Why Archives Matter

Why Archives Matter

Explore why archives matter in this short film, kindly supported by the Archives & Records Association (UK and Ireland) Research, Development and Advocacy fund. The film was made by Amanda Rogers and Anni Asikainen, recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh MSc. film-making course. SCA are holding three conferences to explore and emphasise …


Community Archives

Community Archives

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 to learn more about how we can help you to …


Scottish Archives Online

Scottish Archives Online

SCA are developing a new portal for accessing Scotland’s online archive catalogues.  Building on the success of the Scottish Archives Network (SCAN), the portal will provide a nationwide online resource and discovery tool that provides a dynamic and comprehensive means of accessing Scotland’s collections, including local authorities, universities and community …


Collecting Policies

Collecting Policies

For information on Collecting Covid-19 projects please click here. Towards a Shared Collecting Policy for Scotland’s Archives We convene a working group of representative bodies from across the archive sector in Scotland, including National Records of Scotland, National Library of Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, and National Register of Archives for …