Thursday, 11 July 2013

Vol. 6, no. 45

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
UK National Archives - Annual Report and Accounts 2012-13
Archives New Zealand and the Future

UK Intellectual Property Office - Copyright, and the Regulation of Orphan Works: A Comparative Review of Seven Jurisdictions and a Rights Clearance Simulation

U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources: Evaluation 2000-2010

Public Records Office Victoria (Australia) - Three new Recordkeeping Fact Sheets
1- Capturing Records of Social Media Posts
2- What is a Public Record
3- Managing Records in Business Systems

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - Tiers for Fears: Sensible, Streamlined Sharing of Special Collections

California Digital Library - Web Archiving Service 2.0

Digital Curation Centre - Checklist for a Data Management Plan (version 4.0)

Article - How Copyright Makes Books and Music Disappear (and How Secondary Liability Rules Help Resurrect Old Songs)

Comma: International Journal on Archives, 2011, 2 (Special Issue on Standards for Records and Archives)

Documentaliste - Sciences de l'information, vol. 50, no. 2 (2013)

Mémoire collective: bulletin du Centre d'archives de la région de Rivière-du-loup, vol. 2, no. 2 (Été 2013)
Society of California Archivists Newsletter, no. 147 (Summer 2013)

Passim: bulletin des Archives littéraires suisses, no. 12 (2013)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (July 2013)

Book - Film Festival Yearbook 5: Archival Film Festivals

Book - Documents of Life Revisited: Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism

Book - Data Mining in Dynamic Social Networks and Fuzzy Systems

Book - A Handbook of Digital Library Economics: Operations, Collections and Services

Book - Collaborative Models for Librarian and Teacher Partnerships

Livre - Musique et Technologie: Préserver, Archiver, Re-produire

Livre - Les archives dans la cité: architecture d'archives 2004-2012

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Cortes Museum & Archives Society (B.C.) - Official Opening of Legacy Building
July 14, 2013, Mansons Landing
Preserving Your Sound Recordings
September 28, 2013, Ottawa

American Association for State and Local History 2013 Online Conference
September 19-20

The Antonym of Forgetting: Global Perspectives on Human Rights Archives
October 18-19, 2013, Los Angeles

Archiving Tomorrow 2013
20-22 November 2013, Salford, Media City UK

Sur le web / On the web
Serbian National Library now has English Interface to its Great War Digital Library
New Blog - Discover Science at the British Library

Podcast - Dr. Louise Trott: Sydney (Australia) Diocesan Archives and its Collection

Slidecast - Best Practice Examples and Tools to Visualize Big Data Patterns

Slidecast - Techniques for Electronic Resource Management: Crowdsourcing for Best Practices

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Government of Canada Moves to E-Printing

Library and Archives Canada - Census of Manitoba, 1870 now available online

Historical Research (HR) Positions in the Government of Canada, 1990 to 2012 (note: archivists at LAC are classified as HR)
Library Science (LS) Positions in the Government of Canada, 1990 to 2012

Professionalism and leadership at Library and Archives Canada under fire for digitization deal with Library and Archives Canada

Lac-Mégantic’s archives, the heart of the region’s history, are gone

Tears and resilience as Calgary’s arts community assesses the damage  
Officials expect about 80% of the collection from High River's museum (Alb.) have been destroyed by flood waters

Terry Fox's family lends massive private collection for anniversary exhibit
Franco-Ontarian heritage group names prize after University of Ottawa chief archivist

Cinémathèque québécoise : le moratoire sur les dons maintenu

Mystery of missing films haunts 50th anniversary of Hinterland Who’s Who

Archive finds long-lost loon from original 1963 Hinterland Who’s Who vignettes

City of Hamilton project loosens grip on releasing info to public

Humanités 2.0 - Le zéro et l’infini: McGill numérise la science et la philosophie islamiques

King’s University College (Edmonton) - Major gift helps create heritage archives

Historical fashion catalogues in the Dalhousie University Archives

Kelowna museum unveils photo contest

Les visionneuses envahissent le centre-ville de Trois-Rivières

Mapping Fort York’s legacy with 21st-century tools

Un volumineux fonds d’archives, légué au Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec par la veuve d’Alfred Pellan, lève le voile sur l’amour fou d’un artiste et de sa compagne

Louis Cyr: quand les archives de La Presse parlent

Almonte (Ont.) man returning piece of Australia's history

Afrique / Africa
Namibia - Head of archives to face music

La France remettra à la Tunisie les archives de l’assassinat de Farhat Hached

Amériques / Americas
Haïti - L'administration publique veut enfin pérenniser ses archives

White House - Open Government is an Open Conversation

Bin Laden raid records moved to top-secret CIA archives
Unearthed footage shows President Roosevelt being pushed in wheelchair, a secret hidden until after his death

Society of American Archivists recognizes Vermont State Archivist Tanya Marshall

Digital mapping files are public records, California state Supreme Court rules

Alaska Satellite Facility debuts new image collection

Dolours Price Boston College transcripts handed over to Police Service of Northern Ireland

Insta-Memory: Dismantling the Boston Marathon bombing memorial

University of Mississippi archive preserves the blues

Louisiana State University researchers build historical architecture app

Cherokee Area Archives update on digitalization of newspapers

Vast war letter collection shows sacrifice

Reframing Art Resources for the Digital Age: An Interview with Stephen Bury & Lily Pregill of the New York Art Resources Consortium

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Mothers among those to advise National Archives on forced adoptions project

5,000-year-old 'Chinese characters' discovered

400-year-old document proving Japan - Vietnam ties discovered

Japan considering extending copyright terms to 70 years after author’s death

Thailand - The history-rich minutes of Siam Society meetings since 1904 have been added to Unesco's 'Memory of the World' Registry

Indian film archivist P. K. Nair gets lifetime award in London

India - Learning from the past

India - Odisha State Archives compile media coverage on rath yatra

India - Water historians plan archive for Bengal

Europe / Europa
Russia Turns To Typewriters To Protect Against Cyber Espionage

War Crimes in Chechnya are Subject of Human Rights Memory Project

The National Archives of Norway will test software developed by the Swiss Federal Archives for archiving databases

Wikipédia: Les Archives fédérales suisses passent au numérique

France - "Le Service Historique de la Défense, un parcours du combattant" estime l'historien Jean-Charles Jauffret
Le manuscrit des Souvenirs d'Alfred Dreyfus entre à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - Archives LGBT: où sont nos mémoires?

Scotland - Field Marshal Douglas Haig's First world War Diary Added to UNESCO Register

British Postal Museum & Archive - Treasure trove that's a first-class secret

British Library - A Remarkable Tale of Manuscript Sleuthing: the Ely Farming Memoranda 

Tyne and Wear shipyard archive get United Nations seal

Alfred Hitchcock's silent films join UNESCO cultural archive

Archive film shows Kate Middleton's great-great-great relatives

Metadata - a wartime drama: A cast of literally thousands, well, three, tell the story of how collecting data about data in no way compromises privacy

Share the love: vinyl lending library opens in London

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Afghanistan’s specialized library; an archive of rare books

Accessing historical archives as a disabled user

Personal digital archiving: we need to fix the scale problem

Stasi versus National Security Agency: How much space would the filing cabinets of the Stasi and the NSA use up

On Snowden and Archival Ethics

What Gmail Knows About You

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