So I had an idea…
a Library Assistant!
I thought it might be interesting for other people to see a typical day in my life as a library assistant at a university library. I work in the Acquisitions department dealing with our print and e-books. This includes everything from processing orders to books reaching the shelves and/or your computer screen, tablet or phone screen.
In my last blog post I was about to finish university.
As I mentioned in my final year of my BA study I gained a position at a museum in their learning team on a casual zero hours basis. After I handed in my dissertation in April I started applying for every job that appealed to me. Continue reading “Are you experienced? (Part 2)”
I’ve been thinking about this blog post for a while and struggled with how to write it, but firstly I feel like this is the kind of blog post I needed to see a few years ago and secondly I don’t think people’s rocky roads to careers are discussed that much.
This post is going to be really ‘me’ heavy, which I cringe about, however I’m hoping even though this is just from my one perspective it might give other people a different insight into working in libraries.
I’m going to begin by talking about my work history from the start and how my experience has led me to where I am now, which is currently working in a library as a library assistant, working in the acquisitions department with books and e-books and looking forward to starting my Masters in Librarianship this September.