Newly accredited archive services
The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded Archive Service Accreditation at a recent panel meeting, meaning there are now over 150 accredited archive services:
- Brent Museum Archives
- Historic England Archive
- Modern Records Centre: Warwick University
- The National Library of Scotland
Accredited archive services have successfully demonstrated that they meet the UK standard around resourcing, collections management and providing access to collections. They include business archives, specialist repositories, university archives, and local authority archive services.
Archive Sector Accreditation is supported by a partnership of the Archives and Records Association (UK), Archives and Records Council Wales, National Records of Scotland, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Scottish Council on Archives, The National Archives and the Welsh Government through its Museums, Archives and Libraries Wales division.
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Newly accredited archive services announced30/07/2020 14:15:00
The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the University of Manchester Library was awarded Archive Service Accreditation for the first time at the latest panel meeting in July 2020.
The National Archives now open, offering a limited service27/07/2020 09:10:00
We’re very pleased to announce that we are now able to welcome visitors back into our reading rooms. We are offering a limited service to visitors who need access to our collection of original documents for their research. Visitors are required to book their visit and order their documents in advance.
Seeking new delegates for our User Advisory Group14/07/2020 14:15:00
Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve The National Archives’ services? If you are a regular archive user then we would love to hear from you.
The National Archives to re-open on 21 July07/07/2020 09:15:00
The National Archives are very pleased to announce that they will be able to welcome visitors back into thier reading rooms from Tuesday 21 July.
A message about racial equality from our Chief Executive and Keeper10/06/2020 16:15:00
The National Archives is committed to fairness and equality for all. We do not tolerate racism or any racial injustice. Archives are for everyone because they are about everyone – past, present and future.
Coronavirus update04/06/2020 09:20:00
The National Archives closed its doors to staff and visitors since mid-March. While some of our services have been suspended throughout the closure, as they rely on staff having access to our building and collections, many remain unaffected and available through our website, including free access to our digital collection.
Celebrating the contributions of our volunteers01/06/2020 14:15:00
Today marks the beginning of Volunteers’ Week and for the first time, this year we will be honouring the achievements of our volunteers through a series of online events.
New digital preservation training for archives05/05/2020 16:15:00
National Archives yesterday launched Novice to Know-How, our free online digital preservation training for archive professionals. Part of our ‘Plugged In Powered Up’ strategy, the new training will provide learners with the skills and confidence to preserve born-digital records held by their organisation.