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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 Community Archive Survey 2018

SCA is committed to supporting community archives. We are keen to hear directly from groups who are collecting, preserving and recording archive material as part of their activities, and have compiled a short survey. The purpose of the survey it...

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SCA Education Workshops 2018

SCA will again be running education workshops later this year. Our workshops always prove very popular and have covered a wide range of topics and techniques over the years. To ensure the workshops are relevant and of interest, we want...

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SCA Trustee, Bruce Jackson is honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce Jackson, archivist and trustee of the Scottish Council on Archives has been honoured by the (UK) All Party Parliamentary Group on Archives and History with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  The award was presented by Lord Clark of Windermere, PC,...

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Archives Revealed Grant Recipients Announced

As part of TNA’s Archives Revealed programme, the first recipients of a new cataloguing grant have been announced. The University of St Andrews is one of nine successful candidates, and will receive funding to support a project that will catalogue...

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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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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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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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