Context Junky

Archives/GLAM, PhD life, history, art, etc.

Month: October 2014

What’s the definition of an extroverted archivist?

As seen on Twitter, 18 May 2012: The cliché of the introverted archivist – like the idea of ‘dusty’ or ‘musty’ archives – is widespread. I shared that State Records NSW tweet with colleagues at the time to knowing laughs; and more recently I noted there is often a sense at the end of archival conferences that […]

Ch-Ch-Changes

A new WordPress theme, and a new start. After a frantic #blogjune I stepped away from blogging (again). In the intervening months a lot has happened. Mostly I’ve been travelling – since getting back from Canada, I’ve been to London, Rome, Florence and Italy on holiday; and to Christchurch for the joint Archives and Records New […]