Tag Archives: Faculty of Music

Exam submissions time in the Pendlebury Library

It’s that time of year again, when the Custodians at the Faculty of Music wheel into the Pendlebury Library an ominously large, locked box with a posting flap in the lid.  First year undergraduates will not have met this contraption … Continue reading

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Meet… Helen Snelling

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? HS: My journey to librarianship has taken me to places from Essex  to Zimbabwe! I used to be in and out of our public library in Upminster, Essex all the time as … Continue reading

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“Play me, I’m Yours” – Bringing Music to the streets

Since Monday 22 October, fifteen pianos destined for the scrap heap have been given a new lease of life as part of a community music project and a piece of public art. Revived for the University’s Festival of Ideas, these … Continue reading

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Pendlebury space

Building and rebuilding, evaluating plans and organising contractors is not something that immediately comes to mind when asked “What is it librarians actually do?” Having been a professional librarian for over 15 years now, I’ve had to answer this question … Continue reading

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Music collections survey results

The music collections survey that took place last term has given us some interesting food for thought. The winners of the prize draw have been contacted in January and I want to say thank you again to all of you … Continue reading

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From the other side of the fence

It was only after I had accepted the post of Librarian at Selwyn College that I realised I had landed a job right next door to the Music Faculty. I was delighted to discover that this had advantages, such as … Continue reading

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Work experience at the Pendlebury – their story/our story

This is the second year that we have had Year 10 students from local schools for work experience at the Pendlebury Library. Catherine and Tom spent two busy weeks at the Faculty of Music: one part of their time they … Continue reading

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Music Library Work – a Swiss perspective

My name is Federica Rusconi Castellani and I have spent four month at the Pendlebury Library of Music, working part-time on a project. In this blog post I’m sharing my impression of the work experience here. I come from Switzerland … Continue reading

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Eurovision Song Contest 2011

Sometimes we aim to hit this blog with a time-sensitive post, or hit the right note at the right time. Last year, while working at another important place of learning and keeping some of the nation’s treasures, I wrote a … Continue reading

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