Monica Blake began her career in STM publishing, working first for a scientific publisher in London and later as an editor of English language material in a biological institute in Hamburg. Following a post-graduate diploma in information science, she edited a number of publications in the library and information field:
- Inform (the newsletter of the Institute of Information Scientists) 1984-1986
- CICInet 1987-1988
- Online and CD Notes 1994-2000
From 1990 to 1994, she was Reviews Editor of Library and Information Research News, the journal of the Library and Information Research Group. She has also contributed to Managing Information, Information World Review, Library and Hi Tech News, and The Electronic Library. She has provided content for the websites EJEISA and Library Link.
Currently Monica Blake is Co-Editor of
and the website
CILIP in London.