Thursday, 26 December 2013

Vol. 7, no. 17

Ressources / Resources

De la communauté / From the community
Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - Rapport annuel 2012-2013

Article - Electronic Memory of the Arctic: an Arena for Knowledge on the Arctic 

Article - The Availability of Research Data Declines Rapidly with Article Age

Papers of The Bibliographical Society of Canada, vol. 51, no. 1 (2013)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 3 (2014)

Journal of the Japan Society for Archival Science, no. 19 (2013)

The National Voice: Canadian Library Association's Advocacy Newsletter, vol. 2 (December 2013)

À rayons ouverts: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, no. 93 (automne 2013)

Broadsheet: Scottish Council on Archives Newsletter, no. 28 (2013)
Revue électronique suisse de science de l'information, no. 14 (Décembre 2013)

Bulletin des bibliothèques de France, vol. 58, no. 6, 2013 (dossier Actualité de quelques bibliothèques nationales)

Queensland State Archives Newsletter (December 2013)

Book - Archive: Imagining the East End, a Photographic Discourse
Book - Security and Privacy Preserving in Social Networks

Book - Digital Libraries: Social Media and Community Networks

Book - Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World
Book - Digging for Ancestors: An In-Depth Guide to Land Records
Book - Visual Heritage in the Digital Age
Book - Against the Hypothesis of the End of Privacy: An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Social Media
Book - Crash Course in Dealing with Difficult Library Customers

Livre - L'avenir de la mémoire: patrimoine, restauration et réemploi cinématographiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Free Webinar - Strategies to Sustain Digitized Special Collections: Key Lessons from Ithaka S+R/ARL Report “Searching for Sustainability”
January 31, 2014

Current Research in Photography
November 18-20, 2014, St.Petersburg (Russia)

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Brief Interviews with Archivists Discussing their Trade, Recorded at the 2013 New York Archivists Roundtable and the 2013 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference

UK National Archives Podcast - The Day Parliament Burned Down

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ontario revamps public access to court documents
Artists in residence at Royal B.C. Museum offer a new take on history 

Queen's University - Board approves Library and Archives Master Plan

Dalhousie University Archives digitizes Dutch Mason master recording

Montreal archives: "Quand les archives racontent Montréal"
Toronto - A rare book store’s last chapter

Saving the stories of those who left: Greek Canadian spearheads effort to salvage local archive of migration organization

Afrique / Africa
Archival Platform (South Africa) - Reflecting on 2013: Looking Forward to 2014
Mossad gave Nelson Mandela weapons training, Israeli archives show

Report of Nelson Mandela trained by Israeli agents rejected

French archive to digitise Rivonia Trial tapes (the trial that saw Nelson Mandela and seven other anti-apartheid activists sentenced to life in jail)

The Race to Save Mali’s Priceless Artifacts

Somalia to rebuild national library

Tunisie - Les archives du ministère de l’Intérieur trouvées dans une auto-école à El Mourouj 

Amériques / Americas
US Department of Defense's public domain archive to be privatized, locked up for ten years

Bush center prepares for open-records onslaught in 2014

Herbert Hoover Jr. papers, including declassified Top Secret materials on Suez Canal crisis, now open

Volunteers Help Newtown Archive Every Item Received Following Shooting

Iowa - Investigates: Government E-mail Retention Policies

Arizona - Your digital deeds, transcripts are in jeopardy

Texas - Red Cross archives WWII veterans’ stories
Kentucky Derby Museum Opens Archives To Public

Historians lament destruction of Franklin County (North Carolina) records

Discordian archive rescued from dumpster, now online

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Timor-Leste asks UN court to order Australia to return seized documents
New Zealand Presbyterian Church Archivist shelves long career

British Library and National Library of Singapore - Malay manuscripts digitisation project completes first year

National Archives Set Up Malaysian Records Rescue Team To Face Floods

Documents lost or damaged by floods in typhoon-hit Philippine province

Japan - State secret rules to be set in fall 2014

India - SMS to be accepted as official document

India - Memory Keeper’s Archive

India - Problems in saving heritage sites, dates back to British rule, claim archival records

Europe / Europa
Unlocking the scrolls of Herculaneum

Spain - End to exile for a key political archive (Juan Negrín, Spain's last Republican leader)

Suisse - Chacun sa technique pour conserver les archives

Pourquoi la France a mieux conservé ses films muets que les États-Unis
France - La fabuleuse découverte d’un manuscrit de Tristan Corbière

Ireland - Over 1,800 Freedom of Information requests to departments in 2013

National Library of Wales asks supporters for financial help

British Library - Amazing selection of phonograph releases from Christmas 100 years ago

A fascinating insight into crime and punishment in Victorian Sheffield has been revealed for the first time

'Don't expect new dresses all the time': Old fashioned newspaper advice on how to be a good wife unearthed in new collection

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
La Ligue arabe commémore la Journée arabe des archives

Creating the Jewish Moroccan Sound Archive

Israel State Archives - Israel and Nelson Mandela, 1962 -1965

Behold: The World's First Digitally Signed International Agreement

ArchivesInfo Top Ten Stories of 2013
The Clock Strikes 13 in the Archive World
Who is the Data Scientist?
Can You Digitize A Digital Object? It’s Complicated

Great Lost Manuscripts of Science Fiction and Fantasy

The blog is dead, long live the blog

3D printed food transforms creation in the kitchen

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