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Mar 19
14:00 - 17:00
Special Collections & Archives - National Archives Accreditation Celebration
Our Templeman Library Celebration

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Our Special Collections & Archives are proud to have been awarded Archive Service Accreditation from the National Archives.

This accreditation, from the UK Archive Service Accreditation Partnership is the UK quality standard which recognises good performance in all areas of archive service delivery. The standard looks at an organisation's ability to develop, care for, and provide access to its collections, bringing the total number archive services achieving this to 104 nationwide.

The Special Collections & Archives team here at the University manage Kent's unique and distinctive collections so that they are preserved and accessible for the benefit of teaching, scholarship and society. Located in the Templeman Library on the Canterbury campus they collect, curate, and manage material which supports the University's research and teaching.

'We are delighted to have received accredited status from The National Archives, this is a fantastic achievement and recognition nationally for our service and teams delivering it. Achieving accredited status demonstrates that the University of Kent's Special Collections and Archives met clearly defined national standards relating to management and resourcing, in the care of our unique collections and what the service offers to our entire range of users.' Karen Brayshaw, Special Collections and Archives Manager, University of Kent.

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Templeman Library,
University of Kent,
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Contact: Karen Brayshaw
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