Archives and Special Collections

This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.

Volunteers in archives

Earlier this year, the National Council on Archives carried out a survey of volunteers in archives to “celebrate and re-investigate the role of volunteering in the archive sector.”  The report has been published on the NCA’s website and examines who volunteers,… Read More ›

Blogging from Special Collections

A lot goes on in Special Collections – assisting our researchers (students, staff and visitors), cataloguing, providing images, creating exhibitions… so I reckon our blogs will be quite diverse. Check in for postings about our wonderful collections (rare books, manuscripts,… Read More ›