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Helen Greenwood
Senior Research Associate

Interests and experience

Helen is a Senior Research Associate at LISU, where she has worked since 2000. Through her involvement in a wide range of research and consultancy projects she has gained considerable experience across the library and information management sector. Her main research interests lie in the areas of qualitative and quantitative performance evaluation, public libraries, and evidence-based library and information practice.

Recent research has included:

Since returning from maternity leave in June 2013, Helen now works part-time.

Current research

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Selected publications

  • Harrison, J, Creaser, C, Greenwood, H (2013) The Status of Health Librarianship and Libraries in the Republic of Ireland (SHELLI): an account of a mixed methods review to inform future strategy and sustainability, Health Information and Libraries Journal, Vol 30, No 2, pp 92-109.
  • Creaser, C, Fry, J, Greenwood, HR, Oppenheim, C, Probets, SG, Spezi, VCL, White, SU (2010) Authors Awareness and Attitudes Toward Open Access Respositories, New Review of Academic Librarianship, 16(S1), pp.145-161.
  • Greenwood, H R, Creaser, C and Maynard, S E (2010) ''Successful Primary School Libraries in Challenging Circumstances'', New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 15(02), pp 89-113
  • Greenwood, H R and Cleeve, M L (2008) “Embracing change: evidence-based management in action”, Library Management, 29(3), pp 173-184.
  • Cooke, L and Greenwood, H R (2008) “Cleaners don't need computers: bridging the digital divide in the workplace”, Aslib Proceedings, 60(2), pp 143-157.
  • Greenwood, H R and Creaser, C, (2006), Best Practice in Data Collection, LISU, Loughborough University, Loughborough, 52 pp, ISBN 1 905499 07 8.
  • Greenwood, H R , Hamblin Y and Creaser C, (2005), Evidence Based Management in Action - Final Project Report 2005, LISU, Loughborough University, 46 pp.
  • Greenwood, H R and Davies, J E, (2004), “Designing Tools to Fill the Void: A Case Study in Developing Evaluation for Reading Promotion Projects”, Performance Measurement and Metrics, 5(3), pp 106-111.
  • Davies, J E and Greenwood, H R, (2004). “Scholarly Communication Trends - Voices from the Vortex. A Summary of Specialist Opinion”, Learned Publishing, 17, pp 157-167.

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Contact details

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Helen is currently on maternity leave, please email in her absence.


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