Ms Jo Norry
Jo Norry is Director of Libraries and Learning Innovation, leading the service which manages the libraries, student IT support, development of students’ academic skills, and the support of learning systems and technologies, including the virtual learning environment, portal and e-portfolio. Having worked in higher education for 30 years, Jo has been at Leeds Beckett since 2000, following posts at Sheffield Hallam University, University of Northampton and York Minster. She is a qualified librarian, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, and holds postgraduate qualifications in librarianship, human resource management and a Masters in Medieval English Literature from the University of Newcastle. Jo was elected Chair of the Northern Collaboration in 2018, an organisation of 28 university libraries in the north, and has served as a member and trustee of the Board of SCONUL (Society for College, National and University Libraries).