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Bridging the Digital Gap: technical trainees in archives

Eight new trainees, with backgrounds ranging from music technology to data analytics, have filled the first round of ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ Heritage Lot... read more

Puzzled by Christmas? Some suggestions for gifts

Yes, it is December. Again. And we will be celebrating Christmas soon. On the 25th (just like last year, amazing how that happens). I agree, it does seem to hav... read more

Professional Fellows in 2018-19

We are the first fellows who have had the opportunity to apply to the new Professional Fellowship Scheme, a partnership between The National Archives and Resear... read more

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Bridging the Digital Gap: technical trainees in archives

Eight new trainees, with backgrounds ranging from music technology to data analytics, have filled the first round of ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ Heritage Lot... read more

Professional Fellows in 2018-19

We are the first fellows who have had the opportunity to apply to the new Professional Fellowship Scheme, a partnership between The National Archives and Resear... read more

Digital storytelling, outreach and archives

This week has been one of the highlights of the archival year – Explore Your Archive week. Archives from across the country take part in this sector-led campa... read more

Bridging the Digital Gap: technical trainees in archives

Eight new trainees, with backgrounds ranging from music technology to data analytics, have filled the first round of ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ Heritage Lot... read more

Puzzled by Christmas? Some suggestions for gifts

Yes, it is December. Again. And we will be celebrating Christmas soon. On the 25th (just like last year, amazing how that happens). I agree, it does seem to hav... read more

Professional Fellows in 2018-19

We are the first fellows who have had the opportunity to apply to the new Professional Fellowship Scheme, a partnership between The National Archives and Resear... read more

Join us and work with central government

We are pleased to announce four exciting new opportunities to work at The National Archives. As part of The National Archives’ statutory responsibility, the G... read more

Trustworthy technology: the future of digital archives

If you wanted to watch one of your old video tapes, would you be able to? Do you still watch your DVD collection, or do you prefer to stream movies now? The tec... read more

Data Protection law changes – help us to help you

By the end of May, the new Data Protection Bill is expected to pass into law, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998. This follows new privacy legislation at Eu... read more

Professional Fellows in 2018-19

We are the first fellows who have had the opportunity to apply to the new Professional Fellowship Scheme, a partnership between The National Archives and Resear... read more

Historical images inspire memories in Roehampton

Memories of life in swinging London’s music scene… Anecdotes about hiding, as a child, under promenade seating in a 1940s seaside resort… Being th... read more

What is a seal mould? Introducing record series PRO 23

The Collection Care Department at The National Archives holds an historic collection of moulds taken from our wax seals. Containing some 7,700 items, it is the... read more

Digital storytelling, outreach and archives

This week has been one of the highlights of the archival year – Explore Your Archive week. Archives from across the country take part in this sector-led campa... read more

Developing a user-centred search for our web archive

The UK Government Web Archive’s improved search is now live! After one year of user testing, analysing, coding, and more testing, we are excited to see the ne... read more

Holding History: an animated film created by young people

From the Domesday Book to the dark archive, the Tudors to the Titanic, and Victorian prisons to propaganda, ‘Holding History’ explores many moments in histo... read more