manager, and liaises with tutors and students to identify key information resources for use within teaching and learning. They also offer literature searching, referencing and search skills support via drop-in sessions, one-to-one tutorials, embedded teaching delivered within programmes and online resources, including the Skills Hub. In addition, they provide training and support to academic staff in the use of the online reading list software, Aspire.
General contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle.Perrott@northampton.ac.uk, Academic Librarian, Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology
Joanne.Farmer@northampton.ac.uk, Academic Librarian, Faculty of Business & Law
Hannah.Woods@northampton.ac.uk , Academic Librarian, Faculty of Education & Humanities (currently on maternity leave)
Carlo.Avilio@northampton.ac.uk, Academic Librarian, Faculty of Education & Humanities (maternity cover)
Gillian.Siddall@northampton.ac.uk, Academic Librarian, Faculty of Health & Society
This area is led by Fiona.Watkins@northampton.ac.uk, Digital Resources Manager. Content Development focusses on the acquisition and licensing of academic information resources, while Discovery focusses on the maintenance of resource metadata and the analysis of usage data.
Led by Mike.Aynsworth@northampton.ac.uk, this team works closely with all of the above teams, and across Library and Learning Services and the University, to maintain, develop and integrate the University’s scholarly systems (NELSON, NECTAR, Aspire Reading Lists and the Library Management System).