You’ll find me on Twitter @Karenmca. I maintain an Academia.edu and a Researchgate presence, and use LinkedIn to a lesser extent. I only use Facebook for family and close friends – it’s not a platform I use professionally.
The blog you’re reading now, Karen McAulay Teaching Artist, is my own professional showcase. I used to author several blogs, but finally decided to concentrate on one good one.
I began blogging in 1999 with Whittaker Live, a performing arts blog which I author for the Whittaker Library. I also author a low-maintenance blog presence for Jobs.ac.uk Career Blogs – Music
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I'm a musicologist disguised as a librarian. I'm qualified in music, librarianship and education. I began this blog when I was studying for my PGCert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Arts Education, and I'm now using it for CPD. I'm a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Midweek I am continuing the research I commenced as PI for an AHRC-funded research network @ClaimedStatHall – early legal deposit music. Off-duty I'm hard-wired into my sewing machine!