Key contacts

Lancaster University Library provides a range of services and support for teaching staff. 

Find the key contacts for the following areas of support:

Academic Services 

Academic Services includes both Faculty Librarians and Learning Developers. 

Faculty Librarians offer subject-specific guidance on making the most of the resources of the University’s Library. They can meet with students and staff on a one-to-one basis as well as provide support by phone, email and Skype. See their individual contact details on the faculty Academic Services pages, or contact the whole team at

Academic skills development in each faculty is provided by Learning Developers. This includes support for academic writing, maths, effective study practices and revision. They offer individual support through drop-in sessions or by appointment, as well as through mentoring schemes and taught courses.

Research Data Management and PURE

Hardy Schwamm

Research and Scholarly Communications Manager

See our Research Data Management and PURE pages for more information.

Research Bites

Research Bites are short, informal sessions aimed at the research community at Lancaster University, which includes postgraduates, research students and staff. The aim is to deliver useful information, start discussions and answer questions for the benefit of anyone conducting research at Lancaster University.

Research Bites has been initiated by the Library, and our colleagues across the University are involved in suggesting topics and delivering sessions. For more information see our Research Bites blog, or for upcoming sessions see our Events Calendar page. 

Resource Lists

For help and support with the Library's Resource Lists system please contact

We can provide assistance on Resource Lists by phone or email. If you are new to Resource Lists we are happy to visit you at your department to get you started on the system. 

Open Access

Our Open Access pages give an overview of publishing Open Access research at Lancaster. For further information/support on Open Access please email 


EndNote is the officially supported Reference Management tool at Lancaster. Please see our EndNote support pages for help, FAQs, connection files and more.