The first month of CMRS has seen us occupied with writing a 6,000 word research paper on a topic of our choice. And until the evening of October 9th, that paper has occupied about half of my working time (I’ve also been preparing applications for the Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships, as well as various graduate programs in the U.S.). 933 more words
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Just gate-crashing two ‘parties des chimpanzes’ doesn’t make me a member!
I give up. No, that does not mean I am giving up but I am stopping chasing & struggling to get ‘noticed’, the forlorn hope of breaking thru into the in crowd (who wants to rub shoulder with the likes of Blokeney, Ermine, Buerst and all?) in the ‘gallery’. 2,342 more words
I have just finished up two very intense days doing research at the Bodleian library. The Bodleian is surrounded by the ancient colleges of Oxford. The Radcliffe Camera draws the eye, a circular science library in the midst of quadrangles and shooting spires of this great international city. 220 more words
I love old documents. That’s probably why I decided to study library science generally and archival science specifically. It’s too bad I don’t have the ability right now to make it to New York. 61 more words