Thursday, 4 August 2011

Vol. 4, no. 31

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
New Zealand - The Chief Archivist's Annual Report on the State of Government Recordkeeping 2010
English Translation of the Mexico's Draft Privacy Regulations
Archives de France - Guide méthodologique pour le choix de formats numériques pérennes dans un contexte de données orales et visuelles (version 0.5)
De la communauté / From the community
International Council on Archives - Shape your own archivist: developing a competency model
Survey of Digitized Rare Catholica in the U.S. and Canada
The connected continent: how the internet is transforming the Australian economy
First Monday, vol. 16, no. 8 (August 2011)
Journal of Information Architecture, vol. 3, no. 1 (2011)
UK National Archives’ Research Newsletter (summer 2011)
Book - Information Consulting: Guide to Good Practice
Book - Records Management and Knowledge Mobilisation: A Handbook for Regulation, Innovation and Transformation
Book - Privacy in America: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Book - Records and Information Management: Fundamentals of Professional Practice (2nd Ed.)
Book - Cost Analysis Concepts and Methods for Records Management Projects (2nd Ed.)
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
2011 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science
November 19-21, 2011, Chicago
Practical Tools for Digital Preservation: A Hack-a-thon
27th-29th September 2011, York
Best practices exchange 2011: distilling digital collections
October 20-22 2011, Kentucky
Free Webinar - The Semantic Web: Web 3.0 and Information Management
Aug. 29, 2011 - Sept. 13, 2011
Sur le web / On the web
45,000 Books to Browse: BiblioLabs and the British Library Launch 19th Century Historical Collection App for iPad
Gouvernement du Québec - Consultation publique sur le Web 2.0
Rue des libraires (futur site transactionnel des librairies indépendantes du Québec et du Canada francophone)
Podcast: The social life of data
Outils / Tools
First RDA (Resource Description and Access) Vocabularies published

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Here comes everybody’: What does information ubiquity mean for the archives? (State Records Authority of New South Wales comments on the Richard Brown and Daniel Caron Archivaria's article)
Montreal's Jewish Public Library turns a page
Canadian indicted for stealing presidential artifacts worth millions
Tunisie - Les archives de la police politique : un défi pour la transition démocratique
Egypt - Former minister denies prior knowledge of destruction of State Security archive
South Africa - MPs consider info bill concessions
Archives du Maroc, la mémoire à venir
Amériques / Americas
Trinidad and Tobago - Letters of Margaret Mann now available for research
Privacy law in Bermuda
La Bibliothèque numérique de l'Université d'Haïti ouvre en septembre
CIA forced to release long-secret official history of Bay of Pigs
Federal judge: CIA not in contempt for destroying interrogation tapes
Complaint Seeks Punishment for Classification of Documents
Millions of federal court records are being destroyed to save money
University of Kansas establishes first coalition of institutions practicing open access
Mystery of the art and records that vanished in 9/11 attacks
The Buzz: Sirhan Sirhan file now available at California State Archives
Virginia’s Rare Book School attracts the world’s bibliophiles
Smithsonian - Digitization Project Brings Ancient Inscriptions Into 21st Century
China to digitize folk literature
Hong Kong - Archivists ask for action, now
World’s largest floating library arrives in India
Oral history of Vietnam's refugees find a home
L'amertume des Coréens face au trésor pillé « prêté » par la France
Australia Holds Community Cabinet Meeting via Twitter
Australian National Library to Refresh IT Infrastructure
France - Le Sénat joue la transparence
À la croisée des Archives nationales et de la Maison de l’histoire de France
UK government licensing policy extended to make more public sector information available
UK - Freedom of information: Minister aims to ease rules on access to data
UK rail workers archive launched online
History in the speaking (oral archive at the British Library)
Alfred Hitchcock's Earliest Surviving Film Found
Earliest medieval map of Britain put online
Crime’s digital past: computer science makes history in a Victorian-era courthouse
Moyen-Orient/Middle East
'The war will never end': Saddam's regime in Hoover Institution archives

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