Thursday, 24 October 2013

Vol. 7, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library of Congress - Preserving.exe: Toward a National Strategy for Preserving Software
European Commission - Final report on the public consultation on Open Research Data

Brochure - Central archives of the European Council and the Council of the European Union

Public Records Office Victoria - Mobile Technologies and Recordkeeping Issues Paper (Draft for Comments)

De la communauté / From the community
Professional Institute of the Public Service in Canada - The Big Chill: Silencing Public Interest Science, A Survey

Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador - Digitizing Intangible Cultural Heritage : A How-To Guide
Mennonite Archives of Ontario - Guide to Ontario Mennonite Peace History

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Issues in the Appraisal and Selection of Geospatial Data

Digitizing Video for Long-term Preservation: An RFP Guide and Template

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 1 (2014)

The Reference Librarian, vol. 54, no. 4 (2013)

Research Library Issues, no. 283, 2013 (Special Issue on Mainstreaming Special Collections)

Friends of the Educational Archives serving Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk counties (Ont.) Newsletter, no. 1 (Fall 2013)

Ngā Tapuwae: the Newsletter of Archives New Zealand, no. 20 (Fall 2013)

The Charter: the State Archives of North Carolina Newsletter (Fall 2013)

The Wikipedia Library Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1 (October2013)

Book - The Prime Minister's Ironing Board and Other State Secrets: True Stories from the Government Archives 

Book - Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off (5th Edition)

Book - New Content in Digital Repositories: The Changing Research Landscape

Book - A Spy in the Archives: A Memoir of Cold War Russia 

Book - Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy: Once Upon a Time in a Globalized World

Livre - D’Est en Ouest, retour à l’archive

Livre - Qu'est-ce que le numérique ?

Book - The Library: A World History

Book - Maps of Paradise

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Webinar - Metadata for Public Sector Administration
October 30, 2013

Webcast - Government Information and Libraries: Moving Forward in the Digital Age
November 1, 2013, Toronto

Free Webinar - Digitisation and Digital Preservation Challenges at the BBC
November 5, 2013

Saskatchewan Archives Week 2014
February 2-8, 2014, Saskatchewan
International Federation of Television Archives - Seminar on Television Documentary
March 13-14, 2014, Hilversum (Netherlands)

4th Apartheid Archive Conference: Race, Space, Location, Dislocation: Then and Now
May 21-23, 2014, Pretoria (South Africa)

Sur le web / On the web
Canadian Heritage Information Network - Resources for Social Media in Museums

UK National Archives Podcast - Fundamentals of Researching your Caribbean Ancestors

Podcast - Immigrant Ancestors Project: Indexed Collections from the UK National Archives

Podcast - Digital Conversations: The Scholarly Use of Web Archives

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada nearing ‘tipping point’ where 50 per cent of research is freely available

Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future - Vancouver Consultations

Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future - Ottawa Consultations

Library and Archives Canada - Closure of the Quebec Regional Service Centre (City of Quebec)

Ontario to create open data portal

Québec - Révision de la Loi sur les archives et de ses documents afférents : la terminologie

Keeping the Digital Past Alive: Digital Forensics at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine Archives
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives adds 1921-2013 convocation materials to Digital Collection

Ontario - Newly released case files reveal details of Huronia Regional Centre children

City of Ottawa Archives - Ottawa Rocks!

Le livre prend l’autobus: Montréal fait rimer bibliothèque numérique avec transport en commun

South Peace Regional Archives - Early Metis Records Found 

Milton (Ont.) - Library’s digital archive valuable record of history, research tool

Un centre d'archives pour la MRC Thérèse-De Blainville

Afrique / Africa
Listening to the voices from Kenya's colonial past

Mauritania launches capacity-building activities to safeguard its living heritage 

Burundi - Lancement du projet pilote Inventaire des archives nationales

Guinée-Bissau: les archives sonores en péril

Amériques / Americas
Peruvian Travelling Registry of the Conquistadors and General Archive of the Nation inscribed on Memory of the World Register

CIA’s Overclassification Practices Declassified

The National Archives is now on Instagram
Capturing government websites during the 2013 shutdown

JFK's brother Robert stole his brain from National Archives, new book claims

Long-forgotten Lee Harvey Oswald files resurface in Dallas

The Digital Public Library Of America: Promoting Literacy & Cultural Preservation
Digital Public Library of America Adds Three New Services Hubs and Launches Super Cool DPLA Ebook Bookshelf

Woody Allen will visit Princeton University after donating his papers to school

New University of Massachusetts archive details history of arts policy

Milwaukee-based archive launches Irish sheet music website

L.L. Bean archive preserves company’s rich past

Enigmatic Emily Dickinson Revealed Online
Launch of Digital Dickinson Archive Clouded by Controversy

Iron Mountain Acquires Cornerstone Records Management For About $191 Million

Hunting for LGBT History

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Queensland librarian discovers early letter from explorer Ludwig Leichhardt

Photos showing Nagasaki recovering from A-bomb found in U.S. archives

Japan's old map adopted S. Korean name for its west coast

Files on Hong Kong among secret British government archive

Malaysia - Archives Breathing Life Into Boring History Lessons

Cambodia and Samoa on the right track to safeguard their rich intangible cultural heritage

India - 'Digitally preserved films may not last over seven years'

Europe / Europa
Ancient Greek music to be brought back to life
Netherlands - Art Thief May Sue Museum for Making Robbery Too Easy

Lithuanian Central State Archive presents virtual documentary cinema archives

Spielberg's Schindler's List archive transferred to Poland
The Norwegian Mapping Authority offers National map datasets for free

Director of Macedonian Archives: Neither Bulgarian, nor Serbian occupation assimilated the Macedonian nation

Diary of the judge who hated Hitler to be published for first time
Les archives du général de Gaulle au tribunal : quel statut pour la France Libre ?

France - Les films classiques ont maintenant leur marché
France - Du bon usage des archives filmées

France - Avec les archives, mémoire locale rime avec lien social

France - Guerre de 14-18, les familles sont invitées à partager leurs archives

Scottish Sound Archives Digitisation Competition

UK - Foreign Office hoarding 1 million historic files in secret archive

Chief Executive and Keeper of the UK National Archives Job posting

Margaret Thatcher papers released from Churchill College archives

15th-century manuscript sheds light on Richard III's relationship with York

Fascinating World War One diary reveals Welshman's detention camp ordeal

Bodleian Libraries' archives reveal 'lost' Rycote mansion

Paston family medieval letter on show to public for first time

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Documents Open Window to Iraq’s Vanished Jews

Return Of ‘Stolen’ Jewish Trove From Iraq Fueling Anger

Mining the World Bank Archives’ 70 Years of History

Back up that pyramid: Digital preservation group makes 3-D copies of world's landmarks

Vers une association francophone des humanités numériques
Planning for EDRMS implementation (or any business system implementation, really, that needs to manage information as an asset)
Hidden History: The guide to preserving your family archive

Researchers create indelible record on mankind for aliens to someday find

Archivage et archivistique

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