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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AABC Conference 2015 Call for Papers

The AABC is seeking contributions on the topic of "Living Archivally" for its 2015 conference. The conference is scheduled for April 23 and 24, 2015 in Coquitlam. Read the full call for contributions here.

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: December 13, 2014

Sessional Archivist (University of Alberta, Edmonton) job posted

The University of Alberta Libraries seeks a full-time Sessional Archivist for a one-year contract. The incumbent will work to ensure that the archival holdings of the Human Rights Institute of Canada are made available for research and teaching in accordance with professional archival standards and practices. The closing date for applications is December 19, 2014.

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Posted: December 13, 2014

Archives Assistant, Part-time (Archdiocese of Vancouver) job posted

The Archdiocese of Vancouver is hiring a part-time Archives Assistant. The closing date for applications is January 2, 2015.

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Posted: December 07, 2014

Archivist, Temporary, Part-time (SAIT Polytechnic, Calgary) job posted

The SAIT Polytechnic Reg Erhardt library is seeking a part-time, limited term Archivist (approximately 18 hours/week) for one year, to complete digitization projects and support the work of SAIT's 2016 Centennial committee. The closing date for applications is January 5, 2015.

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Posted: November 23, 2014

Executive minutes for August and September 2014

Executive minutes for August and September 2014 are now available.

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Posted: October 29, 2014

BC Arts Council funding review

The BC Arts Council is conducting a review of its Operating Assistance and Special Projects programs. The AABC, and the archival community, would greatly benefit from operational assistance and/or special project support. However, at present archives and archives-only organizations are not eligible for BC Arts Council Funding. Let's change that!

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Posted: October 11, 2014

Hire a SLAIS Co-op Student this winter

The UBC Arts Co-op Program and the iSchool@UBC (SLAIS) are now posting jobs for work terms that start in January or February 2015.

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