Podcast Episode 6: Amy interviews Clare Thorpe and Sally about introverts, extroverts and conference massages!

In this episode, Amy talked to Clare Thorpe and Sally about introverts and extroverts and how to network, attend events and build your career in a way that works for you. If you are nervous about attending events, this episode is full of great tips for how to turn up and participate and we discuss why networking is a muscle that needs to be flexed…

Podcast Episode 5: Sally and Amy talk favourite and not-so favourite books of 2017 plus books that made us cry

What started as a conversation about books that we had read this year, turned into this episode. We cover books we enjoyed and also what we struggled to read or finish. Sally reveals she has a "did not finish" list and Amy shares her growing love for picture books. We'd love to hear your favourites and not-so favourites of this year and what you're…

Podcast Episode 4: Rob Thomson talks library technicians, library tours and just turning up!

In episode 4, we talk to Rob Thomson, Teacher-In-Charge, Library and Information Services, TAFE NSW about the role of library technicians, Rob's passion for library tours and library spaces, and how important it is to just turn up! Career advice and artwork by Rob Thomson! Here are things we discussed in the episode: Hull, C. (2014). …

Podcast Episode 3: Anne Reddacliff talks guerrilla research, PhD’s and LGBTQ+ in libraries

In episode 3, we talk to Anne Reddacliff about how to be a guerrilla researcher, library research tourism, how to choose a PhD topic that's right for you and supporting LGBTQ+ communities in Australian libraries. Anne says: guerrilla research is accessible & can be done by anyone research should not only be done by academics LIS r…

Podcast Episode 2: Sally & Amy talk LIANZA, embracing opportunities and logo fail

Welcome to Episode 2! We talk about our presentation at the LIANZA Open 17 conference, why we decided to start podcasting and why saying no is important. Plus why getting things wrong can be good! Here's what we mentioned during this episode: Our Open Sesame! slides and the live recording. Plus the Storify of our LIANZA presentation. …

Podcast Episode 1: Dr Matt Finch talks libraries, memories and legs

  In our very first podcast episode, we talked with Dr Matt Finch about how a kindy teacher ended up delivering keynotes with his mouth taped shut and workshops that use toilet rolls and sticky tape. We also discussed music, library experiences, shaving your legs and GLAM fashion. Here are links to things we discussed in this episode: …