Category Archives: Rarely Sited

A chocolate apology

What do industrial quantities of chocolate cake, two bridesmaids’ dresses, and a swimming pool full of tomato soup have in common? Well, for a start they are all mentioned here by way of an apology for the lack of activity … Continue reading

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Teaching old books new tricks

When I started writing this post, I had just returned from the CILIP Career Development Group’s New Professionals Conference in Manchester, where Katie Birkwood, my beautiful co-presenter, and I stood on a stage and encouraged some of the bright, young things of libraries … Continue reading

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Rarely Sited in Oxford

Next Monday (28th March) Suzanne Paul (Corpus Christi College) and I will be giving a fifteen minute presentation, Rarely-Sited: Seeking Collaboration in Cambridge Special Collections, at the Cambridge College Libraries Forum visit to Oxford.  The talk will take a practical look at the past, … Continue reading

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A big thank you

There is no better way to start this blog than to thank all the librarians and archivists in Cambridge University who contributed to my study of community engagement in special collections in Cambridge University colleges. It would never have worked … Continue reading

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