Tuesday, 26 January 2016
The content was rich, it would be an injustice to attempt to summarize her insights into how things got accomplished, and sometimes didn't. A recording, with French interpretation, and possibly a transcript, will be posted in a few months.
Sarah Jennings gave a shoutout for libraries and archives, lauding those she received help from over the years, mentioning the British Library, the Colindale Newspaper Library and the BBC archives as well as LAC. She especially appreciated staff who went out of their way to facilitate her access to materials. She praised the fact that she didn't have to be a scholar or academic to get access, which is also the case with LAC, and is why she was happy to make the donation of materials that she did without restriction on access so that others could benefit as she did in the past.
Photo of Sarah Jennings via Tweet from Zeïneb Gharbi @z_gharbi
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