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AABC Programs and Services
The British Columbia Archival Education and Advisory Service offers educational opportunities and workshopsand provides advisory servicesto archives in the province. Education and Advisory Services are available to both AABC members and non-members.
The British Columbia Archival Network Service is responsible for the maintenance and development of Internet-based network resources created by the Archives Association of British Columbia, including MemoryBC: the British Columbia Archival Information Network. BCANS provides advice and assistance to archival institutions in the province wishing to use MemoryBC to contribute new or revised information.
AABC educational opportunities and workshops are offered through both the Education and Advisory Service and the Archival Preservation Service. Available are a wide range of workshops and seminars designed to providefundamental-level educationandongoing professional development to individuals and institutions managing or working with archival material, providing records management services, or providing public / internal reference service.
OTHER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
The Archives Marketplace provides space for private archival contractors and businesses to make their archival services known to the community. Advertising rates are very reasonable at only $150/year per advertisement. Interested individuals may contact the AABC for more information.
Web Sites of Archives in British Columbia (via MemoryBC) provides information about Internet resources developed by archives in the province. Links to online finding aids created by individual institutions are highlighted.
The BC Archival Contractors List is an offline list of archival contractors that may be provided to institutions and members of the public upon request. The list includes the name and contact information of contractors who will field questions from the public about rates and services. Please note that this list is provided as a convenience to institutions and individuals seeking contract archivists. The Archives Association of British Columbia does not endorse the individuals listed on the BC Contractors List. Contact Peter Johnson for more information on this list.