About Plugged In, Powered Up

Our Plugged In, Powered Up strategy sought to tackle issues and priorities identified through a large scale survey of over 300 archive professionals, carried out with Jisc at the beginning of 2019 and a series of focus groups, challenge panels and desk research.

The strategy focused on three main areas of digital archival work: engagement, access and preservation, with a fourth strand focusing on digital skills more widely – including advocacy, conversations with IT and the ability to make informed procurement decisions around software.

The National Archives delivered the project over 20 strands, including: