Resources Research

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Can archive services make FOI mean real accessibility?

Supervisor: Duncan Simpson | University: Constitution Unit UCL

The way archivists manage and organise information has major potential to support a better informed public, especially in relation to the 2005 Freedom of Information act which gives public bodies a duty to supply information to the public and the press. The paper explores barriers (and their solutions) to acheiving this in both the conventiosn of the archivist profession, and in the wider management of FOI requests.

AHRC Subjects Archives Policy Arts Management and Creative Industries

Themes Hard Skills Sector Insights