Mrs Nicola Jane Rawnsley

MA (1st Class) in Ancient History, Master of Libraries and Information Studies (MLIS), Certificate of Tertiary Teaching

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Teaching | Current

LAW 298 - Legal Research, Writing and Communication


Learning & Teaching Adviser

Nicola provides services to support and enhance learning and teaching activities of students and academic staff within the Law Faculty.


  • Partners with academic colleagues to integrate information and academic literacies into the curriculum
  • Collaborates to deliver academic and information literacies learning using online, face-to-face and blended approaches
  • Provides expertise in developing graduate attributes and capabilities in academic and information literacies
  • Collaborates to create online learning objects to support learning

Committees/Professional groups/Services


New Zealand Law Librarians' Association (NZLLA)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Rawnsley, N. (2018). In Defense of Herodotus: Truth, Lies and Presentation in Herodotus' Egyptian Logos. Paper presented at Australasian Egyptology Conference 5, University of Auckland, New Zealand. 7 September - 9 September 2018. Related URL.
  • Rawnsley, N. (2018). 'Historical inquiry as a sensory experience: Looking for colour in Herodotus' travels in Egypt'. Paper presented at Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS) 39 2018, Brisbane, Australia. 30 January - 2 February 2018. Related URL.
  • Rawnsley, N. J., & Buller, T. (2017). NZLLA Member Survey - How to and not to run a survey: finding out who we are.. Paper presented at NZLLA 2017 Conference - Embracing the Future: Diversity and Innovation, The Boatshed, Wellington. 7 September - 8 September 2017. Related URL.
  • Rawnsley, N. (2017). A foreign Aphrodite: Herodotus and Helen in Egypt. Paper presented at 38th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Australasian Society for Classical Studies (ASCS 38 2017), Wellington, New Zealand. 31 January - 3 February 2017. Related URL.
  • Rawnsley, N., & Buller, T. (2017). 2016 NZLLA member survey - Final report. Australian Law Librarian, 25 (2), 59-69. Related URL.
  • Rawnsley, N. (2015). Kotuku - LIANZA's Emerging Leaders Course. Paper presented at NZLLA Conference 2015 - Magna Data: From Magna Carta to Big Data, Auckland University of Technology. 10 September - 11 September 2015.
  • Rawnsley, N. (2008). Selecting electronic resources in New Zealand special libraries. New Zealand Library and Information Management Journal, 51 (1), 60-72. Related URL.
  • Turner, N. (1997). Review of the book The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, reprint of the 1852 edition, published by Bolchazy-Carducci. Prudentia, vol. 29, no. 1, 29 (1), 47-49. Related URL.

Contact details

Primary office location

15 EDEN CRESCENT - Bldg 802
New Zealand