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  • The University of Western Australia (M209), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
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Personal profile


Alissa is the Library Manager for Library Experience at The University of Western Australia. As a member of the University Library’s leadership team, Alissa is responsible for six unique library spaces receiving over 2 million visitors annually, as well as the delivery of library and student IT support services in the UWA libraries. Her particular interests include the development of strategies to increase client satisfaction through innovation, engagement, quality assessment and continuous improvement.

Alissa's past experience encompasses law librarianship in top tier law firms, a period at The British Library, and senior roles inside and outside of libraries at two of Australia’s research intensive “Group of Eight” universities, The University of Western Australia and The University of Melbourne.

Alissa's interests in engagement, quality and innovation in academic libraries have led to national and international conference presentations, papers and articles.

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student Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences
librarian Social Sciences
planning Social Sciences
Teaching Social Sciences
quality management Social Sciences
community Social Sciences
New Zealand Social Sciences

Research Output 2001 2017

  • 4 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 2 Conference paper
  • 2 Conference presentation/ephemera
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Article
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing 'Goodness': A Review of Quality Frameworks for Australian Academic Libraries

Sputore, A. & Fitzgibbons, M., 11 Jul 2017, In : Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association. p. 207-230 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

quality management

The Library as “Student Heaven”: Re-Designing Library Spaces to Enrich the Student Experience

Benn, J., Mills, K., Nicholls, S. & Sputore, A., 2017, 2017 IATUL Proceedings. Purdue University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
social media

Strength through partnering: new professional development opportunities in academic libraries

Sputore, A., Humphries, P. & Steiner, N., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

New Zealand

Sustainable academic libraries in Australia: exploring ‘radical collaborations’ and implications for reference services

Sputore, A., Humphries, P. & Steiner, N., Aug 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

organizational change
new technology

Empowering end-users: post-occupancy evaluation of redesigned library space

Ellis, J., Kealy, K. & Sputore, A., 2012, VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition. Australia: VALA, p. 1-37

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper