The summer has been busy for the research team as we are working on some large scale grant applications and awaiting news on projects currently under review. In the mean time, we are organising some fantastic events for the autumn.
The Enhancing Impact, Inspiring Excellence: Collaborative approaches between archives and universities conference is taking place on 4 September at the University of Birmingham. The event is hosted by the University of Birmingham and The National Archives, in association with Research Libraries UK. It is also generously supported by the Institute of Historical Research and Adlib Information Systems. Matt Greenhall, Engagement Manager for Archives Sector Development and Sue Worrall, Director of Special Collections at the University of Birmingham have worked hard to put together an extremely strong programme. The conference will showcase the varied work completed by the academic community when working with archives, while highlighting archivistsâ€™ unique skills and knowledge. The conference will clarify opportunities for collaborative working and establishing partnerships. The event is fully booked, but you can follow the sessions using the #EIIE2013 hash tag on Twitter. Continue reading »