Liz Jolly

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Chief Librarian, The British Library

Liz took up the role of Chief Librarian at the British Library in September 2018. She has over twenty years’ experience in a variety of institutions in the university sector, most recently as Director of Student and Library Services at Teesside University. Prior to joining Teesside in 2008 Liz was Associate Director in Information and Learning Services at the University of Salford.  An Honorary Professor at Teesside University, Liz is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow both of CILIP and the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). From 2014-2016 she was Chair of SCONUL.  A former Trustee of CILIP, Liz is a member of the Editorial Board of the New Review of Academic Librarianship and is a former member of the British Library Advisory Council.