|Insitute of Historical Research, University of London|
|Library, museum and information services|
|Large business (250+ employees)|
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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
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