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GLAM Blog Club – November 2017

For October’s GLAM Blog Club theme we chose How I ended up here. As usual, the newCardigan community have delivered an interesting array of blog posts. Rebecca got in early with a trip down memory lane to her early trips to the museum, when she was always wowed by the dinosaur bones. She tells us […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – October 2017

The month of September saw a baker’s dozen of GLAMBlogClub Posts on the topic of “Safe”. Some truly thought provoking writing was generated on many different permutations of the term. There were some musing on libraries being the original safe space for the writer and that disappearing into books and archive can offer a personal […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – September 2017

Nik McGrath kicked off August’s GLAM Blog Club with a post celebrating the Ziggy Stardusts of the archives, and the pleasure of silence after a long day at the Melbourne Museum. Jane Cowell shared her work creating quiet spaces for users, arguing that sometimes we need to put the ‘shhh’ back into libraries. Ellen Forsyth […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – August 2017

Identity was the theme for July GLAM Blog Club. A wide range of topics were discussed this month, many were extremely personal and all of them were powerful. We thank all the cardies who shared openly and acknowledge and respect those who didn’t feel safe enough to. First up we have Nathan Sentance talking about […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – July 2017

Fear was the theme for June GLAM Blog Club Fear is something everyone experiences, but what I loved about reading everyone’s blogs this month, was the positive attitude about overcoming fears in your lives and work. I’d rather be afraid of clowns! My fear of networking… by Anne Reddacliff explores the fear of networking at […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – June 2017

Our theme for May was “GLAM 3017”, and once again the GLAM blogging community rose to the challenge. GLAMers took inspiration from science fiction, catalogued it, or wrote their own speculative fiction about archives and libraries. Some mused about the historic flaws in communicating and storing information, whilst others expressed faith in our ability to […] Read the whole post...

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