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Archives Wales Catalogues Online: Working with the Archives Hub

Stacy Capner reflects on her first six months as Project Officer for the Archives Wales Catalogues Online project, a collaboration between the Archives and Records Council Wales and the Archives Hub to increase the discoverability of Welsh archives. For a … Continue reading

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Excel template

Update May 2015: Please Note we need to make some changes to the Excel template and we are not currently working with Excel data. We hope to be able to offer this service in the future. As part of Project … Continue reading

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Out and about or Hub contributor training

Every year we provide our contributors and potential contributors with free training on how to use our EAD editor software. The days are great fun and we really enjoy the chance to meet archivists from around the UK and find … Continue reading

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A few thoughs on context and content

I have been reading with interest the post and comments on Mark Matienzo’s blog: http://thesecretmirror.com. He asks ‘Must contextual description be bound to records description?’ I tend to agree with his point of view that this is not a good … Continue reading

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Archival Management Software

Archival Management Software: A Report for the Council on Library and Information Resources. Lisa Spiro, January 2009. The Archives Hub is not in the business of archival management systems, but this report provides a useful perspective on what systems have … Continue reading

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We have ways of keeping control!

The Archives Hub has been putting itself about a bit over the past couple of years…by which I mean that we are becoming distributed. We have around 150 contributors, who provide us with their archive descriptions, and through the medium … Continue reading

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EAD: your super flexible friend

I’ve just come across the Smithsonian Archives of American Art online collections. This is a wonderful source, with all the archives digitised and available to view. The navigation available on the site is great, with an image viewer allowing the … Continue reading

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Training Day

The Archives Hub is holding a training day for contributors and potential contributors on Tuesday 25 September here at the University of Manchester. The day is free and will run from 10.30 to 16.00 with a free lunch provided. This … Continue reading

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Archives Gateways

In yesterday’s keynote at the International Standards for Digital Archives conference Bill Stockting took a retrospective look at the development and methodolgy of the A2A programme led by The National Archives (TNA) in the UK. A2A (Access to Archives)

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Neuer Post

Blogger knows I’m in Germany – the interface is all in German. Neat. And just a teeny bit creepy. I’m here with Jane at the International Standards for Digital Archives conference. Lots of presentations about EAD, EAC, METS and related … Continue reading

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