Category Archives: Feature

Accessible Digitisation Projects – Stephanie Nield

Stephanie Nield, Archivist at Leonard Cheshire, passes on some advice for making digitisation projects accessible to disabled people.

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Accessible Digitisation Projects – Stephanie Nield

Stephanie Nield, Archivist at Leonard Cheshire, passes on some advice for making digitisation projects accessible to disabled people.

Empowered Collaboration: Privilege, Lived Experience and Emotional Labour – Jasspreet Thethi

Jasspreet Thethi introduces the concept of empowered collaboration with marginalised and under-served groups for improving diversity in heritage institutions.

Empowered Collaboration: Privilege, Lived Experience and Emotional Labour – Jasspreet Thethi

Jasspreet Thethi introduces the concept of empowered collaboration with marginalised and under-served groups for improving diversity in heritage institutions.

Experience of Three Conservation Trainees – Erica D’Alessandro, Hollie Drinkwater and Lucy Cokes

Erica D’Alessandro, Hollie Drinkwater and Lucy Cokes share their experience of learning conservation skills, community outreach and CPD as trainees with P.Z. Conservation.

Experience of Three Conservation Trainees – Erica D’Alessandro, Hollie Drinkwater and Lucy Cokes

Erica D’Alessandro, Hollie Drinkwater and Lucy Cokes share their experience of learning conservation skills, community outreach and CPD as trainees with P.Z. Conservation.

Seizing Opportunities: Information is the new oil – Paul Heffernan

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect across the UK and the rest of Europe in May 2018. In this article, Paul Heffernan, a Records Manager in Ireland, encourages us to welcome this new legislation, and asserts that new professionals are at an advantage in knowing how to manage greater and greater amounts of organisational data.

Seizing Opportunities: Information is the new oil – Paul Heffernan

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect across the UK and the rest of Europe in May 2018. In this article, Paul Heffernan, a Records Manager in Ireland, encourages us to welcome this new legislation, and asserts that new professionals are at an advantage in knowing how to manage greater and greater amounts of organisational data.

‘Dream of the Dead, Hear From the Living’: Liverpool University Centre for Archive Studies’ new artists residency programme – Elizabeth Shuck

A slightly different theme this week. Liverpool University’s Centre for Archive Studies recently established an Artist in Residence programme which culminated in an exhibition that opened this very week. Elizabeth very kindly has written about the project.

‘Dream of the Dead, Hear From the Living’: Liverpool University Centre for Archive Studies’ new artists residency programme – Elizabeth Shuck

A slightly different theme this week. Liverpool University’s Centre for Archive Studies recently established an Artist in Residence programme which culminated in an exhibition that opened this very week. Elizabeth very kindly has written about the project.

Digital Preservation: Reflection and a microcosm of challenges – Chris Loftus

Concerns about the longevity and stability of digital records is something that plays on the mind of a lot of archivists. As a new professional in his field, Chris shares with us his experience and his ideas on how to approach these challenges.

Digital Preservation: Reflection and a microcosm of challenges – Chris Loftus

Concerns about the longevity and stability of digital records is something that plays on the mind of a lot of archivists. As a new professional in his field, Chris shares with us his experience and his ideas on how to approach these challenges.

Breaking Down Barriers to Access the Profession – Katie Murphy

This week’s post was contributed by Katie, a current ARM student, who suggests different routes into the heritage profession besides than the usual formal university-level education as a means of making the profession more inclusive.

Breaking Down Barriers to Access the Profession – Katie Murphy

This week’s post was contributed by Katie, a current ARM student, who suggests different routes into the heritage profession besides than the usual formal university-level education as a means of making the profession more inclusive.