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.

Manage Your Collections – Contributing to Discovery

Harriet Costelloe from The National Archives writes our post for us this week. As Digital Development Officer she’s involved in an exciting new project where archive services can contribute to the TNA’s Discovery online catalogue.

Manage Your Collections – Contributing to Discovery

Harriet Costelloe from The National Archives writes our post for us this week. As Digital Development Officer she’s involved in an exciting new project where archive services can contribute to the TNA’s Discovery online catalogue.

Claire Valero – Workshop on Pulp Repair of Archival Documents on the Vacuum Table

Claire Valero, Conservation Intern at the National Archives of Ireland writes this week’s post about a recent 2-day training event on paper conservation techniques.

Claire Valero – Workshop on Pulp Repair of Archival Documents on the Vacuum Table

Claire Valero, Conservation Intern at the National Archives of Ireland writes this week’s post about a recent 2-day training event on paper conservation techniques.

Pass It On: Scotland’s Sporting Heritage Conference – Ian MacKintosh

At the end of February 2017, a special one-day conference was held at the University of Stirling to celebrate Scotland’s sporting heritage. Ian Mackintosh, Exhibition Assistant, describes how this aspect of Scottish history is being preserved, celebrated and shared.

Pass It On: Scotland’s Sporting Heritage Conference – Ian MacKintosh

At the end of February 2017, a special one-day conference was held at the University of Stirling to celebrate Scotland’s sporting heritage. Ian Mackintosh, Exhibition Assistant, describes how this aspect of Scottish history is being preserved, celebrated and shared.

How I Started

How I Started – Geoffrey Yeo

Another well-known name in the archives world writes for us this week – a name that is probably familiar to all, and one whose papers we’ve all read. Geoffrey Yeo very kindly shares what inspired him towards the archives sector and his fascinating career since.

How I Started

How I Started – Geoffrey Yeo

Another well-known name in the archives world writes for us this week – a name that is probably familiar to all, and one whose papers we’ve all read. Geoffrey Yeo very kindly shares what inspired him towards the archives sector and his fascinating career since.