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EGIS (Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society): Contact


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 Canvas courses
  • Delivers classes on literature searching, citing and referencing and EndNote reference management software
    • as part of EGIS taught programmes
    • as part of other organised programmes e.g. Skills Hub, Kick Start Your Dissertation, Get Ready For Success

Please get in contact if you have any questions, or would like to arrange a class for your course/class.

Developing your skills

You can contact your Academic Support and Liaison Librarian for one-to-one help/training in-person or via Teams.

Skills that we can provide guidance with include:

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

You can also contact the Learning Advisers Team for one-to-one help/training in person or via Teams.

Skills that they can provide guidance with include:

  • Academic writing (including essays, reports and academic poster design)
  • Exams and revision strategies
  • Presentation skills
  • Study strategies
  • Teamwork
  • Time management

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


Student Help

You don't have the resources I need...

How we get an item for you will depend on whether:

  • it is a course-reading list item, or for personal research (a non-reading list item)
  • you are an on-campus or distance-learning student

To ensure we can process your request as quickly as possible, see the various options here.

Researcher Help

Information Services provides training, specialist services and resources to support postgraduate researchers and research staff throughout their careers, helping you to find and manage information and to disseminate and publish research findings.

IS also maintains and manages HWU staff publications in the Pure current research information system, provides the Doctoral students' theses repository (ROS), and provides advice on Open Access, Research Data Management and measuring impact/citation analysis.

Further information on any of these areas, please see our Research Support pages.

Staff Help

Making Library content available in Canvas

If you are a member of staff who wants to direct students to particular books/book chapter/articles/other library resources, please see the Guide below or get in contact with any specific questions.

For other aspects of IS help, please see:

Skills Hub Live Classes

Note: these run in addition to timetabled classes within the School.  Check your own timetable to see if there is a class arranged specifically for your course.  Also check Canvas for learning materials, or get in touch for course specific materials.

Academic Support and Liaison Librarian (Edinburgh Campus and Distance Learners)

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Sarah Kelly
Schedule An Appointment
If you wish to discuss: finding information, literature/systematic searching, citing and referencing, EndNote, or any other Library resource/service, please 'Email Me' or 'Schedule an Appointment' using the buttons above.

I am based at the Edinburgh Campus.
You can choose an 'In Person (Edinburgh Campus Library)' or an 'Online (Teams)' appointment.

If you can't find a suitable appointment time, please email me.

Help at your local campus