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Ruth Cammies

Professional biography

I am the University Archivist, based in Library Services within LDS. I manage the delivery of the University Archive Service and the OU Digital Archive. I provide advice and guidance on preserving physical and digital archive materials. I am particularly interested in preserving audio-visual archive materials and web archiving.

I started working at the OU in 2003, the same year I gained my Master’s qualification in Archives and Records Management from University College London. In 2013 I gained a post-master’s certificate in Digital Stewardship from Simmons College (Boston, USA). I am also a registered member of the Archives and Records Association.

Impact and engagement

2005 - 2014 Chair of The Open University Family History Club

External collaborations

2013 - 2014 Member of Learning and Teaching Repositories Community of Practice Core Expert Group for the Presto4U project


Archives at a distance
Cammies, Ruth
In : Northern Collaboration 2020 Conference (18-19 Nov 2020, Online)