Author: jedare

Books for the Incurably Curious – a display on life, art and medicine in the Kimberlin Library

Tweet In my first professional post as a librarian at the Charles Frears School of Nursing, one of my duties was cataloguing new books. These were mostly textbooks but one day something different arrived on our shelves. It was a memoir by a then little known writer who had worked as a midwife in the East End of London just after World War Two.  While cataloguing this book I was drawn in by the stories of hardship and human warmth and it took rather longer to arrive on the shelves than usual! Little did I know that this was the start of a global ... read more

We’re not just for assignments! LLS librarians at the PAVE Employability Conference

Tweet On 6th November librarians supporting the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences spent the day running a stand at the annual PAVE (HLS Employability) Conference which took place in the Venue@DMU. Our stand was located in the busy main Conference Hall, alongside employers and placement providers. We displayed a range of professional journals representing different HLS career pathways and had leaflets for students to take away highlighting the programme of workshops and assignment drop-ins provided by CLaSS, librarians and the Maths Learning Centre. ... read more