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 signs Memorandum of Understanding with BCLA and BCMA!

The AABC is excited to share the news of our partnership with colleages in the Library and Museum professions. On March 24, 2017 representatives from each of the organizations met and signed a three year MOU that encourages our united members to participate in activities between the organizations and share information between professionals and institutions. A copy of the MOU can be found here.


Hey! Would-you-look-at-that! The AABC is on YouTube!

In November 2016 we were excited to partner with UBC to make a 3 minute promo clip talking about archives and our DPM webcast! You can find the video here: AABC Archivists talk about Digital Preservation



Posted: July 20, 2017

Archives Intern-Greater Vernon Museum and Archives (Vernon, BC)-Job Posted

The archives intern will work as part of the archives team, assisting with the assessment and processing of a records backlog, using RAD to arrange, describe, and enter each record set into an InMagic database. The intern will also have the opportunity to work with archival staff on various projects including the updating of a disaster preparedness plan, and the revision and production of a local history book

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Posted: July 15, 2017

EDRMS Configuration Lead-BC Government Records Service (Victoria, BC)-Job Posted

The Configuration Lead has primary responsibility for ensuring that the Government Records Service (GRS), as corporate business owner for the Enterprise Document and Records Management System (EDRMS), maintains the overall integrity of application data structures (e.g., information classifications and schedules, standard metadata, audit trails, security settings, user identities and permissions).

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Posted: July 15, 2017

Digital Information Strategist Archivist-BC Government Records Service (Victoria, BC)-Job Posted

The Digital Information Strategies Archivist develops, revises, and advises on government-wide information management legislation, policy, standards, and guides; undertakes strategic research and planning projects relating to digital records, digitization, and digital archives; provides information management advice to stakeholders and clients; and performs special projects and other duties on behalf of the Senior Director.

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Posted: July 15, 2017

Archives Technician- Halifax Municipal Archives (Halifax, NS)-Job Posted

Halifax Municipal Archives currently has this Archives Technician position available.

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Posted: July 15, 2017

Archives Assistant-Halifax Municipal Archives (Halifax, NS)-Job Posted

Halifax Municipal Archives currently has this Archives Assistant - YCW Intern position available.

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Posted: July 15, 2017

TRC Project Archivist Intern-Provincial Archives of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)-Job Posted

Based in Edmonton, the TRC Project Archivist (Intern) will work on a variety of research, reference, and outreach projects designed to expand the intern's knowledge of access and its applications in an archival context, with a specific focus on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action.  Projects include research into Indigenous-related archival records, a literature review/environmental scan of Indigenous representation in archival policies and best practices in Canada, and client-driven reference work.

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