Tag Archives: librarianship

Counting books at the Pendlebury

You’d be forgiven for wondering what everyone in the world of academic libraries are up to during the summer months. And while it is a quiet time when it comes to user numbers, there’s still always heaps to do, including … Continue reading

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Musings on music resources

Once upon a time, when there were no online library catalogues or online library resources, music students and researchers would go to the library and browse through card catalogues and many printed reference works to find the answer to what … Continue reading

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Meet….Diana Wood

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? It was a short and uneventful, if rather serendipitous one. I’d just finished a music degree and PGCE, and knew I didn’t want to teach, but beyond that had no idea what I was … Continue reading

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Meet… Sam Freeman

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Sam Freeman: When I left Cambridge Regional College with a BTEC National Diploma in Business & Finance, I didn’t know what I wanted to do; I had secretarial qualifications and a love … Continue reading

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Meet… Clemens Gresser

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Clemens Gresser: As a student I found myself covering the Musicology Department’s library desk on a few occasions, but I didn’t feel any urge to become a librarian. Fast forward to having … Continue reading

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Meet… Justin Burrows

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Justin Burrows: On the job training. Passed O levels and an A level at school and passed a library qualification while working at the UL. Joined the Library Association. Also passed O … Continue reading

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Meet… Anna Pensaert

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Anna Pensaert: As a teenager I wanted to become a scientist and do research. Once I had realised this was not going to happen, I took a U-turn and decided to study … Continue reading

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Meet… Sarah Chapman

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Sarah Chapman: Finding myself working in a library doesn’t really surprise me. As a child I always enjoyed reading and was a librarian at secondary school. When I left Sixth form college I didn’t … 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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Meet… Susi Woodhouse

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? Susi Woodhouse: Goodness, that was light years ago, but like Margaret, it just sort of happened. I read music here (at Newnham) in the early seventies and then got a job in … Continue reading

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