Cambridge Science Festival 2019: What should I do with my archive?

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Cambridge University Library

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The Cambridge Philosophical Society was established in 1819 to support research and communication among natural scientists. It also served as Cambridge’s first library and museum, a repository of knowledge accumulated by Cambridge scientists in the course of their research. But what provision is there today?

Perhaps you are finishing up a research project or retiring, or are responsible for managing project or departmental research data and records. You may have come across a roomful of disused papers and instruments. If you have asked the question, ‘What should I do with all this stuff/files?’ this workshop is for you. Archival, research data and museum experts will be on hand to discuss in what circumstances and how your ‘live’ data (and instruments) might transition to an archive or museum, or digital access might be maintained over time.

Over coffee you will have the opportunity to ask questions about your own projects and data. Scientists and administrators at all levels welcome. Finish off the session with a walk through the Cambridge Philosophical Society exhibition on display in the Milstein Gallery.

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