Contributor Columns

Treasures of the Inforum: Rare & Curious: The Secret History of Governor Macquarie’s Collectors’ Chest

by Stephanie Abba This stunning book tells the story of two colonial Australian cabinets of curiosities, as well as the story of Lachlan Macquarie, the Governor of New South Wales from 1810-1822, and his family. The two chests, known as the Dixson chest and the Macquarie chest, are beautiful, intricately crafted pieces of furniture, and … Continue reading

Columns / Experiences

Tristan’s Top Ten GIFs from the Office That Describe Being Back at the iSchool After the Holidays

So you’re back at the iSchool for your final semester or maybe your second or maybe seventh (no judgement here). Still heavy from gorging yourself over the holidays and moderately rejuvenated to tackle school, here’s a reminder of what it’s like to be back… 10. Seeing your friends again.. 9. The first parties in the Inforum … Continue reading