New Members are welcome to join ACA. For benefits of becoming a member, check Membership Benefits page.
There are three membership categories:
Individual membership is open to any person who has an interest in the field of archives and records management, and/or who wishes to support the ongoing work of the association.
Membership benefits include opportunities to network with archives and records management professionals across the country, develop professional skills and expertise, and participate in national and international advocacy initiatives. Individual members are entitled to receive notice of, attend an vote at all meetings of members, receive a discount for conference and workshop registration, and access to Archivaria, the association's scholarly publication. Print copies of this journal are available or else members may opt out to have the online version only.
Individual members may also serve in leadership roles as committee chairs, committee members, directors and task force members.
Rates for individual membership are based on the individual's salary range as follows:
ACA offers a one-time discounted 3-year membership for students enrolled full-time in high school, college, or university.
Students receive access to the same benefits as individual members including opportunities to network with archives and records professionals across the country, develop professional skills and expertise, and participate in national and international advocacy initiatives. Students are entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members, and receive a discount for conference and workshop registration.
In order to offer membership at a reduced rate, student members are provided with access to electronic copies of Archivaria, the association's scholarly publication, but does not include print copies of the journal.
Please note, proof of student status may be requested to support a student membership application.
Institutional membership is available to institutions that wish to support the profession, receive the publications of the Association of Canadian Archivists, and other educational opportunities at the member rate.
Each institutional member shall select someone to act as the single point of contact between the institutional member and the ACA. This designated representative may also vote on behalf of their institution at the ACA Annual General Meeting which occurs in conjunction with the annual conference.
Institutional members are responsible for:
Rates for institutional membership are based on staff compliment of the institution:
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