Category Archives: Feature

Introducing the ARA New Professional Award

This year we are proud to introduce our inaugural New Professional of the Year Award. We received several nominations and competition was fierce, but we were finally able to narrow down a winner. Our article this week celebrates the New Professional of the Year as well as all the other nominees.

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Introducing the ARA New Professional Award

This year we are proud to introduce our inaugural New Professional of the Year Award. We received several nominations and competition was fierce, but we were finally able to narrow down a winner. Our article this week celebrates the New Professional of the Year as well as all the other nominees.

Archivists descend on Lewis to learn about community archives, 14-15 June 2017. Part 2 of 2.

In this second blog post, SfNP bursary winner Steve Skeldon talks about day two of the Community Archives Conference in Stornoway.

Archivists descend on Lewis to learn about community archives, 14-15 June 2017. Part 2 of 2.

In this second blog post, SfNP bursary winner Steve Skeldon talks about day two of the Community Archives Conference in Stornoway.

Archivists descend on Lewis to learn about community archives, June 14-15, 2017. Part 1 of 2.

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.

Archivists descend on Lewis to learn about community archives, June 14-15, 2017. Part 1 of 2.

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.

Peer Pals

Learning from Each Other – A Peer Pals Joint Article

Peer Pals is the Section for New Professionals’ mentoring programme. We match those at the very beginning of their career with slightly more seasoned professionals to provide guidance and advice in starting out. This joint article was written by Sian, a mentor, and Sophie, a mentee, of the Peer Pals programme.

Peer Pals

Learning from Each Other – A Peer Pals Joint Article

Peer Pals is the Section for New Professionals’ mentoring programme. We match those at the very beginning of their career with slightly more seasoned professionals to provide guidance and advice in starting out. This joint article was written by Sian, a mentor, and Sophie, a mentee, of the Peer Pals programme.

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.

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.