Adam Edwards

London UK
Adam Edwards is an experienced library manager whose career has focused on supporting students and academic staff through subject liaison, resource management and information literacy teaching. He manages a team of librarians and support staff providing information resources for the Schools of Law and Science and Technology. In 2014-15 the team delivered 411 hours of information literacy teaching for students at all levels. Adam has been in library academic liaison for most of his career. Adam teaches information literacy to students at all levels. He is particularly interested in embedding this more widely in the curriculum and in methods to improve student engagement and knowledge retention. Over the past four years he has collaborated with Vanessa Hill and other Middlesex University Library team members to develop new ways to teach information literacy.

Publications

  • Rahanu, Harjinder and Georgiadou, Elli and Khan, Nawaz and Colson, Robert and Hill, Vanessa and Edwards, J. Adam (2016) The development of student learning and information literacy: a case study. Education for Information, 32 (3). pp. 1-14. ISSN 0167-8329
  • Edwards, J. Adam and Hill, Vanessa (2016) Demythologising librarianship: future librarians in a changing literacy landscape. [Doctorate by Public Works]