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  • Data access versus data protection: getting the balance right


    Data Protection Day is something close to our hearts here in the Library given the huge amount of personal data we hold on the health and sexual lives of living people in our collection of films, audio recordings, artworks, photographs… Continue reading

  • Sensitivity assessment: the finer points of archives digitisation


    As work progresses in line with the Library’s Digitisation programme, Content And Metadata Officer Rada Vlatkovic discusses her work assessing the sensitivity of modern archive collections due for digitisation. On their journey from the library stacks to digitised images, archive collections… Continue reading

  • Forthcoming attractions


    January 1st in the archives is a time not only for new resolutions and new projects, but for new raw material: at the start of each year, a batch of material that has been closed for Data Protection reasons is… Continue reading

  • People take pictures of each other


    People take pictures of each other, And the moment to last them for ever, Of the time when they mattered to someone. ‘People take pictures of each other’ by Ray Davies Picture the scene: A smiling bride and groom in… Continue reading

  • Tick… Tick… Tick…


    As the last hours of 2010 elapse, let’s look forwards to the new year. January is always significant for a repository that holds archive material: each new year brings the opening of new material to the public, material that was… Continue reading