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There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

96% of Homerton students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating – higher than any Russell Group university, including the University of Cambridge as a whole.

We are the University’s newest college, though we’ve been in Cambridge for 120 years, and in London for over 125 years before that.

96% of Homerton students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating – higher than any Russell Group university, including the University of Cambridge as a whole.

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

All our undergraduates can live on site throughout their course if they wish

Our undergraduates study 35 different subjects from Anglo-Saxon to Zoology

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

We have 600 undergraduates – 50% men, 50% women - and 800 graduate students in our community

There is no doubt that Cambridge courses offer a very tough challenge, but our students relish this. We demand a lot but we have a good deal to offer...

Each academic year we spend over half a million pounds on outstanding welfare provision for our community

We have a huge, leafy site in gorgeous gardens

We have more en-suite rooms than any other Cambridge College, and our rents are the lowest in Cambridge

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Liz Osman

Fellow Librarian

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Formerly Librarian at Henley Business School and a graduate of Trinity College, Oxford, Liz joined Homerton as College Librarian in 2010. She oversaw a complete refurbishment of the Library in 2012 and is currently heavily involved in a University-wide programme to select and implement a new library management system across the University and Colleges.

"My role is to manage all aspects of the library to ensure that we are providing the right resources to support our students in their studies. It is important for me to look at the strategic longer term needs as well as be reactive to current requirements. I also have the very enjoyable task of looking after our rare books and liaising with potential donors about additions to the collection. I also provide the main point of contact with College Fellows for both their teaching and research needs."

Qualifications:

  • MA (Oxon), MA

Memberships:

  • CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)

Research Interests:

Teaching & Professional Interests: Information Literacy, Rare Books (particularly children’s literature)

Rosie Austin

Deputy Librarian

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James Brigden

Cataloguer

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Alys Butler

Acquisitions Librarian

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Gabriel Duckels

Library Assistant

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Tel number: 01223

Svetlana Paterson

Archivist

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Robin Surtees

Deputy Librarian

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