Latest News

Here you can access press releases issued by the Archives & Records Association and see where the organisation has appeared in the media.

You can also track latest news from the archives and record keeping sector.

For media queries please contact Jon Elliott, Head of Public Affairs, or telephone 01494 265878.


Overseas bursaries for 2013 ARA conference announced

Friday, 05 April 2013 09:08

The ARA is offering two full bursaries to its overseas members for the 2013 Annual Conference in Cardiff

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ARA online member survey

Friday, 05 April 2013 08:52

As one part of the ARA’s Membership Review 463 ARA members filled in an online survey in early 2013. What did you say?

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Descriptive Standards Roundtable for ARA Conference

Sunday, 17 March 2013 15:02

The future of descriptive standards in the UK will be discussed at a special roundtable session at the 2013 ARA Conference in Cardiff

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Preservation Advisory Centre publishes 'Knowing the Need'

Sunday, 17 March 2013 12:46

Knowing the Need: optimising preservation for library and archive collections was published by the British Library Preservation Advisory Centre on 1 March

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Chair and Chief Executive call for nominations to the ARA Board

Friday, 15 February 2013 12:25

 'Please consider standing for the Board'

'...a really good time to invest your time and energy'

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Nominations encouraged for Volunteering Award 2013

Friday, 08 February 2013 13:55

Entries to be submitted by 7 June 2013

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2013 ARA Officers' Day takes place in Birmingham

Friday, 08 February 2013 13:41

Successful day includes news, networking and membership review workshop

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All Party Group publishes 'History for All?'

Sunday, 27 January 2013 13:43

‘Every pupil should have the opportunity to study History should they choose’

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Nancy Edwards is honoured in Chelmsford

Monday, 07 January 2013 17:38

‘A wonderful permanent memorial to an archivist’

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30 years of independent London archival organisations

Thursday, 06 December 2012 17:34

In November 1982 nineteen people, invited by David Mander,  gathered in the former workhouse committee room at Vestry House Museum, Waltham Forest, to explore the foundation of a London Local Government Archivists Group.

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Competencies work welcomed by ARA Board

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 18:05

Caroline Williams has delivered her report on ‘Competencies’ to the ARA; the Board discussed her work at its November meeting.

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