SarahLouise McDonald

Academic Support Librarian


SarahLouise works as part of the Academic Support Team to deliver support to Edinburgh Law School and the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences. As the former Librarian to the Sheriff Courts of Scotland and current convenor of the Scottish Law Librarians' Group she has gained years of experience in law librarianship.

She has a keen interest in the equitable provision of access to information, widening participation and critical information literacy.


Chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

MSc Information and Library Science

MA Hons English and Scottish Literature

Responsibilities & affiliations

Professional Registration (Chartership) Mentor: CILIP

Convenor: Scottish Law Librarians' Group

Lead: ASL Equity, Diversity & Inclusion working group

Papers delivered

Findlay, J. & McDonald, S. 'Courting Failure, Laying Down the Law'. SLA Europe Conference, Cambridge (2019).