Made it to my century

Earlier this week marked 100 days since I started in my new job, which is my first experience of being a library manager. Taking a leaf out of Sally’s (The Library Boss) book I thought I’d take the opportunity to celebrate and reflect on what I’ve achieved in that time: … Continue reading

Collecting, but not for a collection

It’s been just over a month since I started my new job and became a first-time library manager. It’s gone very well, and I think I made the right decision to take this opportunity. In my first few weeks on the job I’ve done some collecting, which fits nicely with … Continue reading

Creating my future (and a library)

I’m not really the artistically creative type, so for this month’s GLAM Blog Club I’ll be talking about creating the next stage of my career. Next month I’ll be starting a new job as the manager of a small special library. This role is my first ever management position, and … Continue reading

If you’re happy and you know it …

The theme for this month’s newCardigan GLAM Blog Club is “Happiness”, so here, in no particular order, are some of the things that make me happy. I guess the most important thing I’m happy about is making the career switch into librarianship. As I’ve discussed previously, I started my working … Continue reading

Long live Boolean!

My former colleague Fiona has started a monthly journal club on her blog, and this month’s article about Boolean searching piqued my interest. Fiona posted a couple of questions to get the discussion going, and I thought I’d contribute my opinions to the discussion. In case you haven’t guessed from … Continue reading