Lisa Smith - Director, Education

Lisa Smith is the Director, Education. Her portfolio includes oversight of the Library’s engagement with the University’s education agenda, including through information research skills, learning skills and elearning, with a number of faculty areas, and broad oversight of several branch libraries. She also has overall responsibility for copyright and is the University Copyright Compliance Officer.

Professional background

Ms Smith’s previous roles at Monash University include branch library manager and subject librarian, as part of which she worked closely with students on their development of information research skills and graduate attributes through curriculum initiatives.

Professional interests

Ms Smith is currently a professional member of the Australian Library and Information Association, the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, and VALA – Libraries, Technology and the Future. Previously, she was an active member and served on the organising committees for symposiums and conferences of the Australian Law Librarians' Group. Her published articles and presentations cover a range of topics including libraries and resources, skills development, e-learning and legal research.


  • Oversight and development of Caulfield and Law libraries
  • Leadership of the Library's education agenda including information research skills, learning skills and e-learning
  • Leadership of Library activities related to the faculties of Arts, Art and Design, Education, Business and Economics, and Law
  • Copyright


Lisa Smith
Director, Education
Monash University Library
Library Administration, 40 Exhibition Walk,
Clayton Campus, Victoria 3800

Telephone: +61 3 9905 2699