Image credit: Lothian Health Service Archive, redacted entry from a volume of case notes from the early 20th century (LHB44/20/1)

Workshop on handling sensitivity issues in scientific and medical collections 17 July 2017

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The Health Archives and Records Group (HARG), in collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, are hosting a free, day-long workshop on various sensitivity issues surrounding scientific and medical records.This will be a forum for sharing experiences, discussing problems and moving towards formulating a clearer and more consistent set of guidelines for archivists […]

Forthcoming symposium on exploring hospital records at the London Metropolitan Archives

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EXPLORING HOSPITAL RECORDS AND ARCHIVES: A Symposium Event for Researchers and Archivists The event is relevant for people starting their research (undergraduate or postgraduate) or those wanting to explore new routes into academic or historical explorations Researching hospital records offers opportunities and presents challenges. Records from the Royal Free Hospital will provide a main focus […]

Open source archive software: a report on National Archive’s workshop on ATOM and Archivematica

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By Geoffrey Browell, Head of Archive Services, King’s College London    I co-organised a workshop in early December at The National Archives (TNA) on ATOM and Archivematica software, along with TNA’s Higher Education Archive Programme  and Artefactual Systems, the Canadian development company which supports both these applications. The workshop was attended by around 40 archivists and […]