I have been asked to reflect on the social function expected of archives and what, as archivists, we can do to better work with archives
One of the ways of securing the position of archives in our societies has long been through legislation. Laws on archives and/or on access to
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted two important realities of 21st-century life. Technology is essential to life and work. And trust, while also essential, is a fragile commodity.
The International Archives Day on June 9th has been an opportunity to tell the world why archives are important and to share what archivists do
When I was asked to take part in this year’s International Archives Week, I did so with the same enthusiasm we at the UK National
Information – and access to it – is all too easily taken for granted. We have gone from scarcity to apparent abundance in just a