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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Managing Plans and Drawings is now open for registration.  Register early to avoid disappointment!


Describing Archives using RAD is now open for registration.  Register early to avoid disappointment!


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 03, 2015

Senior Information Management Analyst - Government of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) job posted

The Government of Alberta (Edmonton, AB) is seeking a Senior Information Management Analyst for a full-time, continuing position. The deadline for applications is September 16, 2015.

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Posted: September 02, 2015

Project Assistant - City of Greater Sudbury Archives (Sudbury, ON) job posted

The City of Greater Sudbury Archives is seeking a recent graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program (such as Archival Studies, History, or a related field of study) as a full-time Project Assistant for a 12 month duration. The deadline for applications is Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 4:30 PM.

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Posted: August 27, 2015

Library Associate, Special Collections & Archives - University of Waterloo Library (Waterloo, ON) job posted

The University of Waterloo Library seeks a creative, dynamic and public service oriented professional to assume Library Associate responsibilities in Special Collections & Archives. This is a full time (35hrs/week), continuing position. The deadline for applications is September 18th 2015.

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Posted: August 26, 2015

Assistant Archivist - Grey Roots Museum and Archives (Owen Sound, ON) job posted

The County of Grey is currently recruiting a highly motivated individual as Assistant Archivist for a contract of up to one year to cover a leave of absence. This is a non-union contract position with a 35 hour work week. Some Saturday work may be required. The approximate start of the position is late September. The deadline for applications is Monday, September 14 at 9:00 a.m.

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Posted: August 26, 2015

Archives & Collections Assistant - Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (Rossland, BC) job posted

The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (Rossland, BC) is seeking an Archives & Collections Assistant for a full-time contract position (6-month term with possibility of extension). This position is subject to funding approval. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Posted: August 24, 2015

Records Analyst - City of Halifax (Halifax, NS) job posted

The City of Halifax's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Halifax, NS) is seeking a Records and Information Officer. This is a full-time, continuing position. The deadline for applications is not currently listed.

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