Ms Sam Brown

Ms Sam Brown

Senior Information Specialist

Academic Engagement (Library & Digital Support)


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.

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 04/04/2017 06/04/2017