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Interview with the Librarian – Volume 20

In Volume 20 we have the pleasure of speaking with Rebecca from Thorold Public Library.

You can find Thorold Public Library on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ThoroldLibrary

Word of the Week

Pugilist
An old / formal word for fighter, particularly a professional one, deriving from the Latin pugnus, meaning “fist”. Inspired by the fact Anthony Joshua was outside the Exact Editions office this afternoon in the very sunny London.

The Interview

What’s your role in the library? 
I’m the Public Services Librarian/Deputy Chief.  I … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 19

In Volume 19 we speak with Olive from Glasgow Women’s Library.

You can find GWL on Twitter, promoting all kinds of brilliant projects and generally being amazing: https://twitter.com/womenslibrary

Word of the Week

Slogan
Wow, this was a very interesting one, I thought. Slogan comes from Scottish Gaelic sluagh-ghairm (sluagh army + gairm cry) which translates to battle-cry. It’s quite fun imagining some modern big brand slogans used in battle, e.g. “Reassuringly expensive!” shout those marching beneath Stella Artois’ illustrious banner.… Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 17

In Volume 17 we speak with Sierra Jones-Martel from North Grenville Public Library.

You can find them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/NGPLibrary

Word of the Week

Quarantine
Originally derived from the Latin quadraginta / forty in reference to Jesus’s 40 days in the desert. It was later adopted in Venice as quarantina giorni to denote the length of time which ships suspected of carrying the plague were kept in isolation. Elsewhere it was used to signify the 40 days that widows were allowed … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 16

In Volume 16 we speak with Jacqueline Knee from West Dean College.

Follow West Dean College on Twitter: https://twitter.com/westdeancollege

Word of the Week

Elysian
Using my Ancient History degree here… the word stems from Elysium which was an afterlife concept held by some sects in Ancient Greece. Elysium was a paradise, so expectedly, Elysian means delightful or blissful. You may remember the Elysian Fields appearing in Gladiator!

The Interview

What’s your role in the library?
I’m the assistant librarian, with a … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian – Volume 15

In Volume 15 we speak with Beth Hewitt from Falmer Library, University of Brighton.

Follow Falmer Library on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FalmerLib

Word of the Week

Chrestomathy
A collection of selected literary passages (usually from a single author); a selection of literary passages from a foreign language assembled for studying the language; or a text in various languages, used especially as an aid in learning a subject.

The Interview

What’s your role in the library?
Information Adviser at Falmer Library, University of Brighton.… Keep Reading

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