Kathryn Ferguson - Team Leader, Collection Services, Information Resources (Acting)

Kathryn Ferguson 

Kathryn Ferguson

Phone: (07) 47815073
Email: kathryn.ferguson1@jcu.edu.au
Location: Ground Floor, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library – Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus


  • Coordinate the acquisition, management and access to information resources for teaching and research purposes.
  • Negotiate the acquisitions and access to electronic resources including selection and evaluation of new resources, coordination of trials and license arrangements.
  • Management of business relationships with vendors and suppliers of services and technologies utilised by the Library and Information Services Directorate.
  • Contribute to analysis and advice for collection development needs.
  • Establish and maintain effective access to electronic resources through appropriate authentication environments.
  • Provide leadership, management and decision making for the Collections Services team.

Other Responsibilities

  • Datasets Coordinator for the Council of Australian University Librarians Electronic Information Resources Consortium (CAUL CEIRC).