Update – after a bit of a hiatus

I haven’t blogged in a while for a few reasons….
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Week 3 and 4 – Reflections

I love this illustration by Ketnipz.

ketnipz learningYou can buy his stuff here.

Now I’ve been studying a few weeks the same question is pouring in… ‘How’s the Masters going?’ and I’ve found the best way to describe it is the same way I respond to people who say ‘What did you think of season 3 Twin Peaks?’
My reply ‘Enjoying it is maybe too strong a word… Am I glad I watched it? Yes.’
So am I glad I’m finally doing my Masters? Extremely! Is it enjoyable? Erm…. not in the same way chocolate is enjoyable, or a beer, or staying in bed all day.
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Full Time? Part Time? Or Distance Learning?

In this blog post I look at the different options I’ve been faced with when choosing how to study for the Masters course in Librarianship and the fees and other financial things you might have to consider depending on which option you choose.

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Why did I apply for a Masters in Librarianship?

Why did I apply for a Masters in Librarianship? Like most people who pursue library work (I’m guessing) there are quite a few reasons. The short story is after some library experience, and experience in different fields, I realised that the kind of career I want to have is to help people – specifically to help people find information. I didn’t come to this conclusion suddenly. It took a bit of time to figure it all out.

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First blog post

My name’s Harriet and I’m a BA Art History graduate. I’ve decided to study a Masters in Librarianship and I intend to use this blog to document my studies, my journey and library and information news/developments too. My Masters doesn’t start for a while so it might be a little slow on the blog until then, but bear with me! I have some ideas and I’ve drafted up some blog posts already.