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Ms Debra Hiom

Ms Debra Hiom

Ms Debra Hiom
B.A.(Hons), M.Sc.(Lough.)

Assistant Director of Library Services (Research Services)


I am a senior project manager at the Institute for Learning and Research Technology with over 15 years experience of managing a portfolio of national externally funded projects and services.  I am a qualified PRINCE2 and APM practitioner.

Augustine's Courtyard,
Orchard Lane, Bristol BS1 5DS
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+44 (0) 117 39 41134
+44 (0) 117 39 41082


My first degree was in the Humanities and I have an MSc in Information Management. I have been involved in Internet research since 1992 and have special interests in the areas of resource discovery and digital libraries. I have written extensively about these areas, including the publications Online Information Services in the Social Sciences and the Library and Information Professionals Internet Companion.


  • metadata
  • digital libraries
  • information management
  • research data
  • repositories


  • Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Association of Project Management Practitioner (APMP)


  • project management
  • community engagement
  • stakeholder management



Library Services

Recent publications

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Networks & contacts

  • Centre for Medical Education
  • University of Bristol Sustainability Department
  • JISC
  • Higher Education Academy Subject Centres
  • Mimas