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  • ASLAWG

    ASLAWG

    Created on: Thursday, 18 June 2015
    ASLAWG (Archivists of Scottish Local Authorities Working Group) is the professional body for Scottish Local Authority Archivists and Records Managers. We hold regular meetings throughout the region. Our aims are to promote the preservation and use of archives which are or which ought to be in the care of Scottish local authorities; to identify, develop and implement good records and information management across Scottish local authorities;...
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  • School Archivists' Group

    School Archivists' Group

    Created on: Wednesday, 17 June 2015
    The School Archivists' Group is free to join and exists to provide support and guidance for all those working with archive collections in schools.  We manage a listserv where members can send queries to others within the group, as well as organising visits and an annual conference.  If you would like to join our email list please contact Elizabeth Wells at elizabeth.wells@westminster.org.uk
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  • CPD Pilot participants Private

    CPD Pilot participants

    Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
    A group open to those participating in the ARA CPD pilot project to allow discussion, sharing of experience, and constructive criticism as the CPD framework develops 2014-2016
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Explore Your Archive

    Explore Your Archive

    Created on: Friday, 14 June 2013
    This is a group for sharing ideas and making contacts for the new campaign for the archives sector. What are you thinking of putting in your box? Do you have a particular story planned? Do you need ideas for themes or good people to contact? Had a brilliant idea that would benefit others? Want to be part of a joint story box? Share here!
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  • 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
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  • Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

    Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

    Created on: Wednesday, 02 November 2011
    Welcome to the CALG Group! We exist to promote the preservation and use of archives which are (or, in the opinion of the Group, should be) in the care of local authorities with archive powers in England and Wales. Our objectives are to influence the policies and practices of European, national and local governments, and others, in support of the above aim; to promote the exchange of ideas and information among local authority archive services...
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  • 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
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  • PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering Private

    PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering

    Created on: Thursday, 01 September 2011
    The aim of the group is to drive improvements in volunteering practice within the archive sector; to increase the number and range of volunteering opportunities and ensure the contribution and impact of volunteering is evaluated and celebrated. The sub-committee is co-ordinating various activities as part of the Volunteering in Archives Action Plan. These include - the ARA Volunteering Award...
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  • Legislation and Standards Working Group

    Legislation and Standards Working Group

    Created on: Tuesday, 02 August 2011
    A place for updates on the work of ARA's legislation and standards working group. We monitor proposals for changes to legislation and regulations for european, national and local government and business, assess any likely impact on archives and records management and prepare the association's views and responses. Check here to find out which consultations we have responded to, which we are preparing a response to, and to give us...
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  • 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...
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  • 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
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  • Archives for Learning and Education Section

    Archives for Learning and Education Section

    Created on: Tuesday, 26 April 2011
    A forum for members interested in the use of archives in education and lifelong learning.
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  • 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...
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  • 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
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  • 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.
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  • PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG) Private

    PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG)

    Created on: Tuesday, 08 February 2011
    Security & Access: a group for sharing and discussing security and access concerns and experience.
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  • 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.
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  • Training Group Officers Private

    Training Group Officers

    Created on: Friday, 04 February 2011
    A group for members of the Training Group
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