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Laurence D Morris


Laurence D Morris
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Laurence D Morris

Academic Librarian

Libraries And Learning Innovation

0113 81 21102 L.D.Morris@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Laurence D Morris

Laurence Morris is an Academic Librarian at Leeds Beckett University, supporting students, staff and researchers in the School of Events, Tourism and Hospitality, and also Computing, Creative Technologies and Languages.

Laurence is a Chartered Librarian and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Higher Education Academy. Before joining Leeds Beckett in 2013, he worked in information provision for the Ministry of Defence, completing various US-based library training programmes. He has also worked in bilingual and multi-campus universities, and on the implementation of Leeds Beckett’s online reading list system.

Laurence's primary role at Leeds Beckett is to assist students and researchers in accessing and applying information in their studies. He also coordinates Library-subject liaison, manages resource acquisition budgets and provides training in general academic skills.

Research Interests

Laurence’s primary research interest dates from his time working with online reading list systems: connecting individuals with relevant information more effectively. His more recent work in academic skills development has led him to refocus on the human aspects of this challenge.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (3)

  • Turner KE; Morris L (2018), Viewing our practice through a different lens: A reflection on participating in a reciprocal peer review process.
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  • Morris L (2016), The Implications of Brexit for Libraries: An Academic Librarian's Perspective. E-International Relations
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  • Wilson JL; Morris L (2016), Promoting library engagement through employability (among other things). CILIP Update(205), p. 44-44.
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Conference contributions (5)

  • Turner KE; Morris L (2019) Peer-reviewed Library Teaching: Reflections, Background and Practicalities University of Nottingham, Nottingham . : .
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  • Morris L; Bower K (2018) Becoming essential to Information Literacy, or: "What does embedded even mean?" University of Liverpool 20180404. : .
  • Morris L (2017) Search, refine, evaluate: Teaching students using only 3 words Olympia London 20171017. : .
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  • Morris L; Wilson JL (2016) Developing digital literacy skills in professional and academic staff Brighton 20160712. : .
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  • Morris L; Windle E (2015) Module resource lists: Using a puzzle to solve a puzzle Leeds Beckett University 20150910. : .
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