Thursday, 11 August 2011

Vol. 4, no. 32

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Federal Court decision - Bronskill v. Minister of Canadian Heritage (access to Tommy Douglas files held at LAC)
Conference of Directors of National Libraries - Reports from national libraries around the world
UK Local Government Group - Future libraries: change, options and how to get there
UK Cabinet Office - Making Open Data Real: A Public Consultation
De la communauté / From the community 
Digital preservation practices and the Rhizome ArtBase
From Paper to Persona: Managing Privacy and Information Overload; Sustaining Journalism in the Attention Age
Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 37, no. 6 (August/September 2011)
Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (August 2011)
IFLA - International Preservation News, no. 54 (August 2011)
Book - I, Digital: Personal Collections in the Digital Era
Book - A Different Kind of Web: New Connections Between Archives and Our Users
Book - OECD Guide to Measuring the Information Society 2011
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Digital Preservation Training Programme
November 14-16, 2011, University of London
DLM Forum Triennal Conference
12-14 December 2011, Brussels
Pérenniser les archives numériques, patrimoine de demain : le projet européen KEEP
22-23 Septembre 2011, Paris
Sur le web / On the web
Hiroshima Archive
American Archivist Reviews (a new feature for materials that will not be seen in The American Archivist)
Information Literacy Package
Outils/ Tools
Keeping Research Data Safe Digital Preservation Benefit Analysis Tools version 2
Ushahidi v2.1 (free and open source platform for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping)
Semantic Publishing and Referencing Ontologies

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada’s world share of science and social-science papers, 2006-2010
How Twitter And Facebook Helped Bing Thom Design A Surrey (B.C.) Public Library
Book researchers run into red tape: Pointe Claire (Quebec) closes city archives
Lethbridge (Alberta) - Galt photo archive doubles with A.E. Cross donation
Tunisie: le jour où les archives de l’Agence tunisienne de communication extérieure révéleront leurs secrets...
South Africa - New asset database to make politicians more 'accountable'
Swaziland - Impossible for Children to Access Public Information
Zimbabwe: Launching E-Government
Library of Congress Puts Twitter Front and Center
The National Book Awards Accepts iPad App Submission
New US Lawsuit Accuses Apple of E-Book Price Fixing
Vermont publishes public-records law history
Saving Scrapbooks From the Scrapheap
Civil rights era preserved through film archive at Washington University
National Archives of Fiji Digitizing Film, Video and Images
Thailand - National Archives to recount royal cremation
Taiwan - National Palace Museum displays Republic of China diplomatic archives
People’s memories of Norway victims go to National Archive
Berlin exhibit uncovers once classified Stasi photos
Ireland - Confidentiality queried in Supreme Court
UK - Hundreds of historic papers lost from National Archives
Out of Museum of London's Archives and Into the Light, Charles Dickens Revealed
The world's first waterproof paperback will hit the shelves next summer, publishers said
When Data Disappears
Start-up to release 'stone-like' optical disc that lasts forever
The death of Web 2.0 is nigh…
The inevitable BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) revolution

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