Future Past: researching archives in the digital age

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Date / time: 18 May, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wolfson Conference Suite, Senate House

Future Past: researching archives in the digital age

The IHR and British Records Association (BRA) invite you to attend this one day conference on Thursday 18 May 2017.

This conference aims to promote the understanding and collaboration between archivists and researchers; explore challenges posed by digital access to collections, and improve methodologies (e.g. education/training for researchers in what information is available from online catalogues, how archivists can improve catalogue descriptions so researchers can find relevant records more easily and how you can understand the context of records showing up in searches)

Speakers include:

  • Nick Barrett (University of Nottingham)
  • Geoff Browell (Kings College London)
  • Maria Castrillo (Senate House Library)
  • Kathleen ChaterSophie Clapp (Boots)
  • Clare Cowling (IALS)
  • Jo Pugh (TNA & University of York)
  • Tom Scott ( Wellcome Collection)
  • Tamara Thornhill (TFL)Jane Winters (SAS)

Conference information and registration: http://events.history.ac.uk/event/show/15812

Fees apply

Full rate: £35

Concession rate: £25 (Student/retired/IHR Friend/BRA member)

Fees include refreshments and lunch