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University Librarian

University librarian Catherine Clark

Catherine Clark

Catherine Clark is the University Librarian and Director of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library at Curtin University.

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Contact details

Phone: +61 8 9266 7205
Fax: +61 8 9266 3213
Postal Address: GPO Box U1987, Perth, Western Australia, 6845

Responsibilities and interests

Catherine is responsible for the leadership, management and direction of the University Library which includes the T.L. Robertson Library, the Kalgoorlie Campus Library, the Graduate School of Business Library and the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library.

Catherine is particularly interested in the role of libraries in supporting students, teachers and researchers in navigating the evolving scholarly information landscape, including the impact of open access to research outputs and issues regarding data management.

Professional activities

Catherine has held various positions with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), including Convener of the Western Australian Group. She is an Executive Committee Member of the Australian Open Access Support Group and a Faculty Member of the Australian Evidence Based Practice for Librarians’ Institute.