Your Academic Support Librarian 

 

Tara-Lee Platt

Telephone: 020 7955 6941

Email: t.platt@lse.ac.uk|

 

 

Tara-Lee Platt

Tara-Lee Platt

Position:  Academic Support Librarian (Official Publications) 

 


Department: Academic Services

Telephone: 020 7955 6941

Email: t.platt@lse.ac.uk| 

Tara is the Library’s Official Publications Librarian, responsible for collection development across the full range of UK, international and inter-governmental publications. This includes selection of materials and developing the Library’s digital provision of official publications.

She is also the Academic Support Librarian for the Department of Management.

From 2003-2011 Tara worked at the National Audit Office (NAO) Information Centre, working in a number of areas including online research services, information skills training, and Freedom of Information. She also managed the NAO library collection, in particular official publications. Prior to joining LSE, Tara was an Assistant Librarian working in Enquiries and Support at the University of East London (UEL).

Teaching and research support

  • Provide support for academic staff, keeping them informed of Library developments, discussing future courses and subsequent Library requirements to support them
  • Provide staff and students with support in making effective use of Library resources 

Information Skills Training Session 

  • Literature searching and finding journal articles
  • Finding items on your reading list
  • Keeping up to date
  • Going Beyond Google  
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