SCIENCE INNOVATION, ENGAGEMENT AND PARTNERSHIPS

CHRIS WHITFIELD

Library & Information Officer

Library and Information Services

BIOGRAPHY

Chris is a qualified librarian and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has worked in several UK university libraries as well as for a supplier of library management systems. Before becoming a librarian he spent several enjoyable years in Japan teaching English as a foreign language.

His main professional interests are in the use of electronic resources for scientific research. He is particularly interested in how people interact with information systems. His Masters dissertation was a study on how the use of electronic resources has affected research in different subjects.

Chris’s responsibilities include eresource management and discovery, library support and training, web pages and resource selection.

CONTACT DETAILS

EMAIL:
chris.whitfield@rothamsted.ac.uk

    TEL:

    +44 (0) 1582 938 655

      ADDRESS:

      Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

        QUALIFICATIONS

        • 2008 - Master of Arts in Information Management, University of West London  
        • 2005 - Master of Arts in Contemporary History and Politics, Birkbeck College, University of London  
        • 1995 - Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Philosophy, University College London  

        MEASURES OF ESTEEM

        • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy