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: July 24, 2016

Archives Technician Photograph Discovery Project- Municipal Clerk`s Office (Halifax, NS) Job Posted

If you want to bring digital life to historical photographs, Halifax Municipal Archives invites you to apply for the term position of Archives Technician – Photograph Discovery Project within the Corporate Information Management department of the Municipal Clerk`s Office.

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Posted: July 20, 2016

Supervisor Records and Information Management-Westbank First Nation (Kelowna, BC) Job Posted

The Supervisor, Records and Information Management (SRIM) reports to the Legal Counsel/Council Secretariat and is responsible for the effective and appropriate management of the Westbank First Nation’s records from creation through to eventual disposal.

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Posted: June 26, 2016

Executive Director- Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto, BC)

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA). This individual serves as the primary contact for the CLGA, working under the direction of the Board of Directors and in close collaboration with staff and volunteers.

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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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Posted: June 12, 2016

Digital Archives Intern- Dalhousie University Archives (Halifax, NS) Job Posted

Dalhousie University Archives is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work full-time for approximately 28 weeks on a project to develop digital preservation policies and procedures that touch on all aspects of archival work - acquisitions, appraisal, arrangement, description, and preservation. The successful candidate will report to the Digital Archivist.

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