Welcome to the Archives Association of British Columbia

The Archives Association of British Columbia represents individual and institutional members, maintains resources for the public and the archival community, and advocate for Archives in the province.

Are you searching for archives?  Please visit MemoryBC.ca, our portal to descriptions of archival materials preserved in repositories throughout the province.

Our mission is to foster the development of the provincial archival community in order to better preserve and promote access to British Columbia's documentary heritage.  We assist the community through our Educational Advisory, Preservation, and Network Services and maintenance of the provincial catalogue (MemoryBC.ca).  See the About Us section for further details and how to contact us.

Honourary Patron: The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

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Upcoming Roundtable on "The Future of RAD" to be held on October 23, 2015 at UBC.

Join our discussion to talk about how the descriptive standard should be updated! See "Events" for more information.

AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package Now Available

The AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package (bookmarked PDF) is now available for downloading on the AGM 2015 page.

Explore the new MemoryBC 2.0

MemoryBC has been upgraded! The current version of AtoM 2 was installed on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31. Explore the new face of MemoryBC.

Please report any issues with adding or editing records to the BCANS Coordinator.

AABC Letter to Minister Moore Re NADP

The Archives Association of BC sent a letter to Heritage Minister James Moore regarding possible reinstatement of the National Archival Development Program (NADP).

Posted: September 25, 2015

Archivist and Records Manager - Southridge School (Surrey, BC) job posted

Southridge School, a university preparatory day school located in south Surrey (BC), is currently seeking applicants for a part-time, one day per week, Archivist/Records Management. The school is flexible in terms of the day worked and will also consider a short term contract working 2 - 3 days per week. The deadline for applications is October 23, 2015.

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Posted: September 17, 2015

Information and Privacy Officer - Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC) job posted

Simon Fraser University Archives and Records Management Department invites applications for an Information and Privacy Officer. Reporting to the University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy and based at the Burnaby campus, this full-time continuing position will assist in coordinating and facilitating privacy and access activities, which enable university departments, staff, and faculty to fulfill their legal obligations under British Columbia'sFreedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The deadline for applications is October 15th, 2015.

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Posted: August 06, 2015

Dean, Faculty of Information - University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) job posted

The University of Toronto is conducting an extensive international search for the position of Dean of the Faculty of Information (iSchool), and invites expressions of interest, nominations, and applications. The appointment will be effective January 1, 2016, or as soon thereafter as possible. There is no firm application deadline associated with this posting.

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Posted: April 14, 2015

Associate University Librarian (Archives) (Memorial University, St. John's Nfld) job posted

Memorial University (St. John's, Nfld) is hiring an Associate University Librarian (Archives). No deadline for the application process is currently listed.

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Posted: April 08, 2015

Upcoming 2015 FOIPPA Access and Privacy Training sessions in Vancouver, BC

Cenera is offering the following several FOIPPA training series in Vancouver, BC. See the full post for full details, including registration

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Posted: March 13, 2015

World War Commemorations Community Fund

From 2014 to 2020 , Canada is marking the centennial of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the Second World War. The World War Commemorations Community Fund is a year-long funding initiative, starting on April 1, 2015 and ending on March 31, 2016. The deadline for applications is April 2, 2015

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