Claire Ovaska – Senior Liaison Librarian

Claire Ovaska
BA (UQ), GradDipAppSc(Lib&InfoMgt) (CSU), GCertEd(Academic Practice) (JCU)

Phone: (07) 4781 4216
Location: Ground Floor, Eddie Koiki Mabo Library - Townsville


The Senior Liaison Librarian acts as a focus for contact and enquiries for the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies. Particular responsibilities include:

  • The development, delivery and assessment of library liaison services that contribute to the University’s learning, teaching and research.
  • Coordination of a proactive cross-campus team of librarians and partners with other professional and academic staff to integrate and embed digital and information literacies into the curricula to enhance student learning.
  • Providing specialist consultation services for discipline based scholarly information and communications to researchers and scholars including the development of research profiles.


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Other responsibilities


  • College of Science and Engineering Learning and Teaching Committee
  • College of Arts, Society and Education Curriculum Management Committee
  • College of Arts, Society and Education Research Committee