Thursday, 11 October 2012

Vol. 6, no. 6

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Provincial Archives of New Brunswick - Digital/Microfilm Transfer Procedures 

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO - Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Draft Recommendations Now Available for Comment

Canadian Library Association Toolkit: Budget Cuts to Federal Libraries

Article - The Cost of Digital Preservation: A Methodological Analysis

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 13, no. 2 (Fall 2012)

Code4Lib Journal, no. 18 (2012)
eConservation: the online magazine, no. 24 (Autumn 2012)

Livre - Abrégé d’archivistique (3e édition)

Livre - Read/Write Book 2: Une introduction aux humanités numériques

Book - Digital Anthropology

Book - Indexing and Retrieval of Non-Text Information

Book - The Oxford Handbook of Oral History

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Library and Archives Canada Roundtable Event
October 17th 2012, London

Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives & Museums Summit 2013
19-20 June 2013, Montreal

Designing Storage Architectures for Digital Collections (presentations available)
September 20-21, 2012, Washington, D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Slidecast - Investing in the Long-Term Viability of British Columbia’s Digital Collections

Google Cultural Institute - New Platform for Culture Sector

GPO and NARA - Presidential Documents App

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ottawa to launch online pilot project for access-to-information requests

Why It's Time for a Canadian Digitization Strategy Based on Fair Dealing

Toronto’s Queer History, Recounted in Buttons and Pins

Newfoundland - Archivist wants every soldier’s story told

Ottawa - The sound man, silenced: a fire closed aural historian and technician Hy Bloom’s Centretown shop, but his recordings have found shelter at the City Archives

Halifax - City directory offers a step back in time

Surrey (B.C.) Archives presents fall program series
University of Winnipeg preparing 2112 time capsule

Afrique / Africa
Congo - Unicef : des armoires de conservation des archives remis aux communes

Cameroun - Documents administratifs: informatiser la gestion des archives

Amériques / Americas
NARA - Archives inspector general Paul Brachfeld placed on administrative leave

National Archives to Open Robert F. Kennedy Records Relating to the Cuban Missile Crisis

US National Archives publish Air Force flying saucer schematics

Donated photographs document early work with Forest Service

FBI admits to destroying their file on journalist Hunter S. Thompson

Kentucky - Libraries and Archives Department sets Electronic Records Day to raise awareness

Texas - Historic court records return home

Restoring Film Gems, Pre-Code or Political

Name The Tribble Contest: 'Star Trek' Creature Featured In American Archives Month Promotion

North Dakota State University Archives Meet the Web

Women’s history gets digitized, organized

One man’s quest: cataloging 350,000 medal-of-valor winners

India - Researchers working on the colonial period to get access of archival material home

India - New records to shed light on Netaji’s disappearance

India - Ministry of External Affairs to declassify more files

New Zealand - Old letters tell of monkey business

Chinese archives hold key to Malacca’s founding

Europe / Europa
Belarusian archivists celebrate professional holiday today (October 6th)

Archive of Jewish Life in Central Europe Going Online

Malta - 2 million digital images so far at National Archives

Denmark - Government limits freedom of information with new law

Radio Télévision Belge Francophone: 65.000 heures d'archives déjà numérisées par la Sonuma

France - Le ministère de la Culture veut que la numérisation serve à l'éducation

France - Parcours du combattant aux archives militaires

Le fonds photographique de France Soir racheté par un particulier

Jersey Archive asks Islanders advice through National Survey

Scotland - Historic deal for archive

Calls to release Irish adoption records

Ireland - Labour archive donated to National Library

Ireland - Broadcasters resist police bid to grab unbroadcast Belfast riot footage

British Library tracks rise and fall of file formats: analysis of 2.5 billion online files suggests software obsolescence slowing

UK National Archives - Snakes and ladders – the semantics of organograms

Winston Churchill archive made available online

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Afghan filmmakers fear for cinematic history

Egypt - Culture Minister: new draft law on National Archives submitted to government

Digital Paleontology – Digging for Ancient Tweets

Responsible Data Citizens Embrace Old World Archiving With New Data Sources

La composition du nouveau bureau de l'AIAF (Association Internationale des Archivistes Francophones)

Big Data: A Short History

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