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Liam Herbert

Library and Information Manager

Responsible for the main departmental library and maps library.

Information management specialist, supporting information management and systems for learning and teaching and for research reporting.

Data Protection Officer, supporting the Department in meeting its obligations for the storage, management and reporting of key management information in compliance with data protection and other requirements.



  • 2021-2022: Head of Library Assessment and User Experience – University Library, Cambridge (50% job share on secondment until April 2022)
  • 2019 – present: Library and Information Manager – Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
  • 2014-2019: Customer Services Supervisor – ARU Library, Cambridge
  • 2013-2014: Library Supervisor – Hertfordshire County Council, Stevenage
  • 2012-2013: Senior Library Assistant – Hertfordshire County Council, Stevenage
  • 2011-2012: Customer Service Assistant – Hertfordshire County Council, Stevenage
  • 2011-2012: Evening Shelving Assistant – The Honourable Society of Inner Temple Library, London
  • 2010-2011: Graduate Trainee Librarian – The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn Library, London
  • 2009-2010: IP Records Administrator – Chivas Brothers Pernod Ricard, London
  • 2006-2009: Trade Mark Manager – Mastrovito Wyness, London


  • 2017-2019: ARU, MBA in Business Administration, Distinction
  • 2019: Foundation Chartered Manager qualification, CMI (Chartered Management Institute)
  • 2015-2017: Librarian Chartership, CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)
  • 2011-2012: City, University of London, MSc Library Science, Distinction
  • 2003-2006: City, University of London, LLB (Honors) in Law, 2:1