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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Lecture on Digital Preservation

The Archives Association of British Columbia, with funding from the Documentary Heritage Communities Program, is pleased to announce a free lecture, "Digital Preservation in Action: Building Sustainable Programs and Effective Workflows," by Dr. Nancy McGovern and Kari Smith. The lecture will be  Thursday October 27th at 10.30am at St Ann's Academy Auditorium in Victoria.

For more information, go to the  full listing for this event

 


 

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: September 26, 2016

2 Archives Officers-UNICEF (New York, NY) Job Posted

Two archivist positions have been posted at UNICEF. Archives Officer (2 Positions) - Enterprise Content Management Project, TA, P2, New York
Location: Information Tech Solutions & Services and Work Type : Temporary Appointment

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Posted: September 18, 2016

Archives and Special Collections Intern -Victoria University Library and Archives (Toronto,ON) Job Posted

This position is made possible through the Young Canada Works Building Careers in Heritage program with support from the Canadian Council of Archives. Under the primary supervision of the Records Manager/Archivist and some directions by the Head of Reader Services, the incumbent will participate in the appraisal, arrangement and description, and physical care of various institutional fonds and private records collections, including a large sound and moving image collection. They will also assist Victoria University Archives and Special Collections in contributing to the University of Toronto’s Discover Archives shared portal as well as Archeion, Ontario’s archival information network. The successful candidate will assist the Archivist in providing research and reference services.

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Posted: September 09, 2016

Lecture: Digital Preservation in Action: Building Sustainable Programs and Effective Workflows

The Archives Association of British Columbia, with funding from the Documentary Heritage Communities Program, is pleased to announce a free lecture, "Digital Preservation in Action: Building Sustainable Programs and Effective Workflows," by Dr. Nancy McGovern and Kari Smith. The lecture will be Thursday October 27th at 10.30am-12pm at St Ann's Academy Auditorium in Victoria.

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Posted: June 19, 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.

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