Policies and Plans - Archives
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Public Task Statement
The Public Task Statement sets out the functions carried out by Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service and what information is available for re-use under the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.
Our plans for the future
Archives and Heritage Service Vision 2015-2025 (revised 2018) (675 KB)
Policies relating to the acquisition and management of collections
Collections Development Policy and Strategy 2013 (56 KB)
Appraisal and Disposal Policy 2015 (33 KB)
Preservation and Conservation Policy (62 KB)
Digital Preservation Policy (53 KB)
We also have a policy relating to Cataloguing Standards. Please contact us to request a copy.
Policies relating to the provision of services to the public
Access Policy|| (276 KB)
Customer Care Policy (124 KB)
Digital Engagement Strategy 2014 (112 KB)
In Safe Keeping 2010 (56 KB) This document explains how our Preservation and Conservation Policy effects the public use of archives.
Use of Archives by the Media Policy|| (38 KB)
We also have a strategy relating to Consultation. Please contact us to request a copy.
Policies relating to the management of the Archive Service
Cultural Diversity Policy (28 KB)
Volunteer Policy (38 KB)
We also have a policy relating to Fundraising. Please contact us to request a copy.