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Scott Nicholls

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

20012019
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Biography

Scott Nicholls is a librarian with over 20 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering services to meet the information needs of staff and students in higher education. He has a strong interest in how technological innovation can be used to better manage and deliver library services and has played a key role in a number of initiatives within the University including the extensive development of its electronic collections, the implementation of improved searching and discovery services, and the roll out of a unified library management system to better manage the acquisition of and access to library resources.

Scott is currently the Associate University Librarian (Research and Collections) at the University of Western Australia. He is responsible for a broad portfolio including collection and access services, research publication and data services, special collections, records management and archives. He also oversees the library’s budget, planning processes, and major renovations projects, as part of the Library Executive team. Scott is focussed on continuing to develop processes, infrastructure, and staff skills and capacity to help drive innovation and improvement in services and achieve Library and University goals. 

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Research Output 2001 2019

  • 5 Conference paper

Next generation skills and leaders: Future proofing UWA Library

Jones, G., Gallagher, J., Nicholls, S. & Benn, J., 2019, 2019 IATUL Proceedings. Purdue University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

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cropPAL2: Creating Ongoing, Mutually Beneficial Collaboration Between Biological Scientists and Librarians

Black, K., Hooper, C., Gedeon, A. K., Toufexis, K., Albatis, M., Nicholls, S. & Millar, A., 2017, cropPAL2: Creating Ongoing, Mutually Beneficial Collaboration Between Biological Scientists and Librarians.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

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

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Return of the ILS: Consolidating the Management of E-Resources and the Development of Innovative's ERM Module

Nicholls, S., 2005, Information Online 2005. Sydney ed. http://conferences.alia.org.au/online2005/papers: Australian Library & Information Association, Vol. N/A. p. N/A

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Is the new age reference service a vintage red or cheap cask? - Does the tiered reference model work?

Nicholls, S. & Newton-Smith, C., 2001, Revelling in reference 2001: RAISS - Reference and Information Services Section Symposium Proceedings. Given, N. (ed.). Melbourne ed. Kingston, A.C.T.: Australian Library and Information Association, Vol. 1. p. 125-132

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