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Mrs Clare Thorpe

Mrs Clare Thorpe
Name Clare Thorpe
Position Director (Library Services)
Section Library Services
Office B151
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4240
Extension 4240
Qualifications BA USQ , GCertHigherEd Griffith , GDipLib&InSt QUT

As the Associate Director, Library Experience I provide leadership and strategic direction for front line client services on each campus and online, and system and web support within the Library. I work with all library staff to ensure we are gathering and analysing evidence to improve our services and better understand our students and academic staff, ensuring the Library follows University processes and policies, and supporting our staff to reach their potential.

Research interests
library science, evidence based library and information practice, user experience,

Industry affiliations
Associate member and Distinguished Certified Practitioner - Australian Library and Information Association (AALIA DCP)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
12 Years

Research most notable
Partridge, H., Edwards, SL. & Thorpe, C. (2010). Evidence-based practice: Information professionals’ experience of information literacy in the workplace. In Lloyd, A. & Talja, S. (Eds.), Practising information literacy: Bringing Theories of Learning, Practice and Information Literacy Together. Centre for Information Studies: Wagga Wagga, NSW.

Publications in ePrints

Thorpe, Clare ORCID: and Howlett, Alisa (2020) Applied and conceptual approaches to evidence-based practice in research and academic libraries. LIBER Quarterly, 30 (1). pp. 1-17. ISSN 1435-5205

Nguyen, Linh Cuong and Davis, Kate and Abdi, Elham Sayyad and Thorpe, ClareORCID: and Henry, Katya and Partridge, Helen (2020) Expectations, experiences, and preferences of students in a dual mode program: a thematic analysis. In: Handbook of research on creating meaningful experiences in online courses. Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, United States, pp. 248-269. ISBN 9781799801153

Thorpe, Clare ORCID: and Howlett, Alisa (2020) Understanding EBLIP at an organizational level: an initial maturity model. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 15 (1). pp. 90-105.

Thorpe, Clare ORCID: (2018) Evidence-based practice: evaluating our collections and services. In: 33rd Annual Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association Conference - Connecting: People, Ideas, Learning, 12-14 July 2018, Brisbane, Australia.

Thorpe, Clare ORCID: (2018) Evidence-based practice: evaluating our collections and services. ANZTLA EJournal, 21. pp. 87-96.

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