Scottish Community Archives Toolkit

Find out more about caring for and managing a community archive

SCA Strategy 2023-26

Our new strategy document

Train going along a railway with lots of steam coming out

A Year in the Life of a Community Archive

Join us as we follow a year in the life of the Museum of Scottish Railways Archive

Inclusive Practice Webinar Series

Catch up on our Inclusive Practice in the Archive webinar series

Copyright Guidance

Learn more about copyright from our straightforward and concise guide

Why Archives and Records Matter

A Manifesto for Local Government

Community Archives and Heritage Group Scotland

A new network of community archive groups within Scotland, committed to a vision and ethos of collaboration and mutual support.

Planning Matters

Emergency Planning Guidance for Archives


SCA Podcast

Listen to our latest series of podcasts exploring objectivity, neutrality, and decision-making in the archival process with academics and representatives of different communities.

Browse Resources

Find tools and standards that encourage and assist archive and records management best practice, and education resources to inspire outreach.

View Projects

Explore SCA’s latest projects, and view past endeavours.

Explore Archives

Discover all that archives have to offer in the many collections from across Scotland using our interactive map.


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