Category Archives: Margery C Ramsay Scholarship

Westminster’s Diary of a Victorian Clerk

Nathaniel Bryceson’s diary is back online. I visited Westminster Libraries and Archives in London in early 2013 as part of my Margery C. Ramsay Scholarship project. I was privileged to view the original diary of Nathaniel Bryceson which archives staff … Continue reading

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Maps, menus and manuscripts: telling local stories via heritage collections

My presentation at the recent seminar for Victorian public library staff: “Leading Lights seminar: scholarship and award winners share ideas and lessons learned” showcased particular heritage collections or significant items within them and included the following: Life and Loves of … Continue reading

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Leading lights: library scholarship and award winners share ideas and lessons learned

Bookings are now open to Victorian public library staff for the next free public library seminar at the State Library of Victoria, under the banner of the Statewide Public Library Development Projects: Leading lights: library scholarship and award winners share … Continue reading

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Content Curation

I have been invited to speak at the upcoming LibMark conference: Content Curation: marketing our collections online.  Content curation is about collecting, organising and presenting information and collections to engage our users.  Curation is now a necessity.  The web is full … Continue reading

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Rootstech 2013: Day 2

Following the success of the keynote addresses of  Day 1; first speaker up for Day 2, Jyl Pattee, did not dissappoint. Jyl is the is the founder of Mom It Forward Media, a digital agency and network of social media influencers. … Continue reading

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Rootstech 2013; Day 1

I have been looking forward to the Rootstech conference since the beginning.   It has been a tremendously busy three days.  This is the first of three posts I will write regarding my experiences here. I had registered as a … Continue reading

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Family History Library classes

Wednesday March  21 – another day in Salt Lake City with a buzz in the air as people arrived for Rootstech which started the next day Rootstech is a genealogy and technology confernce designed for people to discover the latest family … Continue reading

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