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
New workshop: Describing Archives using RAD
The AABC is very pleased to announce a new workshop to be held at the Kelowna Museums, coming up on October 15th.
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
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: June 29, 2015
The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission (North Vancouver, BC) is seeking a Document Management/Archival Specialist to assist the NVRC as it prepares for the implementation of a new electronic document management system. This is a contract position, approxmately 20-35 hours per week, running from August 3 to December 11, 2015.
Posted: June 18, 2015
The City of Richmond (Richmond, BC) is seeking to fill a full-time Archivist position. The deadline for applications is 11:59pm, on July 16, 2015.
Posted: June 11, 2015
South Peace Regional Archives, which covers six municipal districts in the south Peace River Country of northwestern Alberta, is seeking a new Executive Director. This is a full time, permanent position. The deadline for applications is July 30th, 2015.
Posted: June 06, 2015
The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS the iSchool@ubc) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a 12-Month Lecturer position for a 1-year term appointment commencing as early as August 1, 2015. The successful candidate will have a teaching and research interest/experience in the area of technology and information. The deadline for applications is July 6, 2015.
Posted: April 25, 2015
The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is seeking a Records Management Analyst for its Kamloops office. There is no official closing date for applications.
Posted: April 14, 2015
Memorial University (St. John's, Nfld) is hiring an Associate University Librarian (Archives). No deadline for the application process is currently listed.