Local Authority Archivist, Inverclyde Archives
Lorraine Murray is a Local Authority Archivist working in Inverclyde. She has studied at the University of Glasgow obtaining a MA (hons) in Digital Media and Information Studies / History of Art and an MSc in Information Management, Digital Preservation and Archives. She has 15 years’ experience obtained from working and volunteering in heritage and memory institutions such as the Burrell Collection and Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, The National Trust for Scotland, Inverclyde Heritage Hub, The McLean Museum and Watt Library, and East Renfrewshire Council Archives. She also has practical Records Management and compliance experience through working on a project to organise a new records store at Calmac and creating a publication scheme for Prestwick Airport. Her diverse research interests vary from 16th to 19th century Scottish History, The history of Decorative Arts and Architecture, Social History, Video Games Studies and Practical Digital Preservation. She is also a passionate advocate for using Archives to aid research and learning and is a STEM Ambassador for technology.