Thursday, 7 November 2013

Vol. 7, no. 10

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Departmental Performance Report 2012-2013

The United Kingdom Report on the Re-use of Public Sector Information 2013

European Commission - Factsheet: What is Big Data?

Japan - Basic Policy for Digitization of National Diet Library's Collections

State Archives of North Carolina - Scheduling Guide for State Agency Records Liaisons

De la communauté / From the community
Université Laval - Rapport annuel 2012-2013 de la Division des archives

Archives, histoire de l'environnement et développement durable

Article - The Organization and Description of Science Archives in America

Archival Science, vol. 13, no. 4 (December 2013)
RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 14, no. 2 (Autumn 2013)

New Review of Information Networking, vol. 18, no. 2 (2013)
Passim: bulletin des Archives littéraires suisses, no 13 (2013)

Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable Newsletter, vol. 28, no. 1 (October 2013)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (November 2013)

Book - Archives and Recordkeeping: Theory into Practice 

Book - The Land of Heart's Delight: Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island 

Book - The Machiavellian Librarian: Winning Allies, Combating Budget Cuts, and Influencing Stakeholders 

Book - British Cultural Memory and the Second World War

Book - Developing with PDF: Dive Into the Portable Document Format

Book - Access and Identity Management for Libraries: Controlling Access to Online Information 

Livre - Pourquoi brûle-t-on des bibliothèques ?

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Mennonite Historical Society of British Columbia Genealogical Workshop 2013
November 16, 2013, Abbotsford

City of Ottawa Archives - The Big Bang! Rock and Roll Begins: An evening with Dr. Lauren Onkey from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
December 5, 2013, Ottawa

8th Annual Sedona Conference Institute: Discovery in a New Era: New Technologies, New Media, New Rules
March 13-14, 2014, Houston (Texas)

The Born Digital and Cultural Heritage 
June 19-20, 2014, Melbourne

Digital Preservation of Cultural Data (Presentations Available)
October 30, 2013, Rome

Sur le web / On the web
New Website - A City Goes to War: Canadian Cities During the Great War 1914-1918

Podcast - Lost Ottawa: Facebook, Community, and History in the 21st Century. What Does it all Mean?

Linked Heritage Training Programme

Video - Disembodying the Past to Preserve it

Video - NARA: Preservation of the Iraqi Jewish Archive 

Avalon 2.0 (Open Source System for Managing Large Collections of Digital Audio and Video Files)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Farewell to Depository Services, a building block of democracy
Privy Council Office calls for experts to decontaminate mouldy documents

New portal will consolidate 1,500 federal government websites

Campagne électorale municipale 2013 : BAnQ collecte et conserve des sites Web
BAnQ - Les archives du «showbiz» québécois prennent du coffre

Yonge Love: Crowd-Sourcing the History of Toronto’s Main Drag
The Documented City: Vancouver Archives

Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) - Historian sifts archives to describe local war dead

Southern Alberta Jewish Veterans of World War I and II: Database Launch

3-D printer by Saskatchewan man gets record crowdsourced cash

Toronto - Photographer captures resilient spirit of aging Holocaust survivors in Precious Legacy exhibit at Baycrest

Toronto iSchool Student Wins United Nations Award

La question de la formation des gestionnaires de documents et des archivistes au Québec

Afrique / Africa
Algérie - Chérif Abbas à propos des archives restituées par la France: "C'est une goutte dans un océan"

Amériques / Americas
Argentina finds archives belonging to the military dictatorship
Argentina - Expectations high over archive find

Council of State Archivists recognizes Virgin Islands library official as rising star

Mexican Exhibit Displays Papers Of Fidel Castro, Leon Trotsky And Other Famous Exiles

Judicial Watch Forces Clinton Library to Release 57,000 Pages of Records on Hillary Health Care Task Force

History's 'blackouts' revealed by data mining archive 

The Area 51 File: Secret Aircraft and Soviet MiGs: Declassified Documents Describe Stealth Facility in Nevada

5 Decades Later, Some JFK Probe Files still sealed

JFK Assassination - Zapruder film: Images as history, pre-smartphone

Nevada State Archivist Jeff Kintop revels in state's treasures and mysteries

Papenfuse ends 38-year run as Maryland's memory keeper

Family history records digitized at the Alaska State Archives

Holocaust museum to receive full archive of World War II war crimes
Middle School History Project Picked For Holocaust Museum Archives

Holding Music History In Your Hands: Why Archives Matter
Microspotting: Inside the Microsoft Archives

Amherst College criticizes Harvard on Emily Dickinson Archives

Spanish archives, maps and artifacts explore St. Augustine city's earliest years
Chana Mlotek, notable archivist of Yiddish folk music, dies at 91 in New York City

Your Favorite Iconic Sports Photo Might Be Stolen Property

Guitar, Bass, Drums, Metadata: Musical Context for Long-term Preservation

“We have the right to educate you”: Iron Mountain Workplace indoctrination caught on tape

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Why Germaine Greer’s life in letters is one for the archives

New Zealand - Archivist relishing chance to see auction

Time to open Hong Kong's archives

Shanghai archive screens city’s first known home film

Europe / Europa
Bulgarian family archives are at risk of being taken to Skopje and used for anti-Bulgarian goals: academician

Russian State Historical Archive of the Far East

Luxembourg - Travaux de mise en conformité aux Archives nationales

La Grande Collecte: 70 First World War roadshows in France

Rare copy of Napoleon’s will auctioned for $483,000

France - A Pierrefitte, les Archives Nationales ressuscitent l'histoire millénaire de la Seine-Saint-Denis

Archives nationales de Paris, l’hôtel Boisgelin occupé par les personnels 

Collections sonores de la Bibliothèque nationale de France : bientôt dans les bacs et en ligne

France - Acte d'avocat : une conservation et numérisation au niveau national

France - La collecte et l’identification des archives des sciences humaines et sociales

National Library of Ireland teams up with Google for online exhibition

Archive of spoken Irish from 1920s and 1930s now online

Scotland - World at their feet: Carpet factory archive opens to public

Stolen WW2 files returned to Jersey after 21 years 

UK Implements Copyright Term Extension From 50 to 70 Years

Imperial War Museum - Appeal for war stories to create biggest ever digital history archive

British Library - Opening up the Hebrew manuscript collection

Memory Bank scheme using archive film footage to stimulate memories of people with dementia

Unpublished WW1 novel shares secrets of the past with a new generation

Rare glimpse of Victorian London's working class captured by street photographer

The artist who makes pictures with a typewriter

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Hebrew University: New Online Holocaust Archive Tells Untold Stories of Heroism

Who Owns The Archives Of A Vanishing Iraqi Jewish World?

The audio cassette tape is 50 years old

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

The Public Domain Review demonstrates the power of digital curation

The Digitization and Democratization of Oral History

Le patrimoine immatériel des entreprises : de la protection à la pérennité
Digital Forensics in the Archives

Realistically colorized historical photos make the past seem incredibly real

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