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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.

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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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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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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UNESCO Memory of the World Call for Nominations to the UK Register

Release Date: 6 November 2017 UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme seeks to encourage the preservation of, access to and awareness of the world’s documentary heritage.  An important part of the Programme is its Registers, which recognise documentary heritage of...

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Appointment of Scottish Council on Archives Director

Release Date: 13 October 2017 The Scottish Council on Archives is very pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director, Mr John Pelan, FRSA MCIPR: I am delighted to be joining the Scottish Council on Archives. SCA has a...

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National Manuscripts Conservation Trust and Friends of the National Libraries Grants

Release Date: 25 August 2017 Applications are now open for grants given by both the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust (NMCT) and the Friends of the National Libraries (FNL). The National Manuscripts Conservation Trustoffers grants for the conservation and preservation...

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Procuring Digital Preservation: A Briefing

Release Date: 31 May 2017 In March, the Digital Preservation Coalition organised an event exploring the procurement of digital preservation. On behalf of the Scottish Council on Archives, Meic Pierce Owen, one of our newest trustees, attended the event and...

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