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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2019 BC GLAM Sector Symposium

"Here and Now: Practical Ideas, Local Solutions for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums"

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

9:00am - 3:30pm
Tynehead Room, Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, Surrey BC

 To learn more click HERE 

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Archives Association of British Columbia and ARMA Vancouver Chapter present the 2019 Joint Conference "Digital Directions"

May 2-3, 2019 @ Deloitte - 1055 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC V7X 1P4

Please visit the Conference page.

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Workshop Announcement!

The AABC is pleased to announce a series of regional workshops "Archives 101: Archival Practice for Indigenous Organizations". For more information CLICK HERE.

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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 Digital Preservation Management webcast! You can find the video here: AABC Archivists talk about Digital Preservation

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Posted: January 20, 2020

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

The Records Analyst works in the Records and Archives Section of the City Clerk’s Office within the Legal and Legislative Services branch of Corporate Administration. The Records Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Records and Information. Scheduled to work in two different locations, the day-to-day duties of the Records Analyst are supervised by either the Records and Information Management Analyst (at the Records Section Office) or by the Archivist (at the City of Richmond Archives).

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Posted: January 20, 2020

Archivist-City of New Westminster (New Westminster, BC)-Job Posted

New Westminster Museums and Heritage Services is looking for an enthusiastic, collaborative, and creative Archivist with demonstrated experience in archival collections management, arrangement and description, database systems, digitization processes, employee and volunteer supervision, preventative conservation, and facilitating access (in-person and online) to archival collections. You will also participate in city and museum initiatives in the areas such as Indigenous reconciliation, exhibition development, and community engagement.

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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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