Last week the LRS team plus guests attended a workshop on "The Flipped Classroom", led by Lynne and Alyson from Learning and Teaching Enhancement. In true 'flipped classroom' style, we had to do some work outside of the classroom before the workshop itself - most of which was watching videos, one of which I will share here … Continue reading Flipping the classroom
I learned about cataloguing antiquarian books last week and (sort of) catalogued one this week. The bibliography side of librarianship is something I'd like to learn more about, but haven't done a great deal of. I learned a little bit about it during my time as a graduate trainee in Oxford. I remember sitting in … Continue reading The smell of old books
As regular readers of this blog may have gathered, my current role involves a lot of cataloguing. In fact, it is the main purpose of my job. I like cataloguing; I think it's important, and I think it's important that it's done properly. By properly, I mean according to cataloguing rules and standards, although I'm not … Continue reading What am I here for?
For this 'Thing' we were asked to blog about our experiences as a librarian so far. I'm afraid I'm going to cheat, having written about this not all that long ago, and use the post I wrote for the 'Library Routes project in 2010: I thought I would join with other people in the library world and write … Continue reading Thing 10: Graduate traineeships, Masters degrees, Chartership, Accreditation