Thursday, 15 August 2013

Vol. 6, no. 50

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library of Congress - Analysis of Current Digital Preservation Policies: Archives, Libraries and Museums

UK Information Commissioner's Office - Subject access code of practice: Dealing with requests from individuals for personal information

U.S. Administration White Paper - Bulk Collection Of Telephony Metadata Under Section 215 Of The USA Patriot Act

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit

Sunlight Foundation - Open Data Policy Guidelines (Version 2.0)

IFLA - ISBD: Description bibliographique internationale normalisée

AIIM - Winning the Paper Wars: Capture the Content and Mobilize the Process Troops

Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 64, no. 9 (September 2013)

Book - E-Mail Retention and Archiving: Issues and Guidance for Compliance and Discovery

Book - Stories of Our Lives: Memory, History, Narrative

Book - Practical Evaluation Techniques for Librarians

Book - Speculative Scenarios, or What Will Happen to Born-Digital Art in the (Near) Future?

Book - Digital Print, The: Preparing Images in Lightroom and Photoshop for Printing

Livre - Principes généraux de la Loi sur le droit d’auteur (édition 2013)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Royal Society of Canada - Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future: A Consultation in Yellowknife
September 13-14, Yellowknife

2013 Privacy by Design User Forum
December 5, 2013, Toronto

National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
September 3-4, 2013

Best Practice Exchange: Acquiring, Preserving and Providing Access to Government Information in the Digital Era
November 13-15, 2013, Salt Lake City

Beyond the Cloud:  Rethinking Information Boundaries: 76th ASIST Annual Conference (Program Now Available)
November 1-5, 2013, Montreal

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Canada’s Photographic Memory

Canadian Centre for Architecture Now on Tumblr

New Blog - Discovering Genealogy (by the Editor of Chinook, the Quarterly Journal of the Alberta Family Histories Society)

RODA Platform for Repositories of Authentic Digital Records

New York Public Library Archives and Manuscripts Portal (Beta Version)
Video - National Library of New Zealand: Collect, Connect, Co-create

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Why Canada still needs census in age of data mining: experts and consultants say StatsCan survey still best way to collect data on Canadians

RCMP clears HRSDC workers of criminal wrongdoing in student loan data breach

Library and Archives Canada - Relocation of Dormant Information Resources of Enduring Value

1921 Canadian census data released online, to genealogists’ delight

Calgary - Extensive damage pushes back library re-opening
Calgary Public Library book drive exceeds goal by 10 times

Rare Canadian stamp could be worth $1 million

Inked in: York prof to launch first digital archive of memorial tattoos

University of Toronto Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library - Raymond Souster reading "Downtown Corner Newsstand"

Historical photographs website gets Awesome Ottawa cash injection

Cambridge (Ont.) creates online archive index

Kootenay (B.C.) mysteries solved and posed by 1921 census

Stratford-Perth (Ont.) - City puts brakes on archives relocation

Le Fonds d'archives du Séminaire pourra revenir à Sainte-Thérèse

A dream to bring Magna Carta to Canada: historic British document still has major relevance for Canadians today
Québec - Preuve par un document technologique certifié conforme à l’original

Family discovery led to startling novel: Emancipation Day started as non-fiction

Afrique / Africa
Senegal launches an inventory of its traditional music

République démocratique du Congo - L’importance des archives dans une administration
Maroc - Les premières Archives nationales à Rabat

Amériques / Americas
Inside the Library of Congress' digital preservation campus

Sunshine law gets cloudy when federal officials take email home

Paper records account for most Veteran Affairs data breaches

Historic airpower database now online

Historic New England Makes Significant Collection Accessible Online

Texas State Archives Reports Progress on Preserving Early Supreme Court Case Files
Louisiana - Acadian Museum preserving treasured photographs

Boston - Archivists wrap arms around shrine

Getty Releases 4,600 Images as Open Content

Unpacking Our Treasures: An Introduction to the Smithsonian Transcription Center
Colorado Vault Is Fort Knox For The World's Seeds

Thomas Edison National Historical Park Receives a Donation of Rare Edison Recordings

Social media extending reach of 90-year-old Texas Collection at Baylor University
Interview with Matthew G. Kirschenbaum, Associate Director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities

Archives of Ernst & Young Founders Donated to Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library

Film History Nerds Rejoice! Old Film Journals and Mags Now Searchable for Everyone

Collection of Materials by Robert E. Howard, Creator of Conan the Barbarian, is Donated to Ransom Center

Film Historian Unearths Never-Seen Cut of Buster Keaton’s 1922 ‘The Blacksmith’

Family feud continues over electronic instrument inventor Bob Moog's archives

Archives track Southern Baptists’ road to diversity

Is a paperless, people-less court in our near future?

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia’s Web Archives - Archiving online election campaigns
National Library of Australia puts out a call for election ephemera treasures

National Archives of Australia selects TMD’s Linear Tape File System Archive Solution: Self-Describing File System to Provide Application-Independent Longevity for Major Cultural Resource

Australia - Navigator notes arrive 400 years on

Moving New Zealand's film heritage to digital

China's Foreign Ministry curtails access to declassified historic archives

Korea - Prosecutors to search National Archives for 2007 summit transcript

Korean’s war brothel diaries offer new details

Fujian and Taiwan looking to increase archive exchanges

India's open data portal launched with 3500 datasets

Potent Memories From a Divided India (about the the 1947 Partition Archive)

Europe / Europa
Oskar Schindler papers auctioned for $122K
Two Italian seventeenth-century female engravers: a recent discovery
Découvrez le Luxembourg d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Cloud computing: analyse du cadre juridique belge et européen
Belgique - Un acte signé des mains de Rubens et Breughel le Jeune découvert au Archives de l’Etat

France - La dématérialisation, un "idéal ascétique de détachement et de dépouillement" (entrevue avec Patrick Ghrenassia)
Access to foreign state papers only real way to look at Ireland’s sealed years of 1984-1998

Ireland - Move to conceal Troubles documents criticised

Britain's first world war centenary plans show a reluctance to face history

A record summer at the UK National Archives

UK National Archives - A physical and moral defence of archivists

Online series focuses on power in Britain in the 18th century

British Library - Conserving a mould-damaged iron gall ink manuscript: did you know that conservators often wash paper?

Dawn of the underground age: fascinating archive pictures reveal backbreaking work that finally gave London the Tube

London's Victoria and Albert Museum acquires archive of actress Vivien Leigh

Joy Division and New Order master tapes go on sale

Auctioned Nazi letter may be a fake

Picture archive project spawns nostalgia magazines
Britain's largest diary eight times longer than 'War and Peace'

14th Century scroll spotted on eBay by Powys council

WWI Western Mail cartoonist Staniforth immortalised in digital project

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Archives readies a schoolgirl’s records and a trove of Jewish treasures for return to Iraq

Baghdad's vanished Jewish past (gallery)

Égypte - La bibliothèque d'Alexandrie attaquée par des Frères Musulmans

Polaroid versus Kodak: The Battle for Instant Photography

Center for Research Libraries and British Library To Digitize Foreign News

Can Electronic Records Save Money, Increase Efficiency, and Benefit Everyone?

Semantic tools help extract meaning

Tracking Twitter May Enhance Monitoring of Food Safety at Restaurants

Eleven Astonishing Works of Art Made from Books

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