I had only set myself two goals for May: to revise for the Concepts & Contexts module exam, and to start running again. Exams are my least favourite thing about university, as I'm sure they are for most people. Historically, I do not perform well in exams, whether they're academic exams, music exams, or otherwise … Continue reading May in Review: An Exam, and Getting Back into Running.
The Introduction to Digital Curation module was a mixture of practical classes, lectures, and guest lecturers from archives and records professionals, and this mixed approach worked really well. The practical classes were designed to provide an insight into the kinds of digital curation tools and services that are available, including DROID, Preservica, XML, and semantic … Continue reading Introduction to Digital Curation: a module review
On Friday evening, my family and I went to The National Archives (TNA) at Kew for their sold out sixties themed Archives At Night event. "A decade that defined a generation, the sixties in Britain brought us everything from Beatlemania to miniskirts. Yet it was also a time of acute political unrest that saw … Continue reading #ArchivesAtNight with The National Archives: The Sixties
The Teams Archive Collections is a new series of blog posts for 2017. This series explores the different collections held by the Archive, and sheds some light on the life of Teams. For those who don't already know, I am solely responsible for the creation of the Teams of Our Lady Transatlantic Super-Regional Archive, a … Continue reading The Teams Archive Collections: Malawi
So this is the start of my second full month on London, and I am loving it so far! My MA university lectures are now over until the Autumn 2017 term starts in September, and all of my coursework has been handed in. All I have left on the cards is an exam this month, and … Continue reading May Goals