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Registration open now – CNSA conference and pre-conference workshop!

The Board and Education Committee of the CNSA invite you to register for the annual spring conference, “Facilitating Accessibility; Celebrating Diversity”, which will take place on May 11-12, 2017, at Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax. We are also pleased to be hosting a pre-conference workshop, the History of Photography, on May 10, 2017, also at…

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CNSA Spring Conference – Save the Date!

The CNSA will present the 2017 spring conference on May 11-12, 2017, at Nova Scotia Archives. This year, we’ll celebrate Accessibility & Diversity as our theme, and we invite all of our members to join us for two full days of sessions on these themes from an archival perspective. Registration will open shortly on our…

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Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) 2017-18 funding cycle open now

The Documentary Heritage Communities Program 2017-2018 – Call Letter for Library and Archives Canada’s Contributions Program Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017–2018 funding cycle for the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP). This contribution program increases the ability of local documentary heritage institutions to sustain and preserve Canada’s…

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2016/17 Provincial Archival Development Program (PADP)

The 2016/2017 Provincial Archival Development Program (PADP) is now up and running! The PADP offers a unique opportunity for CNSA Institutional members to receive funding for their archival projects, including: – global preservation assessments and implementing preservation projects; – arrangement and description projects of holdings related to underrepresented groups (or that nagging backlog of unprocessed…

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Notice: Early Bird Deadline Extended for AML Conference

Early Bird Conference Rate Extended to August 28!   We have received huge interest and registration for this year’s special joint conference of the Association of Nova Scotia Museums (ANSM), the Council of Nova Scotia Archives (CNSA), the Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia (LBANS), and the Nova Scotia Library Association (NSLA)! In making our…

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ALM Conference Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Opportunities Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2015 ALM Conference! Below you’ll find a list of volunteer opportunities that are available.   Volunteer Coordinator The Volunteer Coordinator will organize conference volunteers and their work including: Preparing and implementing a coordination plan Recruiting and training volunteers for the conference Developing tools and…

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The AML Conference Website Goes Live

Announcing the Must Attend, First Ever ALM Conference September 25-27, 2015, Halifax, Nova Scotia There is a common thread in what archives, libraries and museums do: we collect, manage, and share resources. The approaches and perspectives may be from different fields, but the knowledge sharing, technology, access and future of information resources, and places in which…

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AML Conference Registration and Schedule Coming Soon

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb Globally, archives, libraries and museums are recognizing the similarities in the work we do. We all collect, manage and share resources. While professionally we approach these functions from different perspectives. there are many opportunities for us…

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CNSA AGM 2015 / MemoryNS Training

Please join us for this year’s CNSA AGM! Due to the joint superconference in September 2015, we will be holding this year’s AGM separate from the conference. Instead, we will have a full day of instruction (morning and afternoon sessions) on our new provincial archival database, MemoryNS, with the AGM taking place over the lunch…

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Hello MemoryNS

For more than a decade, Archway has been CNSA members’ online database of descriptive information about archival records in the province.  Now we’re retiring Archway, and saying hello to MemoryNS. MemoryNS MemoryNS uses standards-based, open source AtoM archival description software.  It aims to be more user-friendly for both researchers and records-holders, making it easier for…

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