Thursday, 1 September 2011

Vol. 4, no. 35

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada - PIPEDA and Your Practice: A Privacy Handbook for Lawyers
De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Taking Stock and Making Hay: Archival Collections Assessment
The Digital Revolution and Higher Education
National Science Foundation - Changing the Conduct of Science in the Information Age
JISC - Legal Cloud Computing and the Law Toolkit
Creative Commons Corporation - The Power of Open
Family History Monthly, no. 199, August 2011 (Special issue: "Support your local archives")
Book - Resource Description and Access (RDA) and Cartographic Resources
Book - Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information
Book - Information Users and Usability in the Digital Age
Book - Interactive Information Seeking, Behaviour and Retrieval
Book - No Shelf Required 2: Use and Management of Electronic Books
Book - Saving Cinema: The Politics of Preservation
Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
An Introduction to Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives, & Museums
September 16, 2011, Washington D.C.
Webinar - Standards for Digital Archives
September 29, 2011
Preservation Policies and Long-term Collections Management Workshop
September 29-30, 2011, Halle (Germany)
Sur le web / On the web
Video - Long Term Digital Preservation (Some initiatives in India and Germany)
Video - Who guards the guards: Meeting the challenges of digital preservation
Outils/ Tools
Zotero 3.0 Beta Release (now a an entire separate desktop application)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Largest Online Collection of Study Notes to Launch Across Canada
Fair Use Face-Off, Canadian Edition
Who cares about libraries? Canadians apparently.
145-year-old journals provide glimpse into Windsor’s distant past
Afrique / Africa
New Library of Alexandria - More than 18 Thousand Complete Books Available for Free on the Digital Assets Repository
Tunisie - Archives audiovisuelles, il est urgent d’agir
Ghana - About 95 per cent of national records in paper form
Amériques / Americas
Cayman Island - National Archive ‘a treasure trove’
A new project, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, will make hard-to-find data on war and conflict available to academics
Millions of US court records bound for shredder
Huge Internet Archive Launches as Comprehensive 9/11 Media Commemorations Planned
Arraignment set for presidential historian’s assistant charged in document theft conspiracy
Records Task Force Tracks Down Texas's History, Some of Which Could Be Lost Forever
San Francisco - Crowdsourced Mapping Projects Mine Library Archives
Early Career of Steve Jobs and Apple Documented in Stanford Archives
Why don’t scholars have access to Rosa Parks’s archives?
Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Archivists reclaim 2 silent Philippine films ‘pirated’ by US
Azerbaijan Library Digitizes Old Gramophone Recordings
Tahiti - Les archives audiovisuelles du Tourisme
Australia - National Library archives graffiti website
Europe / Europa
Council of the European Union approves new action plan for EU historical archives
EU parliaments consider open source XML tools for legal documents
Denmark - New digitisation strategy aims to make the public sector paperless by 2015
Dutch Legislation Now As Linked Open Data
The Dutch returned an item they had recovered which had been removed from Guyana’s national archives
Italy - Hidden archive exposes WWII slaughters
La généalogie mormone : quand une religion s'empare de l'état-civil français
UK - The National Archives releases new files from the Security Service
New chilled vault for British film heritage
The death of books has been greatly exaggerated
WorldCat turns 40
Associated Press and Corbis team up for ‘unprecedented’ collection of photos
Reference Resources for the Budding Know-It-All
Qu’apportent les digital humanities ? Quelques exemples
20 Celebrities With Stunning Home Libraries

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