Matthew S.

Librarian
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

Matthew S.
History
History
Taught Postgraduate
Vanbrugh
1995
United Kingdom

My employment

Librarian
Insitute of Historical Research, University of London
United Kingdom
Library, museum and information services
Large business (250+ employees)
2016
47000

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A day in the life of a Librarian in the United Kingdom

Librarian of the Institute of Historical Research

What I do

I run the library of the Institute of Historical Research, an important national resource for the study of history. The role involves leading a small team of librarians, and contributing to the academic life of the IHR

Skills I use and how I developed them

Understanding the needs of historical researchers, developing strategies, managing a team, fundraising, technical library and archive skills, social media, events organising

What I like most

The range of responsibilities and the connection to cutting-edge historical work

What I like least

too early to tell

How I looked for work

Kept an eye on jobs.ac.uk

How I found out about the job

Online jobs board

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