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CNSA is hiring!

We are looking for a MemoryNS Technical & Training Coordinator! This project will help build and enhance our MemoryNS descriptive database. Please see the position description for more details, and feel free to contact the CNSA office with any questions.

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Registration open now – CNSA 2019 conference

The Board and Education Committee of the CNSA invite you to register for the 2019 spring conference, “Beyond the Record”, which will take place on May 9-10, 2019, at Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax. Please visit the event page to register and learn more information. We look forward to seeing everyone back in Halifax in…

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Introduction to the Rules for Archival Description (RAD)

We are very pleased to open registration for our first workshop of 2019! With special guest, former Archives Advisor, Jamie Serran. It will be offered over 2 days from January 31st – February 1st, 2019 at the Halifax Municipal Archives in Dartmouth. This workshop has been revamped and is going to focus on the practical…

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Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning Workshop

We are very pleased to open registration for our last workshop of 2018! With special guest, former Archives Advisor, Jamie Serran. The Core Curriculum “Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning” workshop will be offered over 2 days from December 10-11, 2018 at the beautiful Colchester Historeum in Truro! Cost is $125 for CNSA members. Registration and payment…

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Launch of LAMNS

We warmly welcome you to join us in celebrating the launch of our new collaborative network in Nova Scotia, with Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Dr. Guy Berthiaume. The launch of LAMNS (Libraries, Archives & Museums Nova Scotia) is happening on Tuesday, November 20th at the Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax from 10:00-11:30am. Refreshments will…

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2018 CNSA AGM – Save the date!

The CNSA’s 2018 AGM will take place on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at Nova Scotia Archives. The AGM will be held over lunch, and all CNSA members are welcome to take part. We will also be presenting our CNSA awards during the AGM. The Education Committee is organizing two workshops, to be held on the…

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Membership Working Group Report

In the fall of 2016, the CNSA commissioned a Membership Working Group to examine the council’s membership needs and provide recommendations to the Executive. A survey was developed in early 2017 and circulated to members over the summer. The group spent some time compiling the results of the survey and produced a comprehensive report. You…

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Awards season is upon us!

Have you completed an archival or preservation project over the last year? (Arrangement & description, digitization, reformatting?) Maybe a special exhibit or outreach event that features your archival materials? Do you have a volunteer doing fantastic work in your facility? If you answered “yes!” to any of the above questions, please consider submitting an application…

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Community Albums – now live!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of Community Albums – please visit the website here and have fun exploring the stories of communities across NS over the last 150 years! Special thanks to Project Coordinator Michelle Boychuk for her dedication to this project, and to all of our participants for sharing their images…

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