Alan Cockerill - Manager, Collections & Discovery

Alan is adopted by a restaurant cat in Pedoulas, Cyprus.

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Phone: +61 7 4232 1737
Location: Ground floor Library Building B1 - Cairns, Nguma-bada campus


  • Manager of the Collections and Discovery Team comprised of the Collection Development and Discovery and Metadata teams
  • Has responsibility for expenditure of the Library Material budget and to ensure transparency, accountability and efficient procurement of all information resources for the library
  • Member of the Library Leadership Team contributing to overall Library culture, planning and management endeavours
  • Leads the planning, implementation and evaluation of library-wide technology projects and initiatives
  • Identifies and communicates key information and communication technology opportunities and emerging issues
  • Ensures that the Library operates in a sophisticated and robust ICT environment
  • Liaison with the University’s Technology Solutions Directorate on application and infrastructure  management and development

Technical Roles

  • Library Web Site Administrator (Squiz)
  • LSP Administrator (Alma)
  • Discovery Layer Administrator (Primo VE)
  • LibApps Administrator
    • LibAnswers Administrator
    • LibCal Administrator
    • LibStaffer Novice
    • LibWizard Apprentice
    • LibGuides Administrator
  • Intranet Coordinator (Confluence)
  • Pressbooks Admin
  • LinkedIn Learning Administrator
  • Electronic Reserve Administrator (Talis Aspire)
  • EZproxy Administrator
  • Browzine Contact
  • Mendeley Site Contact
  • Heritage Document Management System Administrator
  • QULOC-ICT Representative