Thursday 22 February 2024

Vol. 17, no. 25

                                                     Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
Auditor General Manitoba – Archives of Manitoba: Preservation and Access to Records

Service interministériel des archives de France – Archivage des documents d’autorisations d’urbanisme : référentiel de conservation et fiche d’évaluation archivistique

CollEx-Persée (France) – Étude sur la préservation des collections des bibliothèques numériques de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Advisory Committee for Memory of the World – Building Connections and Forging Alliances: Strengthening the Intersections between Archives and Intangible Cultural Heritage

Canadian Commission for Unesco – Guardians of our Knowledge: Indigenous Documentary Heritage and the Unesco Memory of the World Programme

Canadian Federation of Library Associations – 2023-2027 Strategic Plan

Europeana Foundation – Business Plan 2024

British Records Association – Response to the Ministry of Justice’s Consultation on Wills

Journal of Documentation, vol. 80, no. 2 (2024)

Critique internationale, no 102, 2024 (numéro spécial : des mobilisations transnationales par et pour les archives)

Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 20, no. 2 (2024)

Book – Reading Mediated Life Narratives: Auto/Biographical Agency in the Book, Museum, Social Media, and Archives

Book – The Economics of the Manuscript and Rare Book Trade, ca. 1890–1939

Book – Tracing your Family History using Irish Newspapers and other Printed Materials

Book – Introduction to Healthcare Knowledge and Library Services

Book – World War II Memory and Contested Commemorations in Europe and Russia

Book – A Cultural History of Memory in the Nineteenth Century

Book – Remapping the World in East Asia: Toward a Global History of the Ricci Maps

Book – Working Beyond Borders: GIS for Geospatial Collaboration

Book – Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing: a Gentle Introduction

Livre – Les outils de la conformité RGPD et du DPO : s’organiser pour protéger les données personnelles de l’entreprise

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Ville de Québec – Réactives : réveiller l’archive
Jusqu’au 4 août 2024, Québec

Getting Started with Digital Preservation: a Simple Way to Begin your Digital Preservation Program Using (mostly) Free Tools
March 6, 2024, Ottawa

Kwaskastahsowin (Put Things to Right): Conciliation in the McClelland & Stewart and E. Pauline Johnson Collections
March 7, 2024

Ontario Jewish Archives – The First Jew in Canada: a Trans Tale
March 31, 2024

Conseil du Patrimoine religieux du Québec – 7e édition de la Journée des archives
19 avril 2024, Montréal

Book Science
June 5-7, 2024, Toronto

Black Community Archives and Libraries
June 13-14, 2024, Toronto

Eichmann the Defendant Sixty-Three Years Later: the Archives, the Trial, the Narratives
February 27, 2024, Princeton

Teaching with Primary Source Fest 2024
March 4, 2024

Toward a National Collection Webinars
March 6, 2024:
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The Politics & Meaning of Jewish Archives
March 12, 2024

NARA – Artificial Intelligence: the Intersection of Public Access and Open Government
March 14, 2024

Peut–on créer sans mémoire? Sauvegarder et valoriser les archives des arts vivants
15 mars 2024, Marchin (Belgique)

International Internet Preservation Consortium – General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference
April 24-26, 2024, Paris

British and Irish Sound Archives 2024
May 9-10, Glasgow

Artificial Intelligence Genealogy Seminars: from Basics to Breakthroughs
June 23-28, 2024

Save the Games: a Digital Preservation Symposium
August 21-22, 2024, Rochester (New York)

Building Connections and Forging Alliances: Strengthening the Intersections between Archives and Intangible Cultural Heritage (Video Available)
September 19, 2023

Sur le web / On the web
Vidéo de la Bibliothèque nationale de France – Même pas mort : les archives de Bérurier noir

On the Record at the UK National Archives Podcast – Second World War Captives

Podcast – The Scottish Political Archive: Political History of Scotland in the 20th and 21st Centuries

e-Ark Consortium Video – The eArchiving Validation Framework

Digital Preservation Coalition – Registries of Good Practice

Preserving Digital Objects with Restricted Resources Project – Data Accessioner 1.2

Archive-it – ARCHWay: a Free to Use ARCH Service Tier

Flemish Institute for Archives – 3D Scans & Objects Survey

Magika: Artificial Intelligence Powered Fast and Efficient File Type Identification

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Library and Archives Canada – Move of the Sir Arthur Doughty Monument

Library and Archives Canada Co-Lab Update for February

Ex-minister Lametti agrees to send social media records to official archives following Rebel suit

Stantec advises Parks Canada on Franklin expedition shipwreck preservation

Leaks, lack of fire suppression among issues that put Manitoba Archives records at risk, auditor general says

It Starts Here: Black Histories Research Guide at the Archives of Ontario

La protection des renseignements personnels dans un contexte de la gestion de l’information infonuagique

BAnQ – Des caricatures du passé encore d’actualité ?

The New Canada, Black Music Archives, Draws Interest from America and Beyond

Simon Fraser University – Digital repatriation of Tse’k’wa archive democratizes 50 years of archaeological and cultural knowledge

New exhibit opens at Simon Fraser University Burnaby library

L’Université Sainte-Anne relance le Centre acadien

Les défis de redémarrer le Centre acadien à l’Université Sainte-Anne

University of British Columbia – Family Photographs in Open Collections

Investigation into full extent of ransomware attack on Toronto Public Library still underway

Odd items at the Vancouver archives

Whistler Museum and Archives – Whistler’s First Women’s World Cup

Kamloops Museum and Archives Launches GO Daytripping in Kamloops: an Auto-Biography

Coquitlam Archives (British Columbia) has 350K ‘Tri-City News’ images to digitize

Powell River (British Columbia) – Asbestos concerns raised by qathet Museum and Archives

Pitt Meadows Museum (British Columbia) – Woven Through Time: Government

New Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) Exhibition Highlights Lethbridge’s Photojournalism History

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) – Taste of History: Blind Dates

La Société historique de Saint-Boniface souligne les 100 ans de Georges Forest

Une nouvelle direction générale à la Société d’histoire de Drummond

Kitcisakik – 44 ans d’archives envolées en fumée

Antigonish museum (Nova Scotia) opens up free online access to 100 years of community news

As of 2021 there Were Only 20 Black Archivists in all of Canada. Here’s why we Need More

A passion for preserving language led to this Makkovik resident being named Inuk Woman of the Year

Grateful Dead Archivist David Lemieux (born in Ottawa) Knows where the Beauty is Buried

Historians say collection of hundreds of WW II love letters offers glimpse into human sides of history

Kahnawà:ke artist offers beadwork classes at her shop to help preserve traditional art form

Afrique / Africa
Sudan journalists: fighting threatens 100-year-old media archives

Amériques / Americas
ETERNAL RDC-Arq Digital Repository in Brazil awarded ISO 16363 certification

For the Record: how a Brazilian newsroom created a digital archive of the January 8 coup

Unesco – Alejandra Cariman: women have been and are bearers and transmitters of cultures and languages

NARA – Documerica Photographer Spotlight: Erik Calonius

NARA – I Do Solemnly Swear: Records Relating to Presidents in the National Register of Historic Places

National Archives Supports Efforts to Digitize Important Records from Puerto Rico

National Archives at Kansas City Reopens Exhibit

A lost 22-page transcript discovered at the National Archives reveals the secret history of how Abraham Lincoln pardoned Joe Biden’s ancestor

What’s New Online at the Library of Congress: February 2024

Library of Congress – Celebrating African Americans and the Arts: the Color Purple

Collaborative Accessioning at the American Folklife Center

Association of College and Research Libraries – Keeping up with… Primary Source Literacy

New York Strengthens Data Retention & Disposal Requirements

Alaska’s archive of records into the millions of documents across 24 years

South Dakota Historical Society – Archives preserve black history, Hazel Mahone’s story

To kill a program: Duke University to close herbarium after over 100 years of operation

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee project will document the work of Wisconsin’s first Black architect

A Tale of Two Tools: Archiving the University at Buffalo’s Web Periodicals

Chapman University presents the Huell Howser Archives at John Wayne Airport

Digital archives expand Lipscomb University’s reach and honor former library director

Chicago library to digitize largest set of African American history, literature in Midwest

Baltimore’s historically Black newspaper chain is sorting through its archives. Treasures are surfacing.

Nomadic Archivists Project – Empowering Artists Impacted by the System: Archiving for a Enduring Creative Legacy

Interview: Rayna Andrews, Archivist at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Missing History: Massillon Museum collects, shares unheard African American stories

Discover the Black history of library activism in new documentary

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australian Society of Archivists and the Records and Information Management Practitioners Alliance (RIMPA) – Proposed Abolishment of the Public Records Advisory Council

Queensland State Archives (Australia) – Stranded on the range: Rescuing the survivors of the 1937 Stinson Plane Crash

Archivists Set out to Save Old Japanese Magazine Type-In Games

Tonga’s First National Museum

We are entering the fourth age of libraries: Singapore libraries’ Chief Innovation Officer

Reviving Ancient Wisdom: the Quest to Preserve Palm Leaf Manuscripts in Angkor, Cambodia

National Archives cooperates with foreign institutions to collect materials on Malaysia

National Archives of Malaysia seeks to safeguard national treasure

Little by little, the truth is being discovered: the archive rescuing China’s forbidden film

Google’s retiring of Internet archiving tool draws ire of China researchers

Turkmen scientists brought copies of valuable manuscripts from India

India – Karnakata: 1.8 crore (10 800 000) documents digitised by Department of Archives

Celebrate India through Jawaharlal Nehru University’s 50th year at this archival exhibition

Europe / Europa
Europeana – Black Liberators during World War II

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure – From Urban Legend to Documented Fact: the History and Memory of the Jewish Ghetto and the Holocaust in Kherson

Communia – The Post-DSM Copyright Report: the press publishers’ right

Russia: Protect the right to truth about human rights atrocities

À Prague, plongée dans les archives ouvertes des services secrets de l’ex-bloc de l’Est

Ambitions, Goals, and Strategy for Digital Preservation at the National Library of Norway

Towards Preserving Digital Culture: an interview with Morgan Stricot, Media and Digital Art Conservator at ZKM, Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe (Germany)

The keeper of the Vatican’s secrets is finally spilling the beans: the long-time prefect of the Vatican’s secret archive is retiring

Flemish Institute for Archives – Management agreement with Flemish Government approved: our plans for 2024 and 2025

Archives de l’État en Belgique – Les archives du Conseil de guerre d’appel de Boma : une analyse de la juridiction militaire au Congo belge

France – Archives LGBTQ+ : sortir de l’ombre

19th century manuscripts donated to National archives of Malta

Power grab: the hidden costs of Ireland’s datacentre boom

Long lost manuscript of classic Scottish novel acquired by University of Strathclyde Archives

UK Government HM Courts and Tribunals Service: A state with no archives?

British Library – Restoring our services: 22 February 2024 update

British Library – Researching and Unraveling Haitian Stories in the Archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Future of Israel’s State Archive Website ‘Uncertain’ Following Cyberattack

National Library of Israel – Bearing Witness: Documenting October 7 and Its Aftermath

National Library of Israel – The Final Days of the Jewish Community in Gaza

National Library of Israel – Even Borscht Tastes Like Home

Israeli Occupation looted manuscripts, books about Palestine’s history: Palestinian National Library

ISO/WD 20271-1.2 – Document Management – Reference Model for Long-term Preservation of Text Documents: Progress Report

ISO/DIS 24138 – International Standard Content Code (ISCC) Technical Update

Focus on the past: new photos unveiled on the International Committee of the Red Cross’ audiovisual archives portal

Communities of Digital Preservation

Researching file formats 25: Nullsoft Streaming Video

How Persistent Identifiers Work Together in the Research Ecosystem

How artificial intelligence can make history

Thursday 15 February 2024

Vol. 17, no. 24

                                                        Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
City of Coquitlam (British Columbia) Archives – Annual Report 2023

Scottish Government – Records Management Plan Progress Update Review

Archives New Zealand – Archives 2057 Strategy (for Comments)

Sri Lanka Department of National Archives – Framework for National Archives and Records Management Legislation (for Comments)

NARA – Semi-Annual Report: Records Management Oversight Activities July 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023

United States National Institute of Standards and Technology – Research Data Framework (Version 2.0)

De la communauté / From the community
Council of Nova Scotia Archives – Writing an Archival Acquisition Policy

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Brief to the Department of Finance Canada: 2024 Federal Budget

ICOMOS-ICCROM – Guidance on Post-disaster and Post-conflict Recovery and Reconstruction for Heritage Places of Cultural Significance and World Heritage Cultural Properties

Collecting, Curating, Preserving, and Researching Media Arts: a Good Practice Report

IFLA – Internet Manifesto 2024 (for Comments)

Create – Getty Images: Copyright Hawk or Corporate Appropriator?

Educause – 2024 Artificial Intelligence Landscape Study

Archival Science, vol. 24, no. 1 (2024)

Digital Library Perspectives, vol. 32, no. 1 (2024)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 42, no. 1 (2024)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 14, no. 1 (2024)

Appalachian Curator, vol. 4, no. 1-2 (2023)

Open Access Book – Digital Scholarly Editions Beyond Text: Modelling Art, Film, and Everything in Between

Livre en libre accès – Les nouveaux paradigmes de l’archive

Book – The Texas Archive War: Houston and Lamar Battle for the Capital

Book – Expanding Austenland: the Pride and Prejudice Fanfiction Archive

Book – Geopolitics of Digital Heritage

Book – Cultures of Memory in Asia: Dynamics and Forms of Memorialization

Book – Memory and Modern British Politics: Commemoration, Tradition, Legacy

Book – Colonial Heritage, Power, and Contestation: Negotiating Decolonisation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Book – Witness to War: Mexico in the Photographs of Walter Elias Hadsell

Book – Privacy at Sea: Practices, Spaces, and Communication in Maritime History

Book – Who Owns this Sentence? A History of Copyrights and Wrongs

Book – Scaling up: how Data Curation Can Help Address Key Issues in Qualitative Data Reuse and Big Social Research

Livre – L’archiviste humaniste : rôles et positionnement institutionnel et sociétal : mélanges offerts à Louise Gagnon-Arguin

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Centre d’histoire de Saint-Hyacinthe – Exposition : Saint-Hyacinthe, le Liverpool du Québec
À partir du 22 février 2024

McGill University – The Book as Evidence
February 20, 2024

Canada Black Music Archive Celebration
February 23, 2024, Toronto

Simon Fraser University – Getting Found, Staying Found: Persistent Identifiers (PIDS) and their Value
February 27, 2024

Virtual Program with Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan
Febuary 28, 2024

Leveraging Best Practices: Using the Canadian Association of Research Library Copyright Codes of Best Practice in your Library
February 28, 2024

University of Toronto – TransMisogyny in the Colonial Archive: a Sex Worker’s Counter-History
March 5, 2024

Getting Started with Digital Preservation workshop
March 6, 2024, Ottawa

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative 2024
October 20-23, 2024, Toronto

Blue Shield – Humanitarian Cultural Heritage Protection Course

National Archives and Records Service of South Africa – Review of the National Archives Amendment Bill
February 20, 2024

Preserving Presidential Records
February 21, 2024

Towards a National Collection – Discovery Project Webinar: Digital Infrastructure
February 28, 2024

Lunch and Learn: Discovering Enslavement Histories in Catholic Church Records
February 29, 2024

Forum des archivistes genevois – Implémentation de RiC par la Fondation SAPA, Archives suisses des arts de la scène
4 mars 2024, Genève

Dreaming of Artificial Intelligence: Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence Use in Cultural Heritage
March 8, 2024

Sound Recordings as Primary Sources: Learning with the Vermont Folklife Archive
March 12, 2024

Information and Records Management Society Annual Conference
May 12-15, 2024, Brighton (UK)

Opening the Archives
October 22-25, 2024

Deathscapes: Histories of Photography and Contemporary Photographic Practices
November 7-9, 2024, Nicosia (Cyprus)

International Study Day on RiC Early Implementations (Presentations and Videos Available)
November 15, 2023, Paris
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Sur le web / On the web
Video – British Columbia Archives: Information Session

Video – Reclaiming the Narrative: Black Archives at the Archives of Ontario

Archives of Ontario New Online Exhibit – Slavery and Abolition in Upper Canada

Lawbytes Podcast – Kate Robertson on the Privacy, Expression and Affordability Risks in Bill C-26

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre (British Columbia) Virtual Exhibit – Gold Mining to Gold Medals: a Century of Ski Racing in Rossland

Harvard – WARC-GPT: an Open-Source Tool for Exploring Web Archives Using Artificial Intelligence

Video – Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Libraries

Archives in Context Podcast – Pat Thomas, Author of Material Wealth: Mining the Personal Archive of Allen Ginsberg

Lyrasis – Land Acknowledgement and Indigenous Metadata Resources

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada has a secrecy problem. The Supreme Court just made it worse

Une farce selon des experts: à Ottawa, l’accès à l’information craque de partout

Accès à l’information: nos journalistes vous racontent les pires histoires d’horreur

Bid to End Crown Copyright is Back: MP Brian Masse’s Bill C-374 Would Remove Copyright from Government Works

Library and Archives Canada – Diversity and the Freedom to Read: who’s Missing?

How to navigate Order-in-Council records, part one: real life at Library and Archives Canada

Canadian Federation of Library Association Copyright Committee Update

New Brunswick – Province’s right-to-information act among Canada’s weakest, Ombud says

Québec – La réforme de l’accès à l’information, la patate chaude des gouvernements

BAnQ – Le testament politique de Chevalier de Lorimier : un document clandestin

BAnQ – George Sand et Frédéric Chopin : amour, passion et création

Western University – Digital mapping reveals Ontario’s Black history and challenges myths

University of Toronto – Vibrant online hub celebrates Indigenous history, culture and language

Mountain Legacy Project – Cards for that Special Mountaineer in your Life

Legal Archives Society of Alberta – From the Graham Price legal history library: Excerpts from the collection Black History Month, February 2024

A Spotlight on Community Archives with Melissa J. Nelson, Founder and Creative Director of the Black Memory Collective

Melissa J. Nelson – Reflections on Black Joy in the Archives

Jewish Public Library – How do we choose an exhibition topic?

Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul (Ontario) – Exciting new treasure to the Archives

This is BC: Archives document Vancouver’s history

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Park-and-Ride the Olympic Way

Galt Museum and Archives (Alberta) – Extra! Extra! Eras of Photojournalism in Lethbridge

Galt Museum welcomes artificial intelligence to the archives team

La Société généalogique du Nord-Ouest (Alberta) en quête de francophones

Middlesex County (Ontario) – Historical documents in danger of being lost

Glencoe & District Historical Society – Decision-makers: please include an Archives in the new Middlesex County administrative building

Sur la route des archives: la Société historique du Saguenay

Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel – Mise en valeur du Fonds P001, Sorel Industries

Eastern Townships Resource Centre – Mystery in the Archives: whose Memories Are These?

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet – Le manoir Trigge : trésor perdu de la seigneurie de Nicolet

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet – Pacte d’amitié des rhétoriciens de 1927-28 au Séminaire de Nicolet

Centre d’archives régionales du Séminaire de Nicolet – La Société de tempérance de la croix noire

Antigonish Heritage Museum (Nova Scotia) will launch newspaper database

Afrique / Africa
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Established a Manuscript Digitization Laboratory in Tunisia

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda – Island archivists welcome digital records project

NARA – Memorandum to Federal Records Management Contacts: Federal Records Centers and the M-23-07 deadline

NARA – Records Help Honor Legacy of Trailblazing Black Physician

NARA – Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Greetings and Dances

NARA – The Story of Two Presidents and One Dam Model

National Archives Showcases Historical Coal Mining Communities with New Photography Exhibit

National Archives close after two people dump red powder on case holding Constitution

NARA – Statement Regarding Immediate Response to Powder Paint Vandalism

Library of Congress – Primary Sources, Transcriptions, and Douglass Day Celebrations

Library of Congress – Gershwin’s Rhapsody at 100; Still Capturing the American Character

Library of Congress – Tim Gunn on Fashion

Library of Congress – It’s Sew Complicated

National Library of Medicine – Unmasking Potential: Introducing New Beta Version Tool for Biomedical Dataset Discovery

Maine could have strongest data privacy law in nation if bill passes

Kentucky – Public could lose access to many government records under bill that House speaker supports

