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Karma, Castles and Condoms: My Career in Conservation

“So, what do you do?” This is the question that I always dread at parties. The blank look, the polite nod, the death of the conversation….. 1,372 more words


How I Started - Emily Hick - Conservator, Lothian Health Services Archive

In this post Emily Hick, Conservator at Lothian Health Services Archvie talks about what led her down the path to a career in conservation.

“So, what do you do?” This is the question that I always dread at parties. 1,432 more words


“What I Wish I Knew Before I Started”…some thoughts from the Digital Preservation Coalition event at The British Library

In this Eventswatch post, digital preservation student Mary Dunne talks about what she learnt from attending the Digital Preservation Coalition event “What I wish I knew before I started” (#WIWIK2015) 681 more words

Events Watch

Come to Sydney for NLS7!

Today’s guest post comes from Heather Davis, who sits on the organising committee of NLS7. We have a soft spot for the NLS conference – the ILN was launched at… 415 more words

Guest Post

Robert Bevan: banking, wealth & respectability in Victorian Britain.

Robert Cooper Lee Bevan by William Boxall (painted c. 1850)

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Robert Cooper Lee Bevan (1809-1890) is one of the wealthiest members of our cohort. 1,768 more words

New Professionals

Beyond Jute: Dynasty and Diversity in Dundee

The diversity of the British Isles has continually engaged politicians, analysts and academics, fuelling fierce debates. Recently, the Scottish referendum on independence highlighted the contrasts and commonalities between, particularly, England and Scotland. 1,956 more words

Old Professions

"We are 23"

I just found the most truthful blog post I’ve ever witnessed and had to share.

The Brain On 23

Minus the references to Tinder, dating to avoid loneliness and wanting to stay a kid forever, this article is my life and this blogger is everything. 263 more words

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