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Ian Snowley

University of Lincoln
Dean of Student Learning Development and University Librarian
Lincoln, United Kingdom
I joined the University of Lincoln, as University Librarian in September 2009, before that he was Head of Higher Education at the British Library.
My professional career began in Public Libraries followed by posts in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Department of Health. After this I worked at the Royal Society of Medicine as Director of Information Services. In 2006 I joined the University of London Research Library Services as Director, Academic Services.
I was President of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) in 2007.
My professional interests are in academic library and information services strategic management, managing change, project management and planning services.
The University of Lincoln is focused on providing a high quality student experience build on ‘student as producer’ and high levels of student engagement with the University. The Library has played a leading role in engaging with and involving students in the development of services, and this has been reflected in strong National Student Survey (NSS) scores over a number of years. The Library takes the lead on student transition and learning development and has responsibility for archives policy for the University.