AAO institutional membership allows archival repositories to take part in Archeion, Ontario's Archival Information Network. As of 2022, Archeion has over 110,000 searchable archival descriptions and nearly 20,000 authority records 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 from Industry Suppliers
AAO members receive special rates from Carr McLean. 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.
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
The Archives Emergency Response Network (AERN), is a voluntary, cooperative network of AAO members that provides assistance to one another in emergency response and salvage. AERN is organized into regional groups based on the AAO’s chapters.
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.
For more information, or to join the AERN, contact the AAO office at email@example.com.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Education
All members receive free registration for one specialized diversity, equity, and inclusion workshop per year.
Conservation Workshop (Institutional Members)
Institutional members are able to participate in one free conservation workshop per year.
Ask Me Anything Sessions
Members have the opportunity to join member-only “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) sessions with specialists in the field. These AMA sessions are an opportunity to connect with seasoned professionals and ask questions related to your archival practice.