Thursday, 7 December 2017

Vol. 11, no. 14

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
House of Commons - Response to Petition on Crown Copyright

Public Records Office Victoria (Australia) - Recordkeeping Assessment Tool (for Comments)

De la communauté / From the community
South African History Archive - Accessing Information: when Private Sector Performs Public Functions

American Association of University Professors - National Security, the Assault on Science, and Academic Freedom

Authors Alliance - Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors

Association of Research Libraries - Assessment Program Visioning Task Force Recommendations

Publications
Archives: the Journal of the British Records Association (Autumn 2017)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 11, no. 1 (2017)

International Journal of Information Management, vol. 38, no. 1 (2017)

The iJournal: Graduate Student Journal of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Information, vol. 3, no. 1 (2017) 

The Library, vol. 18, no. 4 (2017)

Signatures: the Magazine of Library and Archives Canada, no. 5 (Fall/Winter 2017)

Doctoral Thesis (Malmö University) - Para-Archives: Rethinking Personal Archiving Practices in the Times of Capture Culture

Mémoire de maîtrise (Université de Lyon) - Numérisation d'un fond sonore à vocation de préservation

Mémoire de maîtrise (Université de Lyon) - Du leak en tant qu'archive, ou comment le leak est devenu une archive

Report - Survey of Academic Library Plans for the Print Materials Collection, 2018 Edition 

Book - Emerging Trends in Archival Science

Book - How to Trace your Family Tree in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales: the Complete Practical Handbook for All Detectives of Family History, Heritage and Genealogy

Book - The Politics of Data Transfer: Transatlantic Conflict and Cooperation over Dataprivacy 

Book - The Impact of Print on Demand on Academic Books

Book - Raiders of Rock: the Pursuit of Rock and Roll Memorabilia in America

Book - Holocaust, War and Transnational Memory: Testimony from Yugoslav and Post-Yugoslav Literature 

Book - Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

Book - Feminism and Museums

Livre - La prescription littéraire en réseaux : enquête dans l'univers numérique

Livre - L'analyse du discours numérique : dictionnaire des formes et des pratiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Yukon Archives 45th Anniversary and Vault Opening
December 11, 2017, Whitehorse

Archives Unleashed #Toronto Datathon
April 26-27, 2018, Toronto

Webinar - Building American Archive of Public Broadcasting Participation into Digitization Grant Proposals: Requirements, Recommendations and Workflows
December 12, 2017

Webinar - Big Ideas Seminar: in their own Write
December 12, 2017

Le fonds numérique et documentaire de la révolution tunisienne : un champ inédit ouvert à la recherche scientifique et à l'art
12 décembre 2017, Tunis

Introduction to GitHub for Librarians and Archivists
December 13, 2017, New York

UK National Archives Webinar - Riots and Rebellions, Murders and Militias: Exploring 19th century Home Office Records
January 18, 2018

International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (Proceedings Available)
October 13-16, 2016, Copenhagen (Denmark)

Sur le web / On the web
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada - New Online Complaint Form

Historical Reminiscents Podcast - Demystifying Archival Labour: Description

New Podcast - Artist in the Archive (by Library of Congress' Innovator-in-Residence Jer Thorp) 

UK National Archives Podcast - Black Power and the State

Antigrapheus: Online OCR for Ancient Greek and Latin

Queen Mary University of London - New App: The Story of Joseph Merrick, the So-called Elephant Man

Vidéo - L'histoire publique à l'ère numérique : changements et continuités 

Slides - Europeana 1914-1918 Wikimedia Challenge Results 


Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada
First Nations call on Liberals to scrap information access bill

Liberals' want to be global leader on open government, but face complaints at home

Interview: Mapping the displacement of 60s Scoop adoptees

2016 Census and the Library and Information Science Community

Library and Archives Canada launches 2018-2019 funding cycle for Documentary Heritage Communities Program

Library and Archives Canada - New archival fonds: Ambassador Arthur R. Menzies

Library and Archives Canada - The Halifax Explosion: Records at Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada - Incited to Potlatch

Guy Berthiaume appointed Officer of the Order of the Arts and Letters of the French Republic

Three Things: Hockey Hall of Fame Archive Tour

Spotlight: Amateur Film Collections at the BC Archives, Royal BC Museum

Royal B.C. Museum - The personal records of Lawrence James Wallace

Archives Society of Alberta - Access to holdings grants are now available

Nova Scotia Archives - New Research Holdings

Archives of Manitoba - A Soldier's Farewell

Vers une stratégie d'acquisition à BAnQ

BANQ: amie, partenaire d’affaires ou les deux?

BAnQ - Chapeau, coup de chapeau, tirer son chapeau, chapeau bas

BAnQ - Barbus et moustachus / A Hair Affair

Can archives be decolonized?

Settler Records, Indigenous Histories: Challenges in Indigenous Genealogical Research

Mapping Canada's history of residential schools with Google Earth

Why does Canada spy on its own indigenous communities?

Rare, historical book collection donation caps University of Lethbridge 50th Anniversary

University of Toronto - Jewish archives project analyzes benefits of memory preserving

University of Northern British Columbia - Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum Collection Now Available

University of Alberta - Folklore archives, folklore in archives

Queen's University Library, Canadian Opinion Research Archive (CORA), and Ontario Council of University Libraries partnering to make CORA polling data freely available to all

Montreal universities - Indigenous student librarians: a step in the right direction

Active History website aims to get history out of the university

Vancouver Archives - Legacy Open Data Sets Now Available

Colourized photos of the Halifax Explosion's aftermath

B.C. - Richmond's Chinese-Canadian history displayed

Abbotsford (B.C.) - The Reach launches new website for heritage photos

Photos captures magic of Christmas past in Saanich (B.C.)

