Author Archives: davidwitteveen

About davidwitteveen

IT person. Zine Maker. Level 0 Library Nerd. Doctor Who fan.

Future Libraries, AI and other randomness

I’ve been describing 2018 as “hectic but good”. I made progress on my Masters. I did good work at my job. I travelled. 2019 looks like it will be an interesting year. The first month isn’t even over and there’s a … Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing | Leave a comment

An employer’s guide to writing a cover letter

Your cover letter should give me clear, concise, compelling reasons to read the rest of your application. Here’s a sample format. Steal it. Please. Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Resumés and Reflections

There’s nothing like reading through resumés to make you polish up your own. Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Lest We Forget: GLAMR and ANZAC Day

What is being remembered by war memorials? And what is being forgotten? Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing | Leave a comment

Libraries I would like to visit

I’ve been meaning to start a list of libraries that I would like to visit. A blog post seems as good a place as any to make it. I’ll be revisiting and updating this post as I find new libraries, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The New Wave of Wunderkammers: the ‘Inside Out’ exhibition at the Melbourne Museum

We went to the Inside Out exhibition at Melbourne Museum. It’s dreamlike and theatrical and slightly creepy. And I mean that as a compliment. Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

In the Library, with a Board Game

How should you shelve board games in your library? Continue reading

Posted in ideas worth stealing, library nerding | Tagged , , | Leave a comment