Duties as follows:
Worked as part of the team in charge of the daily invigilation of a busy reading room, which included admitting researchers, supervising the use of manuscripts and equipment and producing material from strong rooms.
Catalogued archive collections to ISAD(G) and ISAAR(CPF) standards using CALM database software and assisted with the retro-conversion of hardcopy catalogues.
Trained and supervised new employees and volunteers in reading room policies, document retrieval, foliation, cataloguing and completing research enquiries using library resources.
Researched and answered enquiries from researchers weekly using library, archive and online resources whilst ensuring compliance with the Data Protection Act.
Invoiced and approved reprographics orders and digitised archival material and analogue surrogates using microfilm readers and professional digital camera equipment running Capture One software and Photoshop. This included making preservation assessments when selecting copying methods.