UHD Knowledge and Library Service team are on hand for any questions you might have. Look at our topic pages with up to date information on you subject area, request articles, books, bulletins and evidence searches, book onto training sessions and access all of our online resources.
Meet Our Team
I have a professional interest in Artificial Intelligence and related technologies in Libraries, and I am an IFLA Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group Committee Member.
I enjoy drumming, craft beer and supporting Weymouth FC.
I am also one of the leads for the Library Management System for the region.
I enjoy helping on Brownsea Island, baking and walking, I dislike coriander and tea.
I like cheese, pizza and wine, running (because of all the cheese, pizza and wine!), cows and holidays. I dislike tea, coffee and bad manners.
I like running, wildlife, and ice hockey. I dislike dogs, cats and cardigans.
I like holidays, music, food and spending time with family. I dislike frogs and being under water.
I have wide-ranging experience of library and information work, mainly in higher education and the commercial sector. My current role involves conducting detailed literature searches, training library users, stock development, promoting library use, and working with the rest of the team to ensure the smooth running of UHD's libraries.
Lily McLeanLibrary Technician Apprentice
I am the first point of call at Bournemouth library. I help staff with general requests and enquiries. I inform staff on what services we offer and how we can help with research and learning. I am currently doing my apprenticeship in Library, Information & Archive Services with the hopes to progress onto further education to become a librarian. My background is Equine management and Seamstress. I love to sew, read fantasy and I have a Sphynx cat.
Reuben SmithLibrary Technician Apprentice
I help provide support to the Poole Library team by covering reception, helping people with queries or requests, and assisting with any administration the team needs doing. I am also doing an apprenticeship in Library, Information & Archives Services. I like mango bubble tea, Tamagotchis, and spreadsheets. I dislike spiders and hot weather.