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The Archives and Records Association (ARA) is the lead professional body for archivists, archive conservators and records managers in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The ARA aims to support its membership through training, continued professional development, identification of employment opportunities, professional help and advice, and by providing a community to which the membership can belong and from which they draw benefit through open discussion and debate, as well as through gathering of information and advice.

Through its members the ARA is committed to working for high standards in the provision of and care of archives and effective management of record systems including the retrieval of information from them.