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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2018 AABC Conference Presentations Available

We have posted presentations from the 2018 conference HERE.

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AABC Greater Vancouver meet-up - tour the new Emily Carr University of Art + Design Ron Burnett Library

 Hello Records Managers, Archivists and Information Professionals

Join us for a tour of the beautiful new Emily Carr University of Art + Design campus. And/or after for some socializing at the nearby Red Truck Brewery.

Friday March 16, 2018 starting at 3:30 pm

The Library is located on the second floor of  520 East 1st Avenue. We will meet in the Special Collections Room.

Thanks to Danuta Zwierciadlowski, Electronic Resources + Archives Librarian for hosting!

Please RSVP to me so I can make a reservation at Red Truck Brewery ( 295 East 1st Avenue) we'll head over around 4:30 - feel free to join us later as your schedule allows.

 

Kind regards,

Cindy McLellan MAS MLIS

Archivist & Librarian, Library Services

British Columbia Institute of Technology

T: 604.456.1276 | e: cmclellan13@bcit.ca

 

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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

 

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Posted: November 17, 2018

Records Analyst-Metro Vancouver (Burnaby, BC)

Metro Vancouver is seeking a Records Analyst who will complement our Records Management team by leading a variety of record management projects and by developing and implementing enhancements to the existing electronic records management system to meet corporate and departmental needs and gain further efficiencies in the system.

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Posted: November 17, 2018

Archivist-Provincial Archives of Alberta (Edmonton, AB)

Reporting to the Director of Access and Conservation Services, the Reference Archivist provides client-focused reference service to the documentary heritage of Alberta. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting researchers by orienting them to the resources available at the Provincial Archives and directing them to possible sources that may help answer their research questions.

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Posted: November 17, 2018

Archival Technician-Provincial Archives of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta)-Job Posted

Reporting to a section program Manager, the Archival Technician provides technical support to the Collections Management Section of the PAA in meeting its mandate to acquire, preserve and make available records of permanent value to the people and Government of Alberta.

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Posted: November 17, 2018

Manager Collections-Regina Public Library (Regina, SK)-Job Posted

Reporting to the Deputy Library Director, the Collections Manager leads the effective, coordinated collection services throughout the RPL system. This position is responsible for managing supervisors and leads who oversee collection management, and providing leadership and initiative in researching and developing collections that not only advance the service goals and strategic direction of the Library, but also address the wants and needs of our community.

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Posted: October 31, 2018

Records Analyst-City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)-Job Posted

This is specialized professional records and information management work. The Records Analyst supports the corporate records program by participating in developing policies and procedures; providing direction and assistance to department on implementation and ongoing maintenance of corporate records management; documenting and leading corporate records projects.

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Posted: March 25, 2017

BC’s GLAM sector signs MOU to build capacity for learning and discovery

First among provinces, BC’s GLAM sector signs MOU to build capacity for learning and discovery Minister Peter Fassbender joins partners at Surrey City Centre Library for the historic event.

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