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Degrees and Honours

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature (University of Birmingham)

MSc Information Science (City, University of London)

Membership of Professional Bodies / Associations

Member of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)


Formerly Site Librarian at the Bartlett Built Environment Library UCL, Suzanne has been Lucy Cavendish Librarian since 2017 and was elected as a Fellow in 2018.  She has over twenty years’ experience of working in academic libraries with a focus on collection management, information literacy and the development of new services.

Her role as Librarian is to manage all aspects of the Library service within College, ensuring that it meets the resource and information needs of our students and other College members. She also sits on several College committees, including Governing Body, Council, Academic Forum and is Chair of Library Committee.  Suzanne is also a committee member of the Cambridge College Libraries Forum.

Research Interests

Suzanne is particularly interested in information literacy training and along with colleagues in Tutorial has worked to develop the College’s academic skills programme.

Publications (selected)

Moyle, Martin, Rebecca Stockley, and Suzanne Tonkin. "SHERPA-LEAP: A Consortial Model for the Creation and Support of Academic Institutional Repositories." OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives 23, no. 2 (2007): 125-132.