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 2015 Conference Registration Now Open

The AABC Conference Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 conference and workshop. Please visit the AABC 2015 Conference page for further details and to register online.

AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package Now Available

The AABC 2015 Annual General Meeting Package (bookmarked PDF) is now available for downloading on the AGM 2015 page.

Geting Ready for Formal Launch of MemoryBC 2.0

In preparation for the formal launch of MemoryBC 2.0 at the AABC 2015 Conference in April, the current version of AtoM 2 was installed on Monday and Tuesday, March 30 and 31.

Please report any issues with adding or editing records to the BCANS Coordinator.

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: April 14, 2015

Associate University Librarian (Archives) (Memorial University, St. John's Nfld) job posted

Memorial University (St. John's, Nfld) is hiring an Associate University Librarian (Archives). No deadline for the application process is currently listed.

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Posted: April 12, 2015

Upcoming historical presentation at the White Rock Museum and Archives

On Sunday, April 19th 2015, from 1pm to 3pm, the White Rock Museum and Archives will be holding a History of Nursing in Canada Presentation & Fashion Show, presented by the BC History of Nursing Society. The event, which is by donation, will complement the current exhibit at WRMA, "Critical Care: A History of Hospitals in a Border Town," on display until May 31st.

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Posted: April 12, 2015

Full AABC 2015 Conference schedule now available

The full schedule for the 2015 AABC one-day conference is now online. To see the schedule, register, or for more information, visit the AABC Conference 2015 page. Conference registration will remain open until noon on Monday, April 20th.

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Posted: April 08, 2015

Upcoming 2015 FOIPPA Access and Privacy Training sessions in Vancouver, BC

Cenera is offering the following several FOIPPA training series in Vancouver, BC. See the full post for full details, including registration

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Posted: April 08, 2015

Executive Director / Archives Manager Job Posted - The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Toronto, ON)

The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives in Toronto, Ontario is seeking a qualified, experienced person for the full-time position of Executive Director /Archives Manager (E.D.). The closing date for applications is April 24th, 2015. For full details, see the AABC Job Board.

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Posted: April 07, 2015

New AABC Pre-conference lecture in Victoria announced

“Tackling the wicked problem of managing records in the digital environment” by Dr Julie McLeod (Professor in Records Management, iSchool, Northumbria University, United Kingdom), lecture to be held at St. Ann's Academy Auditorium, 835 Humboldt St. Victoria, BC. Workshop will be held 10am-11am, Tuesday, April 21st, 2015. Cost is $10 per person. See the full post for details and registration.

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