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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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Eleanor and Clare’s Amazine Knowledge Adventure at NLS8

Thank you so much to all those who came to our presentation on knowledge management and community building at NLS8. We definitely didn’t print enough amazine copies to help you find the knowledge management in your lives, so we thought we … Continue reading

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Future library

When I was young and naive and in my first semester of GLAM school in 2013, I was inspired by the State Library of NSW’s Bookend Scenarios to write this vision for the future of libraries in the form of an email to … Continue reading

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