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Andy Tattersall

  • Information Management
  • Information Specialist
  • University of Sheffield
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Recent publications

  • Supporting the research feedback loop: Why and how library and information professionals should engage with altmetrics to support research

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  • Big Data - What is it and why it matters

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Professional experience

Information Specialist

University of Sheffield

November 2001 - Present


MSc Information Management

University of Sheffield

September 2005 - September 2007(2 years)

BA Journalism Studies

University of Sheffield

June 1997 - July 2000(3 years)


joined ScHARR in 2001 as an Information Assistant within the Information Resources team based in ScHARR Library. Since qualifying as an Information Professional my role is to provide help through the development and support of electronic information services, in particular Web 2.0 and social software technologies to aid the research of those working and studying at ScHARR and within the Medical Faculty and in the Yorkshire and the Humber RDS. My main areas of work are in Web 2.0, Web Portals, electronic library systems and the Internet. I am a member of The CiCS User Group in addition, as well as Blended Learning groups within ScHARR and the Medical Faculty. I also run the popular ScHARR Library Blog. Research Interests My research interests are focused in the area of modern Web tools, Web 2.0, social networks and software and their application for research, teaching, learning, knowledge management and transfer and collaboration. Teaching Interests My teaching interests lie in encouraging staff and students to use the many tools and technologies, quite often freely, available to aid them carry out research and collaboration within the academic and clinical setting. Professional Activities I am the Secretary for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals - Multi Media and Information Technology Committee.


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