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ARCHIVES: AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY PRESS

We are delighted to announce the finalisation of negotiations with Liverpool University Press, who will publish Archives on behalf of the British Records Association from 2019. The first issue under the new publishing agreement will be published in Spring 2019 and, for the first time, will be fully available online. Online access to the last 13 years of the journal will also be available to all subscribers and members of the Association. This exciting development will raise the profile of both Archives and the BRA at no additional cost to members, and the Executive ...

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RESULT OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING 18 JUNE 2018

At the Extraordinary General Meeting held on Monday 18 June, the revised Constitution of the British Records Association was unanimously approved. The Constitution will now be sent to the Charity Commission for formal approval, before the BRA membership are asked to formally adopt it at the AGM in October.

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GDPR, the BRA and the future of archives

One of the biggest changes to UK data privacy law came into effect on 25 May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulations, also known as GDPR, mean individuals will have more control over how their data is used. And it ensures that organisations protect personal data better. To reflect these changes and new obligations the BRA is issuing a new privacy notice, which outlines how we collect and use personal data and the rights that individuals have over that data under the new law. The BRA was founded in 1932 to promote for the public benefit the preservation, understa...

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