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    Digital Archives of the Future

    To mark forty years since The  National Archives moved to Kew, our digital director John Sheridan discusses the challenges that archives will face in the future. John is currently leading efforts to transfer our digital offer to become an archive…

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    Big Ideas: The Great Archive Debate – a view from York

    At the end of the last century the great heritage debate transformed thinking about public engagement with the past in historic sites and museums. Do new initiatives in archives promise something similar in public engagement with history now, and how…

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    Challenges facing The National Archives – Part 3

    The interview covers the strategic challenges faced by The National Archives and the wider archives sector in difficult economic times and addresses the impact of the digital revolution. Podcast of a third interview between Dr Andrew Foster from the Historical…

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