Episode 18: Alissa McCulloch talks about critical cataloguing, zines and bibliographic data wizardry

Alissa McCulloch, perhaps better known by her twitter handle @lissertations, is the most passionate and enthusiastic cataloguer you’ve ever met. She’s a new librarian with big dreams about the future of library metadata, and how it might be used to help people feel welcomed, supported and empowered by libraries. Alissa works to decolonise the GLAM sector and support the labour of library workers in times of austerity. Outside of libraries, Alissa can be found creating zines, cataloguing beer cans, and taking trams to nowhere. She blogs at lissertations.net.

In this episode we discuss:

Recommendations from Alissa:

  • Check out Aussie GLAM bloggers on @AusGLAMBlogs, join the conversation on Twitter or start your own blog.

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Sally & Amy

Music by Richard Frohlich and sound by Inspector J

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