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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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Happy birthday NewCardigan: Helping GLAM professionals be more awesome since 2016

I’ve come quite a long way from shy, idealistic student looking for work in libraries who often only attended cardi parties for the talk to newish and slightly more cynical academic librarian who is often one of the last to … Continue reading

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‘Shut Up and Wiki’ about your passions and hone your passion for facilitating access to diverse knowledge

I have been meaning to get into Wikipedia editing for awhile, particularly as I have become increasingly aware of the lack of diversity among Wikipedia editors and campaigns to change this. However, I have always been daunted by the prospect, … Continue reading

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Queerying librarianship, life, the universe and everything

The first thing that struck me when re-reading my first GLAM blog club post from this time last year on finding pride in librarianship was how hopeful I seemed about the year ahead. I reflected on how terrible it was to … Continue reading

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Bests of 2017: Some rainbow highlights during dark times

Inspired by Anne Reddacliff’s post this month  (which was inspired by the Chat 10 Looks 3 podcast with Leigh Sales and Annabel Crabb), I thought I’d reflect on my ‘bests’ of 2017. Best film:  A Date for Mad Mary … closely followed … Continue reading

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Remembering a guide, mentor and champion of knowledge

My first boss upon completion of my undergraduate degree, Jack Keating, passed away five years ago today. He was an amazing human and has had a huge influence on my work and life. I came to realise just how big … Continue reading

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