2020 brought with it COVID-19 and unprecedented disruption to all aspects of our life and work. University libraries, like so many services across every sector, have had to pivot rapidly to new ways of providing services. Australian University Libraries have remained open throughout the crisis – whether that be exclusively online, or partly on campus.
Carmel O’Sullivan, Director of Library Services at the University of Southern Queensland, and Deputy Chair of the Council of Australian University Librarians will explore the ways Australian University Libraries have changed their service delivery to enable their staff to work safely and to enable the students and academics they support to continue their learning, teaching and research activities.
Carmel O’Sullivan is the Director of Library Services at the University of Southern Queensland. She has worked in a variety of types of libraries including law firm libraries, public libraries, and University libraries. She was Program Director for the CAUL Digital Dexterity Program, and is currently Deputy Chair of CAUL. Carmel is interested in leadership, transformative cultural change, collaboration, and innovation. She is currently working from home under the supervision of a her dog Boo. Twitter: @C_OSulliv
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