New Glasgow (Nova Scotia) library celebrates centennial

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Christmas at the Archives

Ontario - What happens to archives of community newspapers shut down in the Torstar-Postmedia deal?

Ripon - Un nouveau registre pour la Paroisse Saint-Casimir

Three Examples that Prove the Potential of Blockchain Technology in Creative Industries

Flowers from the front: exhibit engages senses to convey emotion of Great War

Jeux de piste archivistiques : retour d'expérience

The diaspora that never happened: searching for portraiture in the archives of the Komagata Maru

La famille d'un soldat manitobain mort pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale récupère son casque

Destitute, unemployed and an impostor: my family's journey after the Halifax Explosion

I've just been in the right place at the wrong time: among last of the Halifax explosion survivors

Neil Young's Huge Online Archival Project Is Now Open

France - Deux Québécois sur la piste de leur ancêtre

Freshly Minted: Emily Carlisle, MLIS Candidate, Western University

Allana Mayer - Projects 'n' stuff

Afrique / Africa
Protection du passé: la documentation comme outil de préservation du patrimoine en Tunisie et en Libye

La France n'a remis que 2% des archives à l'Algérie

Maroc - La directrice des archives royales Bahija Simou reçoit la Légion d'honneur française

Amériques / Americas
200,000 died in Guatemala's civil war: this digital archive is finally bringing families closure

Haïti - Le Centre d'art sacré patrimoine documentaire régional

NARA - Metadata Requirements for Permanent Records on Shared Drives

NARA - The Adventures of American Diplomat Walter William Orebaugh in Italy 1942-1944, Part I

NARA - So, what did the U.S. Army do with the Prussian Regimental Flags found at Bernterode?

NARA - Social Networks and Archival Context (SNAC), Phase II (November 2017-October 2019)

National Library of Medicine - On the importance of librarians in the age of Google

Archivist reveals treasures, surprises and mysteries in ABC film, video and sound collection

Society of American Archivists - California Wildfires: Resources for Collections

Secretary of Washington State's Digital Archives passes 200 million milestone

Pearl Harbor comes to life in Ohio History Connection archives

University of Texas - Harry Ransom Center adopts new online platform for materials

Decolonial Mapmaking: Reclaiming Indigenous Places and Knowledge

Inside Coca-Cola's secret archive

Society of American Archivists - Asserting the archivist, no. 1

An archive, Chicago born: what is it like to sort through the personal papers of one of America’s most celebrated writers? 

Community archivist shares stories of Austin's black community

Boston Symphony Orchestra celebrates musical history with CONTENTdm

Brothers in arms: four siblings wrote hundreds of letters to each other during World War II

Archival Attention: Visualizing Archival Appraisal

New York - Emperor Hirohito's Manuscript is the Top Lot at Bonhams

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Inside the National Library of Australia's make-or-break digital transformation

Battling with old technology to keep State Library of Western Australia's digital archive alive

Physical and digital records held across Victoria Government

Archives New Zealand - Managing records during changes to the machinery of government

Archives New Zealand and National Library bursting at the seams 

Island Culture Archival Support - Preserving Indigenous Pacific Languages

Malaysia - National Archives 60th anniversary commemorative coins issued

Vietnam - Le chef du Département des archives d’État chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

China - Judicial case database goes online

Shri Pritam Singh: New Director General of National Archives of India

India - Call to preserve ancient manuscripts

Saving India's photo studios in the digital age

Pakistan digitizes over 55m landowners' record

Europe / Europa
The right to be forgotten: majority of employees likely to exercise General Data Protection Regulation rights

Developing Europe's Digital Platform for cultural heritage: public consultation on Europeana opens

Europeana Migration, to show that culture is the product of multicultural influences down the centuries

Auschwitz inmate's notes from hell finally revealed

Reading other people's diaries in Russia

Slovakia - Bratislava City Archive: Archivist is officer and detective in one

Germany refuses to recognize Dead Sea Scrolls as Israeli property, museum exhibit nixed

Step Into the Vatican's Secret Archives

Émile Zola, the photographer: personal collection goes under the hammer

Irish folklore archive inscribed into UNESCO register

University of Glasgow - Research Blog Series: Archives, Digitisation & Copyright

A New Professional’s Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation 

UK National Archives - Medieval army pensioners: the Poor Knights of Windsor 

UK National Archives - Do you have a suffrage ancestor? 

UK National Archives - The Beveridge Report and the foundations of the Welfare State 

British Library - A New (Beta) Interface for the UK Web Archive

Penelope Fitzgerald's papers acquired by British Library

Cambridge University - Unesco adds Sir Isaac Newton's papers to world register

University of Oxford - Have Jesus' secret teachings been found in our archives?

University of Nottingham create first ever archive to document how street art has played a part in the anti-slavery movement

Is digitisation the answer or is digital preservation the question?

Anti-slavery song uncovered in Gloucestershire Archives now ranked alongside some of the world's most significant historical documents

Handwritten letters belong to you like your DNA

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
1,600 year old manuscript reveals Jesus' secret teachings to his brother James 

Secrets of ancient Egyptian writing revealed in 2,000-year-old papyrus scrolls

Dubai Land Department archives go digital

Looted from Beirut 35 years ago, now on display in Tel Aviv

International
Persist: a Global Dialogue on Digital Preservation

International Tracing Service - Maps of burial sites online

The world's most popular audio file format arrives at Wikimedia

Open Source Tools for Validation in the Digital Archive Workflow

Rescuing the Past: the Fall and Rise of Silent Film

The Research Software Project Manager

Losing the Battle to Archive the Web 

Future Historians Probably won't Understand our Internet, and that's Okay

Le dictionnaire des archivistes de fiction

Don't Buy Anyone an Echo