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GLAM Blog Club – October 2018

Sally Turbitt is always hard at work, and September was no exception. She paid no heed to the theme (which is totally fine! It’s just a prompt to help you if you’re having trouble thinking of something to write about) and wrote early in the month about the need for LIS people to become Influencers […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – September 2018

Another GLAM Blog Club month has flown by and we’ve been looking at the theme of collect. We got a rather interesting spread of ideas this month, from personal collections through to questioning what it means to collect. Rebecca starts off our month by introducing us to their personal collections – Vintage and Vintage-Style Clothing, […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – August 2018

It’s a short round up this month for our theme of ‘digital’, although there were plenty of other blog posts on topics such as unpaid work placements, conferences and workshops, cataloguing trauma, and general GLAM musings. Make sure to follow our AusGLAM Twitter bot or use the Pocket plugin so you don’t miss out on […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – July 2018

Cool beans, we are all half way through the year (my, my doesn’t time fly) and it’s time for another GLAM Blog Club Wrap up. There was a deeply resplendent collection of thoughts from the GLAM sector on the topic of ‘Create’, so let’s give them all a moment on stage to show themselves off […] 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...

GLAM Blog Club April 2018

April is here, Daylight Savings is over, and we’re all happy to be on Easter holidays. Happiness was our theme for March and as usual the newCardigan community shared some great blog posts. Rebecca was first in with a post about her amazing trip to the Anna Amalia Bibliothek. Kara, meanwhile, told us about the […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club March 2018

February’s theme ‘watch’ is a wrap! It’s really interesting how many different ways the theme has been approached. If you haven’t already, make sure to check out everyone’s blogs. Stacey, in DIY with videos, explains how much she has learnt by watching video tutorials via YouTube and Lynda.com, including knitting and using software programs. Philip’s blog, Something […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club February 2018

January has come to a close and we were very pleased to see so many cardies embrace our first theme for 2018, What I learned in 2017 / What I want to learn in 2018. Keen eyes will notice this was a reprisal of our very first GLAM Blog Club theme in January 2017. I kicked […] 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...

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