Courses & Workshops

New Course: Learning RAD with MemoryNS!

June 15, 2022

There are a few spaces remaining in our upcoming Core Course, Learning RAD with MemoryNS! We describe our archival records and create finding aids so that researchers can more easily…

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Introduction to Archives, Spring & Summer 2022

April 26, 2022

Registration is now open for Introduction to Archives, which will take place online in May, June, and July! We’re offering three sections to ensure that everyone who wants to take this course will have…

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PADP Application-Writing Workshop

January 6, 2022

It’s that time of year again: PADP ‘season’ is almost upon us! The 2022-23 PADP guidelines will be released in late February, but in the mean time, we want to be sure…

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Fall 2021 CNSA Courses

September 10, 2021

The CNSA is excited to announce our Fall 2021 lineup of Core Curriculum courses: Arrangement & Description and Access, Reference, & Outreach. Both will be taught online by our Archives Advisor, Sharon…

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Registration now open: Introduction to Archives, July 19-22!

July 6, 2021

Back by popular demand, we’re offering yet another session of Introduction to Archives! The course will be taught online by our Archives Advisor, Sharon Murray, from Monday to Thursday, July…

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Registration now open – Introduction to Archives, 2021!

May 4, 2021

Registration is now open for Introduction to Archives, which will take place online in June! We’re offering two sections of the course – one in mid June and the other,…

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Access & Reference, June 4-5 2020

February 26, 2020

Core Curriculum Announcement! Our next workshop will be ‘Access and Reference‘ happening June 4th-5th, 2020 at the Tatamagouche Library – Colchester-East Hants Public Library hosted by the North Shore Archives…

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PADP Training

November 15, 2019

CNSA is bringing back training for the Provincial Archival Development Program (PADP) on December 9th at the Colchester Historeum. This training is FREE, and registration can be done here.

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Introduction to Archives registration NOW OPEN!

October 24, 2019

You can now register for our Introduction to Archives course here. The workshop will be November 6th-7th at the Beaton Institute at Cape Breton University. Price is $75.00 for members…

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Intro to Preservation

September 17, 2019

Introduction to Preservation for Archives, will be offered jointly with the Council of Archives New Brunswick. The workshop will be held at the Tantramar Heritage Trust in Sackville, New Brunswick…

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Member News & Events

  • 2022 CNSA Conference: “Community-Driven Archives”

    July 15, 2022

    The 2022 CNSA Conference will take place from October 24-25 in Halifax and online. We are inviting proposals for presentations about archive-related activities that emerge from community partnerships, rely on community involvement, and/or help build community connections.

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  • We want your input!

    June 18, 2022

    The CNSA’s Reconciliation Working Group (RWG) is seeking feedback on their Report:  This draft is a condensed version of what was submitted to the CNSA Executive on March 18,…

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  • 2022 Annual General Meeting

    June 16, 2022

    Our AGM will be held over Zoom again this year on Thursday, June 23rd, from 1:00-2:00 pm. Please register in advance, so we have a list of those attending for the…

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  • Call for Nominations: CNSA Treasurer and CNSA Secretary

    May 19, 2022

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives is looking for new members to fill upcoming vacancies on the Executive Committee. If you have ever felt like you wanted to get involved,…

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  • Register for the LAMNS Virtual Conference!

    September 9, 2021

    Registration is now OPEN for the Libraries, Archives & Museums Nova Scotia (LAMNS) Virtual Conference, which will take place online from October 21-23, 2021! In place of an annual conference…

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  • Job opportunity: LAMNS Conference Manager

    July 12, 2021

    Spread the word: the Libraries, Archives & and Museums Nova Scotia (LAMNS) Virtual Conference Team is looking for a Virtual Conference Manager for our October event! The Conference Manager will be responsible for…

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  • Call for Proposals: LAMNS 2021 Conference

    April 21, 2021

    This year, the CNSA is teaming up with Museums and Libraries in Nova Scotia to offer a joint, virtual conference in place of our respective annual conferences. The Libraries, Archives,…

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  • Job Opportunity: Archives Advisor

    January 13, 2021

    Happy New Year everyone! The CNSA is currently seeking a new Archives Advisor. For more information, check out the job posting here: Archives Advisor

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  • Registration open now – CNSA 2020 Conference

    September 4, 2020

    The Board and Education Committee of the CNSA invite you to register for the 2020 conference, “Digital Realities”, which will take place on October 2, 2020 over Zoom. Please visit…

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  • Request for Proposal – Education Consultant

    June 29, 2020

    The Council of Nova Scotia Archives is seeking to complete Phase 1 of a multi-phase online curriculum development and delivery initiative. We are looking for a consultant to develop a…

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