“In a crisis the duty to document is not diminished: on the contrary it becomes more essential”. Digital preservation has a small but incredibly important role to play in the global response to the global pandemic, and the British Records Association are delighted to support and share the call to action developed by the Digital Preservation Coalition, and signed by the International Council on Archives, International Council of Information Commissioners, ARMA, CODATA, Research Data Alliance, UNESCO and the World Data System. The full text of the statement ...
The Janette Harley Prize was established in 2018 to generate interest in archives, and raise awareness of research and achievements in the world of archives. Entry to the 2020 round is now open, and further details about how to apply can be found here. The closing date for entries is 31 July 2020, and the winner(s) will be announced at a drinks reception following BRA's Annual General Meeting and Maurice Bond Memorial Lecture, to be held on 24 November 2020.
Due to current advice from the UK Government about Covid 19, the British Records Association 2020 Conference has been postponed. We are working with the venue and speakers to work out a new date, and will provide an update once this has been confirmed. Tickets already purchased will still be valid for the rescheduled conference date; refunds will also be available.