Interning at the Research Library

Interning at the Research LibraryUMASS Amherst Emily Esten has just completed her internship in the Research Library. Below are her reflections on the experience: The New Bedford Whaling Museum has always been a fascinating place … No blog post last week, but I wrote this one specifically for the Whaling Museum Research Library’s blog!

Summer In The Library

Here’s what I love about historians: they are storytellers. Whether we know it consciously or simply find our way there, we search the past for a semblance of something relatable or funny or interesting. We further our interests (or those of others) in efforts to remember something worth remembering. On the other hand, archivists and … Continue reading Summer In The Library

Ten Things I Learned As An Archives & Library Intern

This is my last week at the New Bedford Whaling Museum (I can’t believe how quickly that went by!) I have a much longer post planned for next week, but I thought I’d start by sharing the lighthearted pieces of advice I’ve acquired over the summer. Always wear light-colored clothes. Those new black pants might … Continue reading Ten Things I Learned As An Archives & Library Intern