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Academic Liaison Librarians

Academic Liaison teamYour Academic Liaison Librarian is your main point of contact with the Library - there is one for every subject offered at Reading. They can help you make effective use of the huge range of resources the Library has to offer in support of your studies by:

  • showing you how to use information resources effectively - your librarian can offer training sessions for your School/Department and online Library guides for your subject
  • show you how to save time by making the most of all Library services
  • give you individual help with research - your librarian can offer in depth help in finding information, including identifying the most relevant e-resources for you to use

Staff - find out what can your Academic Liaison Librarian do for you 

Make an appointment

For more in-depth support from your Academic Liaison Librarian please make an appointment via their contact page linked below.


Academic Liaison librarian

Agriculture, Policy and Development Tim Chapman
Archaeology Charlie Carpenter
Architecture Sally Smith
Art Natalie Guest
Biological Sciences Tim Chapman
Biomedical Sciences Tim Chapman
Built Environment Sally Smith
Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
Chemistry Jackie Skinner
Classics Charlie Carpenter
Clinical Language Sciences Sally Smith
Computer Science Rachel Redrup
Construction Management and Engineering Sally Smith
Economics Gordon Connell
Education Rachel Redrup & Charlotte Dormer
English Language and Applied Linguistics Kim Coles
English Literature Kim Coles
Film, Theatre and Television Natalie Guest
Food and Nutritional Sciences Jackie Skinner
French Studies Kim Coles
Geography and Environmental Science Charlie Carpenter
German Studies Kim Coles
Graduate Centre for Medieval Studies Charlie Carpenter
Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics Tim Chapman
Henley Business School Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
History Charlie Carpenter
ICMA Centre Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
International Business and Strategy Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
International Study and Language Institute Kim Coles
Italian Studies Kim Coles
Languages and Cultures Kim Coles
Law Gordon Connell
Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
Management and Accounting Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
Marketing and Reputation Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
Mathematics and Statistics Rachel Redrup
Meteorology Rachel Redrup
Museum Studies Charlie Carpenter
Pharmacology Jackie Skinner
Pharmacy Jackie Skinner
Philosophy Charlie Carpenter
Physician Associates Jackie Skinner
Politics and International Relations Gordon Connell
Psychology Sally Smith
Real Estate and Planning Karen Drury & Ruth Ng
SAGES (School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences) Charlie Carpenter
Spanish and Latin American Studies Kim Coles
Typography & Graphic Communication Natalie Guest
Drop in to ask a librarian

Do you have a quick query on finding information for an assignment, referencing or using EndNote/Mendeley to manage your references? Then come along to the drop-in where one of our friendly Academic Liaison Librarians will be waiting to answer your question.

  • When? Mon - Fri, 13:00 - 14:00 in term-time
  • Where? Study Advice and Maths Support Desk on the Ground Floor of the Library. .