Category Archives: Feature

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.

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.

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)