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Glossary of terms

What's the difference between restoration, preservation and conservation? Why does the word 'cataloguing' mean different things to different people? The staff at the LMA will tell you all about the words and phrases they encounter on a daily basis.



Formal learning activities which are linked to courses.


Informal learning activities. Anyone can learn at any time. A person may come to a talk or a tour round the archive for fun. They will also be learning as they use the library, lists or documents in their own research.