News

Fall 2021 CNSA Courses

By Archives Advisor | 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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Register for the LAMNS Virtual Conference!

By Archives Advisor | 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

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

By Archives Advisor | 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!

By Archives Advisor | 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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Call for Proposals: LAMNS 2021 Conference

By Archives Advisor | 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

By Heather Adams | 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

By Mary Flynn | 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

By Heather Adams | 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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Access & Reference, June 4-5 2020

By Archives Advisor | 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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Events

Introduction to RAD/MemoryNS

By Archives Advisor | May 1, 2019 |

May 30th-31st Sherbrooke Village, 42 Main Street, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia May 30th: 10:00am-4:30pm & May 31st: 9:00am-4:00pm General description: The description of records and the creation of finding aids are…

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2019 CNSA AGM/Spring Conference

By Archives Advisor | March 4, 2019 |

The 2019 Spring Conference, “Beyond the Record,” will be held at the Nova Scotia Archives from May 9th-10th, 2019. The AGM will happen on May 9th. This year we welcome…

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2017 Pre-conference workshop – History of Photography

By Archives Advisor | February 17, 2017 |

The CNSA will host a pre-conference workshop on May 10, 2017, on the History of Photography. This workshop will survey photography’s major technical developments since its invention in the early…

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2017 CNSA AGM/Spring Conference

By Archives Advisor | February 3, 2017 |

Our 2017 Spring Conference, “Facilitating Accessibility; Celebrating Diversity”, will be held May 11-12, 2017, at Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax. We look forward to welcoming you for two days of…

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Council of Archives New Brunswick and Council of Nova Scotia Archives Copyright Workshop

By admin | September 13, 2016 |

CANB and CNSA are pleased to sponsor a two-day workshop on copyright issues for archival institutions. The first day will cover how the Canadian copyright law works (with particular attention…

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Access and Reference (Core)

By admin | August 23, 2016 |

General description: Providing good reference service to archival users is a key function of any archives. If done well, it can increase use, improve community relations and generate some revenue.…

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Introduction to the Rules for Archival Description (Core)

By admin | August 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Introduction to the Rules for Archival Description (Core)

General description: The description of records and the creation of finding aids are the method for providing access to your archival holdings. The Rules for Archival Description (RAD) is the…

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Arrangement and Description (Core)

By admin | August 23, 2016 |

General description: Arrangement and description of archival material is the nuts and bolts of archival work. This workshop focuses on the principles of arrangement and includes case studies, providing the…

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Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning (Core)

By admin | August 23, 2016 |

General description: Participants will be guided through the three archival functions of acquisition, appraisal and accessioning. The acquisition process involves choosing appropriate materials to be housed at the archives and…

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Introduction to the Preservation of Archives (Core)

By admin | August 23, 2016 |

General description: The principles of preservation management dictate that the archivist must first assess, then plan, and only then act. This workshop will instruct participants in preservation basics including appropriate…

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