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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

A Closer Look at Creative Review

Background

Creative Review is a bi-monthly magazine that focuses on design, advertising, and commercial creativity across all mediums. The eminent publication joined the Exact Editions platform in 2017, digitising the complete archive with the aim of offering site-wide subscriptions to academic institutions worldwide.

Since 1980, Creative Review has been dissecting marketing strategies and shedding light on innovation. The magazine has been a beacon of the industry for several decades, offering unparalleled insight and inspiration to creatives around the world. In … Keep Reading

Our Favourite Libraries on Twitter

The library community on Twitter is a weird and wonderful part of the internet. Social media provides a great platform for libraries to show-off books, maps, origami skills, gif game, animal mascots, plants, architecture, the weather, and well, pretty much anything. It’s a brilliant way to increase engagement and alter public perception of libraries. By building their online presence, libraries are showing everyone that they are important pillars of our local, national and worldwide communities.

In a bit of a … Keep Reading

Interview with the Librarian — Volume 4

It’s Friday again! Time for Volume 4 of Interview with the Librarian. This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Loraine Forde of Glasgow Clyde College.

Trivia

(Firstly, I’ve just enabled comments on our posts… oops! So please feel free to post answers in the comments section).

Last week’s question —Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

Our office’s resident Harry Potter expert, Ellie, was quick on the draw to correctly guess Madam Irma Pince.

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Interview with the Librarian – Volume 3

For Volume Three we’re speaking to Angus Sinclair of Goldsmiths University, poetry enthusiast and librarian extraordinaire.

Trivia

Last week’s question — Name the famous detention movie set in a library

The answer was, of course, The Breakfast Club! Guessed by Lucille, our interviewee from last week. Who could forget the dance scene when the characters let loose to Karla DeVito’s “We Are Not Alone”…

This week’s question — Name the Draconian librarian who guards Hogwarts Library.

A warning: If

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