Groups

  • Best Guess Guidelines for Cataloguing Born Digital Material

    Best Guess Guidelines for Cataloguing Born Digital Material

    Created on: Wednesday, 20 April 2016
    In January 2013, a conversation was initiated under the aegis of the Section for Archives and Technology which became known as the Descriptive Standards Roundtable. Over the past three years UK archives practitioners have been brought together under this umbrella on a number of occasions (UKAD Forums 2013 and 2014, ARA Conferences 2013 and 2014 and a special event on Cataloguing Born Digital...
    27 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Section for New Professionals

    Section for New Professionals

    Created on: Thursday, 28 October 2010
    The Section for New Professionals will represent, inform and promote the interests of all pre-course volunteers and trainees, students on record keeping, archive and archive conservation courses, and newly-qualified professionals.
    9 Discussions
    6 Wall Posts
  • Diversity

    Diversity

    Created on: Monday, 18 June 2012
    Area for discussions relating to the Diversity Working Group and other diversity-related issues. See also ARA's diversity webpage: http://www.archives.org.uk/ara-in-action/diversity.html
    7 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Archive Conservation

    Archive Conservation

    Created on: Wednesday, 27 October 2010
    Group for Archive Conservation
    5 Discussions
    1 Wall Post
  • ARA Conservation Training Scheme Private

    ARA Conservation Training Scheme

    Created on: Thursday, 12 May 2011
    A Group for the committee, instructors and trainees involved with The ARA Training Scheme for Archive Conservators. The course aims to equip candidates with the wide variety of skills now required of archive conservators. The scheme was formed in the early 1970's in recognition of the growing demands being placed on conservators and to assist the development from a craft based skill to the multidisciplinary occupation that is conservation...
    2 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • London

    London

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    This is the community home page for the London region. We hold regular meetings and training events. If anyone has any suggestions for future London region events – training or otherwise – please discuss them here or feel free to contact members of the committee.
    4 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Ireland

    Ireland

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    This region covers all of Ireland.
    4 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Record Managers

    Record Managers

    Created on: Wednesday, 27 October 2010
    Group for the record managers
    4 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Descriptive Standards Roundtable

    Descriptive Standards Roundtable

    Created on: Wednesday, 27 November 2013
    This group exists to discuss issues around descriptive practice and standards, and is being carried out under the joint aegis of the Archives and Records Association Section for Archives and Technology and UKAD (United Kingdom Archives Discovery Network). Launched at the UKAD Forum in 2013, the project aims to stimulate debate and action in the area of descriptive standards and interoperability.
    4 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • East Midlands

    East Midlands

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    This region covers the following areas: Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire
    3 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • CPD group

    CPD group

    Created on: Sunday, 13 February 2011
    The Archives and Records Association is committed to supporting the continuing professional development (CPD) of its members. The Professional Development Committee has convened a working group to scope, shape and consult members on a CPD framework. The first meeting of the group is at the end of March 2011. We want to know what members think about CPD and how a framework could best support the professional journey.
    2 Discussions
    1 Wall Post
  • Film, Sound and Photography Section

    Film, Sound and Photography Section

    Created on: Friday, 23 September 2011
    The section for Film, Sound and Photography was established to exchange views and information on film, sound and photographic archives and to encourage good practice among those concerned with their acquisition, preservation and arrangement.
    2 Discussions
    1 Wall Post
  • Northern

    Northern

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    This region covers the following areas: Cleveland, Durham, North Lincolnshire, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and Yorkshire
    1 Discussion
    1 Wall Post
  • All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives & History

    All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives & History

    Created on: Monday, 07 February 2011
    This is where brief notices and updates about the work of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History will be posted, along with discussions about its work and advance notices of meetings open to the public.
    0 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Treasurers and Budget Holders

    Treasurers and Budget Holders

    Created on: Monday, 21 February 2011
    A group for treasurers and budget holders of working groups, committees, regions, nations and sections.
    1 Discussion
    0 Wall Posts
  • Continuing Professional Development - free and frank discussion Private

    Continuing Professional Development - free and frank discussion

    Created on: Friday, 01 April 2011
    This group is designed to offer a private, professional space to discuss proposed developments in CPD. This is a closed community whose content is accessible only to site members. The CPD working group want to encourage a space where people can talk freely and express their views without reservations. We need to get a range of views from across the profession on what would or would not work for ARA's future CPD. We're developing...
    1 Discussion
    1 Wall Post
  • Archive Pace Setters

    Archive Pace Setters

    Created on: Wednesday, 04 May 2011
    This is a group designed to bring together people who have received Archive Pace Setter status for projects within their organisation - and people who might like to become Pace Setters! More info about the programme is available at http://www.archives.org.uk/campaigns/archive-pace-setter-scheme.html
    1 Discussion
    0 Wall Posts
  • Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

    Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

    Created on: Friday, 05 July 2013
    This group exists to promote sharing and discussion between applicants for Archive Service Accreditation. As the scheme rolls out it will be a learning experience for the entire archives sector and this group provides a space to explore that.
    2 Discussions
    0 Wall Posts
  • Scotland

    Scotland

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    ARA Scotland is a vibrant and active region, and holds meetings and events regularly throughout the year.
    1 Discussion
    0 Wall Posts
  • South West

    South West

    Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
    The South West Region of the Archives & Records Association serves those working in archives, records management and archive conservation in the South West Region of England (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire) and the Channel Islands.
    1 Discussion
    0 Wall Posts