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Department of Library and Learning Services

The Department of Library and Learning Services is at the heart of the academic journey for all University of Suffolk staff, students and researchers.  We work in conjunction with course teams and other professional services colleagues across the institution to ensure your time at Suffolk is as successful as possible.

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Academic Skills and Resources

Each course has a dedicated Librarian and Academic Skills Adviser to help you in your studies.

You can access the support through workshops, booked appointments or a growing range of online tutorials and guides

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Digital Learning

The team support the institution in growing as part of a digital society, to make sure that digital is ubiquitous to the academic journey. 

User Engagement


The user engagement team consist of friendly and approachable staff, dedicated to helping our customers access, use and navigate their way around our library and resources

Research Support


In order to support the personal effectiveness and professional development of our emergent research community the department offers a number of support mechanisms.

Our People


Meet the people that make the Department of Learning Services the heart of the academic journey for the students at Suffolk.

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Our People

As the Head of Library and Learning Services, it is my responsibility to ensure that the services my team of Librarians, Academic Skills Advisors and Digital Learning Specialists directly respond to, support and enhance the learning, teaching and research opportunities offered a...

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, an Associate Member of the Association of Learning Technology having recently submitted my portfolio for full Certified Membership, a member of Heads of eLearning Forum (HeLF) and I am also a Steering Group member of the University'...

David’s role jointly leading the Digital Learning Team within the Department of Learning Services focuses on engaging both staff and students with their Digital Learning needs.  David’s main role is to make sure the platforms and environments for learning teaching and assessmen...