The Team

Jayshree Mamtora

James Cook University

Jayshree is the Scholarly Communications Librarian at James Cook University based in Townsville, Queensland. In this role she responsible for the coordination of library research services to support JCU research staff and Higher Degree Research (HDR) students towards research excellence. Her research interests include bibliometrics, altmetrics, social media, and open access. She has collaborated on a number of research projects including a study of Research Support in Australian Academic Libraries. Jayshree is also the Chair of the IFLA Regional Standing Committee for Asia and Oceania. Jayshree has lived and worked in the UK, the Pacific Islands and Australia.

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Jacinta Byrne

University of New South Wales

Jacinta Byrne is the Reporting Specialist with UNSW Library’s Research Reporting Unit. Jacinta provides training and guidance on bibliometrics tools to colleagues across the University and works to support the Library’s ongoing development of research support services.

Helen Chan

University of Technology Sydney

Photo of Helen ChanHelen is team leader for the Sciences & Technology librarians supporting students, staff and researchers in Engineering & IT, Health and Science. Her team also coordinate research support services delivered by the Information Services department at UTS Library. Key areas of support offered are research data management and bibliometrics.

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Matthias Liffers

Australian Research Data Commons

Matthias is a Research Software Skills Specialist with the Australian Research Data Commons. He works on national programs to develop software skills in researchers and research support staff.

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Kathryn Lindsay

The University of Melbourne

As a Senior Liaison Librarian, Kathryn manages the Science and Engineering Library team at the University of Melbourne and supports the research efforts of the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering and IT. Kathryn previously worked as a Software Engineer and enjoys finding ways to use technology effectively to support researchers.
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Edward Luca

University of Sydney

Edward Luca is a library manager at the University of Sydney Library. He leads a team of librarians who provide teaching and research support to the Faculty of Medicine and Health. He is also a research student at the University of Sydney Business School in the Discipline of Business Information Systems. Edward’s research interests including scholarly publishing, design thinking and academic librarianship.

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Emma Richardson

The University of Auckland

Emma is a Team Leader in the Research Services Team, Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services. The Research Services Team supports and enhances the research activities of postgraduate students and researchers throughout the research lifecycle. She has spent the last six years working in research support within tertiary libraries is passionate about all things supporting research and researchers.

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Caitlin Savage

Deakin University

Caitlin SavageCaitlin Savage is a Research Librarian at Deakin University’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. The Library Research Services team provides personalised support and guidance with literature searching, information and data management, publishing, and research metrics to Deakin’s research community.


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