The British Records Association is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring a new prize, in memory of archivist Janette Harley (1951-2015). Janette was devoted to the BRA, which was a significant help to her during her early career. She remained a member throughout her life. At her death her family fulfilled her wish to bequeath a substantial capital sum to the BRA. This new prize is intended to generate interest in archives, and raise awareness of research and achievements in the world of archives. For more details, please see here.

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BRA have now moved to 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ. This new arrangement allows us to take advantage of competitively priced shared workspace, with access to meeting rooms and off-site storage available at no extra cost. Further information can be found at:

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UPDATE: “ARCHIVAL ACCOUNTABILITY GAP…Is there a democratic deficit in archives?”, Conference…reports now available online

Update: the conference reports are now available on-line at: * ...Is there a democratic deficit in archives?" 24-25 January 2017 The Great Hall, Sutherland Building Northumbria University Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8ST "The conference will begin by looking at the needs of the future generation of users, it will then discuss the vital issues of records management in developing countries. It will consider the importance of records in the investigation of tragedies and transgressions. It will explore how new ...

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