Skills

Key Areas

  • Facilitating education, learning, teaching and research
  • Academic Publishing
  • Research Support
  • Teaching and training in the workplace
  • Open Access
  • Scholarly Communications
  • Research Repositories
  • Subscriptions and E-resources
  • Acquisitions
  • Research

Library Specific

  • Research Repositories and Current Research Information Systems –CRISs ( E-prints and Pure)
  • Library Management systems (LMS)
    (Alma, Sierra, Horizon, V-Smart, and Liberty)
  • Reading Lists
    (Talis and in-house software)
  • Information Retrieval Platforms (EBSCO, Ovid, ProQuest, Scopus, Web of Science, Dimensions, JSTOR, LexisNexis, Mintel, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, Cochrane Library, CrossRef, Directory of Open Access Journals, MEDLINE, Mendeley, ERIC, IEEE Xplore, IngentaConnect, Project MUSE, PubMed, WestLaw, WorldCat)

Publishing Specific

  • Scholarly Databases (Dimension, SCOPUS, Web of Science)
  • Customer Relationship Management Systems (Microsoft CRM)
  • Product Management Systems
  • Manuscript and peer review software (ScholarOne)
  • Title Management Software (BooksoniX)
  • Electronic Content Management Systems (ECMS)
  • Electronic agreements software (Docusign)
  • Legisway Essentials (Effacts) Legal Management Software
  • Production Tracking System (TrackIt)
  • Operating System (Drupal)
  • Brand Templating Platform (Lucid Press)

Programs and Technology

  • Microsoft Office : 365, Teams, Outlook, Sharepoint, Planner, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Access
  • OpenRefine
  • Agresso (Finance and Student Records)
  • Piktochart
  • Trello
  • Asana
  • Moodle
  • Mindview
  • Photoshop Elements 6
  • WordPress
  • Google Drive (all features including Google Forms and Google Sites)
  • Online meeting software (e.g.Teams, Zoom, Google Hangouts, etc.)
  • Skype for Business
  • Topdesk (Enquiry management system – EMS)
  • Request Tracker (Enquiry management system – EMS)

Specialist

  • LexisNexis Basic Online Research Certification
  • Westlaw UK Basic Certification
  • Literature Searching Programme – NHS
  • Transcription and captioning
  • Educational learning in museums and galleries
  • Introduction to Mendeley
  • Introduction to Palaeography

Archival

  • Experience cleaning glass negatives, maps, and photographs
  • Digitisation
  • Basic Conservation
  • Archive management software (CALM)
  • Creating custom sized melinex sleeves
  • Creating custom sized archival boxes

Projects

  • Digital Literacy Project
  • Embedding LinkedIn Learning
  • Implementing a new repository: From Eprints to Pure
  • Commuter Student Report
  • Olympic themed Key Stage 2 Activity

Honours, Awards and Nominations

  • Changemaker Nomination – Publishing
  • University Recognition Scheme – £250 reward for significant contribution to a project
  • Customer Service Nomination – FE & HE College

Education

  • PGDip Librarianship – University of Sheffield
  • BA(Hons) History of Art – University of Leeds

Courses

  • Research Data Management – RDMLA
  • Introduction to User Experiences and Processes – UX – FutureLearn
  • Literature Searching Programme – NHS
  • Project Management Principles, Practices and Systems – FutureLearn
  • Copywriting – Marketability Inc.
  • Cultivating Cultural Competence and Inclusion – LinkedIn
  • Inclusive Leadership – LinkedIn
  • Leading Inclusive Teams – LinkedIn
  • Data Visualisations – Best Practice – LinkedIn
  • Code Academy – SQL
  • Code Academy – Code Foundations
  • Antiquities trafficking ad art crime – FutureLearn
  • Architectural Imagination – Harvard University MOOC
  • Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum – FutureLearn
  • Protecting Information – Employer
  • Protecting Research Data – Employer
  • Data Protection – Employer
  • GDPR – Employer
  • Equality and Diversity Essentials – Employer
  • Mental Health Awareness – Employer
  • Dealing with Difficult People – Council

Organisations

  • Association for Research leadership, Management and Administration (ARMA): Jul 2017 – Aug 2018
  • Association of University Administrators (AUA): Dec 2015 – Sep 2016

Publications