Thursday, 25 August 2011

Vol. 4, no. 34

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Google Books contract with the British Library
De la communauté / From the community
L’ebook a 40 ans (1971-2011)
Council on Library and Information Resources - "Rome Wasn't Digitized in a Day": Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classics
The Power of Knowledge Rhase 2: Research Libraries UK Strategic Plan 2011–2014
OCLC - Single Search: The Quest for the Holy Grail
Evaluating Open Source Digital Preservation Systems: A Case Study
Book - Waldo Gifford Leland and the Origins of the American Archival Profession
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free OCLC webinar - Scan and Deliver: Creative User-initiated Digitization in Special Collections and Archives
22 September 2011
Digitisation & OCR: Better, faster, cheaper: Solutions of the IMPACT Centre of Competence and future challenges
24-25 October 2011, London
Journée des archives des établissements d’enseignement collégial du Québec
5 octobre 2011, Montréal
11es rencontres FORMIST - Nouveaux horizons de la formation à l'information (présentations disponibles)
16 juin 2011, Villeurbane (France)
Sur le web / On the web
Video - The Provincial Archives of Alberta
Video - Dublin City Library and Archive: Wide Street Commission Map Conservation Project
Outils / Tools
Fedora 3.5 (framework for building digital repositories) now available
InterPares3 - Shared Drive Migration Toolkit
Library of Congress - Full Open Source Release of Recollection Platform (a web application to create dynamic interfaces to cultural heritage collections)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Government institutions don't respect access to information laws
Audit of B.C. RCMP remains sealed
UBC’s University Librarian first Canadian to head IFLA
Digital readers are changing the traditional library system
Tunisie - Archives audiovisuelles (1/2): Des trésors menacés!
Tenue du 1er Conseil d'administration des Archives du Maroc
Brazil's military opened file on Pele in 1970
Copyright battles break out in North America
U.S. Department of Defence Changes its Freedom of Information Act Policy on bin Laden Documents
Secret Service Must Turn Over Visitor Logs
National Archives Recovers Lincoln Documents
Pioneering Internet Archivists Brewster Kahle and Rick Prelinger on Preservation in the Digital Age
Vermont state archives awarded grant to preserve court records
Fishing in Boston College’s archives (IRA oral history issue)
Yale Partners with the National Library of Korea to Digitize Rare Books and Manuscripts
Archivist helps Vietnam veterans tell their stories
Saving the Smithsonian’s Web
Australia to build national health records infrastructure
Chaos hinders Japanese e-book market
Berlin library returning books stolen by Nazis including English copy of Communist Manifesto
Estonia - Interior Ministry Archives: Gorbachev Killed
France - Les archives diplomatiques vont-elles déménager ?
France - Archives de la Défense : « Un lien Nation - Armée »
Oral History Network of Ireland - Preserving stories of the past, for the future
Scotland - 'Edible archive' needs strong stomach
British Library digs out decorative paintings to brighten up dark ages
UK - Archives of West End composer donated to Kingston University
Moyen-Orient/Middle East
Israel State Archives - Appointment of the new State Archivist
Western agencies eager for crack at Gadhafi archives
15 millions de tablettes numériques dans les écoles turques
The Art of the Letter: what we can learn from illustrated letters in the collections
Experts worry that the family photo album is being lost to technology
Metadata looms large at International Broadcasting Convention
Accessibility vs. access: How the rhetoric of “rare” is changing in the age of information abundance
100 000 partitions partagées en ligne pour l’amour de la musique
How Data Science is Shaping Social Science
Booktrack adds soundtrack to your eBooks

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