Tag Archives: Pendlebury Library of Music

Meet… James Luff

What has your road to librarianship been? After finishing a music degree at Goldsmiths, my initial route into library work was by shelving my way around the libraries at UCL and Senate House in central London, where I also did … Continue reading

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What’s been happening at the Pendlebury Library?

Searching, finding, organising, checking, explaining, informing, scanning, uploading, buying,…. just a few of the things we’ve been doing at the Pendlebury Library.  Working at the Pendlebury Library since Christmas has been a very different experience. Due to the 3rd lockdown … Continue reading

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Christmas Coca Cola Can Choir Carry on Carolling

As we come to the end of ‘Bridgemas’ week and speed towards Advent, the Pendlebury is getting into the festive spirit! Read on to admire the library decorations…

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Welcome from the Music Libraries

The start of this academic year might be rather different from usual, but some things remain the same. As always at the beginning of Michaelmas Term, music library staff are very excited to welcome new students to Cambridge, and to … Continue reading

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Snap happy

Today’s post comes to you courtesy of a last-minute puncture. Staff have been gradually returning to the Pendlebury Library over the last couple of weeks, and this morning I was all ready to cycle over for my first day back … Continue reading

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Open all hours

It’s been a strange month for everyone. For the Music Collections teams at the UL and the Pendlebury, in common with librarians across Cambridge, we’ve had to get used to new ways of working. Most of us have been working … Continue reading

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Libraries are open online

In these challenging times we are all adjusting to working and studying from home. Despite the obvious frustration of having no access to our physical collections that traditionally form a very significant part of music tripos reading lists, or to … Continue reading

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A message from the music team

Good news – some library services are now open. Cambridge University Library is now open for book returns, Click and Collect, and Scan and Deliver services (current staff and students only). Please note that Scan and Deliver is for literature … Continue reading

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1920s Cambridge : some musical snapshots

This week it was time to swap over the items in the Pendlebury Library exhibition case, to replace the collection of historical audio-visual formats that have been on display there for the last couple of months. MusiCB3 readers were promised … Continue reading

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2019 : That was the year that was, that was

A very Happy 2020 to all our readers, we hope you survived (enjoyed!) the festivities, and are looking forward to a musical new year. In the usual MusiCB3 tradition, we’re looking back this week at the highlights of 2019, as … Continue reading

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