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Welcome to the Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Record Managers (ACARM). ACARM aims to act as a link between archival institutions within the Commonwealth, to disseminate and share information on today’s professional challenges, and to provide advice on the latest archiving and records management practices.

To find out more about the Association including the latest news and events, please see the links on the left. If you would like to join ACARM, please see the membership tab.

The next meeting will take place at the ICA’s conference in Adelaide, Austrailia, between 19-21 October.

For details of the previous AGM, and for an update on the status of the organisation, please read through this post here: https://acarmblog.wordpress.com/2019/06/12/message-from-the-chair-acarm-at-the-crossroads/

Recent Posts

Summary — The First International Council on Archives Conference in Africa – Yaoundé 2018

The 2018 conference of the International Council on Archives (ICA) was held in Yaoundé, Cameroon, in November and as is customary, ACARM held its AGM during the conference. Although the AGM was well attended by members, only two of the executive were present, so the meeting was not quorate. Nevertheless, the meeting provided an opportunity … Continue reading Summary — The First International Council on Archives Conference in Africa – Yaoundé 2018

Upcoming ACARM AGM, 2019 – Adelaide, Australia – 19-21 October

The next AGM will be held in magical Adelaide, Australia, between 19 and 21 October 2019. We hope many ACARM members will be able to join us! The agenda for the meeting is still TBD, but will involve a discussion on the Chair’s Message and consideration of ACARM’s future. For further details regarding this conference, … Continue reading Upcoming ACARM AGM, 2019 – Adelaide, Australia – 19-21 October

Summary of the ACARM Annual General Meeting 2017 – Mexico City

ACARM’s last annual general meeting was held at the ICA’s ALA-ICA conference in Mexico City, Mexico 25 November 2017. At the meeting, members reviewed and revised ACARM’s constitution, adopted the Association’s Position Paper on Migrated Archives, and discussed options for new directions for the Association to broaden membership, offer more diverse member services, and share … Continue reading Summary of the ACARM Annual General Meeting 2017 – Mexico City

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