I started this blog during library school as an attempt to keep track of my (usually) professionally-related web trawling, as well as to get a sense of my own written “voice,” and become comfortable with a type of technology (blogging) that seems to be used more and more in the information profession. Also, as an added bonus for me, I can look back and see what I thought about Article X or Issue Y four months ago, which is very nice as I have a pretty limited short-term memory.

I’ve been employed as an archivist since September, and I am hoping that, as I progress into the archival profession, this blog will transition with me, and my writing will become more useful to other archivists. I doubt that my writing style will change much, but I have no doubt that the future posts will at least be grounded more firmly in the realities of the profession.

Until then, I think this sums it up: Me recent hire. Me love archives, but me clearly not expert. Yet. Me learning as me go. Me hope you like.

Header credits: British Museum Reading Room Panorama Feb 2006.jpg. Freely available on Wikimedia Commons under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation license and Creative Commons Attribution License 2.5.


One Response to “About this blog”

  1. when you say it’s ove. Andreina Cecilio.

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