The Team

Jayshree Mamtora

Charles Darwin University

Jayshree Mamtora is the Research Services Coordinator at Charles Darwin University Library based in Darwin, NT. Her research interests include bibliometrics, altmetrics, social media and open access. She is currently collaborating on a research project on Research Support in Australian Academic Libraries.

Jayshree is also the ALIA NT Manager, and Chair of the IFLA Regional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania. Jayshree has lived and worked in the UK, the Pacific Islands and Australia.

Jennifer Warburton

University of Melbourne

Jennifer Warburton is the Manager, Research Publications and Partnerships (Research and Collections) at the University of Melbourne. She has coordinated a variety of research support services and projects. One of her current activities is to facilitate partnerships between data management experts, graduate research programs, and liaison librarians to develop research data management capability, and to lead the development of the University’s new Managing Data @Melbourne online training program. She has coordinated HDR research training programs, the 23 Research Things @ Melbourne blog, the annual Researcher@Library Week, and the UoM Library’s research impact advisory service. Jennifer was the recipient of a Universitas 21 Scholarship in 2015 to investigate research support service provision at academic libraries in the UK, Ireland and Singapore.

Robyn Drummond

University of New South Wales

Robyn Drummond is the Director of Information Services at UNSW Library. Her portfolio includes Client Services, Collection Development, Academic Services and Research Reporting. She has been involved in the development of services to support UNSW researchers for over ten years and during that time, has provided advice to other libraries about the development of their research service offerings.

Julia Philips

Defence Science and Technology Group

Julia Philips is Deputy Director Research Information Outreach at Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). The Research Information Outreach team of Research Librarians are partners in research across DSTG, providing specialist knowedge and supporting research information management and ICT throughout the research lifecycle. She was previously at the Bureau of Meteorology, UNSW Australia, and NSLHD Libraries.

Susan Robbins

Western Sydney University

Susan Robbins is the Coordinator of Research Services at Western Sydney University Library. She coordinates research services and resources across the University such as  ResearchDirect, the University’s institutional repository, data management, open access and researcher identity management.

Stephanie Bradbury

Queensland University of Technology

Stephanie Bradbury is Research Support Manager at QUT Library.  She manages the Research Support Team that provides a range of services to QUT’s research community including: the university copyright advisory service, researcher skills training; Advanced Information Research Skills IFN001; citation analysis reporting, QUT ePrints-the publication repository, scholarly publishing, Research Data Finder-the research data repository and advice on managing research data.

Linlin Zhao

Deakin University

Linlin Zhao is a Research Librarian at Deakin University Library and a PhD candidate at Faculty of IT, Monash University. Her research topic is Digital literacy and library doctoral research support: A design-based research approach. As a Research Librarian, Linlin liaises with and provides customised research support to the University’s researchers and research students in literature searching, bibliography management, publishing strategies, bibliometrics, data curation, copyright and licensing. Prior to this, Linlin has over ten years teaching experience in a range of educational settings.

Matthias Liffers

Curtin University

Matthias is Coordinator, Research Services at Curtin University Library. His primary responsibility is to deliver training, support and strategic guidance for research data management. He has an increasing focus on digital scholarship, working with the Curtin Institute for Computation to build computing skills in researchers through initiatives like Software Carpentry and ResBaz. You can find him on Twitter as @mpfl.