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MA Library and Information Management: The real 1st Day

Today was our 1st proper day of the MA. It featured a 3 hour session this morning on a unit called “Information Organisations and their Management” and a further 3 hours this afternoon on “Evidence Bases in Library and Information Science” which is affectionately referred to as EBLIS. 431 more words


“Am I Bridget Jones?”

The thought comes to me as I sit in front of the TV with a glass of wine in hand. I send a Snapchat of myself to my nearest and dearest asking the question, only to receive the following reply from my friend Hannah: “Have you got two men fighting over you though?”… Cheers Han! 474 more words

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The MSc Oceanography course at the University of Southampton!

The last couple of weeks since finishing full-time work have been about making sure I’m prepared for my new studies – in stark contrast to my original degree, where I turned up without a clue. 211 more words

Welcome to our new PhD students!

It’s that time of year when it’s out with the old and in with the new. The new, in this case, is a crop of PhD students working with members of LEL staff. 109 more words


Why historians and language learning go hand-in-hand

I’m beginning this post by issuing a challenge. Go to the staff page of any university history department, go through the lecturers’ profiles and see whether you can find a department where no historians have published in a foreign language (I’m also counting English-language publications by academics who speak a different first language). 921 more words


CFS: The Ivan Juritz Prize, 2017

The 2017 Ivan Juritz Prize features a new collaboration with Cove Park, Scotland. This year’s prize is launched alongside a series of exciting events, including appearances from writers Deborah Levy and Eimear McBride, at King’s College London. 501 more words


CFS: Special Issue: Encyclopedia Joyce, James Joyce Quarterly

The Call for Submissions is now open for a special issue of the James Joyce Quarterly entitled “Encyclopedia Joyce”. Complete essays are requested by January 31, 2017. 561 more words