Nicola Scally, Director of LSE Library
Nicola Scally is Director of LSE Library and the Librarian of the British Library of Political and Economic Science, which includes the Women’s Library. Nicola also leads the development of the LSE Press and the student imprint – the Houghton St Press.
Nicola’s career has focused on leading change in libraries in order to meet the demands of a digital environment. She has extensive experience in library management gained during a varied career in the higher education and heritage sectors, with roles at the British Library, SOAS and Imperial College London. Nicola joined LSE in 2008 from Imperial College London where she led the development of the UK Research Reserve project.
Nicola has contributed to a number of national and international initiatives in support of evolving the role of research libraries. She served as Chair of the Board of Research Libraries UK between 2017 and 2019 and was previously a member of the UK Committee for the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme.
Contact Nicola by email: Nicola.Scally@lse.ac.uk