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Sharon Potter

Research Support Librarian

Libraries and Learning Resources


Liaison Librarian with responsibility for the delivery of professional library services to NTU customers to support learning, teaching and research.

Her main set of responsibilities are:

  • academic liaison
  • participation in internal and external quality processes; supporting course development to ensure that the provision of the relevant learning resources meets the requirements of the University's quality agenda and those of external bodies
  • design, delivery and evaluation of information and digital literacy provision
  • to lead cross-NTU Library service development within a designated area of activity – Induction and Student Transition
  • the delivery of face to face and online / offline enquiry services
  • to be a point of reference in relation to copyright legislation and its implementation within the University.

External activity

Sharon is a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (MCLIP) and is on the committee for the CILIP sub-group Academic and Research Libraries Group East Midlands. Sharon also holds the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.


LIGGETT, A., MCGARVEY, V. and POTTER, S., 2012. HEA/JISC Open Educational Resources case study: pedagogical development from OER practice: research ethics OER: can they be 'radically re-purposed and remixed'? York: The Higher Education Academy.

PRICE, S., POTTER, S. and DONALDSON, A., 2010. Developing independent learners. In: Developing Students as Scholars. Proceedings of the Annual Learning and Teaching conference, Nottingham 29 March, 2010. Nottingham: Nottingham Trent University, pp. 32-33.

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