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 to offer streamed roundtable

Roundtable discussion, Fri Oct 24 1-3pm

In an effort to provide continuing education to all members in our fair province and beyond, the AABC is planning to hold a roundtable discussion in Vancouver on the following topic:

Poor Little Orphaned Photographs
How do you manage photographs when you cannot determine who owned them or who holds copyright over them or you don't know anything about the content of the photograph itself.  Do you have a policy or procedures or standard practices?  How do you balance the issues of ownership and copyright with making them accessible for research and display?  Do you digitize them anyway?  Do you make them available on the Internet?


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: 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 28, 2014

Archivist, Part-time (Crofton House School, Vancouver) job posted

Crofton House School has an immediate opening for a permanent, part-time Archivist. The school Archivist is responsible for providing a full range of archival services and for providing research support to faculty and staff. The closing date for applications is November 10, 2014.

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Posted: October 26, 2014

Corporate Information Analyst (ICBC, North Vancouver) job posted

ICBC wishes to hire a Corporate Information Analyst who will provide Records and Information Management support and subject matter expertise to the organization. The closing date for applications is November 25, 2014.

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Posted: October 26, 2014

Records Management Clerk (City of Kamloops) job posted

The CIty of Kamloops is hiring a Records Management Clerk. The closing date for applications is November 6, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

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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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Posted: October 09, 2014

Next SVIRG meeting date change

The next AABC South Vancouver Island Regional Group meeting date has changed.

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