The Skills for the Future Team

Digital Archives

Posted by in Digital Archives, General Collections, Skills for the Future

                        We have just come to the end of our two week jaunt into the world of Digital Archives. It has been a real eye-opening experience getting to grips with the concept of digital preservation and learning about the importance of properly protecting our digital media and data now so that it is safeguarded for the future. We are all aware of the speed at which digital technology advances and also how fast many of the devices and software we use become…read more

Skills to present lunchtime lecture

Posted by in Education & Outreach, Events

Hi! This is my first blog post as part of the Skills team. After a nice and relaxing summer holiday, it’s been back to my Education work programme creating galleries for the RCAHMS website. This has allowed me to look at some of the fascinating images held on the Canmore database. On Monday 22nd August, the Skills trainees are going to be delivering a lunchtime lecture at RCAHMS about the work we have been doing and the Edinburgh Castle Networking event from last month. These lectures are open to anyone…read more