Academic Liaison team
Academic Liaison (Subject Support)
Left to right: Elizabeth Andrews, Vicki Cormie, Colin Bovaird, Hilda McNae.
The Academic Liaison Librarians look after the information needs of academic staff and students, and are happy to give advice on all aspects of Library services. Our role is to act as a point of contact between each of the Schools and the Library, and we support academic searching, book selection, referencing software, and using all the library resources and online material.
|Vicki Cormie||Senior Academic Liaison Librarian|
|Hilda McNae||Senior Academic Liaison Librarian|
|Colin Bovaird||Academic Liaison Officer|
|Elizabeth Andrews||Academic Liaison Officer|
We have created guides for all of the subjects we support. Find your guide.
- Art History
- Computer Science
- Mathematics & Statistics
- Modern Languages
- Physics & Astronomy (inc. Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics)
- Classics (Ancient History, Classical Studies, Greek & Latin)
- Economics & Finance
- English Language Teaching Centre
- Geography & Geosciences (Geography & Sustainable Development, Earth & Environmental Sciences)
- International Relations
- Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies (Film Studies, Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Music)
- Psychology & Neuroscience
How can we help you?
New staff are welcome to contact their Liaison Librarian on their arrival at the University to arrange to have a chat about any aspect of the Library's services. A library guide for University staff is available on the web-pages.
Information Skills Teaching
The Academic Liaison Team (Subject Support) welcome enquiries from members of staff who wish to arrange for students to receive Information Skills Teaching in their subject areas. Sessions can be tailored to suit the needs of individual classes. Students are introduced to the key research databases in their disciplines and are helped to use them effectively. They can be shown how to use alerting services, how to evaluate websites, and how to find information about referencing and referencing styles. Training in the use of referencing software such as EndNote and RefWorks is also available.
Please contact the Academic Liaison Librarians if you wish to book one of these courses for your class.
The Academic Liaison Team (Subject Support) are keen to work with staff to support their research needs, and to provide guidance in the use of specialist information resources. Further help is also available on the Library's Research Support pages.
The team also create guides for each subject and many of the services offered by the Library. Please visit the Subject guides page.
Academic Liaison team (Open Access & Research Publications Support)
Left to right: Janet, Iris, Sue, David, Marjory, Jackie.
The team offers support on how to make your publications open access and how to comply with research funders' open access policies. We also provide support and advice for etheses (deposit and access through Research@StAndrews:FullText). Working with the PURE research information system we ensure the quality of information about research publications in the system. We are happy to help staff and students alike to provide further information or training/discussion sessions.
|Janet Aucock||Head of Cataloguing and Repository Services|
|Jackie Proven||Repository Support Officer Research publications and Open Access|
|David Collins||Library Assistant (Cataloguing) Theses|
|Marjory Farmer||Research Data Librarian (PURE)|
|Iris Papaemmanouil||Research Publications Officer|
|Sue Angus||Research Publications Officer|
How can we help you?
Support for Open Access
We are happy to answer any questions about open access funder requirements and publisher policies, including licencing and copyright, and how to make your publications open access through "green" or "gold" routes.
Read more about open access research, funder mandates and Research@StAndrews:FullText by visiting our Open Access blog.
An introduction to open access is available from our subject guide.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Journal Software (OJS)
We offer support for academic staff and students who are interested in setting up their own online journals.
The repository provides access to etheses and University research outputs. If you would like to add your own work to the repository or have any other requests to make content open access, please let us know.
Support for theses
The team provides support and advice for postgraduates before, during and after theses submission. We arrange for the digitisation of older theses through the British Library EThOS service. Please contact email@example.com for more information or with any enquiries regarding etheses.
Support for PURE (Research Information System)
The team provides support for submitting and updating information about research publications to the system. A key activity is support for the REF (Research Excellence Framework) 2014.
Training and advocacy
We offer training through CAPOD, Gradskills and one-to-one sessions. We can arrange to visit Schools and provide tailored support and current awareness in all of the above areas.