Monthly Archives: May 2017

LIT Library and Information Resource Centre (LIRC) is to host major International Library Conference. LIRC are proud to host the International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) which will take place in the Savoy Hotel, Limerick, Ireland from the 23rd-26th May 2017. For further information about QQML 2017 please visit the QQML 2017 website available here


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I like to think I have a good work – life balance. I love outdoor life, hill walking & hiking, running, training and generally keeping fit, but I also try spending as much time as possible with family and friends. It’s important for me to remember laughter is the food for the soul and memories are precious. I could be on a midnight train from A to B for fourteen hours, and all I have to keep myself amused, is the memories, which are like gold – the gold that makes you smile on a dark and lonely night in the middle of nowhere.

For me, work is fairly hectic, running an information and library department in a higher education institute, located on four sites with six thousand students and a 500 staff raises challenges daily. Add into the mix the seven EU Erasmus + projects I’m involved with and the calendar gets filled up quickly. All the spaces between the days and hours are filled up week on week, month to month, all of a sudden the year is full… boom! and another one is gone… and I’m not getting any younger.

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