2014 in review

December 29, 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.


Senate House Library Book Sale THIS WEEK

November 30, 2014


The Institute of English Studies has posted this photo as a taster of the kind of books available at the book sale this week. Cheaper reading copies of books are also on sale.

Do come along and support one of London’s finest research libraries if you can.

More here.


Animation: Snow by Walter de la Mare

November 28, 2014

With thanks to my colleague, Sam Rayner, for sharing this on facebook. It has made my day.


iConference 2015

November 25, 2014

No energy to blog in full, but after three hard weeks, nice to receive some good news in the form of a paper acceptance for iConference 2015:



Motorway Driving

November 8, 2014

Motorway Driving


Can a 2:2 lead to a Masters?

November 7, 2014

Doesn’t mention vocational Master’s, but an interesting Guardian article:

We’ve certainly had a few students over the years who have had 2:2 degrees.


CILIP East of England Applying to Library School Presentation

November 6, 2014

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