Thursday, 16 January 2014

Vol. 7, no. 20

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Prince Edward Island Public Archives 2014 Almanac

Library of Congress - Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Graphics)

UK Intellectual Property Office - Copyright Works: Seeking the Lost (Consultation on Orphan Works)

De la communauté / From the community
Mémoire conjoint Association des archivistes du Québec et Réseau des archives du Québec déposé à la Société Royale du Canada

Sustaining Domain Repositories for Digital Data: a White Paper

Association des professionnels pour l'économie numérique - Archivage sur le cloud : pratiques et perspectives

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Three Linked Data Vocabularies
Article - Content-Aware Surface Parameterization for Interactive Restoration of Historical Documents

Journal of Western Archives, vol. 5, no. 1 (2014)

Information Management, vol. 48, no. 1 (January / February 2014)

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 20, no. 1-2 (January / February 2014)
Chroniques de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, no 69 (janvier-mars 2014)

Maple Ridge Historical Society (B.C.) Family History Newsletter (January 2014)

Book - Digital Preservation for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Book - Education, Values and Ethics in International Heritage: Learning to Respect

Livre - La valeur heuristique de la littérature numérique

Book - Archive Photography: how to Photograph Oversize Photos Curled Documents, and Heirloom Treasures

Livre - Loi sur la protection des renseignements personnels dans le secteur privé (2e édition)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta - Creating our Community Album 
January 22, 2014, Calgary

Webinar - eDiscovery Year in Review: Focus on 2013
January 29, 2014

Research Data Canada Eighth Webinar 
February 5, 2014

Things to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Popular Culture
June 5-6, 2014, Nijmegen (Netherlands)
The Holocaust in Eastern Europe in the Records of the International Tracing Service Digital Archive
July 28 - August 1, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Public History in a Digital World: The Revolution Reconsidered
October 23-25, 2014, Amsterdam

Sur le web / On the web
Prince Edward Island Public Archives and Records Office - This Week in 1864

Heritrix (Web Crawler Designed for Web Archiving) 3.2.0

Slidecast - Building Research Data Management Infrastructure in Canada from the Bottom-up
A National Agenda Bibliography for Digital Asset Sustainability and Preservation Cost Modeling

Linking to Objects From Finding Aids

UK National Archives Podcast - Hidden treasures? Uncovering Maps among the Files of Government

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Documents reveal secret space plans

Canada unveils plans to commemorate the World Wars (LAC will publish “100 Canadian Stories” and digitize 640,000 records from the First World War)

A chronological account of chaos & consolidation at the Department of Fisheries & Oceans libraries

Canada’s librarians question Tories’ policy of closing government-run libraries

The stealing of our collective memory

Federal government's library-closing policy comes to Halifax

Interview with a librarian and archivist at Acadia University: should we protect libraries and archives or are they a thing of the past?

Creating a Manitoba First Nations Archives: Next Steps

Les jugements, arrêts et délibérations du Conseil souverain de la Nouvelle-France : encore plus accessibles

Obituary - K.B. Sterling, Archivist, Legislative Compliance and Access Unit, Saskatchewan Archives Board

Ontario Jewish Archives gets audiotapes of 1970s leaders

This Week in Jewish Public Library History: The Rare Book Collection

Thief plotted course through continent’s rare maps

University of Texas at Austin abandons Olympics archive project as court battles build (with McGill University)

University of British Columbia - Announcing another archival donation: the Douglas Rickson fonds

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - Forgotten Amusements

Vintage colour photographs of Toronto at night

Kitchener library wants you to adopt WWI soldiers

Guarding the gateway to Burnaby’s history

Alberta letter returned 94 years later

200 histoires pour le 200e de Drummondville (campagne de sensibilisation au don d'archives)

Colchester Historical society (N.S.) celebrates 60 years

White Rock (B.C.) history buff discovers WWII ship in Deas Slough 

Northumberland County (Ont.) Archives temporarily closed due to flooding

Belleville (Ont.) - Community archives move soon

André Gareau, président, Association des archivistes du Québec : Réflexion sur la contribution de l’archiviste en soutien au travail de l’historien

Afrique / Africa
Tanzania - Government incurs loss due to archives misuse in Iringa Region

Amériques / Americas
St. Kitts National Archives Emails Historic Gems

Haïti - Séisme/4 ans : Des pertes irremplaçables, une partie de l’histoire contemporaine toujours en danger

Haïti - Identification : Vers une modernisation des Archives Nationales ?

Literary Archives at the University of Guyana

Library of Congress digs into 170 billion tweets

December 2013 Declassification Deadline Passes - And?

CIA and the National Archives Present Newly Declassified Documents Detailing Life in the Shadow of the Berlin Wall

John F. Kennedy Library Releases Letters to Jackie After Assassination

FBI Document Bandits Reveal Themselves More Then 40 Years Later

Alaska - Archivists to provide consultations under program

Archives collect and store Minnesota history

Message From the North Carolina Division of Archives and Records (about the recent destruction of local records stored in Franklin County’s courthouse basement)
Tape of 1962 Martin Luther King speech found in New York state archives

Duke University has acquired a very rare manuscript copy of the Haitian Declaration of Independence

My Photo Archiving Find of a Lifetime: How I Found Hundreds of Civil War and Old West Photos in an Attic in Vermont

Civil War Archive to Go on Sale

Holocaust Geographies Collective Explores Visual History Archive 

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
New Zealand - Digital archive failure hits First World War commemorations

Kangaroo in 400-year-old manuscript could change Australian history

Philippines - Grace Poe calls for files backup for government documents

Japan's State Role in Wartime Sex Slaves Documented

Japanese biological warfare crimes documented

India - 'The 1947 Partition Archive' starts online crowd-funding to preserve the fading memories of the world's largest mass human displacement

Europe / Europa
RESAW: Research infrastructure for the Study of Archived Web materials

Hungary - KDNP (Christian Democrats) calls on Socialists to hand over communist era files

Bosnia opens library to house ancient manuscripts that narrowly survived war

Nearly all German National Library metadata now available under CC0 license

Belgique - Archives de l’État : argent débloqué

Suisse - Simplifier l’utilisation du certificat numérique

France - Les archives des victimes de conflits depuis un siècle

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Fuite d'eau dans les magasins du département Littérature et art

France - Les lettres d'amour de Marie-Antoinette à son amant bientôt rendues publiques

France - Chateaubriand : un manuscrit inédit, qui a échappé à l'autodafé, aux enchères

Records of 49,000 Irish WWI dead in new digital archive

Ireland - New digital archives store tales of 1916 Rising volunteers

Scotland - Former Herald art critic donates huge archive to students

UK National Archives - First World War diaries go online to mark centenary

British Library - Done! 2,700 maps georeferenced by volunteers

UK profited from East German forced labour, Stasi archives report claims

Academics consider legal action to force Foreign Office to release public records

The map that saved the London Underground

Historical images of women using scientific instruments

Black Watch soldier secrets revealed after century wait

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iraqi Jewish Archive controversy aired at Jerusalem forum

New archives enhance Armenian Jerusalem history project

Soon: International Committee of the Red Cross Records of WWI Prisoners of War

The downfall of digital storage

Writers' wills: a rich legacy for readers

2014: The year of encryption

Dropbox and Uber: Worth Billions, But Still Inches From Disaster
Scattered Leaves: on Trail of a Dismembered Book

Internet permanence: down the memory hole

Do I need to wear gloves in the archives? A helpful flow chart

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