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Early Career Music Librarians: ET Bryant Memorial Prize

I have posted details of this on Whittaker Live, and it’s on the IAML(UK and Ireland) website. However, since the idea is to promote this prize as widely as possible – there’s £250 at stake for an early-career music librarian who has written a dissertation or significant article – I thought I’d repost it here too. 257 more words

Music Librarianship

Who was Richard Armitage, before anyone knew him? Questions on the eves of an anniversary

By this time ten years ago, North & South was not only in the can — it had been announced in the television guides. Richard Armitage had been — somewhat perilously — cast, a risk to the director, as he has always said. 314 more words

Richard Armitage

The post-PhD career is [not] like a fairytale

Read this fairytale substituting “Ivan” for “PhD-student”, “Tsar” for PhD-advisor, “Firebird” for tenure, and “Gray Wolf” for the pitfalls of academic life. Don’t forget that this is a fairytale and in real life by far not all Prince Ivans marry the princess and life happily ever after. 689 more words

Careers In Science

Chipping Away – My Best Advice to People in their Early Career

I don’t mean “keep at it, keep trying, don’t give up, don’t get discouraged”. In fact you may well need to do some giving up…. 405 more words

Career Progression

Early Career Profile - Monique Dufour

In our newest Career Profile meet Monique Dufour, a recent PhD who will be presenting her paper “‘The Library as Laboratory’: Bibliotherapy and the Clinical Study of Literature as Medicine, 1940–1960,” at HSS 2014 on Saturday morning (9:00AM-11:45AM) as part of the panel “The Institution as Laboratory: Captive Bodies and the Production of Scientific Knowledge” (Michigan Ballroom I, Level 2). 779 more words


Midwest Junto for the History of Science

The 58th annual meeting of the Midwest Junto for the History of Science will be held April 17-19, 2015, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The 2015 Junto is hosted by the UW Department of the History of Science, one of the largest and oldest academic programs of its kind in the United States. 206 more words