Lynda Barraclough

Lynda Barraclough British Library
Head of Curatorial Operations, British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership
Archival Science, Metadata, Digital Research

Lynda is Head of Curatorial Operations for the British Library’s partnership with the Qatar Foundation.

Lynda has worked at the Library since 2006, initially as Curator of the Endangered Archives Programme before joining the British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership as Gulf History Manager and then Head of Curatorial Operations.

Lynda obtained her archival qualifications from the University of New South Wales in 1993, and has an MA in Medieval English Literatures from York University. Before joining the Library she worked for a variety of government, charity and non-governmental organisations such as the Queensland State Archives and the John Oxley Library in Australia, and the UK National Archives, Unilever Plc and Amnesty International’s International Secretariat in the United Kingdom.