Francesca Garner

Head of Learning Resources

I am a professionally qualified librarian and have worked in both HE and FE libraries for a total of 18 years. Prior to this I worked for ICI and the Rank Corporation.

I joined Hugh Baird in 2005 as the Learning Resources Manager having previously been the Library Manager at the Welsh College of Horticulture.

I am responsible for the Balliol, Pembroke and HE Learning library Resources Centres in addition to this I also manage the L20 community library. My department liaises with all programme areas relating to the purchase of resources to support teaching and learning. We offer bespoke information skills sessions to all staff and students and engage with all library users to explore new resources.