Archives at risk
British Records Association seminar
8 May 2013
| Centre for Conservation
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
The seminar considered the risks highlighted by the British Records Associationís recent report on archives and records at risk and the proposals it made for further co-ordinated work to enhance the collection and preservation of both digital and traditional archive formats.
Short presentations were given by Anthony Smith (British Records Association), Caroline Peach (British Library Preservation Advisory Centre), Melinda Haunton (The National Archives) and David Mander.
| Preservation strategies
(PDF format) 144KB
Caroline Peach, Head
Preservation Advisory Centre
Discussions were led by an expert panel headed by Anne Barrett (Archives for London) and including Norman James (The National Archives), Sarah Horton (CyMAL) and Brenda Weeden (Voluntary Action History Society).
|13.30||Registration opens / Tea and coffee|
|14.00||Housekeeping - Caroline Peach
|14.05||Welcome - Anthony Smith|
|14.10||Archives at risk - Anthony Smith|
|14.35||Preservation Strategies - Caroline Peach|
|14.50||Archives Accreditation - Melinda Haunton|
|15.05||Practical Aspirations - David Mander|
|15.35||Panel-led questions and discussion session|
|16.10||Reflections on the discussion|
|16.35||Conclusions - Anthony Smith|