The latest news from the Archives and Records Association includes two items of interest to HAT members. Digitisation grants are available for public and private archives and special collections. They are worth up to £6,000 for the primary grant and £3,000 for a secondary grant for. Applications close on 28 July 2019. The grants can be used, for example, to fund the digitisation of bound books, manuscripts, oversize maps and plans, 35mm slides, microfilm/fiche, glass plate negatives, and other two-dimensional cultural heritage media. To find out more, visit: www.archives.org.uk and log in as a member.
Also, the ARC Magazine, the ARA’s monthly magazine for members, which has recently gone digital, are seeking an editor, keen to develop advocacy, editing, publishing and management competencies and skills. Training and support are provided. Contact email@example.com