Dr Richard Pears, BA (Hons) History; PG Diploma Information and Library Management; PGDiploma Management Studies, PhD, FHEA
Richard is the liaison librarian for the departments of History, Law and Music. He advises departments on the acquisition and management of print and electronic information and teaches information literacy skills to postgraduates and undergraduates.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Vice-president of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne
Member of the Great North Museum library committee
- Pears, Richard. & Shields, Graham. (2010). Cite them right: the essential referencing guide. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Pears, Richard (2010), It's not about the commas: why referencing really matters, UCRG Northern Group Workshop. Durham, England.
- Pears, Richard (2006), 'Cite them right': Developing students' citation skills, BOBCATSSS Symposium: Information, Innovation, Responsibility: Information professional in the Network Society. Tallinn University, Estonia.
- Balfour, Maimie & Pears, Richard (2006), Student evaluation of two information literacy packages: Skills Plus and MOSAIC, LILAC. University of Leeds.
Journal papers: academic
- Pears, Richard (2012). 'Battle of the Styles? Classical and Gothic Architecture in Seventeenth-Century North-East England'. Architectural History 55: 79-109.
- Pears, Richard (2010). The Architectural Development of Blagdon Hall, Northumberland. Architectural History 53: 77-98.
- Pears, Richard (2008). Two castles by William Newton. Georgian Group Journal XVI: 132-140.
Journal papers: online
- Pears, Richard (2008). Image, identity and allusion: the Ridley monuments in St. Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne. Postgraduate Forum 6.