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 Annual General Meeting Package now available

In preparation for the upcoming 2016 Annual General Meeting, to be held following the 2016 AABC Conference, a 2016 AGM package has now been uploaded. If you are attending the 2016 AGM, please ensure you bring a copy (print or electronic) of the AGM Package with you!

To download a copy of the 2016 AGM Package, please visit the 2016 Annual General Meeting page.


AABC Conference 2016 Registration now open!

Join us for the Archives Association of British Columbia's 2016 Conference, "(De)Constructing Information: Frameworks, People, Technology," April 14-15, 2016 in Vancouver, BC.

The conference will  examine  the  role  that  archivists, records  managers,  and  other  information  professionals  can  play  in  constructing  and  in  deconstructing  how  we  create,  capture, preserve, and make accessible reliable records and information.   The conference is preceded by the workshop "From Donation to Deaccession" with Lisa Glandt, AABC Education and Advisory Services Coordinator.

And there will also be bowling! at Commodore Lanes,  838 Granville Street

For more information, and to register, please go to the AABC Conference 2016 page.


The AABC is pleased to partner with the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC to present our 4th webcast roundtable on "Outreach, Fundraising and Donor Relationships" on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 10:30am - 12:30pm. For more details see the "Events" section!


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.


Posted: May 28, 2016

Records Manager-Queen’s University (Kingston, ON) Job Posted

Challenge your records and information management skills with an exciting new Records Manager position at Queen's University in the beautiful city of Kingston, Ontario.  We offer a welcoming and collegial work environment with competitive compensation (see the salary grid for this Grade 9 position by visiting http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/ and reviewing the Total Compensation section). 

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Posted: May 28, 2016

Records and Information Manager-First Nations Tax Commission (Kamloops, BC) Job Posting

The FNTC is seeking a full time Records and Information Manager. Situated in Kamloops BC and reporting to the Chief Operations Officer this position is responsible for the creation, implementation and operation of the Commission’s information management program and the First Nations Gazette.

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Posted: May 28, 2016

Business Services Manager- Government Records Services (Victoria, BC) Job Posted

An excellent opportunity for a strong leader with a records management background to join this fast-paced, dynamic branch in Victoria, BC as Business Services Manager.

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Posted: May 28, 2016

Digital Infrastructure Librarian-University of Winnipeg (Winnipeg, MB) Job Posted

The University of Winnipeg Library invites applications for the position of Digital Infrastructure Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Digital Infrastructure Librarian provides innovative vision and strategic leadership and planning for new and existing library technology at the University of Winnipeg.

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Posted: May 28, 2016

Supervisor Archives and Records Management Services-City of Vaughan (Vaughan, ON) Job Posted

The City of Vaughan has a Supervisor Archives and Records Management Services position available. It includes organizing, directing, coordinating and supervising daily integrated operations for the Archives and Records Management Services (ARMS) Program; the program ensures the effective and efficient management and security of the City’s information assets and liabilities in all media and formats in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements, business best practice, and supports the City’s business needs and Corporate strategic goals.

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Posted: May 22, 2016

Information, Access and Privacy Administrators-Province of Nova Scotia (Halifax, NS) Job Posted

There are two permanent positions currently posted with the Province of Nova Scotia for Information, Access and Privacy Administrators. The postings close June 2, 2016. Both positions are located in Halifax, NS.

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