Thursday, 14 February 2013

Vol. 6, no. 24

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State

Draft Partnership Agreement Between NARA and American University to Digitize Key Bankruptcy Case Files

U.S. - Rebooting the Government Printing Office: Keeping America Informed in the Digital Age

Archives de France - Numérisation des registres de matricules militaires

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Discussion of Boston College/IRA Oral History Case

OCLC - Survey of Special Collections and Archives in the United Kingdom and Ireland

National Digital Stewardship Alliance glossary

IFLA launches principles, research and advice for eLending in Libraries


Book - Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries: Case Studies

Book - Computer Forensics: A Beginner's Guide

Book - Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success

Livre - Archives familiales: modes d’emploi

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Planning and Designing Archival Exhibits
22-23 March, 2013, Calgary

Exhibition - Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives: In the Image of
February 8 - March 3, 2013, Toronto

The Archive: Contemporary Art between Time and History
March 13, 2013, Montreal

Jewish Heritage Month Event: Tracing our Roots, Telling Our Stories
May 7, 2013, Toronto

Webinar - The Role of Long-Term Storage in Digital Curation (video available)
14 November 2012

Collaborative Approaches to Managing File Formats: a day of action (presentations available)
28 January, 2013, London

Sur le web / On the web
Prince Edward Island Legislative Documents Online

Library and Archives Canada podcast - Home Children

Video - From Nowhere: Exhibit highlights (University of Toronto)

Heritage Mississauga - IPhone App

Society of American Archivists Web Archiving Roundtable - New Blog

UK National Archives podcast - The Will Forgeries: a forgotten sensation

New South Wales Government - Strategies for managing social media information 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Feds 'not the most transparent,' says information commissioner

Weekend Extra: The accidental archive; 100 years of Vancouver Sun news photos

Long-lost charter documents discovered at Nanaimo Archives (B.C.)

L’événement Rares et Précieux dévoile des trésors du Séminaire de Québec

Family Day history event slated for South Peace Archives (Alb.)

Delta Archives (B.C.) failing to meet the expectations voiced at opening

Connecting with the past in Penticton (B.C.)

Arnprior and District Archives (Ont.) updates councillors, invites them to Annual General Meeting

Newtown sympathy cards prompt Canadian's preservation project

Artexte Expands Publication Archives With New Online Platform

Jobs inhabituelles aux perspectives d’embauche alléchantes (archiviste est numéro 1)

For a Simon Fraser University professor, finding information on China's Cultural Revolution meant scouring flea markets for old newspapers and documents

Afrique / Africa

Amériques / Americas
Stacks of denied Freedom of Information Act requests have some asking questions

NISO Launches New Initiative to Develop Standard for Open Access Metadata and Indicators

The Political Uses of Archival Material in "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty" and Chile's "No"

Purdue University Receives Another Astronaut Collection

Capote Classic 'In Cold Blood' Tainted by Long-Lost Files

Library Card Signed by 13-Year-Old Elvis Presley, the Earliest Known Signature of the King

Photos: William Travis' 'Victory or Death' Letter Returns to Alamo

Australia - Images in Queensland's state archives provide a fascinating window into the state's criminal history

Japan - Nuclear crisis info to be put on Web / About 900,000 pages of documents to be digitized, available in about 2 years

Punjab (India) - Public libraries directorate to merge into archives dept

Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) professor given rare access to Turkmen archives

Mongolia: Preservation Challenges Confront Trove of Buddhist Texts

Europe / Europa

Archives, Materiality and the “Agency of the Machine”: An Interview with Wolfgang Ernst (Humboldt University in Berlin)

Netherlands - New term for Mutual Cultural Heritage Programme

Enquête : à la recherche des manuscrits pillés par les Nazis

Suisse - La Bibliothèque de Genève met ses manuscrits latins en ligne

Francois Hollande opens new purpose-built centre for French national archives

La Bibliothèque nationale de France est en mesure de relever le défi de la numérisation

Showing her funny side: British Library to release Virginia Woolf's last unpublished work

UK National Archives - We fought them in the filing cabinets…

Historic rivals join forces to save 1,000 years of Jewish history

Lost T.S. Eliot letter turns up after 40 years

Valentine's Day documents in Cumbria archive

W3C Launches Information Architecture Community Group

The Origins of ‘Big Data’: An Etymological Detective Story

Introduction to APIs

Understanding Terms Found in Historical Newspapers
Ancient languages reconstructed by computer program

Search as Twitter historical archive? More like Twitter’s greatest hits

Hey, I’m A Label/ Artist – What Does Bit-level Fixity Mean And Why Should I Care?

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