Records Management and Archives collects, processes, preserves, and provides access to private archival fonds and collections related to the history of the University or collections containing documents that support the research activities of the academic programs of the University, including the documents of faculty, staff members, and research centres.
Archival documents must be consulted on-site. RMA provides limited access to documents via email and telephone;
Requests will be answered within 5 working days. Users will be informed of any delay;
The majority of our holdings are available at all times. Please note, however, that some documents are restricted due to personal, libelous, or defamatory content, or because a donor has requested a restriction for a specified period of time.
RMA is located on Concordia University's Sir George Williams campus, in the Faubourg Building, 1250 Guy Street (metro Guy-Concordia);
RMA is temporarily closed to internal and external researchers due to Covid-19. Otherwise, we are open to Concordia faculty, students, and staff, and to external researchers, including the general public;
RMA Technician, Caroline Sigouin assists users in-person, and all are required to make an appointment prior to visiting. Please email email@example.com or call Caroline at 514-848-2424 ext. 7970;
Users are required to come to their research appointment with background information and a clear purpose for their research project;
Users must familiarize themselves with the Reading Room rules listed below before visiting RMA.
Copy services provided by RMA include photcopying and digital scanning of documents and reproduction of AV materials.
Digital files will be transferred by RMA to users via email or WeTransfer. Users are not permitted to connect personal electronic devices (including USBs and external hard drives) to RMA workstation equipment.
Users must receive permission from RMA staff before making a copy of any RMA document. In most cases, a user agreement must be signed;
Materials deemed fragile by RMA may not be copied;
RMA staff will make all copies for users and RMA reserves the right to limit the number of copies;
Before ordering a copy, please consult the Price list, below;
Tripods, lighting, and other equipment may not be used.
PLEASE NOTE: As stated above, all copies must be made within the limitations of the Canadian Copyright Act. Records Management and Archives disclaims any liability for any act or omission on the part of the user.
RMA is committed to processing orders within 5 business days. A member of our team will contact you in the event of a delay.
All copying is done by RMA staff and within the limitations set out in the Copyright Act;
Prices are in Canadian dollar (CAD);
Prices are subject to change without notice;
Fees and taxes are not charged to internal users for projects related to Concordia University. Concordia University students are not charged user fees and taxes for projects related to their studies (valid student ID is required);
Applicable taxes will be added for external users.