The SfNP Summer Seminar 2017 – A Bursary Winner’s Perspective

We held our annual Summer Seminar in Glasgow in early June, and for the first time offered our first travel bursary for a New Professional to attend. Ruth, our lucky winner, writes for the blog about her experience with us in Glasgow.

The SfNP Summer Seminar 2017 – A Bursary Winner’s Perspective

We held our annual Summer Seminar in Glasgow in early June, and for the first time offered our first travel bursary for a New Professional to attend. Ruth, our lucky winner, writes for the blog about her experience with us in Glasgow.

Internship experience at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, PRONI – Suzanne Shouesmith

This week’s post was sent to us by Suzanne Shouesmith who will be starting her Archives MA later this year. In this post she talks about a recent internship she undertook at the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.

Internship experience at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, PRONI – Suzanne Shouesmith

This week’s post was sent to us by Suzanne Shouesmith who will be starting her Archives MA later this year. In this post she talks about a recent internship she undertook at the Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.

A British Archivist Abroad – Sandra Blake

Fed up with the British weather? Ever thought about working overseas? Unsure of how to apply your education abroad and get your first foreign job? Well, Sandra Blake did just that and is now living the dream in sunny Malta! Here, she explains how she made her dream a reality.

A British Archivist Abroad – Sandra Blake

Fed up with the British weather? Ever thought about working overseas? Unsure of how to apply your education abroad and get your first foreign job? Well, Sandra Blake did just that and is now living the dream in sunny Malta! Here, she explains how she made her dream a reality.

How I Started – Sally Chalmers

This week’s post was submitted to us by Sally Chalmers, Skills for the Future Trainee at Midlothian Council Archives, a self-professed “history nerd” who found her calling in archives.

How I Started – Sally Chalmers

This week’s post was submitted to us by Sally Chalmers, Skills for the Future Trainee at Midlothian Council Archives, a self-professed “history nerd” who found her calling in archives.

10 Years: 1 Week – Ian Johnson

What was originally conceived of as a ‘How I Started’ piece, is now more of a reflection of a ‘not so typical’ week in the life of a University Special Collections and Archive. Ian Johnson from Newcastle University contributes this week’s post.

10 Years: 1 Week – Ian Johnson

What was originally conceived of as a ‘How I Started’ piece, is now more of a reflection of a ‘not so typical’ week in the life of a University Special Collections and Archive. Ian Johnson from Newcastle University contributes this week’s post.

Why 404 Errors Have the Power to Traumatise – Nicola Laurent

For those whose history and heritage is uncertain, records provide a vital role in revealing and shaping identity. Nicola Laurent writes for us from Australia about her work in ensuring information about the Former Child Migrant scheme is made available to those who need it the most.

Why 404 Errors Have the Power to Traumatise – Nicola Laurent

For those whose history and heritage is uncertain, records provide a vital role in revealing and shaping identity. Nicola Laurent writes for us from Australia about her work in ensuring information about the Former Child Migrant scheme is made available to those who need it the most.

Being an ARA Officer – Elisabeth Thurlow

This week’s post was written by one of our own. Elisabeth Thurlow, Communications Officer for the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) talks about the benefits of volunteering for the ARA (Archives & Records Association), and the professional and personal advantages it can provide.

Being an ARA Officer – Elisabeth Thurlow

This week’s post was written by one of our own. Elisabeth Thurlow, Communications Officer for the Section for New Professionals (SfNP) talks about the benefits of volunteering for the ARA (Archives & Records Association), and the professional and personal advantages it can provide.