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Ruth Houghton

Ruth Houghton

Education Support Manager

More about Ruth Houghton

Ruth is an information Specialist based at Cranfield campus, supporting Master level students.  She has worked in various academic libraries since 2012 supporting undergraduates to PhD students.  She offers one to one appointments as well as running tailored information literacy and critical thinking skills workshops/lectures.


  • MA
  • PgDip in Library and Information studies
  • PgCert in Higher Education

Professional membership

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Publications and conference presentations

Houghton, R. (2019).  Owl About That? The use of animals to engage students with library services. Aliss Quaterly 14 (2) p13-15.