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A new professional’s perspective

A new professional finds out about working in special collections outreach – Polly Harper Naomi very kindly invited me to write a guest blog post from the perspective of someone very interested in, and wanting to explore further, the area  … Continue reading

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The Price of Everything

A schools liaison session with the historic collections in the Library at St John’s College, Oxford – Stewart Tiley Making contact I was chatting to our Schools Liaison Officer a few months ago, and she mentioned that she organized parties of sixth … Continue reading

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Cases in point: June guest posts

One thing that makes starting community engagement projects in special collections challenging is the lack of accessible written examples of good practice.  To improve the situation I have asked some librarians who are doing successful outreach to blog about their work … Continue reading

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Cambridge Librarian TeachMeet

Why not collaborate with school librarians to engage schools with special collections? This was my thought after listening to presentations from school librarians at the Cambridge Librarian TeachMeet. Like teachers, school librarians are switched on to the students needs. They get fully involved in teaching students (particularly in … Continue reading

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