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 Student Perspectives: A who’s who of Library and Information Science by Thomas Ash

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #citylis students. This post is by current #citylis student, Thomas Ash, and forms a most fantastic rundown of some of the most famous faces in Library and Information Science. *** … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: The librarianship of pictures

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #CityLIS students. Current Information Science student ML Peck writes about the role of librarians in art exhibitions. *** Having read the preparatory materials for the first day of my LIS classes, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: Summer Reading – Siu Ah Hanna James on Cataloging the World by Alex Wright

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #CityLIS students. Current Information Science student Siu Ah Hanna James writes about a book she read in preparation for starting at City. *** While I was applying to CityLIS, I … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2017-18 at #CityLIS

Hello there and a very warm welcome to all those who are just starting out at #CityLIS, as well as all those returning for their second year. My name is James, I work in the Library at City and I … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Guest Views: Derek MacKenzie Number crunching in the summer time

This guest post was written by Derek MacKenzie, Head of User Services at CityLibrary and #CityLIS Guest Lecturer.  Here, Derek looks at the collection, uses and reasons for statistics in university libraries. *** The end of July always marks an … Continue reading

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