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that time of year! [Sep. 17th, 2007|12:05 pm]
librarians in training in the UK

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So...how is everyone doing on their shiny new Graduate Traineeships and Masters courses?
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[User Picture]From: down_home_kitty
2007-10-05 11:32 am (UTC)
Hi, new to the community, and guess I'm on a shiny new graduate traineeship! I've moved down to Essex to take part in the scheme - quite strange to be in a new place without my other half, but I'm hoping to get on a more local course next year (I'm based in Nottingham usually).

The traineeship is interesting, although we're doing a lot of cataloguing - good in some ways, as I know a lot of trainees miss out on that side of things, but I do like customer-based work better.
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[User Picture]From: mab_led
2007-10-05 01:32 pm (UTC)
downhomekitty- welcome!

cataloguing sounds like a very good thing to learn as a trainee.

I'll be doing it for the first time in my MA course which is a tad scary. Its only a few hours worth of work, its totally optional and doesn't count to my final credits. Seems like they're downplaying a pretty useful skill to me but what then again what the hell do I know?

best of luck with the traineeship!
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