Anna Clements

The University Library

Director of Library Services & University Librarian

Interim Director of Library Services and University Librarian, Anna Clements

Anna has more than 20 years' experience working in information technology, digital transformation and senior library roles in higher education. She joined the University in January 2020 as Associate Director of Digital Strategies, Research & Engagement, providing strategic direction for the Library’s digital services, scholarly communications, open research, faculty engagement and partnerships.

She works collaboratively across the organisation to advance the University’s aspirations for learning, teaching and research in a rapidly evolving open, online and digital age.

In September 2021, Anna was appointed as Director of Library Services and University Librarian and provides strategic leadership for the University Library, working with her team to provide excellent services, inspiring and flexible spaces and extensive information resources to support students and researchers across the University.

Prior to joining the University, Anna held positions at the University of St Andrews in IT Services, Research Services and the Library, and worked in the private sector, developing software and providing consultancy services.

Anna serves on the JISC Library Strategy Advisory Group, White Rose Libraries Executive Board, UUK/Jisc Content Expert Group, OCLC Research Library Partnership and is a member of national and international academic Library networks, including N8, RLUK, LIBER and IATUL.