Friday 4 November 2011

Vol. 5, no. 9

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Commission - Recommandations on the digitisation and online accessibility of cultural material and digital preservation
NARA - 2nd Annual Environmental Sustainability Plan

United States Copyright Office - Legal Issues in Mass Digitization: A Preliminary Analysis and Discussion Document
De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research

Linked Data for Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Survey and Workshop Report

IFLA - Final version of the Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies 

Archives Association of Ontario - Off the Record, vol. 27, no. 4 (November 2011)

International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives - Newsletter (no. 3, October 2011)

First Monday, vol. 16, no. 11 (November 2011)

Documentaliste-Sciences de l'Information, vol. 48, no 3, 2011 (numéro spécial sur l'accès à l'information)

Cultural Human Resources Council - Culture 3.0: Impact of emerging digital technologies on human resources in the cultural sector

Book - Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums: Preserving our Language, Memory, and Lifeways 

Book - Ancestors and Relatives: Genealogy, Identity, and Community 

Book - Government Information Management in the 21st Century: International Perspectives 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Designing Storage Architectures for Preservation Collections (Support material and presentations available)
September 26-27, 2011, Washington, DC 

European Cultural Commons conference (videos available)
October 12, 2011, Warsaw, Poland

Free webinar - Digital Preservation: Fundamentals
December 8, 2011

Sur le web / On the web
Ryerson University - Archives & Special Collections database now online

Library and Archives Canada - Royal Canadian Navy Ledger Sheets (1910-1941) Database

Nova Scotia Archives Video - Helen Creighton's Bluenose Ghosts

Outils / Tools
Library of Congress - Create and Share Interfaces to Our Digital Cultural Heritage

DMP Tool: Guidance and Resources for your Data Management Plan

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Professors decry cuts to Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada public booking changes delayed 

Nunavut to propose amendments to privacy act: Aariak

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Says Commissioner Can Review Documents Subject to Solicitor-Client Privilege Claim

Inuit films move online and into northern communities

McMaster Library to offer access to massive archive of Holocaust testimonies

Montreal's open data sparks archival photo site

Brampton - Preserving today for tomorrow

McCarthy Tétrault Launches Technology and Intellectual Property Blog

Afrique / Africa
OCLC’s WorldCat Local to transform resource discovery and delivery in South African libraries

Cameroon: Buea - Experts Begin Digitalization of Archives

Amériques / America
Library of Congress - A Bibliographic Framework for the Digital Age

Library of Congress Acquires AIA/AAF Collection of Rare Architectural Drawings, Photographs and Illustrated Publications

NARA and EPA Launch Documerica-Inspired Student Multimedia Contest
NARA officials defend searchability of electronic archive

Historians and Archivists Comment on Oral History Review Rules and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Release First Searchable Online Records Collections from World Memory Project

Association of Research Libraries Endorses the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities 

Major Book Publisher Files Mass-BitTorrent Lawsuit

Oregon State Merges Archives and Special Collections as Part of Overall Reorganization 

Professor argues for archiving genocide

Scientific American's online archive to 1845 goes live 

Unseen archive of Orson Welles's hidden masterpiece for sale at Bonhams

Introducing, Chinese Linked Open Data

Australia - Defence archive cash secures Fort

India - Rare Persian manuscripts being preserved at archival institute in Andhra Pradesh

Europe / Europa
IMAGO President: Digitizing Europe's Film Heritage Could Cost 2 Billion Euros

Germany and Romania in Hot Water Over Data Retention

German spy archives paint Putin as abusive

The secrets of Bad Arolsen Documents housed in the massive Holocaust archive are now only beginning to be understood 

Inauguration en Suisse des archives tchétchènes sur les droits humains

La discothèque de Radio France: un trésor de 450.000 "galettes"

France - Archivage : les multiples services associés

France - Génocide en Vendée : les archives parlent

National Library of Scotland Bill published

"Freedom of Information Act could be too expensive to implement" says Isle of Man Chief Minister

Top secret WWII files released: Documents on US Marines’ operations in Northern Ireland to go in new Derry museum 

UK National Archives - First World War nursing records available online

UK - Parliament Week: The objects and photos from Parliament through the centuries

BBC to open vast radio archive online

Royal Society opens electronic archive of scientific papers, including Franklin, Newton, Darwin

A bloody good read: 'Dracula' author's journal found

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israeli theater history, alive via a few clicks of a mouse

Emulation is becoming a viable option (#KEEP) (1) 

New Digital Afterlife Planning Site World Without Me Offers Tools to Archive, Curate Digital Footprint 

New e-book app allows readers to share their marginalia

Storing Information for a Thousand Years

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