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Ebony Burke

Learning and Teaching Librarian




Learning & Teaching Librarians design, deliver and manage information literacy learning activities that enhance the experience of the King’s community, supporting the King’s Education Strategy.

I joined King’s in November 2015, having previously worked at University of the Arts - Central St. Martins and London College of Fashion.

I have been a volunteer for CILIP Special Interest Group LIRG since 2020 as the Events officer.

The Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) promotes the value of information research and links research with practice.

Areas of Expertise

My areas of expertise include systematic reviews, literature searching for medical subjects, evidence-based practice, advance database searching, critical appraisal and information literacy and skills.

I teach both in-person and online workshops across all King’s faculties and levels of study, including researchers, as well as NHS staff at King’s College Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Trust. I serve as the point of contact and liaison on Library teaching matters with the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine.

I work in collaboration with student success and the widening participation team to delivered tailored workshops for underrepresented students.

I am currently participating in the Inclusive Education Community of Practice. This network enables me to connect with other academics and professional services staff across the KCL community. Where we share best practices across all areas of teaching and learning.


The LDD team delivers a variety of information literacy workshops.

I teach on:

  • LIB230 Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research
  • LIB231 Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research
  • LIB260 Introduction to Advance Searching for Health
  • LIB261 Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews