Graduate of the École Nationale des Chartes, Chabin first gained experience as an archivist in the public sector. In 2000, she created an advisory firm for document and records management, called Archive 17. She is involved in many projects linked to ISO 15489 and MoReq standards and has published several books and articles about diplomatics and preservation of electronic records.
- Je pense, donc j'archive, Paris, L'Harmattan, 1999.
- Le management de l'archive, Paris, Hermès, 2000.
- Dématérialisation et archivage électronique, Paris, Dunod, 2006 (with Jean-Marc Rietsch and Eric Caprioli).
- Archiver, et après ?, Paris, Djakarta, 2007.