Subject Librarian

Ian Clark
Subject Librarian

Interested in communication technology, the digital divide and co-operative models of service provision. A co-founder of the public library advocacy campaign Voices for the Library, the Radical Librarians Collective and Informed, I've also written articles for The Guardian, Open Rights Group, Library Journal and InfoToday EU.

Education

2007-2012

Aberystwyth University
(Distance Learning)

MSc Econ Information and Library Studies

1994-1997

King Alfred's College, Winchester
(Now University of Winchester)

BA Hons English Literature with Associated History

Employment

2014-

University of East London
Subject Librarian - Psychology

Responsible for subject support with the School of Psychology and chair of the library’s social media group.

2010-2014

Canterbury Christ Church University
Library Systems Officer

Responsible for online resources, including subscriptions, access, maintenance and student support. Also chair of the library service’s social media group leading to the introduction of a library Twitter account.

2005-2010

Kent County Council
Customer Services Officer

Responsible for day-to-day management of public library services, including staff training, line management responsibilities and stock management across a number of libraries across the county.

2001-2005

Boots the Chemists
Team Manager

Responsible for staff training, customer services, performance management and sales.