Role: Digitisation Programme
Accountability: Curator, Senior Curator and Archivist
Hours: This role will require a flexible time commitment during weekday work hours. Ideally volunteers should be able to offer at least half a day per fortnight.
Location: National Justice Museum, Shire Hall, High Pavement, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1HN.
Purpose of role: Digitisation of the nationally significant HM Prison Service collection to preserve and increase access to the collection.
The HM Prison service collection contains over 20,000 artefacts, archival material and photographs dating from 1784 to 2001. It depicts the history of imprisonment from the 1700s to modern day including punishment, religion, medicine, education, work and administration.
Helpful skills/experience: Able to use a computer, reliable, good with detail, an interest in digitisation, research skills. Previous experience of digitising museum objects will be useful but not necessary.
Training offered: Training will be offered appropriate to the role, including object handling and scanning and documentation and cataloguing procedures. All volunteers receive the National Justice Museum induction, including a health and safety briefing. Volunteers will be notified of further training opportunities, including with external organisations, as and when they are relevant.
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