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One more go.

A year on and a year older, I have finally returned to this blog.

Initially, this blog was set up as part of my  Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) programme,  in which we wrote about different aspects of information professionals and their jobs. 595 more words

Guest Blogging: "Transforming Teen Services: The Empathetic Librarian"

On Monday, March 24, my post for the YALSA blog appeared.  It’s my first blog post in a monthly series of posts on Transforming Teen Services. 604 more words


How to make the most of your trip to the archive

Archival research is something of a rite of passage for many individuals in many disparate fields. Admittedly, it can be something of a daunting task. What follows is carefully curated advice for making the most of your trip to an archive based upon the experiences of the crew here at the Librarianshipwreck who have had the privilege of working on multiple sides of this research process (archivist, librarian, researcher). 1,873 more words



As you should have heard by now—come on, even Cosmo is reporting on it—the current President’s proposed budget cuts include eliminating all funding for the… 351 more words

Field Notes

Brief notes on librarian as designer.

The shift: Library science -> Information Science only tells part of the story. Science is an inadequate model, as is information.

The dominant paradigm:  Information -> Knowledge… 73 more words

What is information science?

Tomorrow sees the start of the iConference 2017 in Wuhan, China. To mark this, we are making some selected chapters from our information science textbooks freely available to view and download from the Facet Publishing website. 138 more words