Last week, we launched Archives Unlocked, the new, co-created strategic vision for the archives sector.
Archives Unlocked is the result of a nationwide period of consultation last summer with a wide range of individuals, partners, stakeholders, and users. It sets outs how, together, archives of all kinds can work to realise the power, potential and influence they wield across culture, heritage and society.
We are proud to lead a dynamic sector of over 2,500 archives. Whenever I have the privilege of visiting archives around the country, I see how they are reinventing themselves and working hard to demonstrate their value to society; in particular, in the creative ways they engage with new and existing audiences, and in how they are embracing the opportunities that digital technologies present. Continue reading »