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ARA Section for Business Records Summer Seminar 2018

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ARA Section for Business Records, in partnership with The Ballast Trust
Summer Seminar: Technical Records
Monday 18 June 2018, National Railway Museum, York

The ARA’s Section for Business Records (SBR) is excited to announce the programme for its third summer seminar held in partnership with The Ballast Trust. It will be held on Monday 18 June at the National Railway Museum in York in their Search Engine space.

The seminar will explore the theme of technical records, focusing on the plans, drawings, specifications and similar documents held in business archive collections. It will include papers and panel-led discussions on appraisal, processing, access and use, as well as practical sessions including the preservation of large scale plans.

Before the seminar, the SBR AGM will be held from 10:00 – 10:30. At the AGM, new officers will be elected to the following posts: Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Training Officer, Communications Officer and non-portfolio. If you wish to be considered for election to one of these posts you can either attend the AGM or, if you cannot attend, please contact the SBR to arrange nomination by proxy.

This free seminar is kindly being hosted by the National Railway Museum. Refreshments and lunch on the day will also be provided free to all delegates, which have been made possible by a generous contribution from The Ballast Trust.

The programme can be found here.

Location
National Railway Museum
Leeman Rd
York
YO26 4XJ

How to book
Complete the seminar registration form here.
Return the completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that this seminar is for ARA Members only. Places are limited, therefore please return forms promptly.

If you have any questions please contact James Elder (020 7440 4223 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


Section for Business Records Summer Seminar 2017

‘How to promote and market your archive’

Delegates attending the SBR AGM at the start of the Seminar

Panel Session led by BAC Chair Mike Anson, including all our speakers as well as Emma King from Butlins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online resources are now available from the Section for Business Records Summer Seminar held at The Peel Group on Thursday 11th May 2017:


Section for Business Records Summer Seminar 2016

Delegates photo taken at the British Motor Museum

 

 

Delegates photo taken at the British Motor Museum as part of the Section for Business Records Summer Seminar, 23rd June 2016 

  

Panel session at the Section for Business Records Summer Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 Panel session at the Section for Business Records Summer Seminar lead by Mike Anson, Chair of the Business Archives

      

 

 

Online resources are now available from the Section for Business Records Summer Seminar held at the British Motor Museum on Thursday 23rd June 2016:


 BAC 2015 Conference

Hunter Gatherers: Collecting Today's Business Archives

This year's BAC conference will be held on Tuesday 10th November at The Prudential Assurance Company Building, 138-142 Holborn Bars, London EC1N 2NQ. More details available from the BAC website.

Section for Business Records AGBM

The SBR AGBM was held on Wednesday 10th June 2015 at 2pm. The AGBM was followed by a free training session on standards for digital repositories.

The training session focussed on 'ISO 16363: the audit and certification of trustworthy digital repositories', which sets out comprehensive metrics for what an archive must do, based on OAIS. Download ISO 16363 for free.

Archive Service Accreditation workshop

The ARA Section for Business Records organised a free half-day workshop on Archive Service Accreditation for Business Archives run by Melinda Haunton, from The National Archives.

Slides are available here.

ARC magazine issue on Business Records

The latest issue of ARC magazine on Business Records is now out. ARA members can download it online