Reflections and Ramblings on 2022

Reflections and Ramblings on 2022

It’s been over a year since I last blogged. Like Alissa McCulloch wrote in her latest post, I too am no longer ‘the prickly upstart new librarian shouting into the void about how nothing made sense in libraries, blogging furiously as an escape from the doom and drudgery of entry-level library work, gathering a moderate … Continue reading Reflections and Ramblings on 2022

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Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

I have Deaf anxiety. I’ve only come to realise this during the pandemic because of mandatory mask wearing and my inability to rely on lip reading (which I have been unconsciously doing my whole life). I’m fully deaf in my left ear and moderately deaf in my right. Although, I wear hearing aides most of … Continue reading Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

The view from here: five years as a librarian

The view from here: five years as a librarian

This month I celebrated five years working as a librarian, and four years post my librarianship degree. As someone who is naturally reflective, I wanted to look back on what I have achieved and the challenges I faced as a new librarian – as well as my hopes for the future. I entered the library … Continue reading The view from here: five years as a librarian