Ms Sam Brown

Ms Sam Brown

Senior Information Specialist

Library & Digital Support (Library and Educational Development)


BSc Sociology (Portsmouth)
Msc Information and Library Studies (Loughborough)
PGCAP Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Plymouth, 2017)

Professional membership

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals - CILIP chartered member 2000

Fellow of the Higher Education Authority - 2017

Roles on external bodies

South West Engineering Librarians Subject Group (SWELS) - Committee Member

Academic and Research Library Group (ARLG) - Committee Member

Teaching interests

  • Information Literacy
  • Critical Evaluation of Sources
  • Referencing
  • Talis Aspire Electronic Reading lists

Research interests

Digital literacy and information literacy skills amongst HE students.

Key publications

Conference Papers
Brown SJ 2017 'And the winner is…: does competitive team-based activity enhance learning for undergraduate students in IL classroom environments?' Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference Swansea 4-/-0/20174-/-0/2017
Other Publications
Brown S & brown S test.