On 25 May 2018, new data protection legislation will come into force that will affect all organisations, including community archives. Read our guidance.
The Community Archives and Heritage Group (CAHG) has developed the following guidelines for community archives. You can download a copy free of charge from the link below. About the guidelines The aim of this guide is to provide a practical introduction to digital preservation for community archives. Developing these guidelines This guidance was produced for the Community Archives and ...
Second Edition (2017) of the Guidelines produced by the Community Archives and Heritage Group (CAHG)
These guidelines are designed to encourage you to look for moving image materials, and to look after those you already have.
This guide was produced in 2017 by Glasgow City Archives. It is for any community group, formal or informal, which looks after its own archive of material based around a common interest or goal. The guidelines aim to provide groups with advice on setting up and managing their archive.
Answering the questions on this checklist should help groups starting-up, looking for funding or creating partnerships. The check list can be downloaded here as a word document or a PDF
From the Community Archives Conference 2009
Key questions to ask your group
Summary of findings from a survey in 2007
Advice on copyright, data protection and other Intellectual Property Rights