Day: July 29, 2019

Library Performance Measurement Conference

As the crow flies, it is about 180 miles from London to Aberystwyth.  As the combined railway services of Virgin Trains and Transport for Wales go, it’s a good deal longer than this – and takes the best part of 5 hours. So as a performance measure of this country’s railway service, this journey does…Continue Reading Library Performance Measurement Conference

Visit to the Francis Crick Institute

On the second hottest day on record I headed over to St Pancras to the Francis Crick Institute. Fortunately they had air conditioning! The Francis Crick Institute is a really interesting place. It is a pure research institution. It was launched in 2007 by Gordon Brown and founded by joining Cancer Research UK and the…Continue Reading Visit to the Francis Crick Institute