Things I've Done

Events and Exhibitions

Articles, Interviews and Publications
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    Talks and Presentations

    Book and Exhibition reviews
    • Spellbound: magic, ritual & witchcraft, Ashmolean Musuem Oxford, 31 August 2018 -- 6 January 2019, Museums Journal (December 2018), pp 52-54.
    • Chris Paling, Reading Allowed: True Stories and Curious Incidents from a Provincial Library (London: Constable, 2017).  Library & information history 34:1 (2018), pp 72-73,
    • Pierre Delsaerdt, Tom Deneire, Susanna De Schepper, and Thomas Theyssens (eds), Proceedings of the CERL Seminar ‘Library History: Why, What, How? (special issue of Quaerendo, 46:2–3 (Leiden: Brill, 2016), pp. 101–246), Library & information history 33: 3 (2017), pp. 218-19,
    • Jonathan M. Farlow, I’ve Seen it all at the Library: The View from Behind the Desk (Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2015). Library & information history 31:4 (November 2015), pp. 285-6,
    • Julia Boffey, Manuscript and Print in London, c. 1475-1530 (London: British Library, 2012). Rare books newsletter 96 (Winter 2013), pp. 19-20. NB pdf link 
    • Tomas Lidman, Libraries and Archives: A Comparative Study (Oxford: Chandos, 2012). Rare books newsletter 95 (Summer 2013), pp. 22-3. NB pdf link
    • S.P. Cerasano and Steven W. May (eds), In the Prayse of Writing: Early Modern Manuscript Studies, (London: British Library, 2012). Rare books newsletter 95 (Summer 2013), pp. 19-20. NB pdf link
    • Ivan Boserup and David J. Shaw (eds), Virtual Visits to Lost Libraries: Reconstruction and Access to Dispersed Collections. Papers Presented on 5 November 2010 at the CERL Seminar Hosted by the Royal Library of Denmark, Copenhagen (CERL Papers 11) (London: Consortium of European Research Libraries. 2011). Library & information history 29:1 (March 2013), pp. 60-1,
    • Markus Krajewski, Paper Machines: About Cards and Catalogues, 1548-1929 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2011). Rare Books Newsletter 93 (October 2012), pp. [20-1]. NB pdf link

    Things I've helped to organise

    • Classmark Mittens: FREE Knitting Pattern inspired by libraries (March 2011)