Work Experience in the RCOG Archive!

This week’s post comes from Genevieve, a 6th form student, who spent a week working with the RCOG heritage collection. Below she summarises her experience, the unexpected aspects of her placement, and her recommendations to fellow 6th formers working on their Extended Project Qualification. I never really knew what to expect when doing work experience…

Explore Your Archive 2014: A volunteer’s experience at the RCOG

Chiara Codeluppi joined the archive at the RCOG in October 2014 on a voluntary work experience placement to learn more about how archives are managed in the UK and to extend her already extensive archival experience. Getting to grips with Adlib and records management processes, her enthusiasm is evident in both her work and in…

RCOG Museum 2: One bookcase, two volunteers….

We are fortunate enough to have two lovely ladies volunteering for the RCOG Heritage Collection, Chloe who is a student on the UCL Museum Studies course, and Gemma who is hoping to gain a place at UCL on the Archives Management course. I set them both the task to create a display for the redundant…