The UK Archives Discovery (UKAD) Network exists to promote the opening up of data and searching across the UK archive networks and online repository catalogues. UKAD is about discussion, sharing ideas and finding ways to work together. To join the network, go to UKAD's website.

UKAD forum

The United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) Forum is an opportunity for archivists and information professionals to hear and share some of the latest thinking around online access to archives and archives data, and to share ideas around making archives more accessible through online development.

UK Archives Discovery Network Forum 2014

Thank you to all those who attended and participated at the UK Archives Discovery Network Forum 2014. This year's Forum was entitled Standards for Discovery: From the small archive to the European stage and delegates enjoyed presentations, posters and lively debate focused on the importance of data standards. You can listen to podcasts from the day and view the presentations.

2013 forum

Listen to podcasts from the day and view the presentations.

2012 forum

You can view some of the presentations from the 2012 UKAD Forum below:

Archives Discovery Forum (PPT, 2.92Mb)

Archives hub, linking lives (PPT, 4.74Mb)

Born-digital archives: a simple SWOT analysis (PPT, 2.58Mb)

Crowdsourcing map data (PPT, 8.49Mb)

History to Herstory: Women's Lives online, 1100 to present day (PPT, 0.95Mb)

Launch of the Integrated Archives and Manuscript System (IAMS) (PPT, 3.29Mb)

Linked Data and the Step change Project (PPT, 6.31Mb)

People's Collection Wales/Placebooks development (PPT, 8.77Mb)

Take 2 : The Who and What of the 6 Seekers (PPT, 1.82Mb)

Watching the Detectives: Forensic Information in Digital Objects (FIDO) (PPT, 1.13Mb)

2011 forum

You can view presentations from the 2011 forum in the web archive. Podcasts of the plenary sessions and some of the other speakers at the 2011 forum are available in our Archives Media Player.

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