Groups
South East

South East

This region covers the following areas: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Details of upcoming events in the South East are on the region's pages http://www.archives.org.uk/ara-south-east/news-and-events.html
Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
27 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
London

London

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.
Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
71 Members 4 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Eastern

Eastern

This region covers the following areas: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk
Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
17 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
General information

General information

General discussion topics and comments
Created on: Wednesday, 01 September 2010
14 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Explore Your Archive

Explore Your Archive

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!
Created on: Friday, 14 June 2013
1 Member 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Students

Students

Group for students
Created on: Wednesday, 27 October 2010
38 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
International Engagement

International Engagement

Seeks to promote awareness and dissemination of international professional practice in archives, records management and conservation, to promote beneficial contact with international colleagues, and to assist the membership of the Association in developing international co-operation.
Created on: Wednesday, 27 October 2010
24 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
North West

North West

This region covers the following areas: Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and the Isle of Man
Created on: Wednesday, 01 December 2010
25 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Diversity

Diversity

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
Created on: Monday, 18 June 2012
9 Members 7 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Section for Archives and Technology

Section for Archives and Technology

Section for Archives and Technology
Created on: Monday, 31 January 2011
42 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
ARC

ARC

A place to discuss and feedback on ARC, the ARA's monthly publication - share your thoughts and comments on articles in the latest edition, or ask questions of or make suggestions to the editorial board!
Created on: Monday, 31 January 2011
17 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Para-professionals and trainees

Para-professionals and trainees

This is a group for all those involved in the record-keeping who are considering becoming qualified
Created on: Saturday, 05 February 2011
18 Members 3 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG)

PSQG: Security & Access Group (SAG)

Security & Access: a group for sharing and discussing security and access concerns and experience.
Created on: Tuesday, 08 February 2011
5 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Consultations

Consultations

From time to time ARA are asked to provide responses to consultation exercises from Government and other bodies. This Group will include details of current consultation processes and will provide Members with the opportunity to provide information, ideas and comments for consideration by ARA Officers when compiling the official ARA response to the consultation.
Created on: Monday, 07 March 2011
4 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Legislation and Standards Working Group

Legislation and Standards Working Group

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 your views
Created on: Tuesday, 02 August 2011
6 Members 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering

PSQG sub-committee on Volunteering

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 http://www.archives.org.uk/campaigns/volunteering-awards.html - good practice in involving volunteers http://www.archives.org.uk/latest-news/volunteering-in-collections-care-new-best-practice-guide.html The sub-committee also facilitates a Volunteer Co-ordinators Network to encourage sharing of knowledge and good practice. If you are involving in managing or co-ordinating volunteers in an archive, and you would like to join his closed e-list, then please contact louise@louiseray.co.uk
Created on: Thursday, 01 September 2011
1 Member 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

Chief Archivists in Local Government Group

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 and with others; and to promote activities in support of the above aim.
Created on: Wednesday, 02 November 2011
10 Members 1 Discussion 0 Wall Posts
Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

Archive Service Accreditation - help for applicants

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.
Created on: Friday, 05 July 2013
2 Members 3 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
Descriptive Standards Roundtable

Descriptive Standards Roundtable

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.
Created on: Wednesday, 27 November 2013
10 Members 4 Discussions 0 Wall Posts
CPD Pilot participants

CPD Pilot participants

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
Created on: Tuesday, 04 February 2014
1 Member 0 Discussions 0 Wall Posts