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2017 / 05 / 16

 Talk on Academic Archives


A Jewel in Queen's Crown: An Introduction to Queen's University Archives and Canada's Academic Archives

Speakers:     Ms Shan Jin
Date:             23 May 2017 (Tuesday)
Time:            10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Venue:          e-Learning Lab, G/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong
Seating:        45
Language:    English


Admission: Free

Registration: ht


About the Speaker:

Ms Shan Jin has been working at Queen's University Archive as a Records Analyst/Archivist since 2007. She earned her Master of Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University, is a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Information Professional. She recently published an article called "Records Management in Canadian Universities” in ARMA (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) Canada’s publication - Sagesse. She is also a contributor to several ARMA Technical Reports. For additional information from Ms Shan Jin please contact her at


About the Talk:

Queen’s University, located in Kingston, Ontario, is one of Canada’s oldest degree-granting institutions in Canada established by Royal Charter of Queen Victoria in 1841. Today, Queen’s University is a mid-sized university with more than 22,000 students and 8,000 faculty members and staff. In this talk, Ms Jin will give an introduction on Queen’s University Archives, its history, its collections and its services. Ms Jin will also discuss the relationship between archives programs and records management programs in Canadian universities and the impact of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act on publicly-funded Canadian Universities.