There are four Library sites in Melbourne and two Library sites in Vietnam. Each Library provides a range of study environments, including flexible group study areas and silent individual study spaces. All our libraries have extensive computer facilities, wi-fi access and long opening hours.


David Howard - Director Library Services david.howard3@rmit.edu.au

Leanne McCann - Associate Director (Learning) leanne.mccann@rmit.edu.au

Anne Lennox - Associate Director (Teaching and Research) anne.lennox@rmit.edu.au

Alison Bates - Associate Director (Collections) alison.bates@rmit.edu.au

Katherine Jarvie - Associate Director (Quality and Engagement) katherine.jarvie@rmit.edu.au

Rex Steiner - Senior Manager Library Services (Vietnam) rex.steiner@rmit.edu.vn

Director, Library Services David Howard


Learning team

  • Associate Director, Library Services (Learning): Leanne McCann
    • Manager, Student Support and Peer Mentoring: Sarah George
    • Manager, Library Services (Learning): Tanya Bramley
    • Senior Co-ordinator Library Services (Learning): Christine Ruddy

What we do:

  • Ask the Library
  • Orientation
  • English Language Development
  • Literacy writing
  • Information literacy
  • Peer mentoring
  • Study Support Hub
  • Maths and English Ready Quizzes

Teaching and Research team

  • Associate Director, Library Services (Teaching and Research): Anne Lennox
    • Manager, Library Services (Teaching): Frank Ponte
    • Manager, Library Services (Research): Gary Pearce
    • Senior Coordinator, Copyright: Rebecca Rata
    • Senior Coordinator, Library Services (Teaching and Research): Pauline King

What we do:

  • Copyright services
  • Reading List services
  • Canvas Uplift
  • Library Creds
  • Micro-Credentials
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Research writing support
  • Publishing services
  • Research Data Management (RDM)
  • Research training

Quality Engagement team

  • Associate Director, Quality and Engagement: Katherine Jarvie
    • Library Business Partner, STEM: Lauren Dunstan
    • Library Business Partner, DSC: Charles Barnett
    • Library Business Partner, CoBL: Lenny de Vries
    • Library Business Partner, VE College and RMIT Training: Jessie DiBlasi
    • Senior Coordinator, Website: Mike Brooks
    • Manager Digital Learning: Jack Dunstan
    • Coordinator, Administrative Services: Mirella Basile
    • Senior Coordinator, Communications and Administration: Miranda Vanags

What we do:

  • Business partnership
  • Digital learning design and development
  • Administration
  • Communications and engagement
  • Promotions
  • Web services
  • Business improvement
  • Business intelligence and reporting
  • Internal audit compliance
  • Excellence and innovation.
  • Strategic projects
  • Planning and digital strategy

Collections team

  • Associate Director, Collections: Alison Bates
    • Manager, Acquisitions and Access: Amanda Martimbianco
    • Senior Coordinator, Collection Development: Alice Fahey
    • Senior Coordinator, Mongraphs and Digital Collections: Rachel Salby
    • Senior Coordinator, Subscriptions: Melissa Payne
    • Senior Coordinator, Discovery Systems and Facilities: Amelia Rowe
    • Coordinator, Acquisitions Services: Emily Wagner
    • Archivist: Rachel Tropea

What we do:

  • Archives
  • Collection development
  • Digital collections
  • Library systems
  • Acquisitions
  • Cataloging
  • Collection maintenance
  • Document delivery
  • Library Makerspace
  • Facilities and equipment


Library Services team (Vietnam)

  • Senior Manager, Library Services (Vietnam): Rex Steiner 
    • Senior Campus Librarian, Beanland Library: Van Pham
    • Senior Campus Librarian, Hanoi Library: Trinh Thu Ha
    • Digital Services Librarian: Chau Do

What we do:

  • Beanland Library (SGS)
  • Hanoi Library
  • Research support
  • Teaching support
  • Liaison librarians
  • Administration
  • Facilities and equipment
  • Library systems.

What we do


  • We will be dynamic and innovative in the co-creation of knowledge.
  • We will lead where required, partner as needed and collaborate with all those who seek to build academic success for our students and impact for our researchers.
  • We will think globally and act bravely in our delivery of quality information, learning and research services.
  • We will put our students and staff at the centre of everything we do.
We shape the education and research experience, transforming how students and staff discover, access, use and create knowledge

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