Archives Council of Prince Edward Island
"has been designed as a community resource for use by those working primarily in small and medium-sized archives...." Sections include: Establishing an Archives, Arrangement/Description, Automation and Digitization, Preservation, Conservation and Emergency Planning. Excellent compilation of resources.
A clearinghouse of information relating to American archives including continuing education resources, resources from state archives and records programs, online exhibits and more.
Maintained at the University of Saskatchewan. Also includes selected international sites. "The purpose of this site is to provide a comprehensive list of links to Canadian archives and associated resources on the Internet. These include links to individual repositories, multi-repository databases, archival listservs, archival associations, educational opportunities, and other related sites." - from website.
From the Simon Fraser University Archives. Three sections: Archival Terms, Records Management Terms, and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Terms.
Online "leaflets" on a wide range of preservation topics as well as publications and online courses.
"An international gateway to information for archivists and archives users. The UNESCO Archives Portal gives access to web sites of archival institutions around the world. It is also a gateway to resources related to records and archives management and to international co-operation in this area." -from the web site in the "about" section.
From Library and Archives Canada, a brief introduction to the differences between libraries and archives; archives terminology; and helpful suggestions as to how to do research using archives.
Canadian Archival Resources on the Internet - Archival Education
Society of American Archivists - Continuing Professional Education
This resource list page contains a lengthy list of links which are organized by various subjects such as General Sources, Selected Online Exhibits and Digital Collections, Continuing Education, Terminology and Technical Information, Listservs and much more.
"Provides information and skills development resources for heritage professionals and volunteers." See Creating and Managing Digital Content.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Archives Canada, the Canadian Archival Information Network, is a distributed, searchable network of networks linking Internet users with information about Canadian archives and descriptions of archival documents."
Provincial and Regional Networks
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island
Canada: Library and Archives Canada
ArchiviaNet, "the National Archives of Canada's online research and consultation tool, provides access to a variety of information resources related to the actual archival holdings. It allows a number of different means of exploration of the fonds and collections by offering the option of searching by theme or by type of document. Some of the finding aids describe groups of documents, while others describe individual items, of which some are digitized and available online."
United States: National Archives and Records Administration
France: Archives Nationales
United Kingdom: The National Archives
Australia: National Archives of Australia
Other National Archives
Universities and Research Institutions Archives: North America
CNSA-L: Council of Nova Scotia Archives (Atlantic Canada)
Discussion group for archivists in Nova Scotia, CNSA announcements posted here
send an email message with no subject and the message "subscribe CNSA-L [your
firstname] [your lastname]" to email@example.com
ARCAN-L -- Canada
Provides a forum for discussion of archival issues and interests of particular relevance to Canadian archives and archivists.
To subscribe: from the email account you intend to use, send the following message to firstname.lastname@example.org: SUBSCRIBE ARCAN-L
RADMEMO -- Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
Provides a forum for the discussion of archival descriptive standards, including the Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD).
To subscribe: from the email account you intend to use, send the following message to email@example.com: SUBSCRIBE RADMEMO Firstname Lastname
EAD -- Encoded Archival Description
Provides a forum for discussion of issues relating to the SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language) DTD (Document Type Definition) developed for archival finding aids.
To subscribe: from the email account you intend to use, send the following message to firstname.lastname@example.org: SUBSCRIBE EAD Firstname Initial Lastname
Links to individual lists as well as links to compilations of mailings lists re: archives. International in scope.
Hypertext version of the federal Access to Information Act (Chapter A-1)
PDF version of the act (Chapter A-19.1).
Hypertext version of the consolidated Copyright Act (Chapter C-42).
Page gives access to the text of the statute and amendments, contact information for the FOIPP implementation office, and FAQs.
Hypertext version of the consolidated National Archives of Canada Act (Chapter N-2.5).
Hypertext version of the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
Hypertext version of the federal Privacy Act (Chapter P-21)