Àgueda Mercadal

Àgueda Mercadal
Profile: 
Library Services to Support Learning
Working areas: 
Document search, Open Access, Information architecture, e-learning

How can Àgueda help you?

She is subject librarian for Health Sciences and Psychology and provides support to faculty members in choosing and managing the learning resources. In the course of her daily work, she attends to their queries, doubts and problems and proposes material that may be useful for their courses.

Àgueda is also responsible for making new faculty familiar with the Library's resources and services, with particular emphasis on the Teaching section. In the process, she contributes to students' learning.

She is also manager of the Learning resources search service, which provides professors with customized document searches for their teaching activity and, in the process, facilitates students' learning.

Like her other colleagues at the Library, she attends to the queries received by The Library Replies service and prepares dossiers with useful resources to help you develop a particular argument.

 

Education and professional career

Àgueda's prior studies and work experience have been focused on the field of Information Science: she holds an official diplomatura degree in Library and Information Science, and an official llicenciatura degree in Information Science, both from the University of Barcelona (UB).

She has worked as a documentalist in different centres such as the Fundació Biblioteca Josep Laporte, Laboratorios Zambon, the University of Barcelona and CCyC (Antares Consulting). In the latter company, she was also responsible for corporate social media, a field in which she has specialized with a number of community management and information architecture courses.

 

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Personal interests

She loves breathing in nature, hiking in the mountains, going cycling, swimming, and snorkelling, as well as drawing, singing and travelling.