Category Archives: Feature

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.

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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.

Misadventures in Parish Magazines – Rosie Denton

This week’s post is from Rosie, an Archives Trainee at the Borthwick Institute. Here, she writes about an interesting project involving 150-years worth of parish magazines.

Misadventures in Parish Magazines – Rosie Denton

This week’s post is from Rosie, an Archives Trainee at the Borthwick Institute. Here, she writes about an interesting project involving 150-years worth of parish magazines.

More Experience Required: The Trials and Tribulations of a New Professional – Anouska Lester

To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.

More Experience Required: The Trials and Tribulations of a New Professional – Anouska Lester

To be told you “don’t have enough experience” when being turned down for jobs is demoralising and frustrating, as many of us can relate. In this insightful post, Anouska Lester from Milton Keynes writes about what she’s doing to combat this.

A New Professional’s Experience Working as an Assistant Digital Records Manager – Aoife Morrissey

Getting employees engaged in records management can be challenging. However, Aoife has found innovative ways of selling its importance to her co-workers in her new role as Assistant Digital Records Manager in Ireland.

A New Professional’s Experience Working as an Assistant Digital Records Manager – Aoife Morrissey

Getting employees engaged in records management can be challenging. However, Aoife has found innovative ways of selling its importance to her co-workers in her new role as Assistant Digital Records Manager in Ireland.