Courses & Workshops

Registration now open: Acquisition, Appraisal, and Accessioning

August 30, 2022

Registration is now open for our Core Course, Acquisition, Appraisal, and Accessioning. The course is taught by our Archives Advisor, Sharon Murray, and will be held online from Nov. 21-24 from 9am to noon each day.

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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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Member News & Events

  • 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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  • CNSA is hiring!

    April 16, 2019

    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…

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  • CNSA Award nominations due April 23

    April 1, 2019

    The deadline for the CNSA awards is upcoming on April 23, 2019 before 5pm! Nomination forms are attached! Please forward all nominations to Lisette Gaudet,

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  • Registration open now – CNSA 2019 conference

    March 5, 2019

    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…

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  • Launch of LAMNS

    November 7, 2018

    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…

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  • 2018 CNSA AGM – Save the date!

    March 5, 2018

    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…

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  • Membership Working Group Report

    February 23, 2018

    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…

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  • Awards season is upon us!

    January 25, 2018

    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…

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  • Community Albums – now live!

    June 28, 2017

    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…

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  • 2017 Conference Schedule

    April 10, 2017

    We are pleased to share the schedule for our 2017 conference: CNSA 2017 Conference Schedule The early-bird deadline for registration has been extended to Friday, April 28th, 2017. Please visit…

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