See our policies and standards for providing quality services, promoting equal opportunity and diversity, and selecting and caring for records.

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Acquisition Policy

Every archives or library decides what kinds of material to gather, preserve, and make available. Factors shaping these decisions include the institution’s specific purpose and constituency, the limits of its human, physical and financial resources, and the availability of similar materials held elsewhere by other archives or libraries.

Acquisition Policy
Art Collection Policy

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Policy

The ArQuives  is committed to excellence in serving all visitors including people with disabilities

AODA Policy
Accessibility Keyboard Shortcuts

Copyright Clearance and Takedown Policy

The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) is taking a “best endeavours” approach to finding rights-holders for copyright materials which we have digitized. This policy sets out the circumstances under which we may remove online material.

Copyright Clearance and Takedown Policy

Workplace Harassment Policy

The ArQuives  recognizes that every person possesses basic human rights including the right to respect, dignity, and protection from all forms of harassment.

Workplace Harassment Policy

Volunteer Policy

Volunteers are at the heart of The ArQuives. The ArQuives is committed to excellent volunteer experience.

Volunteer Policy