Hester Mountifield

Associate University Librarian, The University of Auckland

Hester Mountifield is the Associate University Librarian (Academic and Research Support Services) at the University of Auckland.

Hester has been with Libraries and Learning Services in various roles since 1996. In her current role she contributes to the strategic development of Libraries & Learning Services through planning, organisational development and policy formulation. She is responsible for the provision and ongoing improvement of services to support the teaching, learning and research activities of all Faculties.

Hester completed the international Frye Leadership Institute (EDUCAUSE & CLIR) at Emery University in Atlanta in 2006. She is a Fellow of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.

She has a MBibl. – Magister Library and Information Science (Distinction) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (Distinction). Her publications include conference papers, book chapters and articles on the Information Commons, information literacy and specialist research support services.

Hester is a member of THETA 2017’s Organising and Programme Committees.

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