Caroline Moss-Gibbons is the Parasol Librarian (University Librarian) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) at the University of Gibraltar. She has extensive experience in Research libraries and other special collections. After gaining her B.Lib (Joint Hons) degree and then PGCE in Aberystwyth she began her professional librarianship career at Surrey County Libraries, before working as the Statistics and Current Awareness Librarian at the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in London. During the 1990s she was the Institute Librarian and Web Manager at the BBSRC-funded Institute of Grassland & Environmental Research (IGER) in Aberystwyth, Wales, developing services and supporting the information and research needs of the institute’s plant and biological sciences researchers.
Caroline moved to London at the end of 1999 to take up the role of Librarian & Head of Heritage Collections at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) with its extensive Library, Archives and Museums collection dating back to 1170, covering all of the ‘natural philosophy’ subjects of the 1500s/1600s as well as Medicine. Latterly Caroline worked in the Research Offices of both Brighton and Sussex universities, supporting the external funding applications for the Medical School, as well as Education and Pharmaceutical & Biological Sciences Schools.
Caroline was also a lecturer on the University of Brighton Masters in Library & Information Studies, covering advanced internet searching and being Module Leader for ‘Research Methods.’ Caroline relocated to Gibraltar to take up her current post at the University in 2018.