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Susie Bioletti

Susie Bioletti is Keeper of Preservation and Conservation, and works with the conservation team to develop and implement the stewardship strategy for the Library. The identification of pigments and the study of particulate pollution occupy her from time to time.

Elizabethanne Boran

Dr Elizabethanne Boran is the Librarian of the Edward Worth Library in Dr Steevens' Hospital, Dublin. She is particularly interested in the history of the book and, more generally, the history of ideas in the early modern period.

Aisling Dunlea

Aisling Dunlea is a Library Assistant who provides subject support to the Departments of History of Art and Architecture, Italian and Hispanic Studies. She comes from a background of art history, particularly early Irish art from 650 to 950 AD, care of collections and preventive conservation.

Siobhán Dunne

Siobhán Dunne is Sub-Librarian (Teaching, Research and User Experience). Siobhán is a passionate advocate for open science and is a member of the University's Open Scholarship Taskforce. She has a keen interest in ethnography; other research interests include virtual and augmented reality, the future of academic e-books, and lifelong learning

Lydia Ferguson

Dr Lydia Ferguson is Principal Librarian in the Department of Early Printed Books and Special Collections. She is particularly interested in the history of books printed before 1800 and in 18th-and 19th-century children’s books.

Paul Ferguson

Paul Ferguson has been Map Librarian in the Library since 1986. He has a particular interest in early maps of Dublin.

John Gillis

Dr John Gillis is a member of the conservation team in the Preservation and Conservation Department. His work includes the safe display of our iconic illuminated manuscripts and the treatment of our bound collection with a focus on the medieval material. He has a particular interest in the codicology of early medieval insular manuscripts held in collections at home and abroad.

Estelle Gittins

Estelle Gittins is an Archivist in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives with a focus on post-medieval historical collections. She works on public and academic engagement with the collections including outreach and exhibitions.

Aisling Lockhart

Aisling Lockhart is a Reading Room Services Executive in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives, and is responsible for the day-to-day operations in the reading room. Her particular area of interest is 19th-century social history and the online publication of transcriptions of personal correspondence of that period.

Terry McDonald

Terry McDonald has been an Assistant Librarian in Trinity since 1994, and has been the Library's Law Librarian since 2013. Her main areas of interest are user education and information literacy.

Helen McGinley

Helen McGinley has worked in the Department of Early Printed Books and Special Collections since 2004. She has a love of books in general, and children's and illustrated books in particular, and enjoys sharing her excitement through the department's blog and Twitter feed.

Kieran Jack McGinley

Dr Kieran Jack McGinley recently retired after 45 years' service at Santry and the Campus Bookstacks as an Executive 1. His main areas of interest were logistics and customer service as well as staff training. He served on the College Board and was the Trinity representative on the Irish National and University Library Staff Conference Group (INULS).

Rachel Mathews-McKay

Rachel Mathews-McKay has worked as a Library Assistant in the Library since 2001. Her time and expertise has been accumulated between managing serials records in our Periodicals Department, Collection Management and working with our vast collections of on and off-site materials in Campus Bookstacks. In her spare time Rachel is a semi-professional genealogist and is working on a family research project.

Shane Mawe

Shane Mawe is an Assistant Librarian in the Department of Early Printed Books and Special Collections. He is interested in the history of detective and mystery fiction as well as contributing to the Library's teaching and research programmes.

Jane Maxwell

Dr Jane Maxwell has worked for many years as an Archivist and Manuscripts Curator in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives. She has published, lectured, and curated exhibitions on subjects as diverse as the lives of 18th-century Irish women, and the literary archives of Samuel Beckett.

Andrew Megaw

Andrew Megaw is Senior Book Conservator in the Preservation and Conservation Department. He treats rare and unique material from the Library's special collections, in addition to training and supervising preservation assistants working within the Old Library. He was a visiting conservator in the conservation project at St Catherine's Monastery Sinai. His research area is 19th-century books illustrated with original pasted-in photographs.

Chris Morash

Chris Morash is the Seamus Heaney Professor of Irish Writing in Trinity College Dublin, and author of books including A history of Irish theatre 1601-2000 (Cambridge, 2002), Mapping Irish theatre [with Shaun Richards] (Cambridge, 2013); he also co-edited The Oxford handbook of modern Irish theatre with Nicholas Grene (Oxford, 2016).  He was elected to Membership of the Royal Irish Academy in 2007, and served as Vice-Provost of Trinity College, 2016-2019.

Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin

Caoimhe Ní Ghormáin is an Archivist in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives. Holding an MPhil in Early Irish, Caoimhe has a special interest in medieval and early-modern Irish manuscripts, as well as in Irish literary archives. She has worked with a diverse range of collections such as Oscar Wilde, John Banville and Máirtín Ó Cadhain.

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin

Clíona Ní Shúilleabháin, formerly Electronic Resources Librarian for over 10 years, is currently Subject Librarian for modern romance languages, Irish and Celtic languages, Near & Middle Eastern Studies and for the School of Religion. She is interested in language, traditional music and the environment.

Dererca Nolan

Dererca Nolan is a Library Assistant based in Readers' Services. She has a strong customer service focus, and provides subject support to the Schools of Social Work & Social Policy, Education and Psychology.

Paula Norris

Paula Norris is a Library Assistant in the Readers' Services Department of the Library. She works on the service desks and also has responsibility for the Multimedia Area, with a particular interest in the film collection and microform materials.

Ellen O'Flaherty

Ellen O'Flaherty is an Archivist in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives. Her main responsibility in this role is the curation of the College Archives, and she has a particular interest in the area of the digital preservation of born-digital archives and records.

Felicity O' Mahony

Felicity O' Mahony is an Archivist in the Department of Manuscripts & Archives with curatorial responsibility for medieval Latin and Greek manuscripts. She is also interested in early 20th-century Irish literature and Irish photographic archives.

Christoph Schmidt-Supprian

Dr Christoph Schmidt-Supprian is Sub-Librarian (Collection Management), with particular responsibility for resource description standards and processes. He is passionate about the role of research libraries in preserving all publications, print and digital, and making them available to present as well as future readers.

Laura Shanahan

Laura Shanahan is Head of Research Collections, leading the Departments of Early Printed Books & Special Collections, Manuscripts & Archives, Music and Maps. Since joining Trinity in 2018, she has been focussed on increasing philanthropic support for collections-related activity, including the development of the Virtual Trinity Library, and has a particular interest in project-based working.

Greg Sheaf

Greg Sheaf has been an Assistant Librarian in the Library since 2005. He currently acts as the Library’s Web Services Librarian and has oversight of its social media, as well as looking after the Schools of Physics and Chemistry as a Subject Librarian. He has a keen interest in online exhibitions and making the Library’s collections more accessible to the public.

Roy Stanley

Roy Stanley has been Music Librarian since 1990, and has responsibility for both modern and legacy music collections. He is particularly keen to promote the Library's unique and historic music holdings for study, research and performance.

Gill Whelan

Gillian Whelan is a professional photographer and Senior Photographer in the Library's Digital Collections. She has been involved with digitisation of museum, library and archive collections in various heritage institutions since 2005. She has a particular interest in historic photographic techniques, and a research interest in vernacular photography.