Monthly Archives: June 2014

Turning over New Leaves: How to make a successful manuscript visit

I’m sitting in Los Angeles in the middle of a sojourn to The Huntington Library. It has a world-renowned collection, ranging from European medieval manuscripts, to medical collections, to historical items relating to the American Southwest. It also has one of the most beautiful botanical gardens I have ever set my eyes upon. I will […]

Travel and the Early Career Researcher

      Travel is a step out of the day to day routine of the early career researcher and into a different, hypnotic, series of peaks and troughs. Some traveling hours are punctuated by thumping heartbeats as you prepare to check in, and wonder whether you’ve brought everything with you. Other times they are fraught with […]