Author Archives: James

About James

#citylis Library Science Alumni and Blog Editor. Also an Information Assistant (Acquisitions and Inter-Library Loans) in the Library at City, University of London.

#citylis Reflections and Research: Gutta percha: forgotten material of the communication revolution by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and looks at a material oft forgotten in discussions on the communication revolution… *** Few other materials have had such a revolutionary impact on the world. And few others have … Continue reading

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CityLIS Writes: Do we live in an ‘information society’? by Mariana Ou

This essay was written by CityLIS student Mariana Ou in December 2016. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative. You can follow Mariana on Twitter as @librarianchimp. *** Abstract This brief essay … Continue reading

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#citylis Focus on Alumni: Unchart(ership)ed territories by Kathryn Drumm

Focus on Alumni is our series of blog posts featuring or written by #citylis alumni. In this post, Kathryn Drumm writes about starting the CILIP Chartership programme. *** This year, I have embarked on the process of CILIP chartership. I … Continue reading

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#citylis Reflections and Research: Why LIS doesn’t have a quick fix for the post-factual society … and why that’s OK by David Bawden

This #citylis Reflections and Research post is by David Bawden and how Library and Information Science can help in a post-factual society. *** The irony is that by now it was supposed to be perfect. For most of my working … Continue reading

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