As part of the library routes/rootes project, this Thing is to add my route into the information profession and add my blog link to the page: http://libraryroutesproject.wikkii.com/wiki/Main_Page
So here goes:
2000 - part time careers information role at De Montfort University, which became full time as I took on other responsibilities.
2004-2009 - worked as Senior Information Assistant , part-time, evening, in the academic library at DMU.
2008 - completed MSc Information and Library Studies distance learning with Robert Gordon University.
2010 - my role at DMU became information and communications officer, a refocusing of my role which was now to work with staff as well in planning information related activities throughout through the year.
2011- role was made redundant, and I became a research assistant in the faculty of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort. This role allows me to use information skills in an academic environment.