Future Past: researching archives in the digital age

Future Past: researching archives in the digital age
Date
18 May 2017, 10:30 to 18 May 2017, 17:00
Type
Conference / Symposium
Venue
IHR Wolfson Conference Suite, NB01/NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

The IHR and British Records Association (BRA) invite you to attend this one day conference on Thursday 18 May 2017.

This conference aims to promote the understanding and collaboration between archivists and researchers; explore challenges posed by digital access to collections, and improve methodologies (e.g. education/training for researchers in what information is available from online catalogues, how archivists can improve catalogue descriptions so researchers can find relevant records more easily and how you can understand the context of records showing up in searches)

Speakers include:

  • Nick Barrett (Univ of Nottingham)
  • Geoff Browell (Kings College London)
  • Maria Castrillo (Senate House Library)
  • Kathleen Chater
  • Sophie Clapp (Boots)
  • Clare Cowling (IALS)
  • Jo Pugh (TNA & University of York)
  • Tom Scott ( Wellcome Collection)
  • Tamara Thornhill (TFL)
  • Jane Winters (SAS)


For a workshop provisional programme, please click here.

Fees apply

  • Full rate: £35
  • Concession rate: £25 (Student/retired/IHR Friend/BRA member)

Fees include refreshments and lunch


Contact

IHR Events Office
ihr.events@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8740