Daren Mansfield and Martin Osborne, and Helen Williams support the Lincoln International Business School. We can help you find relevant information in your chosen area of study, such as conducting literature reviews. We also give advice on academic writing, structure, referencing and revision techniques. We are happy to arrange to meet with you on a one-to-one basis either online or in-person.
Daren and Martin support all campus-based subjects including: Accountancy and Finance, Advertising and Marketing, Business, Business & Management, Economics, Events Management, Fashion Management, International Business, Management, MBA, Modern Languages, Professional Development, Sports Business Management, and Tourism.
Daren is also on Twitter @LINClibrarian if you wish to keep up to date with news about the Library, and tips about writing and research, as well as the occasional wellbeing matter.
Following graduation from the University of Essex, Daren joined Westminster Kingsway College in South London to begin work in libraries. He joined the University of Lincoln in 2003 and gained an MSc Information Studies from Northumbria University as part of his belief in continuous professional development. Daren is part-time and usually works 22.5 hrs from Monday to Wednesday. He is a member of the Writing Development team and is available for appointments on Mondays (11-1pm, 2-3pm). Daren is also Chair of the Library Wellbeing Group (LWG) which is a staff forum to discuss wellbeing issues, and publishes outstanding dissertations on the dissertation showcase.
Daren’s professional interests include democratising information, social inclusion, student welfare and Widening Participation.
Graduating from Sheffield Hallam University in 1998 with an Honours Degree in History, Martin then went on to study for his MA in Librarianship at Sheffield University which he completed in 2004. Martin is also part-time, working 25 hrs and usually works from Wednesday to Fridays, although times may vary depending on demand. Martin has been working at the University of Lincoln since 2008. Martin’s professional interests include increasing access to information, social inclusion and student welfare. Martin and Daren are the International Student Coordinators at the Library and enjoy meeting students to improve their research skills.