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Director Library and Information Services

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Helen Hooper
BAppSc Lib & Inf Std (Curtin)
Phone: +61 7 4781 4472
Location: Top floor, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library - Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus


The Director, Library and Information Services, is responsible for:

  • strategic leadership, vision and management of library collections, services, staff, facilities and technologies

  • ensuring the delivery of innovative, high quality, client-focused library services, collections, and facilities to support and enhance the University's learning, teaching, research and engagement priorities

  • overseeing business improvements and change management within the libraries

  • operational performance of the  Library and Information Services Directorate including physical and virtual infrastructure, financial and human resources

  • leading and contributing to the student experience

  • leadership for scholarly information management and communication

  • leading and contributing to the selection, implementation and development of complex information and communication technologies

  • legislative and regulatory compliance including serving as the Copyright Officer for the University