Advisory Services

The Archives Society of Alberta established its new Advisory Services Program in 1995. Advisory Services is one of several programs offered by the Society to support and encourage the development of sustainable archives in Alberta.

Advisory Services Provides:
• advice to archival institutions working to improve procedures and practices
• advice to organizations desiring to care for their archival records
• advice to organizations that may wish to start an archives

How:
• advice and information may be delivered through site assessments, individual consultation, education and training, telephone, fax, and through the ASA resource library

Who is Eligible:

• members of the Archives Society of Alberta
• organizations and businesses that wish to start an archives
• organizations and businesses which hold significant records which may be available for public research

 

Archives Advisor for Alberta

Rene Georgopalis is our Archives Advisor and she holds a MISt in Archives and Records Management from the University of Toronto (2010). Prior to becoming our Archives Advisor, she had archival work experience at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives in Toronto, Humewood House in Toronto, and Musée Héritage Museum in St. Albert. She has experience with both private and municipal records, and working at an archives in a museum. Her interests in archives includes description as well as social justice.

In order to use our Advisory Services, please contact:

Rene Georgopalis
Phone: (780) 424-2697
Cellphone: (780) 983-0540
e-mail: reneg@archivesalberta.org

For organizations seeking a professional archivist as a contractor: