Contact Mandy Smith


Mandy has worked for Cranfield Library Service since 2004 and is a Research Information Specialist supporting the researchers and research students at Cranfield Defence and Security and the School of Management. 

She teaches a range of information literacy and study skills as well as helping researchers use the resources they need to find information. She provides advice on REF compliance, open access publishing and other research-related topics.

Current activities

She co-organises events such as the Defence and Security Doctoral Symposium, the Research Support Networking Event and delivers additional sessions through the CDS Doc Com training programme.

Mandy sits on various project groups, including the cross-campus Research Support Master Group, the Study Skills Project Group and the Study Skills Hub Working Group.

She is Secretary of the DARTS (Discovering Academic Research Training and Support) committee, through which she co-organises the biennial DARTS conference.