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GLAM Blog Club – December 2019

This month’s theme intersection(s), thanks to Danielle for the theme, it was interpreted in a number of very interesting ways, sometimes surprising. Hospitals, libraries, PTSD and the importance of being trauma-informed, Nikki argues that “Trauma is a prevalent part of life and society, and librarians need to be trauma-informed and acknowledge the depth and intersectionality […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – February 2019

As always, we love reading your blogs reflecting on the theme ‘What I learned last year and/or what I want to learn this year’. Thank you for blogging, and sharing some very personal insights about conquering fear, overcoming challenges and, as always, demonstrating that failure is ok, and that we all struggle with fulfilling new […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – November 2018

Beginning was our GLAM Blog Club theme for October, and a big thank you to everyone who wrote on the theme… Beginning a new blog post is not always easy. Andrew F kicked off the month with a blog about going back to uni, a new beginning, and getting on track to begin a PhD […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-10 - Grainger Museum

The Grainger Museum – the only purpose-built autobiographical museum in Australia – is home to a unique collection of art, photographs, costumes, music scores and instruments acquired by Percy Grainger, an icon of twentieth century Australian musical culture. Find out more… Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018-08 at the Medical Museum

The Medical History Museum has the oldest and finest collection of its type associated with a medical school in Australia. Established in 1967 with support from the Wellcome Trust, London, the Museum now holds over 9000 items, including documents, photographs, ephemera, medical and scientific equipment and associated research material. Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – June 2018

In May our theme was Passion. “Editing Wikipedia articles is a great outlet for my passion for advocating for social justice and inclusion by facilitating access to knowledge/research and promoting the power of play in libraries” – Clare gives a guide to how to get into Wikipedia editing in ’Shut Up and Wiki’ about your […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – May 2018

Andrew kicked off on the theme of control with Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control. Play the track and read on… And she gave away the secrets of her past… Andrew argues for and against copyright in the case of researchers accessing special collections. Control measures by some libraries are put in place preventing digital copies of donor […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2018.01.Melbourne – GLAM SLAM

cardiParty 2018.01.Melbourne – GLAM Walking Tour This time last year we had our first GLAM Walking Tour, and we had so much fun then that we decided to make it an annual event. One of our cardies recently suggested we call it a GLAM SLAM instead, which has a real ring to it! This year […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – January 2018

Our final theme for 2017 was collaboration. A great theme to wrap up the year. So many thought-provoking blogs… Collaboration and Digital Preservation, Jaye states that digital preservation benefits from collaboration in many ways, including shared resources, expertise, tools, systems, learnings, standards and practices. “Because digital preservation is expensive and resources are scare, sharing costs […] Read the whole post...

Cardi Party 2017.10 – James Hewison

James Hewison is currently the Head of Film Programs at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. James will explore the function of cinema as an agent for change. From freelance writing for publications such as the French newspaper Liberation, to marketing roles at Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Palace Cinemas, the early years of James’ […] Read the whole post...

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