Alison McNab

  • Librarian
  • Social Sciences
Mendeley Advisor

Research Interests

Academic libraries accessibility and assistive technologies current awareness and trend-watching exploitation of e-content information literacy mobile learning research support scholarly communication and the use of social media by libraries.

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About

Actively seeking new opportunities.

Most recently a Research Support Librarian at the University of Nottingham. My focus included open access advocacy and delivering information skills and reference management training to PGRs. I am currently also developing my knowledge of altmetrics and RDM.
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Publications

360 degree Collaboration: Social Media and the Subject Librarian

McNab A

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Barriers and challenges to accessing subscription e-content on mobile devices

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Mobile technologies in libraries: information sharing event (2012)

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Informal learning in the library workplace: the role of unconferences

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Internet Librarian International 2012 (2012)

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Mashing it up at lunchtime: informal learning in the Library workplace

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MMIT National Conference 2012: Reduced Budgets - Increased Impacts (2012)

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Mobilising e-resources for academics and students

Jenkins R, McNab A

International M-Libraries Conference (2012)

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Mobilising your e-content for maximum impact

McNab A, Jenkins R

UKSG 35th Annual Conference (2012)

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Mobilising your e-content: scholarly information on the move

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Symposium on Mobile Technologies in Library Services (2012)

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Kindling an interest in e-books: supporting access to e-content on multiple platforms

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Online Information 2011 (2011)

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Reference management on the move

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Internet Librarian International 2011 (2011)

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Mobile delivery and the academic library

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Internet Librarian International 2010 (2010)

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Why Mobile Matters: Accessibility and Ubiquity

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Online Information 2010 (2010)

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A strategy for promoting content and achieving learning goals in an information skills programme

Stubbings R, McNab A

Information and IT Literacy: enabling learning in the 21st Century (2003)

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The role of discovery tools in the era of full-text

McNab A, Pothen P

Proceedings of Internet Librarian International 2002 (2002)

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Conference Information and the Internet

McNab A

FreePint (2001)

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Is the Electronic Church the Answer?

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Christian Librarian (2001)

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Stay up to date the (e)asy way

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The Times Higher 29 June 2001 (2001)

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Supporting Material for Database Training – or “Here’s One I Prepared Earlier”

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Ariadne (2001)

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’Why doesn't it work?’: Managing user expectations in an electronic environment

Stubbings R, McNab A

Online information 2001. Proceedings of the International Online Information Meeting, London, 4-6 December 2001 (2001)

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The public librarian's guide to the Internet

Criddle S, McNab A, Ormes S, Winship I

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The student's guide to the Internet

Winship I, McNab A

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Current Awareness Research on the Internet

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FreePint (1998)

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Sources of information on science policy and popular science topics

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FreePint (1998)

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A beast about to be tamed: science and technology on the Internet

McNab A, Winship I

The Times Higher No. 1210 12 January 1996 (1996)

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Never mind the quality, check the badge-width

McNab A, Anagnostelis B, Cooke A

Ariadne (1996)

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The Internet: use in academic libraries

McNab A, Winship I

Library Association Record (1996)

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The good, the bad and the ugly: Internet review sites

Cooke A, McNab A, Anagnostelis B

Proceedings of 20th International Online Information Meeting (1996)

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"How do I find what's new on the Internet?"

Winship I, McNab A

New Review of Information Networking (1995)

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Creating the virtual community: supporting Internet users by e-mail

McNab A

New Review of Information Networking (1995)

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The Potential of the Internet for Teaching and Learning

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Learning Resources Journal (1994)

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Navigating the networks

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Times Higher Education Supplement 25 June 1993 (1993)

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Beyond the rabbit-proof fence: library networking in Australia

McNab A, Newton-Smith C

Proceedings of the fifteenth International Online Information Meeting (1991)

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CALL resources: electronic retrieval of informtion

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ReCALL (1991)

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CD-ROMs and the Language Learner

Chesters G, McNab A

ReCALL (1990)

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The Coastal and Estuarine Law Database at the University of Hull

Shaw D, McNab A

Law Librarian (1990)

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From online user to online producer: one academic librarýs experience

McNab A

Proceedings of the thirteenth International Online Information Meeting (1989)

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British Education Index reborn

Johnston J, McNab A

Education Libraries Bulletin (1987)

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Professional experience

Research Support Librarian

University of Nottingham

August 2014 - December 2015 (1 year 4 months)

Research Community Engagement Officer, Centre for Research Communications

University of Nottingham

January 2015 - August 2015 (7 months)

Faculty Team Librarian, James Cameron-Gifford Library

University of Nottingham

January 2013 - July 2014 (1 year 6 months)

Academic Team Manager (Resources and Services), Kimberlin Library

De Montfort University

June 2009 - December 2012 (3 years 6 months)

Information & Library Science Co-ordinator

Higher Education Academy - information & Computer Sciences (HEA-ICS)

May 2008 - May 2009 (1 year)

Director of Communities

National Council for Graduate Enrepreneurship (NCGE)

August 2007 - April 2008 (8 months)

Head of Academic Services

University of Nottingham

December 2002 - October 2005 (2 years 10 months)

Collections Manager

Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)

July 2001 - November 2002 (1 year 4 months)

Head of Academic Services (Science), Pilkington Library

Loughborough University

June 1995 - June 2001 (6 years)

Assistant Librarian, Brynmor Jones Library

University of Hull

October 1988 - June 1995 (6 years 8 months)