Category Archives: Feature

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.

Hannah James – Restarting as an Archivist

Ever thought about making a mid-life career change to become an archivist but not sure where or how to begin? In this first post of 2017, Hannah James (Records Manager, Project Archivist, CAIS student, and volunteer) shares her experience doing just that.

Hannah James – Restarting as an Archivist

Ever thought about making a mid-life career change to become an archivist but not sure where or how to begin? In this first post of 2017, Hannah James (Records Manager, Project Archivist, CAIS student, and volunteer) shares her experience doing just that.

History at the heart of our business

This week’s blog focuses on the work currently being undertaken by the Standard Life Group Archive to turn their underused archive into a first class business resource. Since it was founded in 1825 (as the Life Insurance Company of Scotland)

History at the heart of our business

This week’s blog focuses on the work currently being undertaken by the Standard Life Group Archive to turn their underused archive into a first class business resource. Since it was founded in 1825 (as the Life Insurance Company of Scotland)

New Professionals and Outreach – Some Welcome Advice

In this second post from Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office, Jenny Moran offers advice to new professionals about outreach activities and developing new skills.

New Professionals and Outreach – Some Welcome Advice

In this second post from Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Record Office, Jenny Moran offers advice to new professionals about outreach activities and developing new skills.

Over the Top in Leicestershire

In the first of 2 posts written by the staff at Leicestershire Record Office, they talk about an innovative way of dealing with budget constraints and low morale – by re-enacting World War One!

Over the Top in Leicestershire

In the first of 2 posts written by the staff at Leicestershire Record Office, they talk about an innovative way of dealing with budget constraints and low morale – by re-enacting World War One!

A Recent Volunteer Project – Northamptonshire WWI Military Tribunal Papers

In this feature post, the staff and volunteers at Northamptonshire Archives Service talk about an exciting project they have just completed with rare WWI Military Tribunal papers.

A Recent Volunteer Project – Northamptonshire WWI Military Tribunal Papers

In this feature post, the staff and volunteers at Northamptonshire Archives Service talk about an exciting project they have just completed with rare WWI Military Tribunal papers.