Thursday, 30 January 2014

Vol. 7, no. 22

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Fact Sheet: Digitization of Canadian Expeditionary Force Service Files
Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Checks and Controls: Reinforcing Privacy Protection and Oversight for the Canadian Intelligence Community in an Era of Cyber-Surveillance

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Library Association -  Response to the Consultation of the Royal Society of Canada’s Expert Panel on the Future of Canada’s Libraries and Archives 

Association of Chief Police Officers (UK) - Heritage and Cultural Property Crime: National Policing Strategic Assessment
Article - The Safeguard of Audio Collections: a Computer Science Based Approach to Quality Control

Information & Culture: a Journal of History, vol. 49, no. 1 (2014)

The Electronic Library, vol. 32, no. 1 (2014)

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) Journal, no. 42 (2014)

New York Archives, vol. 13, no. 3 (Winter 2014)

Trent University Archives Newsletter, no. 48 (January 2014)

International Preservation News, no. 61 (December 2013)

TIMBUS Newsletter, vol. 3, no. 1 (2014)

Book - Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: the Power of Information

Book - From Knowledge Abstraction to Management: Using Ranganathan’s Faceted Schema to Develop Conceptual Frameworks for Digital Libraries

Book - Research Data Management: Practical Strategies for Information Professionals 

Book - The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy: Trace Your Roots, Share Your History, and Create Your Family Tree (Third Edition)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibition - We Will do our Share: the University of Toronto and the Great War
January 29 - May 2, 2014, Toronto

Vancouver Chapter of ARMA International - Painting the Information Landscape
April 4, 2014, Vancouver

1563 Basque Will Unveiling (the Oldest Original Civil Document Written in Canada)
May 15, 2014, Placentia (Newfoundland)

Massive Open Online Course - Building an Information Risk Management Toolkit
Starting February 19, 2014

Unofficial Histories 2014
June 2014, 7-8, 2014, Huddersfield (UK)

Webinar - Beyond EAD: Tools for Creating and Editing EAC-CPF Records and 'Remixing' Archival Metadata (Recording Available)
January 9, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Death of Evidence: a Funeral for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Canada

Video - A Conversation with David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

Video - Preserving Grain, Presenting Pixels: Film Preservation and Restoration in the Digital Age

Podcast - Data Protection and Information Governance

New Website - Europeana 1914-1918: Untold Stories & Official Histories of WW1

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Privy council withholds Senate records under access law

Ottawa firm wins federal email classification software contract

Librarians Protest Canada Cutbacks

Writers’ Union of Canada - Are Library Closings Damaging Canada’s Collective Memory?

Fisheries science books disposal costs Ottawa thousands

Fruits of the Library and Archives Canada and partnership starting to appear online

Canadian Heritage Information Network - Establishment of a Digital Preservation Discussion Group

Why Canada’s Open Data Initiative Matters to Historians

Un archiviste à Radio-Canada, ça fait quoi?

Alberta - Flood Relief Announcement (with Funding for the Archives Society of Alberta)

B.C.’s museum at the crossroads: Jack Lohman has dramatic new vision for the Royal BC Museum in Victoria

Alberta - Galt Museum and Archives Artifacts Collection Now Searchable Online
Wellington County Museum and Archives (Ont.) searching for interesting tattoos and the stories behind them

Peace River (Alb.) - Record-Gazette archivist a pillar of volunteering

Association des archivistes du Québec: 4 pistes pour mieux vendre la gestion de l’information

Afrique / Africa
Tunisia on the path to safeguarding intangible heritage 

Amériques / Americas
Head of Lincoln Presidential Library announces preservation of documents, maps

Revelatory Archive of a Giant of Jazz: Library of Congress Acquires Max Roach’s Papers

The FBI is holding onto encrypted email archives after Freedom Hosting seizure

Thousands of Iowa newspapers pile up at archives after 2009 budget cuts halt microfilming

Colorado’s analog records laws lag behind digital practice

Stanford University - French Revolution Digital Archive

Secrets from Belfast: how Boston College’s oral history of the Troubles fell victim to an international murder investigation

Chabad Moves for $14.75 Million Judgment Against Russia over Jewish Archives

Maryland Institute if Technologies in the Humanities - The Shelley-Godwin Archive: From a Textual to a Digital Condition
Ohio University - New Ohio photo archive launched

Washington University Library Unveils 100+ Hours of Digitized Conversation About the Great Depression

Digital Archive to House 100 Years of Historical Documents from World’s First Black Mental Institution

Military expert uncovers Nazi criminal's passport

Poetry and art from the archives of Big Brother
Interface, Exhibition & Artwork: Geocities, Deleted City and the Future of Interfaces to Digital Collections

Machine Scale Analysis of Digital Collections: An Interview with Lisa Green of Common Crawl

Signed 1926 Baseball Babe Ruth Sent to Ailing Child with Promise to ‘Knock a Homer’ Heads February 6 Auction of Little Johnny Sylvester Family Archive 

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
South China Sea archives open in Hainan

Vatican Library, Japan institutes catalogue, digitize lost archive of persecuted Christians

Cambodia - Ancient culture goes online as National Museum digitises

Historical  Archives of Goa

India - 1947 Partition Archive Starts Online Crowd-Funding
1947 Partition Archive: how to Save Memories of the Traumatic Birth of India and Pakistan Before Time Runs Out

India - Rare artefacts, manuscripts rotting in archives department

Reserve Bank of India to digitise its old records

Europe / Europa
Slovenia - Parliament Tweaks Rules on Access to Archives

The National Archives of Estonia joins the Open Planets Foundation

Greek Public TV Archives Go Online

15th-Century Italian Manuscript Returned to Italy

Espagne - Le manuscrit retrouvé de Lope de Vega

Belgique - Bruxelles se met à l'heure de la Grande Guerre

France - Lettres chiffrées d'Henri IV à Jacques Bongars

Les Archives de la Révolution française sont en ligne

The Troubles gallery: 40 years of conflict in Northern Ireland from the Belfast Telegraph archives

UK - Operation War Diary (Crowdsourcing project): 116,638 names tagged in first week

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Bomb damages Egypt's National Library and Archives

Himmler's personal letters found in Tel Aviv

Les lettres d'Heinrich Himmler à sa femme seront publiées en français

Babylonian tablet shows how Noah's ark could have been constructed

President: Turkey opens all of its archives for historians

Turkey - Ottoman and new republic era reveal with a family archive

Syrian Torture Archive: When Photographs of Atrocities Don’t Shock

How the Art World Caught Archive Fever
Words as a Barrier to Understanding. Is It Time to Evolve Beyond Library and Archives?

Identification of PDF preservation risks: analysis of Govdocs selected corpus

Digital optical technology system: a non-magnetic, 100 year, green solution for data storage

Dealing with the past is vital to peace, justice and reconciliation

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