Tag Archives: music librarians

Meet…Kate Crane

MusiCB3: What has your road to librarianship been? When I was a child I visited the local public library with my parents pretty much every week – I would happily wander around it for hours, and always came back home … 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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A day in the life of a music librarian (in pictures)

Music librarians don’t have typical days. We have huge variety in our work – it’s what makes it so interesting. Here at the UL, we’re responsible for acquiring music, give suggestions for music literature, catalogue music, decide what needs to … 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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Goodbyeeee!

The recent departure of Clemens Gresser from Music Collections at the UL to the Marshall Library got me thinking about musical farewells. Top unfortunate musical departures: Death by bookcase? – Charles-Valentin Alkan. For many years it was popularly believed that … 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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