Friday, 23 December 2011

Vol. 5, no. 16

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Commission - National open access and preservation policies in Europe: analysis of a questionnaire to the European Research Area Committee

France - Décret du 19 décembre 2011 relatif au dépôt légal de l'Internet

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Social Metadata for Libraries, Archives and Museums: Part 2: Survey Analysis

IFLA - Revisionism and Professional Ethics II

Ngā Tapuwae: newsletter of Archives New Zealand (December 2011)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (December 2011)

IFLA Section on Rare Books and Manuscripts Newsletter (January 2012)

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 11, no. 3-4, July-December 2011 (Special Issue on Contextual Metadata)

Book - User Studies for Digital Library Development

Book - Complex Copyright: Mapping the Information Ecosystem

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
DLM Forum Triennal Conference (presentations available)
12-14 December 2011, Brussels

Sur le web / On the web
U.S. - Petition to the Obama Administration - Start A National Effort To Digitize All Public Government Info

Top Ten Stories of the Year - The Archives Year in Review

New Wiki for DROID Consultation
Video - Dr Sada Mire on digital preservation of Somali heritage

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Normand Charbonneau est nommé conservateur et directeur général des archives de BAnQ

Lanark Archives (Ont.) drawing researchers from far and wide

Derek Hayes has a passion for mapping our history

Afrique / Africa
Kenya - State unveils system that will manage public records

Amériques / America
Cuban Archive Works on Preservation of Colonial Notary Records

Archives Conservation in Haiti, Part 2: Audio and Video Collections

Boston College Must Release IRA Oral-History Records, but Court Will Review Them First

Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history

Film archive craves Texas history films

Hong Kong - Exhibition of archival holdings on Kai Tak Airport

New Zealand - DigitalNZ's Mighty Big 2011

Indonesia - Lacking Archivist, City Lost at Court

Europe / Europa
EU - Public sector needs to improve quality of information, warns Eurim

NATO files on the Martial Law handed over to Poland

Spain - A New Andalucian Law for Records and Archives

National Library of Sweden - No deal with OCLC

Opening Government Data in Bulgaria

Innovation dans le processus de versement aux Archives fédérales suisses

Ireland - National Library gets visitor boost from its online activity

Seamus Heaney papers bound for National Library of Ireland 

Scotland - Archive body starts debate on smiling for photographs

UK - Unusual discoveries in the National Archives

Jane Austen family books made digital for first time

Scholar discovers 16th-century love poem written by an Englishwoman

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Library fire in Egypt clashes destroys 'irreplaceable' 200-year-old documents

Turkey ready to open its archives

Georgian manuscripts center director visits Iran National Library and Archives

Iran - As oral history: interviews with dignitaries, historical figures

Mapping Profits: Cartography and Fine Art Investment

How Smartphones Are Changing Photography: The Numbers Are In

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