Showing posts from August, 2014

End of the line = On to new things

It is the end of my one-year internship as a Library Graduate Trainee at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. I literally remember it as if it was yesterday when I was led on a tour around the library and the herbarium by the previous graduate trainee, Marc Muller. Fast forward a year, I have spent two days doing the same thing. I am definitely excited for next year's trainees and coming back to Kew to see how they are getting on.

I have definitely grown as a person since being at Kew and achieved a long list of different things since being a Kew. From my projects:
Completely retro-catalogued approx. 500 journals from Japan, China and South America and sections on Bryophytes and Ferns. Approximately 300 newly catalogued books and journals titles.Completed updating the master list in Excel for exchange partners.Completed updating the bookseller list. Completed my conservation and book-binding project to make my first ever journal.Completed the Kew Gardens at War project which has garnered …