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The UDC Hub was developed by RLUK as part of our aim to support collections, wherever they are held. It is a free online resource for collection managers and practitioners to share the latest innovations, insights, case studies and best practice for unique and distinctive collections (UDCs).

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Universal roots

Universal Roots was a unique community programme delivered by Nottingham City Museums and Galleries in partnership with Nottingham City Homes. The project was developed and managed by my colleague Melissa Lewis, with assistance from myself and others. The Universal Roots [...]

Mass observation behind bars: building collections with the prisoner community

Awake 7am. Up at 7.30. Toilet, wash, breakfast (cornflakes). 8.05 Door open. Hot shower, book papers for weekend, Lock-up 8.45. Morning in cell, cards, crossword. Paper came early, check sport. Lunch 12 noon, chicken roll, soup, banana… In 1937 Mass [...]

Whose Remembrance? Highlighting the involvement of the peoples of the former British Empire in the two world wars

Whose Remembrance? Highlighting the involvement of the peoples of the former British Empire in the two world wars In 2012 IWM led Whose Remembrance? – an AHRC-funded investigation of the state of research into the contribution made by colonial troops [...]

Valuing Archives: From non-market valuation to input-output analysis

Valuation is a necessary element in the cost-benefit analysis policymakers employ to select public projects which favour economic performance. In the information field[1], we have struggled to demonstrate the value and true impact of our services, and welcome non-market valuation [...]