Thursday, 22 November 2012

Vol. 6, no. 12

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Archives de France - Note d’information relative aux évolutions de l’outil de consultation du Thésaurus pour la description et l’indexation des archives locales
Public Record Office Victoria - Use of Back-up Technology to Archive (Issues Paper)

Dossier de presse - Intelligentsia: entre France et Russie, archives inédites du XXe siècle (exposition)

De la communauté / From the community
Historic Libraries Forum - Cataloguing Maps: Guidance Notes for the Occasional Map Cataloguer 

IFLA - Bibliography ”Impact and Outcome of Libraries” (updated version)

Relationship between the ISO 30300 series of standards and other products of ISO/TC 46/SC 11 (version 5)

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 12, no. 4 (2012)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 30, no. 4 (2012)

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 5 (November 2012)

Livre - Guide des sources de l’histoire de l’art aux Archives nationales et aux Archives de Paris

Book - Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community (4th edition)

Book - Information Resource Description: Creating and Managing Metadata 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinars: Strategies for Preserving Electronic Records
January 24 & February 20, 2013

NAGARA 2013 Judicial Records Forum
February 8, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona

The Past and Future of Note-taking (video available)
1-2 November 2012, Harvard

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Three Grey Cup Heritage Videos on YouTube

UK National Archives Podcast - Marjorie’s War: four families and the Great War

Slidecast - What Future for Linked Data Projects?

Video Tour of the Conservation Lab at Duke University

British Library - Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts content is now available for download and reuse

Outils / Tools

New Digital Humanities tool: Tesserae for text mining

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian history, heritage at risk from cuts to Libraries and Archives Canada, say academics

Des trésors de papier au bout des doigts

Abitibi - Une mémoire unique en son genre au Canada

Burnaby archives proposes film digitization project

Around the House: Archival Photos and Vintage Curling Gear in Vancouver

L'archiviste, entre le présent et l'avenir (Université de Montréal)

Queen's University - Planning for the Library and the Archives of the future

Afrique / Africa

Uganda: Parliament Criminalizes Leaking of Oil Details 

Amériques / Americas
Bermuda - Archivist ‘matter is closed’

U.S. - How Did Military Units Lose Combat Records in War on Terror?

Battle over Travis letter shines spotlight on Texas state archives

Alaska State Archives places Governor's Exxon Valdez photographs online

Oregon - Women's center has digital archive

Pennsylvania State University - Wormholes in old books preserve a history of insects

Pacifica Radio Archives: A History of Social Justice, Preserved

Hurricane Sandy Highlights the Problems of Digital Archives


Internet archive brings India’s political past to life

India - Files of 9 secretaries to PMs destroyed

Japan - Manuscript of philosopher Kitaro Nishida uploaded on Kyoto school digital archive

Europe / Europa

Sweden - They Cracked This 250-Year-Old Code, and Found a Secret Society Inside

Greek Archive Honors Diaspora Filmmakers

The National Historical Library of Ukraine (NHLU) presented the results of the first stage of the project “Worldwide Access to Historical Heritage of Ukraine through Digitization”

Ireland - Online archive reveals local War of Independence records

Archivists stumble across Alfred Hitchcock's lost directorial debut

British-made typewriters reach the end of the line
World’s oldest working digital computer springs back to glorious blinking, clacking life

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

Qatar launches National Library project

Preserving.exe: A Short List of Readings on Software Preservation

Corporations hiring archivists to gather vintage advertising, historical artifacts

Security remains major concern to cloud adoption: survey

NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation: Release Candidate One

Viewpoint: How to invent in an age of information overload

Read me, write me: the new media revolution is just beginning

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