The AABC Archivist's Toolkit

The AABC Archivist's Toolkit offers access to a wide range of on-line and published resources for Archivists and archives workers at all levels. Special care is taken to provide resources for small and medium-sized archives. Intended for the British Columbia archives community, the AABC Archivist's Toolkit has evolved into much more as archives-related sites across Canada and internationally link to this valuable site and we are pleased to support our colleagues near and far.

Recommendations for additions, revisions and corrections are encouraged and should be directed to the EAS Coordinator at aabc.advisor@aabc.ca. 

Hard copy versions of A Manual for Small Archives (1994) are no longer available, however you can download a PDF (3.5 MB).

Revision date: February 2020, EAS Coordinator


Introduction to Archives

Establishing an Archives

Acquisition, Appraisal & Accessioning

Arrangement & Description

Preservation & Emergency Planning

Access & Privacy

Automation & Digitization

Electronic Records & Digital Preservation Management

Grants, Fund-raising & Projects

Outreach & Public Awareness

Other Resources


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