Archive Service Accreditation is the UK standard for archive services supported by The National Archives, Archives and Records Association, National Library of Wales, National Records Scotland and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.
It defines good practice and agreed standards for archive services across the UK, thereby encouraging and supporting the development of the archive service.
It allows archive services to participate in a scheme supporting the ongoing development of their service against a nationally agreed standard.
The Archive Service Accreditation Standard looks at an organisation’s ability to develop, care for, and provide access to its collections, and those areas such as resources and planning which underpin those activities.
Accreditation is important to us because it:
If you're interested in learning more about Archive Service Accreditation please contact Gary Brannan, Archivist.