Author Archives: davidwitteveen

About davidwitteveen

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

Serendipity, synchronicity, and grief

Serendipity, synchronicity, and grief; a post only tangentially related to libraries and this week’s #GLAMBlogClub theme of ‘serendipity’ Continue reading

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Learning Koha 02: Decisions

Learning Koha part 2: there’s some technical decisions you need to make before you can even start installing Koha. I walk you through my decision making process. Continue reading

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Learning Koha 01: A new project…

Uni starts in a week, I’m busy at work… so it’s the perfect time to teach myself the Koha open-source library management system. Continue reading

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Community

The theme for my weekend seems to be “community”: Incendium Radical Library, the Festival of the Photocopier ZIne Fair, and roleplaying games. Continue reading

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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

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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

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Resumés and Reflections

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

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