Alabama – Lawmakers look to remove leadership from Department of Archives and History, make positions politically appointed

Harvard University – The Cost of a Digital Archive

University of Arizona Libraries’ Digital Archival Project Empowers Voices Among U.S.-Mexico Border Communities

Arizona State University archivists hoping to learn more about early African American students

What’s in a Digital Archive? An Entire Petabyte of Knowledge Preserved at University of Georgia Libraries

University of Connecticut – Pandemic Journaling Project Archive Opens for Research

Asheville Citizen Times donates 130 years of photo archives to University Of North Carolina at Asheville for preservation

Marquette University’s Raynor Library to house James Wright Foley Archives Collection

Medgar Evers College – Center for Black Literature Unlocks History with Online Archive Launch

Newport Historical Society launches new digital database to highlight Black and Indigenous history

Black communities are using mapping to document and restore a sense of place

Oldest Color Entertainment Videotape Discovered, Preserves the Kraft Music Hall Starring Milton Berle

Why Deleting and Destroying Finished Movies Like Coyote vs Acme Should Be a Crime

200-year-old portrait of first US President George Washington swiped from Colorado storage unit

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia – The Sepia: history beneath the waves

Australian War Memorial brings historic Aussie love letters to life in digital collection

Korean eggheads crack Rhysida ransomware and release free decryptor tool: great news for victims of gang behind the big British Library hit in October

India – The Archives at National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bengaluru turns five

Europe / Europa
Creative Commons – Supports a new Digital Knowledge Act for Europe

Communia – The Post-DSM Copyright Report: Public Domain and Cultural Heritage Rights

New Artificial Intelligence model interprets Swedish manuscripts from 17th & 19th

Paper Gems: Early Modern Blackwork Prints

Belgique – L’asphyxie silencieuse des centres d’archives privées en Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Belgique – Archives de la littérature : notre subvention n’a pas bougé d’un centime depuis dix ans

Le fonds Marvel Comics de la Bibliothèque nationale de France : instantané d’une époque éditoriale étasunienne

France – Partenariat du ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche avec OpenAlex pour le développement d’un outil bibliographique entièrement ouvert

L’archive, c’est le témoignage d’actes de paroles qui marquent l’arrachement à une condition : une conversation en deux parties avec Jacques Rancière
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Malta – Giuliana Letard Ciantar collection to be digitised in agreement between Ancestry, National Archives

National Library of Scotland – Explore our world class ice skating collections on the 40th anniversary of Torvill and Dean winning Olympic gold

Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) – Perseverance and bravery: how to diversify recruitment in archive services

UK National Archives – 300,000 farm records going online, thanks to grant from Lund Trust

UK National Archives – Great Escapes exhibition launched

UK National Archives – Allocating collections accepted in lieu of tax

British Library – Restoring our services: 9 February 2024 update

Bodleain Library – Updated Catalogue: Conservative Central Office, Publicity/Communications Department

Bodleian Library – New catalogue: the archive of Richard Shirley Smith

Contents of Charles Darwin’s entire personal library revealed for first time

Towards Preserving Digital Culture: an interview with Caylin Smith, lead the Digital Preservation team at Cambridge University Libraries

A Holocaust museum that predates WWII, London’s Wiener Library turns 90 this month

Missing 1960s BBC comedy episode found at Coventry Cathedral

Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust – Accessibility and Archives: Using British Sign Language to Explore Clifton Suspension Bridge

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – In the Very Heart of Gaza: Soldiers Sing a Prayer for the Hostages’ Release

National Library of Israel – Memories from 1947: a Trip to the Galilee

Israel’s destruction of archives, libraries strip Gazans of their past

Afghan film archivists at risk under Taliban rule brought to safety in Germany

ISO TC 46/SC 11 – Newly Registered: ISO/AWI 24086 Digital Legacies

Cyberattacks on knowledge institutions are increasing: what can be done?

Les communs numériques et les logiciels libres, patrimoine de l’humanité

Guide to Information Management: Strategies for the Modern IT Professional

Sony is erasing digital libraries that were supposed to be accessible forever

Matilda : un moteur de recherche académique libre, ouvert et puissant

How Twitter’s descent into chaos is paving the way for a new web

The unsettling scourge of obituary spam