Monthly Archives: November 2012

“Secretary-Wives”, Gender and Libraries.

With a hat-tip to Jem for drawing my attention to the original article. Kathryn Hughes, in yesterday’s Guardian, writes a curiously retrograde and unthinking piece on the role of widows as literary curators and activist. Firstly her argument is a spin on the old adage that “behind every great man, is a great woman” or as […]

Birth of a blog.

Hello world.  In starting this blog, I am hoping to give myself a space to discuss current issues in the library world and to share my thoughts on my career. I am also likely to discuss related issues that interest me. So literature, all things medieval and the digital humanities. Please come on in and […]