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Maxine: Senior Librarian


Senior Librarian

'You are simultaneously looking inwards and outwards: you have to know what is going on inside the LMA as a whole, and how these changes impact on readers, and also how requirements coming in from our readers shape our collections.'

'Finding interesting and unusual objects in the archive is something which makes the job interesting.'

People, Cataloguing, Organised, Informed, Aware, Efficient, Helpful

Maxine started working at the LMA in April 1999. Her job involves finding and organising books and materials and giving people access to the documents they require. She also identifies new books and materials to buy for the library to keep it up to date.

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