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Archives Gateway – finding archives online

The Archives Task Force has proposed the creation of a single Archives Gateway which will “create easy access for all to a treasure house of knowledge”. A number of archives are already providing access to collections through a variety of mechanisms. In particular we have supported a number of regional Access to Archives (A2A) projects to convert hard copy archival catalogues to digital format and provide on-line access. These projects have been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the results are available on

Related Links:

Access to Archives 

AIM 25 covering higher education and learned societies in Greater London 

Archives Hub 

Archives Hub covering UK universities and colleges 

Archives Network Wales 

ARCHON: a gateway to details of archival repositories and collections listed in the National Register of Archives 

Cotton Town 

Mersey Gateway 

SCAN: Scottish Archive Network 

Spinning the Web 

St George's Hall, Liverpool Stockton Heath Library
Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

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