Thursday, 23 January 2014

Vol. 7, no. 21

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Whole of Government Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Solution

Archives de France - Les outils de conversion vers le format PDF : traitement de texte, dessins techniques, édition scientifique 

Public Record Office Victoria - Information Management Maturity Measure Tool

De la communauté / From the community
Archive and Records Association UK and Ireland - Managing Volunteering in Archives: Report
American National Standards Institute - Proposed ISO Standard on Knowledge Management Systems (Draft for Public Review)

Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Human Rights Web Archive at Columbia University

A Workflow Model for Curating Research Data in the University of Minnesota Libraries: Report from the 2013 Data Curation Pilot

Article - “Pretty Rad”: Explorations in User Satisfaction with a Discovery Layer at Ryerson University

Code4Lib Journal, no. 23 (2014)

OCLC Research Quarterly Highlights, no. 11 (October-December 2013)

International Council on Archives Human Rights Working Group Newsletter (December 2013)
Surrey’s (B.C.) Stories Newsletter: Sharing Community Stories of Surrey’s Past, Present and Future (Winter / Spring 2014)

Book - A Prisoner in the Garden: Opening Nelson Mandela's Prison Archive

Book - Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition

Book - Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Recognizing Threats, Defending your Rights, and Protecting your Family

Society of American Archivists Sampler: Archival Advocacy 

Book - Toward a Cultural Archive of la Movida: Back to the Future

Book - Knowledge Management Practice in Organizations: the View from Inside

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Nova Scotia Archives: Frontier College Exhibit
Until February 3, 2014, Halifax

Exhibition - Canadian Centre for Architecture: Photographing the Arab City in the 19th Century
January 30 - May 25, 2014, Montreal

Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists 2014 Archives Week
February 2-8, 2014, Saskatchewan 

Ottawa Public Sector Quality Fair 2014 (with Daniel J. Caron as Closing Keynote Speaker)
February 3, 2014, Ottawa

Association of Canadian Archivists McGill Student Chapter 6th Annual Winter Colloquium
February 21, 2014, Montreal

AV Archives: Why They Matter
May 26-30, 2014, Vientiane (Laos)

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Pulp Canada: Between the Covers

Podcast - Jewish Public Library (Montreal): Archives and Rare Books on Display

Metadata Games (Games to Collect Metadata)

Europeana Open Culture App (Updated Version)

Slidecast - Improving Discovery of Digitised Collections: Above Campus and National Solutions

Video - Digitising Historical News Collections from Cuba

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ottawa pushes for St. Anne's residential school documents to stay secret

Canadian government accused of destroying environmental archives

Health Canada library changes leave scientists scrambling

Numérisation des archives : un patrimoine public… payant 

Observations from the Archives Summit

Judge upholds researchers’ right to protect research confidentiality

Laptop stolen with health information of 620,000 Albertans

L’interdiction de diffusion de la liste électorale sur le web est une limite raisonnable à la liberté d’expression

Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec: un document électronique non officiel n’est pas nécessairement une ébauche non accessible

University of Toronto - Marshall McLuhan Library Collection now Available 

The University of Toronto is now home to the largest collection of Allen Ginsberg photographs in the world

Dalhousie University - Natural history for the digital age

City of Vancouver in running for worst Freedom of Info response time

Vancouver - West End: Archivist ensures city’s queer history kept for posterity

79-year-old census resister found guilty

Canada Science and Technology Museum’s historic typewriter holds key to family’s long-forgotten past

Cramahe (Ont.) - Archives project shortlisted for provincial prize

Iron Mountain Canada Operations ULC Fined $90,000 After Worker Loses Arm

Afrique / Africa
What a lost prison manuscript reveals about the real Nelson Mandela

Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Committed to Recovering Rest of Archives From France 

Rwanda - Genocide archives being tailor-made to benefit youth, ‘Never Again’ spirit

Amériques / Americas
Des documents historiques de la Grenade sauvés par le Programme Information pour tous

George W. Bush library archives open to public

John F. Kennedy Library showcases gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny letters to JFK

Blacked-out documents: open records advocate receives unusual response from New Jersey board

New York State Library's tough calls on what to save, what to shred

Mormons indexing, digitizing old Ohio court documents

Martin Luther King Jr’s radicalism muted by MLK archives' corporate sponsors

Smithsonian archives preserve lost and dying languages
Unique documents related to US-Dakota War of 1862 located

Poet’s Archive Goes to University of Texas

University of Texas - Online Public Records, With a Hint of More to Come

In an historic move, Paramount becomes the first major studio to stop distributing film prints

Introducing the Boston Maps Project
Majority of comments favor release of Attica riot records

Mystery of iconic 1908 Lincolnton child labor photo is solved

AV Artifact Atlas: By the People, For the People (Interview)
Rare menu and book collection opens at the Culinary Institute of America 

The Decline of the American Book Lover

The 2 Teenagers Who Run the Wildly Popular Twitter Feed @HistoryInPics

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Singapore - Public can stream National Archives' oral interviews from own computers

Pakistan - Destruction of ministries' record angers Public Accounts Committee

India Develops Standards for Digital Preservation of Records

India - No files were destroyed: Delhi government to Central Information Commission

India - Goa: Review of separation of archives and archaeology department urged

Europe / Europa
Announcing a research opportunity: new EU project Initial Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage

Books go online for free in Norway

Pope may seek to unseal Holocaust-era archives

Polish archives show KGB smear campaign against bishop who was Solidarity chaplain

Archive documents show epic hunt for suit for dead Lenin

Denmark - PM's reprimand casts new light on freedom of information act

Malta - Cabinet minutes’ archives to be accessible to the public

Archives nationales de Luxembourg: des sources historiques uniques sur internet

France - Roubaix : Les Archives nationales du monde du travail fêtent leur vingtième anniversaire
France - Quand la Direction générale de la Sécurité extérieure (DGSE) vante ses capacités documentaires et archivistiques

France - La bibliothèque de Jacques Vergès dispersée lors d'une vente aux enchères

Ireland - In praise of archivists

Ireland - Government urged to release secret adoption files

Scotland has a goldmine of digital information

UK - Slave trade documents among illegal Foreign Office cache

UK - First World War conscription appeals go online

The British Library's ‘Voices of Science’ archive

British Library - Comic exhibition to inspire 'generation of naughtiness'
British Library acquires Hanif Kureishi archive

Nazi Degenerate Art Online: Victoria & Albert Museum to Release Unique Archive List

Institute of Historical Research project wins ‘big data’ funding to help historians access 200 years’ worth of international parliamentary proceedings

World war letters: soldiers' writings to loved ones reveal frustrations

Royal Opera House unveils rare collection of photos featuring Victorian dancers and singing stars of the early 20th century

First English Book on Women's Rights to Sell at Bonhams
Portrait of an archivist: Alison Kenney, Westminster City Archives

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - Records management facility inaugurated at Dubai World Central

Digital Strorage: Losing our Visual Heritage

Enough with the Vinyl Already

Strategies for Better Linear Tape-Open Data Preservation

The Allure of the Map
JPEG Standard Gets a Boost, Supports 12-Bit Color Depth and Lossless Compression
You Won’t Find Emails in a Trunk in the Attic

Paul Revere could have been caught if the British crown collected metadata

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