Unlocking Knowledge Beyond Deakin: Empowering Communities with Strategic Search Skills Initiatives
Client Experience Librarian, Deakin University
Meg Bullock is a Client Experience Librarian at Deakin University. Previously she has worked in school and public libraries which ignited a passion for providing all learners impactful access to library programs, services, and events, tailored in a way that meets everyone’s unique needs. As well as being deeply interested by all things Open Access and AI. When she’s not delving into those issues you can find her casting rings in the shed with Zupy the greyhound watching on.
Expert Searching & Consulting Services Lead, Deakin University
Fiona Russell is Expert Searching and Consultancy Services Lead at Deakin University, and has worked across academic and State libraries in a range of roles. She is interested in emerging techniques for conducting evidence syntheses, developing training for researchers and librarians and the role of libraries in helping people to navigate a complex information world. Fiona’s puppy Scout has recently joined her family as a power nose searcher. Scout is currently training Fiona and her husband.
Library Partner, Deakin University
Kat Cain is a people-focused leader, learning experience designer, and tech enthusiast with a background in academic and public library sectors. Despite regular fails, aggravation, and discussions about digital inequalities, Kat remains a tech enthusiast with a long-standing interest in the impact of technology on people and vice versa. In previous library roles, she worked at the intersection of digital capabilities, literacies, and capacity building, leading to her current research and publications on digital fluency models and learning approaches. As a Library Partner, she focuses on strategic relationship management and engagement. Outside work, Kat has a long-term focus on coffee and all things caffeinated