Want to get a job in the heritage sector but don't know where to start? Then check out this quick guide to get started! This guide will focus on the UK heritage sector and is based on my own experience volunteering and working in the sector. You can download it for free below: Guide to … Continue reading A Guide to Joining the Heritage Sector
Category: Historical Research Tips and Advice
A Guide to Non-Written Sources
My history topic for January 2022 is Stories Behind Paintings, and this got me thinking about paintings as historical sources for research. Often when thinking about sources for history we think about written texts, but there are so many other valuable types of sources out there! I've created this guide as a bit of an … Continue reading A Guide to Non-Written Sources
Top 5 Tips for History Students
September has arrived and with it a new academic year! Started a history degree (or in the middle of one) and looking for some tips? Then check out my Top 5 Tips for History Students booklet below! Free to download, this highlights tips I would recommend based on my own experience doing a history and … Continue reading Top 5 Tips for History Students
Archives for Beginners
I've been both sides of the searchroom desk as a researcher and also as an Archives Assistant, so I've put my knowledge to good use and made this guide for anyone wanting to access archives but are not quite sure where to start. I hope you find this guide helpful! Archives for Beginners Download Never … Continue reading Archives for Beginners
Top 10 Sources
Want to write some historical content but don't know where to start finding sources? Then check out my Top 10 Sources booklet below! Free to download, this highlights some of the key resources I use for creating my history blog posts and Snapshot of History videos. I hope you find it helpful, if you find … Continue reading Top 10 Sources
Some Sources Say Turns 5!
When I started this blog at the end of my history and sociology degree in June 2016, I had no idea where it would lead. Upon graduating I knew I didn’t want to say goodbye to historical research and writing, so created this blog as an outlet for my research. I had a bit of … Continue reading Some Sources Say Turns 5!