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A national archive is a central archive maintained by a nation. The National Archives (abbreviated as TNA) is the name of the principle archives in the United Kingdom which covers the ambiguity between their holdings being specific to England, England and Wales, Great Britain and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: The National Archives)

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Metadata related to 'the national archives' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'the national archives': 67 (3.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'the national archives' across all Ariadne articles: 164
  • Average number of references to 'the national archives' per Ariadne article: 2.45
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'the national archives': 1999-06
  • Trending factor of 'the national archives': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'the national archives':

  1. jeffrey darlington (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. william kilbride (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. malcolm todd (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. adrian pearce (see articles on this topic by this author)

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C21st Curation Summer 2005 Public Lecture Series

Neil Beagrie and Helen Forde report on the public lecture series 'C21st Curation: working with digital assets in the new Millennium - challenges and opportunities' held at University College London over May and June 2005, and on plans for a second series in 2006.

February 2006, issue46, event report

Joint Workshop on Future-proofing Institutional Websites

Maureen Pennock reports on a two-day workshop on Future-Proofing Web Sites, organised by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) and the Wellcome Library at the Wellcome Library, London, over 19-20 January 2006.

February 2006, issue46, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2005, issue44, news and events

Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions

Leona Carpenter describes a JISC development programme tackling the organisational and technical challenges facing Higher and Further Education in the UK.

April 2005, issue43, feature article

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

April 2005, issue43, news and events

Freedom of Information and the Historian

Stephen Twigge reports on a one-day conference on Freedom of Information and the Historian jointly hosted by The National Archives and the Institute of Historical Research.

January 2005, issue42, event report

Recasting the Past: Digital Histories

Vanessa Carr reports on a one day conference about digitising historical records, held jointly by the Association for History and Computing UK and the Royal Historical Society.

January 2005, issue42, event report

A Tradition of Scholarly Documentation for Digital Objects: The Launch of the Digital Curation Centre

Philip Hunter reports on the launch of the DCC at the National eScience Centre in Edinburgh, November 2004.

January 2005, issue42, event report

ECDL2004: 4th International Web Archiving Workshop, September 2004

Michael Day reports on the 4th International Web Archiving Workshop held at the University of Bath in September as part of ECDL 2004.

October 2004, issue41, event report

Sense of the South West Conference: Collaboration for Sustainability

Katie Lusty reports on a one-day conference on the sustainability of digitisation projects, held in Bath on 8 October 2004.

October 2004, issue41, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

October 2004, issue41, news and events

The Information Environment Service Registry: Promoting the Use of Electronic Resources

Amanda Hill outlines progress on the Information Environment Service Registry Project and explains what it will mean for service providers and portal developers.

July 2004, issue40, feature article

ERPANET Seminar on Persistent Identifiers

Monica Duke reports on a two-day training seminar on persistent identifiers held by ERPANET in Cork, Ireland over 17-18 June 2004.

July 2004, issue40, event report

Editorial Introduction to Ariadne Issue 39: Humanity V Technology, Which Is in the Driving Seat?

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 39.

April 2004, issue39, editorial

A National Archive of Datasets

Jeffrey Darlington describes how structured datasets produced by UK Government departments and agencies are being archived and made available to users.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

Towards the Digital Aquifer: Introducing the Common Information Environment

Paul Miller discusses current efforts by UK agencies to collaborate on a Common Information Environment that meets the diverse needs of current and future consumers of digital content and services.

April 2004, issue39, feature article

ERPANET / CODATA Workshop, Lisbon

Michael Day gives us a detailed report on the ERPANET / CODATA Workshop held at the Biblioteca Nacional, Lisbon, 15-17 December 2003.

April 2004, issue39, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2004, issue38, news and events

Public Libraries

Penny Garrod gives her view of day two of the Public Library Authorities Conference 2003

October 2003, issue37, regular column

ECDL-2003 Web Archiving

Michael Day reports on the 3rd ECDL Workshop on Web Archives held in Trondheim, August 2003.

October 2003, issue37, event report

Domesday Redux: The Rescue of the BBC Domesday Project Videodiscs

Jeffrey Darlington, Andy Finney and Adrian Pearce describe the groundbreaking BBC Domesday Project of 1986, and explain how its unique multimedia collection has been preserved.

July 2003, issue36, feature article

Web-archiving: Managing and Archiving Online Documents and Records

Neil Beagrie and Philip Pothen report on the Digital Preservation Coalition Forum held 25th March 2002.

July 2002, issue32, event report

The Distributed National Collection Access, and Cross-sectoral Collaboration: The Research Support Libraries Programme

Ronald Milne, Director of the programme, with an overview of the objectives for the Research Support Libraries Programme.

April 2002, issue31, feature article

Access to Archives: England’s Contribution to the National Archive Network

Caroline Thibeaud discusses the Archive 2 Archive project.

January 2002, issue30, feature article

Metadata for Digital Preservation: An Update

Michael Day discusses 'Metadata for Digital Preservation'.

December 1999, issue22, regular column

Metadata: Workshop in Luxembourg

Michael Day and Andy Stone report on the Third Metadata Workshop in Luxembourg.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 1999, issue20, news and events

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