15. Appendix B: Skills for your career

Links from the Second Edition of the Handbook.  I’m going to replace these with the links from the forthcoming Third Edition very soon!  See also posts in the Skills category.


@archivehour.  Twitter chat about professional issues, last Thursday of the month.

Suggestions for external training

Rare Book School, Virginia, www.rarebookschool.org and the London Rare Books School, Institute of English Studies, University of London, http://ies.sas.ac.uk/cmps/events/courses/LRBS/index.htm.

Online learning

Preservation 101, free online textbook and course from the NEDCC, www.nedcc.org/free-resources/preservation-101.
Strategic Content Alliance created an e-learning resource for intellectual property and licensing, www.web2rights.com/SCAIPRModule.
Online tutorials from The National Archives: Beginners’ Latin 1086–1733 and Advanced Latin tutorials, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/latin and Reading Old Handwriting 1500–1800 tutorial, www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography.
Cambridge University on palaeography, http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/handwriting.


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