Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell

Senior Information Specialist

Academic Engagement (Library & Digital Support)


I support the following programmes:
Enviromental Building
Digital Art and Technology
Fine Art
Graphic Communication
Media Arts
Three Dimensional Design

This includes support in teaching information literacy skills (Effective searching for and accessing of quality information) and the management of resources, both electronic and print, relating to these subject areas.

I offer support and advice on the use of the Endnote referencing tool and co manage the supporting website.

I am AS team co-coordinator for Teaching and Enhanced learning.

My professional interests include:
Student collaboration projects
The use of technology to enhance teaching and learning,both as an online tool and as a tool within the physical teaching environment
Special collections/ Rare books accessibility and preservation.


BA Hons History and Drama
MSc Library and information science
Postgraduate certificate in academic practice

Professional membership

Chartered Librarian, MCILIP
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Key publications are highlighted

Russell AJ, Moss J, Moody J & Russell K 2012 'From Nelson to Frogs: Creative solutions through student collaboration' ALISS Quarterly 4, (7) 19-21
Conference Papers
Russell AJ & Russell AJ 2010 'To BX or Not to BX' 5th IGeLU annual conference Ghent, Belgium 30/08/2010 01/09/2010
Russell AJ 2009 'Studio Library self learning tool for WEB 2.0' ARLIS: Tradition and Transformation: roles in a changing world Cambridige 08/07/2009 10/07/2009
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