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Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

Dr Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

Learning and Teaching Librarian




Jonathan is a Learning and Teaching Librarian whose role includes creating teaching materials and delivering workshops for King’s students and NHS staff, advising on systematic reviews, and acting as chief point of contact within LDD for NMPC and A&H. He joined King’s in 2008 as a part-time Library Assistant, moving up to become a Senior Library Assistant and then a Learning and Teaching Librarian. From 2006-2019 he also worked part-time as an Associate Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London, during and after studying for a PhD in Art History. Prior to joining King’s he was a Library Assistant for Regent’s College and The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. 

Areas of Expertise

Ask him about information literacy, systematic reviews, critical appraisal, qualitative and quantitative research and referencing.


The Learning Design and Delivery team delivers several workshops, either as regular sign-ups or specifically designed for particular KCL or NHS cohorts.

Jonathan is specifically responsible or co-responsible for the following workshops and courses:

  • LIB230/NHS004: Introduction to Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Research
  • LIB225: Literature Searching for Arts & Humanities
  • LIB261: Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews




Koestlé-Cate, J. (2016). Art and the church: A fractious embrace: ecclesiastical encounters with contemporary art. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent articles

Koestlé-Cate, J. (2022). Cistercian Adventures in Glass: From Noirlac to Conques. Religion and the Arts, 26(4), 465–497.

All publications

A full list of publications is available on