If you are working with or interested in the preservation of Manitoba's documentary heritage—documents, electronic records, photographs, maps, plans, film/sound recordings—then you share an interest with the members of the Association for Manitoba Archives. The membership year is April 1st to March 31st of the following year, though you are free to register any time within those dates.
There are many benefits to becoming a member of the AMA. These include:
Special Interest Groups
Professional Development and Training Grants
Discounts on services/workshops
Accreditation / Re-accreditation
AMA institutional memberships begin at $50 and scale up depending on an organization's budget. Memberships begin on April 1 and expire on March 31 of the following year, and are open to institutions in Manitoba who complete the accreditation process administered by the Membership/Accreditation Committee.
Organizations that may apply to become Institutional Members are those that:
The AMA has established basic criteria in seven key areas of archival care. Organizations must meet or exceed these minimum criteria to apply for Institutional Membership. The basic criteria are:
Fees are based on the annual archival budget, including salaries, of the institution.
Membership renewals can be completed by logging into the website clicking on "View profile" in the top right-hand corner of the page. In your profile, click on the "Renew to [date]" button. Update your information in the fields that appear as needed and click the "Update and next" button. Review your information and click the "Pay online button" to finalize your renewal in Paypal.
New to the AMA? Select the applicable membership level below and click next to provide further information when prompted.