Contacts & Officers

Emma Spivey and Nicky Freeman are the Development Managers (job share) for Academic Libraries North (ALN).   You can contact them using their personal email addresses below or via

Nicky and Emma are responsible for the day-to- day activities of ALN including:

  • liaising with Directors and staff in member institutions to coordinate all ALN activities
  • administrative running of the reciprocal Training & Development programme
  • secretary to the Board, Operations Group and Senior Staff Group
  • managing the website
  • developing the ALN social media presence
  • keeping an overview of procurement activities undertaken by ALN
  • procuring sponsorship and working with the conference chair

Nicky works for ALN on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and can be contacted by e-mailing:

Nicky Freeman

Emma works for ALN on Thursdays & Fridays, and can be contacted by e-mailing:

Emma Spivey