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.
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.
Publications from The National Archives and guidance issued on behalf of the Head of the Government Knowledge and Information Management Function.
Advice and information on the preservation of traditional and digital records.
Advice and guidance on keeping electronic records secure and easily accessible.
About The National Archives' role in developing information management and encouraging the re-use of public sector information.
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.
Providing independent validation of information management processes and capability across government.
Information on policies and legislation that relate to or have an impact on archives and records management.
The National Archives works in partnership with many organisations to promote archives and create new and innovative resources for all our users.
Recordkeeping is our quarterly publication aimed at archivists, records managers, and all those who care for archives and records.
A list of the most appropriate contacts for information and advice for professionals.