This month we’ve taken a different approach to our Meet the Librarian blog! Ella Kennedy, a Kortext Student Ambassador, spoke to Phil Barraclough, Library Data Analyst at the University of Exeter. Read on for insights into Phil’s job, the impact of the pandemic, and thoughts about emerging library trends. Can you describe a typical day
The staff at Birmingham Newman University Library were thrilled to be shortlisted for ‘Outstanding Library Team’ in the 2023 THE Awards. We spoke to Chantelle Wilcox, their Library Digital Services Officer, about what it’s like to be part of a small team that’s making a big difference. How and when did you decide to become
What do an architect and a librarian have in common? For Andrew Knight, Acquisitions and Content Services Manager at Imperial College London, it’s the ability to think creatively. We spoke to Andrew about his career change, the future of academic libraries, and his passion for music. How and when did you decide to become a
We’ve got something a bit different for this edition of Meet the Librarian. We spoke to Pete Bowles Barrett, the Kortext Librarian. Read on to find out how Pete’s career in higher education is invaluable in his current role. How and when did you decide to become a librarian? I think the answer is that
What’s it like to support students around the world who study online and never visit the university library in person? We spoke to Sarah Ison, Online Distance Learning Librarian, from the University of Sussex to find out! How and when did you decide to become a librarian? It wasn’t until I was doing my geography
Anne Worden from the University of Portsmouth was the lucky winner of cupcakes for her library team in our summer webinar. We caught up with Anne to find out more about her library career, and we got some excellent recommendations for European crime dramas along the way! How and when did you become a librarian?