Welcome to CAIS

CAIS provides postgraduate and undergraduate level and short courses in Archives, Records Management, Information Compliance, Digital Preservation and Family and Local History. We welcome applications from prospective students wishing to gain a professional qualification: PhD, Masters, Diploma and Certificate in this area, from those interested in taking short courses for continuing professional development and from those who wish to study at an introductory level. 


Ballads of Battle: Joseph Lee, Poet and Artist Exhibition opening in the Lamb Gallery, Tower Building on Friday 26 August, 5-6.30pm.‌

“Of the verse that has come straight from the trenches, the Ballads of Battle are among the very best. The horror, the exultation, the weariness and the humour of trench warfare are here.” - The Spectator As part of the on-going commemorations of the centenary of the Great War, the University of Dundee’s Archive and Museum Services (Culture & Information) have created a new exhibition celebrating the...

What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?

Activation and impact: the societal role of records and record-keepers  This two day conference is organised by the Centre for Archive and Information Studies, in association with the UK Forum for Archives and Records Management Education and Research. It addresses the question "What do records do in people's lives that nothing else does?". A range of international speakers will discuss this in a number of contexts i...