Heritage collections, wellbeing and digital technologies

11.40 – Wednesday 4th July

Using case studies, this presentation will explore the value of heritage collections in libraries and archives across all sectors, and the growing link with promoting wellbeing and other values to society. The introduction of new digital technology to support innovative interventions will be addressed.

Dr Nick Barratt, Director, Senate House Library

Nick is an author, broadcaster and historian, and Director of Senate House Library, University of London. Although his academic background is medieval state finance, he is an honorary associate professor of public history at the University of Nottingham, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Community Archives and Heritage Group.