This page has three sections:
- the first one provides links to guidelines, archival standards and best practices,
- the second lists archival supplies vendors,
- the third lists provincial/territorial archival councils or association that support archives and archivists.
The first section (and second if necessary) will be regularly updated.
Best practices, standards, and gudielines
Manual for Small Archives by the Archives Association of British Columbia
A Guide to Archiving for Community Organizations by Braden Cannon
Dictionary of Archives Terminology by the Society of American Archivists
Digital Preservation Handbook by the Digital Preservation Coalition
Archival supplies vendors
Carr McLean: https://www.carrmclean.ca/
You may check with your provincial archives. Sometimes they sell a small number of archival supplies. For example, the Provincial Archives of Alberta has a store.
Archival councils or associations in different Canadian provinces and territories
There are 13 archival councils or associations in different Canadian provinces and territories that support archives and archivists.
Alberta: Archives Society of Alberta
British Columbia: Archives Association of British Columbia
Manitoba: Association for Manitoba Archives
Newfoundland and Labrador: Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives
Northwest Territories: Northwest Territories Archives Council
Nova Scotia: Council of Nova Scotia Archives
Nunavut: Archives Council Nunavummi
Ontario: Archives Association of Ontario
Prince Edward Island: Archives Council of Prince Edward Island
Québec: Réseau des archives du Québec
Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists
Yukon: Yukon Council of Archives