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Anne Horn joined Deakin University in 2005 and currently holds the position of University Librarian/Executive Director, Academic Support. Anne provides high level advice to the University on access to scholarly information including web-scale discovery, research and data repository management, and the provision of high quality and client-focussed services. Anne is responsible for providing services that support students, academic staff and researchers at Deakin’s four campuses and in the online environment. The Library’s support for students studying in off-campus mode continues to be the benchmark for Australia. The University Librarian is responsible for the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library and Special Collections.
Ms Horn previously held senior positions at the University of Queensland (UQ), Murdoch University and Queensland University of Technology. She also worked for a time as academic consultant to a global information management and publishing company. Anne has published and presented nationally and internationally on library and information management in academic libraries, learning space design, the information society, and informetrics. At Deakin, and previously at UQ, Ms Horn was a Chief Investigator on the major humanities ARC LIEF project over the last decade; AUSTLIT. The Resource in Australian Literature.
Anne is currently the Chair of the National Library of Australia’s cross-sectoral Libraries Australia Advisory Committee, a member of the Council of Australian University Librarians, and an adviser to CAUL members on electronic information resources and collaborative purchasing.