Friday, 16 December 2011

Vol. 5, no. 15

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State

France - Proposition de loi adoptée par le Sénat relative à l'exploitation numérique des livres indisponibles du XXe siècle

New South Wales Government - The problems of identifying which digital records to keep and which to throw away: survey shows digital disposal is hard

De la communauté / From the community
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - The PROV Ontology: Model and Formal Semantics

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 38, no. 2 (December/January 2012)

Arbido (revue de l'Association des Archivistes suisse et de Bibliothèque Information Suisse), 4/11 (Décembre 2011)

Book - Visual Orgasm: The Early Years of Canadian Graffiti

Book - Getting Started with GIS (Geographic information system): A Library and Information Technology Association Guide

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Actes - Congrès des milieux documentaires du Québec
30 novembre au 2 décembre 2011, Montréal

Society of American Archivists Webinar - Information Architecture for Electronic Records
February 09, 2012 

Archive numérique : un parcours à travers administrations et entreprises
9 février - 16 novembre 2012, France

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Copyright & Commerce: Orphan Works & Fair Use in a Digital Age

A new website for Asociación Latinoamericana de Archivos

Audio Slidecast - Creating a Blueprint for Building a National Digital Public Library

Outils / Tools
Archiving websites with the Web Curator Tool

OCLC releases FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) as Linked Data

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada gets moving on Open Government

Library and Archives Canada - New First World War digitized content available via the Microform Digitization application

British Columbia - Custody and control of Ministers electronic calendars

Dalhousie University - Recent Archival Acquisitions at Archives and Special Collections

Records privatization okayed: Niagara Region opts to hire out management of inactive files

Afrique / Africa
Amériques / America

The C-SPAN Campaign: How Online Video Archives Are Changing the Game in 2012

Eisenhower museum staffer honored by federal archivist for efforts to tell history

Washington State Archives - Budget cuts cause concerns over digital record preservation

Non-profit uses big data to track big government

Hollywood firm to help restore Cuban classic films

Apple founding papers sold at auction for nearly $1.6m

Taiwan -  National Archives must open files: association

India - Digitization of Books at National Library

New Delhi - Researchers to preserve city’s oral history

Australia’s Public Broadcaster (ABC) to Open Access to Digital Archives

Europe / Europa
The discovery of two rare 18th-century books from Amsterdam's Jewish community has left archivist Stefan Litt looking for answers

Suisse - Les archives russes proposées à l’Hôtel des Ventes centuplent leur estimation

France - Atos première grande société informatique agréée par le Ministère de la Culture et de la communication pour l'archivage de documents électroniques

Charlotte Brontë manuscript bought for £690,000 by Paris museum

International Cotton Association Liverpool Record Office to house ‘cotton archive’

Interactive maps reveal London’s history in unprecedented detail

Sir Isaac Newton's handwritten notes about momentous discovery of laws of motion and gravity now available online

The Data-Mining's The Thing: Shakespeare Takes Center Stage In The Digital Age

UK - 104,000 paintings from the nation's collection now online

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Mahfouz materials withdrawn from Sotheby's auction

Iran - New national library branches to open

Deal on Shoah-era archive expands access

Supporting Open Source Tools for Digital Preservation and Access

UNESCO endorses the IFLA Manifesto for Digital Libraries

Pangea Archival Network embarks on Docu/Trip

Recording Everything: Digital Storage as an Enabler of Authoritarian Governments

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