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Prof Julie McLeod


Department: Computer and Information Sciences

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I joined Northumbria University in 1994 after a career in industry delivering and managing information, library and records management services for research and development scientists in the electronics, coatings and pharmaceutical sectors. I am currently Professor of Records Management in the iSchool at Northumbria.

I have published many articles, authored, co-authored and co-edited several books and conference proceedings, including the unique Northumbria University Records Management Witness Seminar series.





  • Education PGCUTL July 01 1995
  • Statistics PhD August 31 1984
  • Information Science MSc November 01 1982
  • Mathematical Statistics BSc (Hons) July 01 1979

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Keeping the doors open in an age of austerity? Qualitative analysis of stakeholder views on volunteers in public libraries, Casselden, B., Pickard, A., Walton, G., McLeod, J. 1 Dec 2019, In: Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
  • Brexit and Information & Communication Technology (ICT), McLeod, J., Lomas, E. 31 Jul 2018
  • Data Work in Context, Foster, J., McLeod, J., Nolin, J., Greifeneder, E. 5 Dec 2018, In: Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology
  • Preface, Chowdhury, G., Gillet, V., McLeod, J., Willett, P. 15 Mar 2018, Transforming Digital Worlds, Cham, Springer
  • RecordDNA infographics, McLeod, J., Lomas, E. 18 Jul 2018
  • Records storage in the cloud: are we modelling the cost?, McLeod, J., Gormly, B. Aug 2018, In: Archives and Manuscripts
  • An Evidence-based Culture for Documentary Heritage Collections, Bell, N., McLeod, J., Moss, M., Thomas, D. Nov 2017
  • Email management in the government sector: A case study, Sheikh Abdul Mutalib, S., McLeod, J., Moss, M. 31 Aug 2017, In: International e-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences
  • Engaging with change: information and communication technology professionals’ perspectives on change in the context of the ‘Brexit’ vote, Lomas, E., McLeod, J. 8 Nov 2017, In: PLoS One
  • Issues of quality and professionalism of library volunteers: reporting from a qualitative case study, Casselden, B., Walton, G., Pickard, A., McLeod, J. 10 Jul 2017, In: Performance Measurement and Metrics

PGR Supervision

  • Susannah Hanlon The Influence Of Informal Communication On Learning In A Political Party: An Integrated Approach Utilising Information Behaviour And Organisational Learning Perspectives Start: 12/03/2014
  • Siti Khairunnisa Sheikh Abdul Mutalib Email Record Keeping in The Government Sector: A case study of Malaysia Start: 04/05/2015
  • Edward Hyatt Start: 11/12/2014
  • Genevieve Silvanus Privacy, openness and archives in the public domain Start: 01/10/2015
  • ROBERT HUNTER Unknowledge Economies: Digital Discourse and its Effect in Potentially Rendering all Information Effectively Subjective Start: 01/10/2012


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