Training and events

We offer training to develop skills, knowledge and understanding within the archives sector. Our training sessions are relevant from both an organisational and individual perspective.

Most of our training sessions are free, and bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email us if you would like more information about any of our sessions.

We have a limited number of spaces available at each session. Because of this, please only book if you are able to attend, and contact us if you can no longer attend.

Fundraising for Archives: e-learning course

Participate in Fundraising for Archives training wherever you are in the UK through our e-learning programme.

Energy-efficient buildings (MAPLE meeting)

24 July 2019, 10:00–15:00
Herefordshire Archive and Record Office, Hereford
This MAPLE visit will look at the experiences of the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre (HARC) staff in designing and working in a building which adopts a passive approach to environmental control. The building opened in 2015 so this is an opportunity to reflect not only on the initial challenges to be overcome but also the ongoing impact of carrying out typical collection management tasks and providing services to visitors in an energy-efficient building.

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DCDC Conference 2019

12–14 November 2019
Birmingham Conference and Events Centre (BCEC), Birmingham
Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities is a collaborative conference series hosted by The National Archives, Research Libraries UK and Jisc. Now in its seventh year, DCDC brings together colleagues from across the archive, library, museum and academic sectors to explore shared opportunities, collective challenges, and to discuss how each sector can work more effectively with one another.

DCDC19 will explore the possibilities of the digital shift for collections, audience expectations, and professional practices. It seeks to go beyond recounting the huge change that the digital shift has represented, and to examine possibilities for the future.

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