Ms Sylvia Ransom

Adjunct Associate Lecturer - School of Education

Sylvia Ransom

Phone: +61 2 6772 8938



Sylvia is currently involved in developing a first library qualification to be offered at the Royal University of Bhutan.  The Diploma of Library Management will consist of 20 modules offered by distance education mode studied over three years, and may bracket onto an Australian library qualification at Bachelor or Masters level.  She is also involved in service improvement in libraries at the Royal University of Bhutan, assisting Bhutanese students studying at UNE, and in developing an online catalogue for the New England Regional Art Museum research collection.


BA (University of Calgary), BLS (University of Alberta), MLib (Monash University)


Associate of the Australian Library and Information Association

Library adviser, Royal University of Bhutan


Recent Publications

Ransom, Sylvia (2011)  'Improving Bhutan's Academic Libraries, recommendations from a situational analysis'  The International Information & Library Review (2011) 43, 192 - 197.

Ransom, Sylvia (in press)  Bhutan's first library qualification, background and development.  Education for Information. Volume 28.