Ms Amanda Russell

Ms Amanda Russell

Senior Information Specialist

Library & Digital Support (Library and Educational Development)


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 A 2019 'How many (media) arts students does it take to change information literacy' ARLIS 50th Anniversary Conference University of Glasgow 15-17 July 2019 University of Glasgow 1-/-0/1900 1-/-0/1900
Russell AJ 2010 'To BX or Not to BX' 5th IGeLU annual conference Ghent, Belgium 8-/-0/2010 9-/-0/2010
Russell AJ 2009 'Studio Library self learning tool for WEB 2.0' ARLIS: Tradition and Transformation: roles in a changing world Cambridige 7-/-0/2009 7-/-0/2009