Glenda Whitaker, Mrs

Location: Poole

Membership Grade: Professional Member

Contact Info

Mobile: +44 (0)7826764337

General Experience


I am an avid reader and user of indexes in books covering a wide range of subjects.

History – all areas / Local history

Travel guides / Travel Writing / Tourism

–  a love of travel, learning languages and cultures has led to a lifelong interest in visiting many countries all over the world (about 80)

Music, especially Opera

–  Classical music is a personal interest


Literature and Poetry in English

English (works about)

Cinema and Film


Cookery / Food and Drink

Cookery has been a lifelong hobby of mine as well as an appreciation of wines and spirits

Handicrafts – including –


Knitting and Crochet


Silver Jewellery making

Health and Wellness

Popular Medicine (works intended for lay readers)

Social Sciences


Child Development

Early years / Primary Education

Special Needs Education

Adult Education / Lifelong Learning

–  I have studied and worked in educational settings and retain an interest in this area

Conservation and the Environment


Related qualifications

BA (Hons) (University of Cape Town) Higher Diploma in Librarianship (University of Cape Town) Cataloguing and Classification – many years of experience of book and periodical cataloguing and classification from my work in libraries

Other skills

Cataloguing And Classification
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Years) (University of Auckland)
ITEC Diploma in Holistic Body Massage (Bournemouth & Poole College, England)
CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults)
(Beet Language Centre, Bournemouth, England)

Clients Include

I have over 20 years’ experience working as a specialist academic librarian (including medical/scientific) in South Africa, UK and New Zealand. AVAILABILITY
I am available for indexing throughout the year and am interested in short or long-term projects. I can accommodate work at short notice.

Special Publication Type