Author Archives: Clare

Queer eye for the library: Transforming library spaces, collections and communities

I haven’t been doing the best for a variety of work and life reasons this year, and have been struggling to write – hence the silence on this blog- but I have been watching a lot of Queer Eye as … Continue reading

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Challenging Dewey in dreams and reality

Inspired by a recent dream I had where my workplace decided to abandon the Dewey Decimal Classification System (and sadly woke up before I figured out what alternative we’d gone with), I thought I’d put together some reading and podcast … Continue reading

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A GLAMorous guide to Midsumma in Melbourne 2019: Queerying the catalogue, curating the revolution

I thought I’d take some time to round up GLAMorous Midsumma events and recruit for the GLAM Pride Victoria contingent at Pride March in early 2019. My recommendations for bookish, emerging creative tech, and history fun! It has made me … Continue reading

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LGBTIQ+ History Month in Victoria

I returned from my holiday in the UK and Ireland very excited and inspired after meeting one of the co-founders of LGBT history month in the UK, Sue Sanders, and armed with a few tips, I was keen to get … Continue reading

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Talking about toilets in the GLAM sector and beyond

Talking about toilets in the GLAM sector and beyond may seem strange, so I thought I would write about it for this month’s GLAM blog club theme “Strange”. We need to talk about toilets in the GLAM sector and beyond … Continue reading

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Queering collections: Lessons from Leprechauns, Liverpool and London

Given this month’s GLAM blog club theme of collect, I thought I would take the opportunity to share some lessons I learned for queering collections from the National Leprechaun Museum, Liverpool and London. There is quite a lot of excellent … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Order of Librarianship

I have written previously about how the Harry Potter series was my gateway to discovering the power of reading and the internet, as well as social justice campaigning, which I suspect all eventually played a role in leading me to … Continue reading

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