Updated Action Plan From the National Archives (UK): “Archives for the 21st Century in Action: Refreshed”
From the National Archives (UK):
The National Archives has published an updated action plan for archives to replace our existing Archives for the 21st Century in action.
This action plan reflects the changing context in which the archives sector is operating and sets out The National Archives’ commitment to the archives sector in light of our new leadership role, as well as actions we believe archives should take over the next three years.
Archive services can use Archives for the 21st Century in action: refreshed to demonstrate their activities are aligned with government policy.
There are five areas in focus:
- develop bigger and better services in partnership – working towards increased sustainability within the sector
- strengthened leadership and a responsive skilled workforce
- coordinated response to the growing challenges of managing digital information so that it is accessible now and remains discoverable in the future
- comprehensive online access for archive discovery through catalogues, and to digitised archive content
- active participation in cultural and learning partnerships, promoting a sense of identity and place within the community
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.