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Academic Support Librarians

Academic Support Librarian advising a students


  • We are subject specialists and can provide detailed and expert advice to help you carry out independent research for your assignments, projects and theses. We can help you to:
    • make the best use of the extensive range of Library resources available at Warwick
    • locate material on your reading list
    • search specialist databases to find scholarly information including journal articles and papers
  • Please contact us at any time to arrange a one to one appointment for help with literature searching or for more information about any of our resources
  • We can provide guidance and information on plagiarism and referencing for all students and staff
  • We are also responsible for developing the library collections in our specialist areas – please contact us if there is a book you need for your subject which we don’t have
Students chatting in the Library

Academic Staff

  • Your Academic Support Librarian can work with you to integrate information and research skills within your course. Our successful Student as Researcher initiative encourages students to develop as independent researchers
  • We can also work with you to ensure appropriate resources are in the Library to support your modules. The Talis Aspire Reading List Management System enables resources to be ordered in a timely way and in appropriate numbers.
  • And, of course, we can help you with your own information needs and can provide information and advice on the Library’s extensive resources to support your research

 Careers and Skills 1:1 support

Contact Careers and Skills for help and advice with study skills and academic techniques. They offer one to one appointments for support with a wide range of academic study skills, and writing mentors for specific help with academic writing and assignments.

 Kate Courage

Creative Writing, English & Comparative Studies, French, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Philosophy, Renaissance Studies, Translation

Kate Courage, Academic Support Librarian

Contact Kate:
kate dot courage at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 28151

 Katherine Halliday

Business, Warwick Foundation Studies, Comparative American Studies, History

Katherine Halliday, Academic Support Librarian

Contact Kat:
Kat dot Halliday at Warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 22972

 Chris Bradford

Education, Centre for Applied Linguistics, Centre for Lifelong Learning, Politics and International Studies, Sociology Chris Bradford, Academic Support Librarian Contact Chris:
christine dot bradford at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 24476

 Sam Johnson

Medicine, Life Sciences, Psychology

Samantha Johnson, Academic Support Librarian Contact Sam:
samantha dot a dot johnson at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 22427

 Helen Riley


Helen Riley, Academic Support Librarian
Contact Helen:
helen dot riley at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 72712

 Chris Vernon

Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Maths and Statistics, Warwick Manufacturing Group

Chris Vernon, Academic Support Librarian Contact Chris:
christopher dot vernon at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 24474

 Karen Jackson

Academic Support Manager (Teaching and Learning)

Karen Jackson, Academic Support Manager Contact Karen:
k dot jackson dot 3 at warwick dot ac dot uk
Telephone: 024 765 24475