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West Lothian Council Archives

Announcements

Do you have an announcement to make? If you would like us to share your information or news, email us with the details at contact@scottisharchives.org.uk

You can also find a list of the workshops we have coming up, and a list of public engagement events taking place in archives across Scotland.

SCA Education Coaching Programme 2018

Focussed support for your education and outreach work The SCA is offering opportunities for Scottish archives to receive professional coaching and support from its Education Development Officer, Douglas Roberts. Archive services are invited to apply for up to three days...

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Archives Web Portal Consultation for Archive Stakeholders

As part of a scoping exercise around the development of a new web portal for Scottish archive collections the Scottish Council on Archives is consulting with archivists and records management professionals. The new portal will involve aggregating collection and item...

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Archives Web Portal Consultation for Archive Users

As part of a scoping exercise around the development of a new web portal for Scottish archive collections the Scottish Council on Archives is consulting with users of archive and public records services. The new portal will provide a national...

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Scotland's Community Heritage Conference - Call for Papers

Archaeology Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland and Northlight Heritage are delighted to announce the call for contributions to Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2018.  This will be the seventh year of this event, an annual celebration of the richness and diversity of...

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VACANCY FOR CO-OPTED POSITION ON BOARD OF SCOTTISH COUNCIL OF ARCHIVES

The Scottish Council on Archives is looking to appoint a co-opted board member with experience in charity governance, accounting policy and procedures.   You will work with the Director and SCA team to oversee the organisation’s finances. Skills and experience Applicants...

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ARA Archive Volunteering Award for 2018

Release Date: 16 January 2018 Do you want peer recognition for excellence?  Do you need evidence to show your effective engagement with volunteers?  If so, why not nominate your archive service for the ARA Archive Volunteering Award? Winners will have...

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Seasons Greetings from SCA

  We would like to wish all our members, supporters, and friends all the very best for the festive season and the new year....

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Towards A Shared Collecting Policy for Scotland’s Archives Consultation Event

Date: 1 February 2018 Location: Moir Dyer Room, Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN - Map Cost: £15.00 (SCA Members) £20.00 (Non-members) The Scottish Council on Archives is pleased to be hosting a day of information sharing and consultation on the...

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The World’s Most At-risk Digital Materials Identified

Release Date: 30 November 2017 A ‘Bit List’ of the World’s Endangered Digital Species has been unveiled for the first time today as part of an international campaign to raise awareness of the need to preserve digital materials. Co-ordinated and...

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Latest Accredited Archive Services

Release Date: 23 November 2017 On behalf of the Archive Service Accreditation team in Scotland, we are delighted to announce the latest outcome of the panel. Orkney Archive is the latest Scottish service to be awarded Archive Service Accreditation. Orkney...

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