Thursday, 19 July 2012

Vol. 5, no. 46

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
State of the Holdings: The Condition of Analogue Holdings at Library and Archives Canada

For The Record: Yukon Archives 1972–2012
UK National Archives - Records collection policy (draft)

U.S. National Declassification Center - Fifth biannual Report

De la communauté / From the community
IFLA, EIFL and CLA joint intervention before the World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee on Copyright and related rights  

Association des archives de l’Ontario - Archeion pour archivistes (version française)

Electronic Discovery Reference Model XML White Paper

UK Heritage Lotery Fund - Using digital technology in heritage projects 

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 18, no. 7-8 (July-August 2012)

Museum Practice (Special Issue on New approaches to archives)

Historical Social Research, vol. 37, no. 3 (Special Issue: Controversies around the Digital Humanities)

Mémoire d'avenir: en direct des Archives nationales de France, no. 10 (Juillet - septembre 2012)

Book - Heritage Under Siege: Military Implementation of Cultural Property Protection Following the 1954 Hague Convention 

Book - Tracing Your Prisoner of War Ancestors: The First World War
Livre - Sécurité de la dématérialisation: de la signature électronique au coffre-fort numérique, une démarche de mise en oeuvre

Book - The Past Is a Moving Picture: Preserving the Twentieth Century on Film

Book - Image Processing and Analysis with Graphs: Theory and Practice

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
International conference - Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
September 3-7 2012, Malaysia

Slavery in New France, an Exhibit at the Montréal Archives Centre
July 17 to August 26, 2012, Montreal

Exhibit - Of Prairies, Pens and Poets: Celebrating Manitoba Writers on the 30th Anniversary of the Manitoba Writers' Guild
July 16 - August 24, Winnipeg

Sur le web / On the web

National Library of Australia podcast - Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Ford discusses his new book Canada and his writing life

Baladodiffusion de la CNIL (France) - Publication d'archives publiques sur internet: quelles conséquences pour la vie privée?

Video - Wikimania 2012 Closing Plenary by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Outils / Tools
Inventory of Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) in the Cultural Heritage Domain

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Victoria's early history bursts from the archives

Edson (Alb.) - Local vets take part in archive project
UBC - Unpacking the Douglas Coupland fonds: a new acquisition and a new project

Tracing your family history takes time, effort and money: how to avoid barking up the wrong tree

Afrique / Africa
Preserving Algeria's audiovisual memory: EU-funded project putting digitized archives online

Swaziland - Govt working on effective record managing, archiving system

Kenyatta National Hospital records go digital

Amériques / Americas
That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress? Definitely still happening

U.S. Department of the Interior Deploys OpenText Cloud-based Enterprise Content Management Solution

Historian unveils one of the few surviving audio recordings of blast from 1950's Nevada tests

Volunteer transcribers preparing letters to and from Lincoln

Alaska - Famous carver Amos Wallace’s documents headed for public archive

Connecting the Dots: Issues with Preserving Complex Websites

Malaysia - Police to recover insurgency-era battle records from Britain

Malaysia - National Archives To Use Films To Nurture Patriotism Among Younger Generation

Australia - Defence personnel's personal secrets revealed in archive files

Europe / Europa
Heritage scandal: Italy shuts down national sound archives

Italy - Vivaldi's lost masterpiece is found in library archives

350 millions de documents dans les archives de l’Arménie

Public Consultation on New Dutch Freedom of Information Law

France - Une réseau de musées consacrés à la Résistance vient d’être créé afin d’enrichir leurs archives

U.K. Government confirms transition to 20-year rule will begin from 2013

Free access to British scientific research within two years

Canterbury Cathedral and University of Kent in bid to preserve unique historic collection
Canterbury Collection of 128,000 images now available for online research

Closure of forensic archive a 'shambles', experts warn

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iraq rejects US offer to restore half of seized Jewish Archive: report

Israel State Archives - Scanning and digitizing in Hebrew

Why a link between MoReq2010 and the OAIS model would benefit both records managers and archivists

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