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About Marie O Neill

Marie O' Neill works as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at CCT College. Prior to this she worked as Head of Enhancement at CCT College Dublin and Head of the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Previously, Marie worked as a professional librarian in the libraries of the Technological University Dublin, University College Dublin, the Oireachtas, the Welsh Office, King's Inns and Dublin Business School. Marie is also the originator and co-founder of the MSc in Information and Library Management at Dublin Business School which is accredited by the Library Association of Ireland. Marie is currently pursuing a part-time PhD in Diamond Open Access Library Publishing at University College Dublin. She is an Editorial Board member of AISHE-J. Marie has completed National Forum digital badges including facilitator badges in Universal Design, Online Teaching and Learning and PACT.

Marie has over fifteen year's experience of representing library, research and academic support functions during accreditation and validation exercises. Marie is a member of a range of committees including the Library Association of Ireland's Library Publishing Group. She regularly presents at a number of national and international conferences pertaining to higher education and librarianship including the World Library Congress in 2022 and regularly publishes in the academic and professional literature. In 2022, Marie worked with the President of CCT College to host a World Library Congress satellite event at CCT.


Present Head of Enhancement, CCT College Dublin Management Team

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2021 - Present Secretary, CCT Centre for Teaching and Learning Forum
2021 - Present Member, HECA's HAQEF Committee
2021 - Present Committee Member, HECA's HAQEF Committee
2021 - Present Member of the National Organising Committee for the World Library Congress 2022, LAI
2021 - Present Member, National Forum Advisory Group for a National Professional Development Framework
2021 - Present Peer Reviewer, The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J)
2020 - Present Member, Library Publishing Group of the Library Association of Ireland
2020 - Present CCT Representative, National Academic Integrity Network (NAIN)
2019 - Present Member, CCT Academic Council
2019 - Present Member, CCT Quality Enhancement Committee
2019 - Present Committee Member, IFLA's Special Interest Group Library Publishing
2019 - Present Member,
2018 - Present Member, Library Committee HECA
2021 - 2022 Organising Committee Member, Gasta Goes Global 2
Chair, CCT Academic Integrity Committee
Member of the National Organising Committee for the World Library Congress 2022, CCTT College Dublin
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Library Team, National Education Awards 2017


BA in Arts, University College Cork
MA in Library and Information Management, Northumbria University
Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies, University College Dublin
Graduate Diploma in Business Studies, University College Dublin ‐ Michael Smurfit School of Business

Conference Organisation/Hosting (4)

Research/Professional Publications (8)

Conference Presentations and Reviews (10)

Posters (1)

Digital Badges (8)