Fika and futures

Over the past five years, it's been a delight to see the Handbook reaching audiences way beyond the UK.  For instance, last year I was invited to speak at a seminar in Stockholm sharing perspectives on rare books librarianship with a group of (mostly) Swedish librarians.  The paper I gave has just been published, along … Continue reading Fika and futures

Wine? Glass? DRINK?

The first of several quick posts from this year's excellent DCDC conference in Salford.  Digital impact expert Simon Tanner asked an interesting question in his Keynote talk.  If we compare archives services to wine, the wine equals the collections, the glass the infrastructure of building and staff, and the drinking is access to the collections … Continue reading Wine? Glass? DRINK?