Istanbul calling: travel tales from Koҫ University Library Staff Training Week
Libraries / Travel

Istanbul calling: travel tales from Koҫ University Library Staff Training Week

I have a confession to make. In my application for the Erasmus+ Staff Training Week at Koҫ University in Istanbul, I made a promise I didn’t keep. Brimming over with enthusiasm and good intentions, I promised a video blog. I imagined an expertly shot montage of Istanbul, Philip and I in charismatic candid moments, sensitive … Continue reading

Why I work in libraries (and other questions I get asked at parties)
Art & Literature / Libraries

Why I work in libraries (and other questions I get asked at parties)

Originally published on the University of Sussex Library Staff Blog Illustrations by Chris Riddell Picture the scene – you’re at a party, a gathering or any occasion where you might meet someone new for the first time. You greet each other with awkward smiles, you swap names and as the rules of small talk dictate, … Continue reading