Elaine Harrington


Elaine Harrington is a Special Collections Assistant Librarian in UCC Library. This role includes managing and developing a team of three library staff through to facilitating user engagement of reference sources , early printed books and unique and distinct collections. Elaine focuses on the ways users engage with Special Collections' services and collections and the necessary skills that are required for effective engagement.

Her research interests include teaching as a valid form of research and scholarship and the role of emerging technologies in a Special Collections context. Elaine is an active member of the LAI's Rare Books and Special Collections Group and CONUL's Unique and Distinct Collections Group.