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Library staff are here to help and support you with your studies at Liverpool Hope. Staff are easily identified as they wear red lanyards with 'Library Staff' in white writing.

Library Help Point

The Library Help Point is the desk immediately inside the main entrance of to The Sheppard-Worlock Library. At Creative Campus, the help point is located at the rear of the library.

The help points are staffed by library assistants and student ambassadors; please ask them any questions you may have whilst in the library.

Student ambassadors (identified by wearing a red top) can help with basic enquiries such as opening hours, using the self-service machines, PIN numbers and directions.

Library assistants can assist you with issues relating to your library account and help with finding items in the library.

Subject Support Points

The Subject Support Points in The Sheppard-Worlock Library are based on the ground and first floors. They are staffed with librarians who can help you with in-depth enquiries about resources for your studies.

The Creative Campus Subject Support Point is close to the library entrance and is staffed by the Faculty Librarian, Angela Duckworth, on Mondays and Fridays during term time.

Hope Park
The Sheppard-Worlock Library
Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
L16 9JD

Help Points

Library Help Point: 0151 291 2000

(For renewals and loan enquiries)

Ground Floor Subject Support Point: 0151 291 2079

First Floor Subject Support Point: 0151 291 2007

Email and chat: AskALibrarian@hope.ac.uk

IT Help Desk: 0151 291 2100

Email: itshelp@hope.ac.uk

Creative Campus
The Creative Campus Library
Liverpool Hope University
Creative Campus
17 Shaw Street
Liverpool
L6 1HP

Help Points

Library Help Point: 0151 291 2099

(For renewals and loan enquiries)

Email and chat: AskALibrarian@hope.ac.uk

You can also contact us via social media:

Twitter: @Hope_Library

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hopelibrary  

Wordpress blog: liverpoolhopelibraryblog.wordpress.com

Instagram: hopespecialcollections

The 3 librarians for the Faculty of Arts & Humanities are located at the Subject Support Point on the first floor of The Sheppard-Worlock Library. Angela Duckworth is also located at the Creative Campus library on Tuesdays and Fridays during term time.

You can contact the librarian for your subject using the details below, or by dropping by the Subject Support Point. Your librarian can offer you support with finding resources for your assignments and exams.

Angela Duckworth

Subjects: Fine & Applied Art; Drama, Dance & Performance; Music and Theology, Philosophy & Religious Studies

Sheppard-Worlock Library Call: 0151 291 2007

Creative Campus Library call: 07719 370 9259

Email: duckwoa@hope.ac.uk 

Fiona Hair

Subjects: English; History & Politics and Media & Communication

Call: 0151 291 2007

Email: hairf@hope.ac.uk 

Andrew Taylor

Subjects: Business; Law; Social Sciences and Social Work, Care & Justice

Call: 0151 291 2007

Email: taylora@hope.ac.uk 

The 2 librarians for the Faculty of Education are located at the Subject Support Point on the ground floor of The Sheppard-Worlock Library. You can contact the librarian for your subject using the details below, or by dropping by the Subject Support Point. Your librarian can offer you support with finding resources for your assignments and exams.

Robert Cunningham

Subjects: BA Primary Teaching (QTS); Disability and Education; CPD; Masters and Research

Call: 0151 291 2079

Email: cunninr@hope.ac.uk 

Philippa Williams

Subjects: Early Childhood; EdD; Education Studies; Network of Hope; PGCE; School Direct; Masters and Research

Call: 0151 291 2079

Email: williap@hope.ac.uk 

 

The librarian for the Faculty of Science is located at the Subject Support Point on the ground floor of The Sheppard-Worlock Library. You can contact the librarian for your subject using the details below, or by dropping by the Subject Support Point. Your librarian can offer you support with finding resources for your assignments and exams.

Matthew Adams

Subjects: Psychology; Geography & Environmental Science; Health Sciences and Mathematics & Computer Science

Call: 0151 291 2079

Email: adamsm2@hope.ac.uk 

 

We aim to make your library experience the best it can be. Please contact one of our specialist staff if you have an enquiry relating to their area.

Director of Library and Learning Spaces

Susan manages the Library and Learning Spaces and is your contact for suggestions, comments and complaints about the library. Susan is the Chair of Library Steering Group and represents the library at Learning & Teaching and Research Committees and Senate.

Susan Murray

Call: 0151 291 2002

Email: murrays@hope.ac.uk 

Deputy Director

Jayne manages the front of house services, including the Library Help Points and is your contact for library procedures including access/loan issues and library disability services. She also manages the library management system.

Jayne Burgess

Call: 0151 291 2009

Email: burgesj@hope.ac.uk 

Collections Librarian

Mandy oversees the acquisition of library materials in all formats.

Mandy Ducker

Call: 0151 291 2022

Email: duckera@hope.ac.uk 

Special Collections

Karen oversees Special Collections and can help with any queries you have regarding our special collections and archives.

Karen Backhouse

Call: 0151 291 2027

Email: backhok@hope.ac.uk 

Learning Skills and Spaces Co-ordinator

Nadia oversees our learning spaces as well as our team of writing and study skills mentors.

Nadia Donaldson

Call: 07739 852981

Email: mahernn@hope.ac.uk