Monday, July 27, 2015

Archives resources on the web

Archives Canada
Archives Canada is an official archival portal maintained by the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA), and is a joint initiative of the CCA, the Provincial – Territorial Archival Network, and Library and Archives Canada.

UNESCO Archives Portal

Associations and Archives
Archives of Manitoba

Association of Canadian Archivists

Association for Manitoba Archives

Canadian Council of Archives

International Council on Archives
ICA is the professional organization for the world archival community, dedicated to promoting the preservation, development, and use of the world’s archival heritage.

Library and Archives Canada

Links to Collections and Archives in Canada

Society of American Archivists

Directory of Education Resources

Archives Association of British Columbia. Archivist’s Toolkit.
The “Archivist’s Toolkit” has been designed as a community resource for use by those working primarily in small and medium-sized archives in British Columbia.

Introduction to Archival Organization and Description
This site, prepared by the Getty Information Institute, USA, contains introductory information about organizing and describing collections of personal papers and organizational records that make up the fabric of archival collections.

American Historical Association. Careers For History Majors.

Canadian Library Association. Competency Profile of Information Management Specialists in Archives, Libraries and Record Management

Concordia University Archives. Introduction to the Concept of Archives.

Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J. Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities: The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library Resources, February 2000.
This report examines how the archival perspective can be useful in addressing problems faced by those who design, manage, disseminate, and preserve digital information.

Understanding Society Through Its Records
From Australia. Provides a basic introduction to a career as an archivist and the roles records play in society.

Using Archives: A Practical Guide for Researchers
From Library and Archives Canada.

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