Web Magazine for Information Professionals

Dave Pattern

Author Bio

Dave Pattern is the Library Systems Manager at the University of Huddersfield, with responsibility for the continuing development of the Web services and facilities provided by the library. A Web developer with over 15 years of experience, he previously worked for a major UK library book supplier before joining Huddersfield as the lead developer on the JISC-funded INHALE and INFORMS projects. In 2004 he was appointed to his current role and has been responsible for incorporating a variety of 2.0 enhancements into the OPAC and developing in-house services, as well as setting up weblogs and wikis for the library. He is a committed ‘2.0’ advocate and was thrilled to be named as one of the ‘2009 Movers and Shakers’ by the Library Journal and is the current Information World Review “Information Professional of the Year”.