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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Introduction to Archival Practice

Registration now open for "Introduction to Archival Practice" distance education course. Please click here for more information and to register online! Registration is open June 27 - August 22, 2016 with a course start date of September 5, 2016.

Digital Preservation Management Workshop

The Archives Association of B.C. is pleased to announce that it will be holding the 3-day version of the Digital Preservation Management Workshop (http://www.dpworkshop.org/) this October in Vancouver with funding from the Documentary Heritage Communities Program. 

For more information, go to the listing for the Digital Preservation Management Workshop


Posted: August 25, 2016

Digital Archives Librarian- McMaster University (Hamilton, ON) Job Posted

McMaster University Library is seeking a creative and collegial professional to join the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections. The successful candidate will guide and support the efforts of the Division to manage, describe, preserve, and provide access to born-digital archives and special collections materials. He/she will also participate in other aspects of the Division’s collection management and reference service.

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Posted: August 14, 2016

Digitization Assistant- Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) Job Posted

The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia (JMABC), administered by the Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia (JHSBC), is seeking a Digitization Assistant for the Temple Sholom fonds digitization project.

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Posted: July 30, 2016

UBC iSchool (SLAIS) Co-op Students Available

Students from the UBC iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) are still available for Fall co-op work terms (September-December). We’re also starting to post positions for the Winter term (January-April), and some of our students are available for full-time or part-time 8 month work terms spanning September-April.

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