AAO institutional membership allows archival repositories to take part in Archeion, Ontario's Archival Information Network. Archeion currently has almost 69,000 searchable online finding aid descriptions from repositories across the province.
Complimentary membership affiliation with one of the regional Chapters. Regional Chapters provide an opportunity to network with archivists in your area and optional membership in AAO Special Interest Groups.
Discounts on AAO Services
Discounts on annual conference registration and educational workshops.
Discounts at Industry Suppliers
AAO members receive special rates at Carr Mclean and Brodart. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Off the Record
Membership includes a complimentary subscription to Off the Record, the newsletter of the AAO featuring technical and professional advice, special features on archives around Ontario, and information on educational and employment opportunities.
Priority Access to Professional Advice
Members have priority access to the Archives Advisor Program for advice and information via email, telephone or Zoom meeting.
Environmental Monitor Loan Program
Institutional membership gives access to the Environmental Monitor Loan Program to borrow a data logger for monitoring environmental conditions in the archive.
Archives Emergency Response Network
Institutional and full Individual members are eligible to participate in the Archives Emergency Response Network for assistance in the event of a disaster at their archives.
There are different types of AAO membership including institutional and individual memberships. To determine the type of membership best for you review the descriptions below. All memberships begin on 1st of April and expire on 31st of March the following year unless renewed.
Rates for Institutional Members
Note: To calculate your member rate, calculate how many paid full-time employees (defined as more than 24 hours per week on a 35 hour work week and more than 28 hours per week on a 40 hour work week) perform archival functions in your institution. Part-time should be pro-rated.
Reduced rates are available for the following categories:
Rates for Individual Members