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Contact Us: Academic Support and Liaison Librarians

Academic Support and Liaison Librarians

Each School has a Librarian, who will be happy to answer any questions you might have about how Information Services can help with your studies, research or teaching.  

Your Academic Support and Liaison Librarian:

  • Helps with all aspects of information gathering and advice on locating, accessing or searching resources, or choosing databases  
  • Helps with off-campus access
  • Makes sure the Library's stock and services support teaching, study and research through liaison with Schools
  • Identifies and orders new resources
  • Advises staff on resources and services to support teaching
  • Advises on adding library materials to Vision courses

Please get in contact if you have any questions.

Developing your Skills

You can contact your Academic Support and Liaison Librarian for one-to-one help/training via telephone, Skype or webinar.

Skills that they can provide guidance with include:

  • Citing and referencing
  • Evaluating information
  • Finding information
  • Literature searching
  • Reference management/EndNote

If you are based at the Dubai or Malaysia Campus or are studying at and Approved Learning Partner, please contact your local library.

Help at your local campus

Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society (EGIS except ICIT)

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Sarah Kelly
Schedule Appointment
I am currently working from home and can be reached by email. Online appointments are also available and Heriot-Watt staff and students can contact me on Microsoft Teams.
Subjects: Acoustics and Noise Control, Advanced Structural Engineering, Affordability, Housing Markets and Private Renting, Applied Geoscience, Applied Petroleum Geoscience, Architectural Engineering, Biological Sciences, Building Services Engineering, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Carbonate Reservoirs, Centre for Enhanced Oil Recovery and CO2 Solutions, Centre for Marine Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Climate Change: Managing the Marine Environment, Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, Commercial Property Markets, Comparative Housing and Urban Research, Construction Management and Innovation, Construction Management and Surveying, Construction Project Management, Eco-housing, EGIS, Estuary and Coastal Geosciences, Flow Assurance and Scale Team (FAST), Geography, Society and Environment, Geomaterials, Global Environmental Change and Policy, Global Sustainability Engineering, Health and Wellbeing in the Built Environment, Housing Design, Development and Regeneration, Housing Policy, Housing Management and Governance, Hydrates and PVT, Institute for Infrastructure & Environment, Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Equalities Research (I-SPHERE), Institute for Sustainable Building Design (ISBD), Institute of Geoenergy Engineering, Institute of Life and Earth Sciences (ILES), International Marine Science, Marine Resource Management and Policy, Marine, Environment & Climate Change, Mature Field Management, Neighbourhoods and Deprivation, Oilfield Chemistry, Petroleum Engineering, Pore-Scale Modelling, Poverty, Homelessness and Social Justice, Production Engineering and Technology, Real Estate, Reservoir Evaluation and Management, Reservoir Geophysics, Spatial Planning and Real Estate Development, Structural Engineering, Subsurface Energy Systems, Sustainability and Carbon Management, Sustainable Materials, Sustainable Transport, Uncertainty Quantification, Urban Design and Planning, Urban Energy, Urban Studies and Design, Water Conservation and Drainage

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS and ICIT)

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Kirsty Thomson
Schedule Appointment
Help at your own campus

School of Social Sciences - SoSS (LINCS)

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Astrid Faragher
Schedule online
Edinburgh Campus Library

+44 (0)131 451 3383

School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences (MACS)

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Rachel Whittington
Schedule Appointment
Edinburgh Campus Library
+44 (0)131 451 3215

School of Social Sciences - SoSS (not LINCS)

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Marion Kennedy
I am currently working from home and can be reached by email. Heriot-Watt staff and students can also contact me on Microsoft Teams. Online appointments available