Mr Simon Speight, BA (Hons) History; MA Librarianship
Simon is responsible for the work of the Education, Learning and Engagement Team within the Library. This includes responsibility for the team of Faculty LIbrarians who work with faculties and departments to ensure the Library provides services which match the research and teaching needs of the university.
Simon is also responsible for the Learning and Engagement Team who provide visits, workshops and talks to school groups of all ages, giving them the opportunity to explore Durham University’s museums, attractions and collections
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- Speight, S (2016). The Durham Difference: supporting research at Durham University. In Quality and the Academic Library: reviewing, assessing and enhancing service provision. Atkinson, J Chandos. 157-166.
- Speight, S. (1997). Major journals in sociology. In Blackwell's Student Companion to Sociology,. Ballard, C., Gubbay, J. & Middleton, C. Oxford: Blackwell. 331-333.
- Speight, S. (2009). M-Libraries: Libraries on the move to provide virtual access. Ariadne 61(October 2009).
- Speight, S. (1998). Nick Holmes and Delia Venables. 'Researching the Legal Web: a guide to legal resources on the internet'. Journal of Information Law and Technology 1998(1).
- Speight, S. & Taylorson, B. (2014), Reading lists: building a process that works at Durham University Library, Meeting the Reading List Challenge 2014. Loughborough, Loughborough.
- Speight, S (2013), Open access publishing: a stock-take and critical debate [speaker as part of an expert panel discussion], Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2013. London, London.
- Perkins, H. & Speight, S. (2008), Blah, blah blogs: the use of blogs to support reference management software, Virtually There: 2008 WESLink Conference. University of Wolverhampton, University of Wolverhampton.
- Perkins, H. & Speight, S. (2008), Blah, blah, blogs: the use of blogs to support reference management software, Up Close and Personal: our changing roles in a digital learning age. 2008 NOWAL Conference. Edge Hill University, Edge Hill University.
- Speight, S. (2008), Who wants to be a Librarian?: The use of voting technology in inductions, Approaches to Induction. Birkbeck College, London, Birkbeck College, London.
- Speight, S (2007), Who wants to be a Librarian?: the use of voting technology in inductions, User Education in the 21st Century: 51st BBSLG Conference. Northampton, Northampton.
- Speight, S. & Taylorson, B. (2013). Review, revise, re-implement - the reading list process at Durham University. SCONUL Focus (57): 41-45.
- Speight, S. & Taylorson, B. (2012). Does your library need 'More Books'?. SCONUL Focus (54): 33-36.
- Perkins, H. & Speight, S. (2008). Ref it, Blog it! Using blogs to support reference management software. ALISS Quarterly 3(2): 34-37.
- Speight, S. & Perkins, H. (2007). "What tangled webs.": redesigning the University of Warwick Library website. SCONUL Focus 41(Summer/Autumn): 50-53.
- Speight, S. (2001). Finding information from the National Assembly for Wales. Legal Information Management 1(1): 46-50.
- Speight, S. (1997). WWW - What is it good for?. Assistant Librarian 90(1): 7-9.
- Loughridge, B., Oates, J. & Speight, S. (1996). Career development: follow-up studies of Sheffield MA graduates 1985/6 to 1992/3. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science 28(2): 105-117.
- Speight, S. (1996). Evaluating CD-ROM products. Managing Information 3(12): 36-38.