Digital & technology

Accessioning Archivist

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  • Newly established and key role in designing and carrying out archival accessioning 
  • Lead the development of a systematic accessioning strategy for the Alexander Turnbull Library 
  • Work as part of a holistic system, collaborating closely with colleagues in the Library’s Curatorial, Collection Care, Arrangement & Description, and Digital Collections teams to facilitate and enhance access to the Library’s collections

The Accessioning Archivist is a newly established role designed to help us standardise and centralise documentation, information, and meta

Behind the Lens – How I became a museum photographer

Photographing a David E Thomas celluloid film kete in the photography studio, Auckland War Memorial Museum 1998.58.2. Photo by Richard Ng.

When I tell people that I work in a museum as a collections photographer I am often met with a bemused stare.  It’s not what people expect or know much about.  I would have reacted exactly the same way prior to working in this role. To put it simply, I take archival quality photographs of the objects for preservation purposes and to be used online–but in reality it’s so much more than that.

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Head of Public Engagement

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Celebrating Canterbury, discovering the world. For us and our children after us.
Waitaha-kōawa-rau, ka whakanuia; Te-ao-whānui, ka tūhuratia. Mā tātou ko ngā uri e whai ake nei.

Digitisation Advisor

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  • Manage large-scale full-text digitisation activities through the digitisation lifecycle for the Papers Past website 
  • Provide advice and expertise to colleagues in the National Library and more widely 
  • Use your eye for detail, initiative and ability to work both independently and as part of a team, to make a significant contribution to New Zealand’s documentary heritage. 


Request for Proposals: NDF Co-ordinator

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Proposals are sought and contractors invited to tender for the provision of coordination services and executive support to the National Digital Forum (NDF) Board. The initial contract will be for one year with the option for review/renewal.

The NDF Board is seeking independent executive support to cover these areas of responsibility:

Resource and Content Advisor

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Tuia te tangata, tuia ngā kōrero, tuia ngā taonga.

Webinar recordings from external sources


Below is a list of external organisations regularly holding webinars and posting their recordings.