Emma has supported students' access to resources within the University of Birmigham for two years. Working with the College of Arts and Law Digital Education team, Emma contributes to the provision of learning through the use of technology. As the Visual Resources Librarian, Emma works closely with staff and students within the Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies to support them accessing visual resources.
Emma deals with copyright issues relating to visual resources and liaises with the University's resource providers, securing access to digital databases containing quality images to be used by staff and students. Emma maintains and develops a comprehensive course specific database of quality images, to ensure all visual resources required by the department can be found and accessed for study. Emma is also responsible for making sure all images used by staff and students are copyright compliant, by providing advice to all on where to find resources and how to cite them accurately.
Emma has a background in art history with a BA in Art History, and is particularly interested in the classification issues with cataloguing visual resouces. She is currently working towards a Library and Information Studies postgraduate degree where is is focussing on digital libraries.