Library executive group

Andrew Wells, University Librarian



Email: a.wells@unsw.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9385 2662
Fax: (02) 9385 8002

Andrew Wells is the University Librarian at The University of New South Wales. He was appointed to this position in September 2001. Since then, Andrew has overseen major changes to the University Library's services, organisation and buildings. He has taken a strong interest in improving facilities and steering the Library through a period of rapid changes in scholarly information. Andrew has contributed services to many university activities, including a four year period as a Board member on the UNSW Union and Arc between 2004 and 2008.

Andrew has held senior positions in several major Australian libraries. Prior to joining UNSW, Andrew was the Assistant Director General, Resource Sharing Division at the National Library of Australia (1996-2001). At the State Library of New South Wales, he occupied senior positions in a variety of roles, building on major periods of service at the University of Queensland Library, Macquarie University Library and a previous stint at UNSW Library from 1982 to 1986.

Andrew has been active in the library profession through his involvement in a wide range of committees, professional bodies and activities. He was the President of the Council of Australian University Librarians from 2007 to 2009 and is Chairperson of CEIRC (CAUL Electronic Information Resources Committee) for 2006 and 2007. He resumed this position again in 2010. He was a mentor for the Aurora Leadership Institute for four consecutive years from 2003 to 2006. Andrew is a member of the boards of Intersect and CAVAL.

In 2011, Andrew was awarded the Fellowship of the Australian Library and Information Association.

Janet Fletcher, Director Information Services



Email: janet.fletcher@unsw.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9385 2610
Fax: (02) 9385 8002

Janet Fletcher is the Director, Information Services at University of New South Wales. She was appointed to this position in June 2009 after previously working as Director, Information Resources. Former positions include Manager of Information Access (Macquarie University), Network Services Librarian (Southern Cross University) and Reference Librarian (James Cook University, Cairns). Over the years Janet has established a wealth of experience in providing innovative library services with an excellent record in staff management and a strong focus on customer service. She is a member of IFLA's Academic and Research Libraries' Standing Committee. Janet holds a BEd, Secondary (UMelb) and a MSc (Edith Cowan).

Susan Lafferty, Director Digital Library Services



Email: susan.lafferty@unsw.edu.au
Phone:
(02) 9385 3479
Fax: (02) 9385 8002

Susan Lafferty has 20 years experience in the higher education sector, the majority of which has been spent in university libraries. She has, however, ventured into student system oversight, institutional reporting, divisional IT support and copyright. Susan's work at a senior level has embraced most aspects of university library administration - technical services, document delivery/interlibrary loans, lending and desk services, corporate services, building infrastructure, IT infrastructure and providing access to electronic information resources. Her customer focus and commitment to delivering high quality services and facilities to library users is second to none. Susan holds a GradDipLibSci. and MBus (IT Management) - both from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Sarah Fredline, Director Central Services



Email: s.fredline@unsw.edu.au
Phone:
(02) 9385 2656
Fax:
(02) 9385 8002

Sarah Fredline started her library career in 1992 as a Faculty Librarian at James Cook University in Townsville. In 1995 she relocated to Queensland University of Technology as the Electronic Information Services Librarian, and in 2000 she became the Library Systems Manager at QUT for a period of 7 years. In 2007, Sarah moved into the role of Associate Director at QUT Library. In recent years Sarah's areas of specialisation have included library refurbishment and workforce planning. Sarah joined UNSW Library as Director, Central Services in October 2010. She has a BAgrSc (University of Queensland) and a GradDipLibSc (QUT).