This month we meet Amy McKenzie, a Collection Liaison Specialist Librarian from the State Library of NSW. In this role Amy has the amazing responsibility of developing the State Library’s collection. She works with all kinds of material, but specialises in rare books, artists’ books, and maps. Here Amy talks about the challenges of her job and the qualities that make for a great librarian!
Jess started working in special libraries before a chance role with UNSW Records & Archives ignited a new passion. She now works in corporate records while completing her Master of Information Studies. She is particularly excited to have just finished a placement at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Records & Archives, so her Bachelor of Art History was put to good use.
Welcome to the GLAM professional profile for May!
This month we meet Susan Walton, the Collection Services Manager at the NSW Parliamentary Library. Susan has worked in many roles throughout her information career, presented at conferences and written journal articles. Here she provides us with some invaluable tips for those starting out in their GLAM careers.
Welcome to our GLAMR Professional Profile for April 2018.
This month we’d like to introduce Michael Hawks!
Like many of us, Michael came to librarianship in a very round about sort of way. Since graduating from Curtin University in 2013, his career has developed in leaps and bounds. Known and loved by all at QUT library for his kindness and cheer (and his unparalleled ability to bake something utterly fabulous for staff morning teas at a moments notice!), Michael has truly found his calling in GLAMR.
Welcome to our new format professional profiles where we ask budding young professionals about their experiences studying, working and gaining experience in the GLAMR industries.
This month we speak with Anna Rubinowski, Ada Booth Librarian and our very own ALIA SNGG convenor. Originally from Germany, Anna graduated from RMIT University with a Master of Information Management in 2014 and started in her current position in 2015, in which she is responsible to develop and promote one of the leading academic Slavic collections in the Southern hemisphere.