Associate Institutional Membership


Institutions that house archival material but are unable to meet the requirements for institutional membership are encouraged to join as Associate Institutional Members.

*At the Annual General Meeting May 9, 2019, members approved a 10% fee increase for all institutional category members, effective April 1, 2020. The name change from ‘General Member’ to ‘Associate Institutional Member’ was also approved at the 2019 AGM to increase our descriptiveness, effective April 1, 2020.

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All employees and volunteers of the member archives receive the following benefits:

  • Access to member rate and group discounts for CNSA Core Curriculum courses
  • Access to member rate for CNSA Annual Conference and advanced level workshops
  • Eligible to apply for the CNSA’s Professional Development & Training Assistance Bursary
  • Eligible for transportation subsidy to attend CNSA training events
  • Participation in MemoryNS, Nova Scotia’s union database of archival descriptions
  • Access to Emergency Recovery supplies
  • Preservation Monitoring Equipment loan program (data loggers, light meters)
  • Eligible for nomination to win a CNSA Award
  • Discounts on archival supplies from Carr McLean of Toronto
  • Subscription to CNSA-L email message board (listserv)
  • Free access to the CNSA lending library
  • Volunteering opportunities on committees or the Executive Board
  • Free advice from our Archives Advisor