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Colin Theakston

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Colin Theakston
Library and Collections | Durham University | Bill Bryson Library | Stockton Road | Durham | DH1 3LY
+44(0)191 334 2970
I am the the Faculty Librarian for Sciences at Durham University. I am responsible for the following subject areas - the Department of Biosciences, the Department of Chemistry, the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Earth Sciences, the Department of Engineering, the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the Department of Physics and the Department of Psychology.

I aim to provide user-focused support and advice for all of these departments via research skills training, library collection management and service promotion.

I am currently also also the Copyright Officer within the Library and can help and advise users on the following copyright licences:

The CLA Licence, the NLA Educational Licence, the Ordnance Survey Educational Copyright Licence, the ERA Educational Recording Licence, the Open University Licensed Off-air Recording Scheme.

I worked for many years as an Academic Liaison Librarian at Durham University and before that was the Business Librarian at DUBS. I also held information management posts within the Law Practice Library, Northumbria University and the Main Library, University of Bristol. I also have previous experience working as a teacher and many years instructing outdoor pursuits.

I have written articles on information management in various academic settings and sit on the editorial board of The International Journal of Information Management.

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