Tag Archives: libraries

23 Research Things – Thing 23

Today marks the end of the #23researchcam programme. The last Thing involves the ultimate research tool – the library! As a lifelong library user, and a librarian, I thoroughly approve of framing libraries as such, and I feel very strongly … Continue reading

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Royal Marsden Manual workshop

I spent the morning at the Warner Library (Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust) in Chelmsford, where I was given a crash course in the use of the Royal Marsden Manual. The course was led by Janet Broome of Wiley publishers, … Continue reading

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Library Camp East

Yesterday I travelled to Ipswich to attend CILIP East’s Library Camp. The event was held in the meeting room at Ipswich Public Library, which was a really cool space with lots of different areas suitable for various activities and groups … Continue reading

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One little word

Until now, every library in which I’ve worked has called the area from which readers are issued, and to which they return, books the ‘issue desk’. As the issuing of books takes place at this location, you’d think that this … Continue reading

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New year, new job

My life has become somewhat simpler, in that I have gone from three part-time jobs to one full-time and one part-time job. So now I’m working in two libraries instead of three. My new full-time job is in a science … Continue reading

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How I got into library and information services

There are as many routes into the field of library and information services as there are stars in the sky, and all have their advantages and disadvantages. Some people know from early on that this is the right career for … Continue reading

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An intro post of sorts

About me I work in several faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Unlike larger academic libraries, in which librarians or library assistants are more likely to work in a single area (for example in reader … Continue reading

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