In my last blog post I told you about the work we have been doing to upgrade our catalogue, Discovery. This innovative upgraded version of Discovery has been in ‘beta’ for many months and we are now preparing to put it live. It will fully replace the current version of Discovery on Monday 1 September.
The new version of Discovery enables archive users to search, browse and tag 32 million record descriptions of records held by The National Archives, alongside the collections of over 2,500 archives across the UK.
It now incorporates an extra 10 million records from:
- National Register of Archives (NRA)
- Directory of Archives (ARCHON)
- Access to Archives (A2A)
- Manorial Documents Register (MDR)
Along with adding this data to Discovery, we have also upgraded the platform to make it even easier for researchers around the world to find the information they need. Continue reading »