Our Subject Liaison Librarians and Site Library Teams each provide specialist support to staff and students within UCL faculties and departments. Here we provide an overview of this support, and how to contact us.
Subject Liaison Librarians and Site Library teams provide a variety of support to faculties and departments. We:
We welcome your questions and feedback at any time. Please contact us about any of the key areas outlined below in particular:
We provide an overview of support for new academic staff and researchers on our website. We invite you to get in touch with your Subject Liaison Librarian or Site Library Team to discuss how we can support your research and teaching.
We will help you identify library resources currently available to support a new programme or module, and advise whether significant investment in new resources would be needed. We will also advise on where library skills training could be embedded in new programmes or modules. Contact us prior to submitting new programme or module proposals.
Invite us to deliver a tailored library induction to new students, providing subject-specific and local library information to complement our online library induction materials, and an opportunity for students to meet and connect with their Subject Liaison Librarian or Site Library team.
We arrange training and support on how to use our reading list system, ReadingLists@UCL, and support requests for new readings for your modules. More information about reading lists and our process for ordering new course readings is available on our website.
We provide course embedded library skills training for your students in areas such as literature searching, referencing and reference management. Find out more about Library skills support for academic programmes.
Contact us to learn more about the resource collections that support research and teaching in your subject area and to request new resources. Our online subject guides are a good starting point for a general overview, highlighting key library resources, contacts and skills for specific subject areas.
Invite us to Student Staff Consultative Committees, and Library or Teaching Committees. We provide general updates on library resources and services, or on specific topics of your choice, and take questions and feedback from students and staff.
There are many teams working to support different aspects of research, teaching and learning support. Where we feel that you are best supported by another team, we will refer you appropriately.