Research Profile

Mrs Georgina
Dimmock

Head of Academic Services

  • Georgina Dimmock (née Payne)

    Background

    Georgina works for Information Services as an the Academic Support Manager for the School of the Arts and the School of Science and Technology. Together with her job-share, Kate Littlemore, she heads up a library team that liaises with both Schools to provide resources and skills sessions to support the research and educational needs of students and staff.

    Education and Qualifications

    • 2008 – PGCTHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education), University of Northampton
    • 2008 FHEA – Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
    • 2002 – MCLIP (Chartered Library and Informational Professional)
    • 2000 – MSc Information Science, Loughborough University
    • 1995 – BA (Hons) English and Philosophy, Lancaster University
    • 1992 – Art Foundation Course, University of Northampton (formely Nene College)

    Employment

    After starting out as a local newspaper reporter, Georgina worked for McCann-Erickson Public Relations, before moving on to take an MSc in Information Science at Loughborough University.

    After graduating from Loughborough, Georgina worked at the Open University as a Projects Officer (2000 – 2002) researching natural language based enquiry systems and also establishing an instant messaging enquiry service.

    In 2002 she joined the University of Northampton, working initially as a librarian with responsibility for e-learning developments. Since 2004 Georgina has worked as the Academic Support Manager for the School of the Arts and the School of Science and Technology.

  • Alongside academic staff and her library team, Georgina provides skills sessions to support students’ subject specific resource and information needs.

    Georgina also teaches visual literacy to students on INS108 Information Management.

  • Georgina’s research interests include digital literacy, but in particular visual and media literacy and its link to graduate employability.

    Previously she has received funding from ARLIS (Art Libraries Society UK) to undertake research into visual literacy, employability and the role of librarians.

    She is also a member of the International Visual Literacy Association.

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    2012

    • Dimmock, G. (2012) Building an online Skills Hub for the University of Northampton. Poster presented to: Research Active: Library and Learning Services Conference 2012, Sunley Management Centre, The University of Northampton, 19 June 2012.
    • Littlemore, K., Payne, G., Fraser, K. and Powis, C. (2012) The Iconography of the library. Invited Presentation presented to: Research Active: Library and Learning Services Conference 2012, Sunley Management Centre, University of Northampton, 19 June 2012. (Unpublished)

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