General enquiries

Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8000 | Internal 88000

For communication and promotion enquiries, please contact the Student Engagement Team:



Key service enquiries

Electronic resources advice


Inter-library loans advice


Library Support (for dyslexic and disabled users)

Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8502 | Internal 88502

Open access publishing advice


Research data advice



Subject librarians

Your subject librarian can help with subject-related enquiries and advise about library resources in your subject area.


Library teams

The library teams are organised into four groups headed by the Director of Library Services.

  • Ed Fay
    Director of Library Services and University Librarian

    Personal Assistant to Ed Fay:
    Kirstie Billing

Enquiries for the Library Senior Management Team and central planning activities based at Augustine’s Courtyard:

Tel: +44 (0)117 42 82833 | Internal 82833

Organisational chart for Library Services showing team units and key contacts (Office document, 51kB)

Content Team

This team is responsible for the Library's acquisitions, cataloguing and collection management, digital library and core administrative and planning activity.

  • Lin Amber 
    Acting Associate Director (Content)

Research Services Team

This team is responsible for the Library's Research Services, these include Open Access, Research Engagement, Research Data Service and Special Collections.

  • Debra Hiom
    Associate Director (Research & Scholarly Communication)
  • Suzy Cheeke
    Associate Director (Research & Scholarly Communication)
  • Jo Elsworth
    Associate Director (Culture and Collections)

Students and Learning Team

This team is responsible for all of the Library's front-line customer services, student engagement, communications and marketing, collection development, information literacy and academic liaison activities with schools and faculties.

  • Sarah Newbold
    Associate Director (Students and Learning) and Acting Deputy Director of Library Services 
  • Naomi Nile
    Faculty Librarian (Arts, Social Sciences and Law)
  • James Webley
    Faculty Librarian (Science, Engineering and Medical Faculties)

Planning and Resources 

  • Lin Amber
    Acting Associate Director (Content)
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