Why I’m applying for HEA Fellowship

This year I am embarking on a journey towards Higher Education Academy Fellowship.  This award is given to academics and other higher education workers who can demonstrate professional commitment to learning and teaching. Why should librarians apply for HEA fellowship? To become better teachers (and learners)!  It's so easy, given the constraints of time-slots and … Continue reading Why I’m applying for HEA Fellowship



Thrilled to announce that Special Collections at the University of Bradford has achieved Archive Accreditation!  We are the first English university to reach this new standard.  I'll blog about the experience for professional colleagues soon: why we applied, what we made of the process, and how we think it will help improve our service. And … Continue reading Accredited!

Going for Gold: archive accreditation is here

Exciting news for archives managers! A new standard can help you improve your  services and highlight your excellence. Find out more on the Archive Service Accreditation webpage and in this blog post by Melinda Haunton. Three things I like about the scheme: One size doesn't fit all.  The scheme accommodates archives services of all shapes … Continue reading Going for Gold: archive accreditation is here