Today marks the launch of our annual publication celebrating the work of the archives sector: ‘A Year in Archives’. As always, this year’s publication explores exciting projects and innovative approaches from archive services of all kinds. Seeing the ways in which archives approach opportunities and challenges is so inspiring, and we want to share that with the sector and beyond.
This year’s publication takes inspiration from one of the biggest events in the 2017 archives calendar. In March, we launched ‘Archives Unlocked’, the new strategic vision for the future of the archives sector, with the support of our DCMS ministers. A Year in Archives 2017 uses the ambitions of the vision and the action plan to help us to capture some of the great work happening under the themes of trust, enrichment, openness, digital capacity, resilience and impact. It shows how hard archives are already working to make those aims a reality, and will hopefully inspire others to follow suit. Continue reading »