May 19th, 2014
Episode 355 of 490 episodes
This is the keynote talk at the United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) 2014 forum, delivered by Nick Poole. He explores how data standards can help museums, archives and libraries become an essential and trusted part of daily life for millions of online users.The United Kingdom Archives Discovery (UKAD) network is a collaborative group of archives and other information professionals, of which The National Archives is part, who are working towards opening up data in order to promote the use of archives.The 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 share ideas around making archives more accessible through online development.Nick Poole is CEO of the Collections Trust, where he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the organisation. Nick is the Chair of the Europeana Network, a cross-industry network of 900 Creative & Cultural organisations in Europe, and former Chair of ICOM UK.