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Ruth Knowles BSc(Hons) MSc MCLIP AFHEA

Ruth Knowles, Information Specialist
Information Specialist
Academic Liaison
Library Office 1
+44 (0)1793 785484


  • BSc(Hons) in Chemistry
  • MSc in Information and Library Management

Service on University and College committees

  • Forensic Engineering and Science Course Committee
  • Explosives Ordnance Engineering Course Committee

Member of the following professional bodies

  • Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals

Research Interests

  • Information Literacy


Bevan, S., Nieminen, S., Hunn, R.A. & Sweet, M. (2001). Replacing Print with E-Journals: Can It Be Done? A Case Study. Serials, 14, (March), pp 17-24.

Elliott, A.C. & Hunn, R.A. (2005). An E-Learning Tutorial for Vocational E-Literacy. International Journal of eLiteracy. 2, (2), pp80 – 92

Hendley, J. and Hunn, R. (2005). INTERLEND 2004 Are you being served? FIL Newsletter, 45, pp 3-4.

Hunn, R.A. (2004). ADLG AGM and tour of the British Library St Pancras. ADLG Newsletter, 16, (1), pp 7-10

Hunn, R.A. (2006). ADLG AGM: Farnborough Air Sciences Trust 16th March 2006. ADLG Newsletter, 18, (1), pp 8-11

Hunn, R. and Elliott. AC (2005). A practical review of online information literacy tutorials. LILAC 2005. Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 4th -6th April

Hunn, R.A. & Elliott, A.C. (2005). A practical review of information literacy tutorials. ALISS Quarterly, 1, (1), pp 41-47

Hunn, R. A., Elliott, A. C. and Town, J. S. (2005). Benchmarking of Online Information Literacy Tutorials to Identify Lessons Learnt and Best Practice. 6th Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services, Durham, 22 – 25 August.

Hunn, R.A. & Rossiter, D. (2006).  Design and development of an online information literacy tutorial evaluation and lessons learnt (so far). Italics. Vol  5, (4). [Online]

Poster Presentations

Hunn, R.A. (2006). Production of an information literacy tutorial at DCMT library. LILAC 2006. Leeds University, United Kingdom. 27th – 29th March

Poster abstract can be viewed at:

Hunn, R.A.  and Elliott. A.C. (2005). A practical review of online information literacy tutorials. LILAC 2005. Imperial College London, United Kingdom. 4th - 6th April

Paper on poster can be viewed at:

Hunn, R.A. (2007). Evolution of the DCMT Information Literacy Tutorial. Delivering information Skills. Loughborough University, Loughborough, 12th July

Conference Presentations

Hunn, R.A. & Rossiter, D. (2006).  Developing an E-learning tutorial for vocational literacy: emerging issues. Digital literacies and learning in the information society: 5th International Conference on eLiteracy, Loughborough University, Loughborough, 28-30th June

Hunn, R.A. & Castens, L. (2007). A bespoke information literacy tutorial developed at the DCMT Library. LILAC 2007. Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. 26th – 28th March

Smith, M.J. & Knowles, R.A. (2011) Reflections of embedding information literacy into a postgraduate multi-cultural institution. Presented at the LILAC 2011 Conference. London, United Kingdom. 19th April