Samantha Searle

Manager, Library Technology Services at Griffith University, Australia


Sam Searle is the Manager, Library Technology Services at Griffith University. She is responsible for a portfolio of fourteen library applications and content repositories and works closely with other teams across Information Services to ensure these are integrated effectively as part of the University’s enterprise IT architecture. Sam previously worked in eResearch and data management roles at three universities in Australia and New Zealand, and as the Digital Library Projects Leader at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa.


My Sessions

Architectural Approaches to the Next Generation Library: a Case Study in Connecting Librarians and Architects at Griffith University

Purple Room

Staff from Griffith University’s Library Technology Services (LTS) and IT Architecture and Solutions (ITAS) will share experiences from a 2016 collaboration to comprehensively document and assess the Library’s ‘as is’ IT architecture. The presentation will cover the roles of the two teams, the rationale for conducting this activity, how we scoped the work to be […]

The Next Generation Library