Category Archives: Conferences & Networking

Lady Librarian becomes Revalidated Fellow

If you’ve read my blog before, you’ll already know about my slightly schizophrenic simultaneous existence as music librarian and postdoctoral researcher.  Depending on the day of the week, I’m either Music and Academic Services Librarian at the Royal Conservatoire of … Read More »

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October 2015 – only 7 months away!

I’m currently seconded to an AHRC research project for two days a week, but it’ll come to an end in mid-October. Where has the time gone?! We’ve visited loads of libraries, examined hundreds of Scots fiddle tune-books, documented it all, … Read More »

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Do You Practise What You Preach?

(First posted on my Teaching Artist blog) Recent training sessions that I’ve received and given, have prompted me to ask myself whether I actually practise what I preach. (Most of the time, I do …) I pitched a session at … Read More »

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Do Blogs and Social Media Matter? What Makes a Good Blog?

This past week or so, blogs seem to be surrounding and enveloping me – and the ones I author have taken on a new importance. I decided to rationalise some of my blogging, and adopted my fairly recent WordPress Teaching … Read More »

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Suddenly, there’s a lot to do!

I gave a presentation at the IAML (International Association of Music Libraries) conference in Antwerp last week. It was about the research project I’m currently seconded to on a part-time basis. All went well, and I’ve since been asked to … Read More »

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Web 2.0 : the perils of social media

I truly didn’t intend to spend my week’s leave entangled in social media!  But I’m a compulsive blogger.  In my own defence, I don’t blog about my private life – this is all work-related.  But – just as some people … Read More »

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A Lesson in Being Prepared

I was determined to provide audio clips for my Minstrels and Metaphors paper at IAML 2011 in Dublin this week.  I engaged a thoroughly modern minstrel (one of our students). We rehearsed, and I booked the studio.  Unfortunately, even modern … Read More »

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