Jackie Hanes

Jackie Hanes


Learning & Teaching Services Librarian (College of Arts, Humanities & Law)

Departments/Schools: American Studies, Archaeology & Ancient History, Criminology, English, History, History of Art & Film, Law, Museum Studies.


Office Hours: 8.15am-4.15pm Monday-Friday 
Building: David Wilson Library
Email: jh484@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 2055
Skype: jackie.hanes484
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 2066
Twitter: @JackieHanes
LinkedIn: Jackie Hanes 
David Wilson Library, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, England

I provide library and information services and support to students (undergraduate and postgraduate taught) and teachers across the College of Arts, Humanities and Law.  This includes delivering library inductions and information skills teaching; providing individual support in-person, and by telephone, email and skype; liaising with academic departments and attending student staff committees; selecting and ordering new books and ebooks; training and supporting users of the electronic reading list system; maintaining library subject pages and developing online library resources.  I received the University of Leicester Students' Union Superstar award in 2014. 

Special skills and expertise

I am an experienced law librarian with expert knowledge of legal research databases (Lexis Library and Westlaw), and the OSCOLA referencing style.

I am responsible for official publications (parliamentary and governmental publications), with expert knowledge of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers and Official Publications Online. 

I support the University's Author/Date (Harvard) and Footnotes (MHRA) referencing styles, and the OSCOLA referencing style; and the RefWorks and EndNote bibliographic (reference management) systems.

Professional information

I am qualified and chartered librarian, with an MSc in Information and Library Management (specialising in official and legal information), and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (MCLIP).  I am also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and currently completing my Postgraduate Certificate of Academic Practice in Higher Education.  I am a member of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL), East Midlands Legal Information Professionals (EMLIP), and Chair of BIALL's Professional Development Committee.

I am particularly interested in legal research and information literacy. 

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