Balancing Access and Security


LUCAS/ARA Northwest annual training event, Liverpool, 20th October,

(followed by a free drinks reception)





Judith Barnes, Collection Risk Co-ordinator, British Library


Tim Harris, Head of Access and Buildings, London Metropolitan Archives (and convenor of the Security & Access Group)


Lee Oliver, Head of Public Services Development, The National Archives


Presentations will cover the following topics:


         challenges facing archives regarding physical security.

         background to recent cases

         the formation and role of the Security & Access Group

         how to respond to thefts,

         measures for reducing the risks.


There will also be some group exercises which will explore the issues covered.


When: Wednesday 20th October, 2.30 pm – 5pm

Where: Taylor Room, Sydney Jones Library, The University of Liverpool


Cost: 15.00


Places are limited, so book early through Trish Haider, School of History, 9 Abercromby Square, Liverpool L69 7WZ, 0151 794 2698, [log in to unmask]


The training will be followed at 5.15pm by a free welcome event for the new intake of students onto the Master in Archives and Records Management course at Liverpool University. This will be in the Arthur West Room, School of History and include drinks and a light buffet. You are welcome to come whether or not you have attended the training.


If you have any questions, please let me know.


David Tilsley

Communications Officer

ARA Northwest

Lancashire Record Office

01772 533031


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