Networks and collaboration

The archives sector has a strong tradition of collaborating and sharing its experience and expertise. Find out more about current archive networks and specialist interest groups.

Read about our partnerships, including our work with Jisc, Arts Council England and Research Libraries UK.

Digital Archives Learning Exchange

The Digital Archives Learning Exchange (DALE) was established in 2019 to explore digital challenges, build capacity and improve digital skills across the archive sector.

Major Archive Projects Learning Exchange

The Major Archive Projects Learning Exchange (MAPLE) was set up in autumn 2007 to support organisations planning or managing large archive projects; primarily capital developments.

Religious Archives Group

Read about the 2010 survey of religious archives in the UK and our work to advance the resulting Religious Archives Support Plan.

The Higher Education Archive Programme

The Higher Education Archive Programme (#HEAP) is part of The National Archives’ continuing programme of engagement and sector support with particular archival constituencies.

Science and Technology Archives Group

The Science and Technology Archives Group (STAG) was formed in 2016 and exists to celebrate and promote scientific archives in the broadest sense.

Other networks

This page provides you with links to other specialist interest groups, networks and consultations.