Weekend Getaway

I just came back from another weekend in London. Getting in early Friday afternoon, I immediately walked towards the river and spent an enjoyable few hours at the Tate Britain. It’s always fun to see some Henry Moore since he has exhibits both in Japan and Pasadena. One of the Tate’s featured exhibits was a … Continue reading Weekend Getaway

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Library 101: Cataloguing

On Wednesday I got to have a go at some cataloguing. For those of you not familiar with library-speak, cataloguing is the process by which books, journals, audio-visual materials etc, are put into a database. Every title is described in a separate record, and each record contains searchable information plus computer coding. The coding is called … Continue reading Library 101: Cataloguing

Field Trip

Last week I visited Plymouth’s Discovery library, one of the biggest NHS libraries in the region. Although they have twice the number of staff and more than four times the amount of physical space, we share many of the same functions. I saw students and staff reading journals, researching and completing e-learning. Something unique to … Continue reading Field Trip

Winter Break 2015/16

I'm a little late with this one, but here are some pictures from the past few weeks! This includes exploring Devon and Christmas in Ilkley. Devon Dartmoor Pub Highlights: Fisherman's pie at the Rugglestone Inn and Veggie Crumble at the Warren House Inn Weather included: rain, hail, sun, flooding... Christmas (dead) Poultry Auction: I won't … Continue reading Winter Break 2015/16