Libraries & Information

From domestic science to homeopathy – an alternative working life

Margaret went to domestic science college after leaving school in 1957, but found her real vocation much later in life in homeopathy which she practiced until retiring in 2015. In between these points her roles have included admin, cleaning, running the pastry side of a restaurant, shop work and ten years as a dental nurse. […]

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Urban public libraries before the Wee Willie Winkie

  The title says it all. This is an account from the contributor's professional life in libraries, and his reflections on changes in the library world before the World Wide Web took hold. Librarianship – Trappist tranquillity? Working schedules and sociability Senior Assistant at Sneinton Commercial and Technical Department – and the Salvation Army Running the […]

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