Having experienced the Archives and Records Association's Peer Pals scheme earlier on this year, my mentor Sian and I were asked to write a short piece for the Section for New Professionals' blog, Off the Record, and here it is! Peer Pals is the Section for New Professionals’ mentoring programme. We match those at the … Continue reading Learning from Each Other – A Peer Pals Joint Article — Off the Record
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, … Continue reading The Teams Archive Collections: International Colleges
Concepts & Contexts is a core module, meaning that everyone on the MA in Archives & Records Management at UCL has to complete it to graduate. The module was spread over the Autumn 2016 and Spring 2017 terms, comprised of weekly lectures and bi-weekly seminars. The whole year group (and part-time students from previous years) attended … Continue reading Concepts & Contexts: a module review
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: GB Province
So it's June, my birthday month, and two months of living in London. My postgraduate commitments are over for the summer until term starts again in September, so my focus is now all on my job. However, I have one university-based goal for June: 01. Make some decisions about my postgraduate dissertation I had originally … Continue reading June Goals
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