Steven Skelton from Cork was awarded a bursary from the Section for New Professionals to attend a Community Archives Conference in Stornoway. In the first of two posts, Steven writes about day one of the conference.
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.
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.
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.
The Digital Preservation Awards ceremony in November 2016 was a time to celebrate significant and innovative contributions to maintaining our digital legacy from across the world. Sarah Middleton of the Digital Preservation Coalition tells us more about it in this week’s blog.
Following on from last week’s blog, this second ARA Conference post is from Sian Morgan who was awarded an ARA New Professionals bursary to attend.
With the ARA Conference 2016 fresh in our minds, this is the first of two posts written by some new professionals who were lucky enough to attend. This first one is by American archivist Dana Hamlin.
The International Council on Archives (ICA) offered eight new professionals from around the world the opportunity to attend their 2016 Congress in Seoul, South Korea. In this Eventswatch post Nicola Wood tells us about her experiences as one of the lucky recipients.
Ever thought about brushing up on your paleography skills? Or needed to know some Latin to help decipher some medieval documents? Keri Nicholson from Lancashire Archives recently attended a summer school at Keele University to do just that.
Ever wondered what goes on in business archives? The Archives Trainee Group went to visit the archives of Marks and Spencer and ITV in Leeds and Sian Morgan very kindly wrote about their visit.