Magazine review: Mother and baby + toddler

What I normally do with magazines is flick through the pages, check if something catches my eyes then start reading that particular article. Well not this time! I had to read every single word of Mother & Baby from pages 1-162 even the ads. Speaking of which there are hundreds of ads in this issue…

Marketing a symposium

I have been ecstatic since I received the news in April this year of becoming a member of the marketing sub-committee for the upcoming ALIA New Librarians Symposium (no.6) – NLS6. Not only have I become part of a dedicated, fun and passionate group of info professionals but I have just landed a voluntary job…

Book review: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

So as part of my reading project – here is my first book review. I finished the book ‘The Sense of an Ending‘ by Julian Barnes a couple of weeks ago but just never had the chance to review it. So here it is! By the way, this is a non-spoiler version just in case…

Serendipity

Last Sunday my partner and I took our 3 year old son to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. As we were walking amongst the magnificent display of flowers, we noticed this marvellous place. It’s called The Burrow and it’s a little community library located underneath the restaurant/café. It’s full of donated books (including Braille) and…

Apps’solutely

This is how much I know about apps. I overheard at the library the other day about a new (I say new because I’ve never heard of such a wonderful thing) iPhone app especially for students. This app is used for referencing books that students have cited for their assignments or essays. If you’ve been…