Annual Digital Lecture

Exploration of digital ideas is an important part of our archival work.

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC)

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) is an annual conference for the archive, library, museum and academic sectors.

The Gerald Aylmer Seminar

The Gerald Aylmer Seminar is an annual one-day symposium jointly convened by The National Archives, The Royal Historical Society and The Institute of Historical Research.

Academic student group visits

Bringing a group of university students to The National Archives is a great way to introduce them to using archival collections and original source material as part of their research.

Digital experimentation workshops

'A safe space to do dangerous things' The National Archives’ Digital Lab is a dedicated environment for experimentation, as we confront our greatest challenge – digital – while also seeking to become a digital archive by instinct and design.

Research resources for students

The resources below have been suggested by The National Archives staff and students and may be helpful for your research.

Postgraduate archival skills training

The ability to use archives and original documents is a key aspect of academic research across a number of disciplines, but can seem like a daunting and time-consuming task.