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Long time...

So... it has been a long time since I last made an appearance here. In that time, I have had my contract at the State Library extended (till the end of the year), started the stocktake project in our repository (hard, repetitive work), started working on the Heritage Collections reference desk, had a birthday and turned 29!, and most recently, had my haircut.

I don't have much to report except I have been working on re-cataloguing our oral history collection - which is time consuming… Continue

Posted on August 5, 2007 at 3:29am

Valuable accessions.

I have been assigned a $13,500 collection to accession. I am pleased. The next one waiting in line for me is worth $18,000!

Posted on May 19, 2007 at 8:05pm

First week.

For the past couple of days, I have been reaccessioning and updating records, accessioning new materials and cataloguing these items. I have also been archiving and preserving documents.

Cataloguing Highlights:

(items I catalogued of special note)

- old CSR (Colonial Sugar Refinery) documents regarding their site at Teneriffe where the Refinery apartments now are

- framed photograph of Premier Peter Beattie meeting the Pope Benedict XVI

- framed photograph of…


Posted on May 5, 2007 at 7:17pm

After Day 2.

I have finished Day 2 of my new job at the State Library of Queensland and it has been pretty great so far. I am working in the Heritage Collection, Original Materials. The project I have been working on consists of updating catalogue records, creating new records, and sorting materials. It is slow going but I have been learning lots. The materials I have been working with are unpublished items of specific value to Queensland society and culture, including ephemera, records, and photographs.

Posted on May 1, 2007 at 6:10am

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At 9:24pm on May 25, 2009, Mike McQueen said…
Hi Sharon,
I'm a teacher librarian & recently started a community based blog for getting boys to read - Please send me a friend request if you'd like to network, share ideas, and learn more about getting boys to read.

Mike McQueen

LET'S NETWORK HERE TOO (request me as a friend):
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At 3:17pm on April 29, 2007, Lisa Lindsay said…
Rilo Kiley is way cool.

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