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Services for professionals

The National Archives is the central advisory body on the care of records and archives in all media from creation to long term preservation. These pages contain information for owners and custodians of records, archivists, special collections librarians, records managers and conservators.

Records management

records management

Advice to records managers across government, on the life cycle of public records, from creation through to destruction or transfer to an archival institution such as The National Archives.

 

 

Preservation

Advice and information on the preservation of traditional and digital records.

 

Electronic records

electronic records management

Advice and guidance on all matters relating to the creation, management, care, and use of records and archives and all strategic issues arising from this.

Public Sector Information

Public Sector information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is at the heart of information policy, settings standards, delivering access and encouraging the re-use of public sector information.

 

National Advisory Services

Advice and guidance on all matters relating to the creation, management, care, and use of records and archives and all strategic issues arising from this.

Archives portal

A database holding information on archival resources, initiatives and projects that are planned, ongoing or completed.

 

Policy & legislation

Information on policies and legislation that relate to or have an impact on archives and records management.

International activity

International activity

The National Archives plays a key role in international archival and records management matters and has brought together information on collaborative programmes in the international arena.

 

Partnership projects

The National Archives works in partnership with many organisations to promote archives and create new and innovative resources for all our users.

Recordkeeping magazine

Recordkeeping is our quarterly publication aimed at archivists, records managers, and all those who care for archives and records.

 

Key contacts

A list of the most appropriate contacts for information and advice for professionals.