Thursday, 13 February 2014

Vol. 7, no. 24

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Archives of Australia - Australian Governments' Interactive Functions Thesaurus (Draft for Review)

Service interministériel des Archives de France - Mesures de simplification relatives au tri et à la conservation des dossiers individuels des agents publics 

State Records of South Australia - Records Management Responsibilities for Ministerial Offices during Caretaker Period 

Australian Law Reform Commission - Copyright and the Digital Economy

De la communauté / From the community
Association des archivistes français - Fiches pratiques : Récolement, tenue des régistres, Créer ou développer un service d’archives
Récolement et tenue des régistres :
Créer ou développer un service d’archives :

Society of American Archivists - Best Practices for Internships as a Component of Graduate Archival Education

SUCCEED Project - Recommendations for Metadata and Data Formats for Online Availability and Long-term Preservation
National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Checking Your Digital Content: How, What and When to Check Fixity? (Draft)

OCLC - Does Every Research Library Need a Digital Humanities Center? 

Mémoire de maîtrise - Les dons des particuliers aux services publics d'archives à l'heure du numérique

First Monday, vol. 19, no. 2 (February 2014)

Library and Archives Canada - Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World, vol. 4, no. 10 (February 2014)

Silhouettes: the Associations of the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick Newsletter, no. 37 (Fall 2013)

Archival Outlook (January / February 2014)

Book - Amateur Filmmaking: the Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Book - Rethinking Collection Development and Management

Book - Data Crush: how the Information Tidal Wave is Driving New Business Opportunities

Book - Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond

Book - Wives and Sweethearts: Love Letters Sent During Wartime

Book - Using Functional Analysis in Archival Appraisal: a Practical and Effective Alternative to Traditional Appraisal Methodologies 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives - Junior Archivist Day Camp
March 12, 2014, Ottawa

3e Journée des archives religieuses 
16 mai 2014, Sherbrooke

Virtual Conference - The Semantic Web Coming of Age: Technologies and Implementations
February 19, 2014

Webinar - Inside the Digital Public Library of America
March 7, 2014

International Committee for Documentation 2014 Annual Conference
September 6-10, 2014, Dresden (Germany)

45th International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Annual Conference
October 5-9, 2014, Cape Town (South Africa)

Sur le web / On the web
Video - NARA's Capstone Email Initiative

Podcast - Tim Callister of the UK’s National Archives on The Geological Record and the International Records Management Standard

Podcast - The Internet, the Book, the University, and the Library

Video - Personal Audiovisual Collections Community of Practice

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Harper government was warned of ‘risks’ of not finding residential school files

Documents delay hampers truth, reconciliation process
Aboriginal group seeks release of school files

Federal budget provides funding to create Open Data Institute

Après le silence, la révolte: l’ex-bibliothécaire en chef du Canada dit avoir été victime d’un assassinat administratif

Key Department of Fisheries and Oceans Library Closure Questions Go Unanswered: Scientists

Association of American Publishers calls for tighter copyright controls in Canada
Canadiana - Héritage forms Metadata Consultations Group

Canadiana - Héritage forms Priority Advisory Groups

Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on Libraries, Archives, and Canada's Future - Toronto Consultations

Canada’s Historical Newspaper Digitization Problem, Part 2

Insight into Library and Archives Canada’s collection: interview with photographer Martin Weinhold

Project delves into descendants of Prince Edward Island's Fathers of Confederation

Prince Edward Island - Clicking into the past: project digitizes 65 years and 200,000 pages of The Guardian

L'artiste René Derouin fait don de ses archives à BAnQ

One of the largest jazz collections in Canada housed at Carleton University
Canada’s leading black theatre company archives its materials at York University

University of British Columbia - Scanned, sealed (pun intended), and delivered: the Charles E. Spring (1859-1938) fonds

Glenbow Museum (Calgary) - Pacific Scandal paper has key link to history

Rock photography exhibit captures Calgary's music scene of the ’90s

McCord Museum (Montreal) treasures now accessible via the Google Cultural Institute Art Project

Moose Jaw - Putting names to faces at the archive

Lloydminster (Alb.) - Saving the future by preserving the past

Hamilton Public Library's Local History and Archives Section Marks 100 Years of Special Collections

Les trésors méconnus du Conservatoire de musique du Saguenay: enregistrements conservés à la bibliothèque

Matane - Archives du Festival de la crevette recherchées

Forgotten Canada: One of history’s first photo bombs, and turn-of-the-century typos (hey, ‘Raoul’ Amundsen)

Pour l'histoire (ou les archives à l'ère des médias sociaux)

Afrique / Africa
Namibian Dolphin Project - The Value of Historic Archives for Research

Amériques / Americas
Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: Request for Additional Comments and Announcement of Public Roundtables

Meet NARA's First Chief Innovation Officer

Second worker at records center in St. Louis County gets probation for dumping veterans' files

Osama bin Laden photos ordered destroyed despite public records request

The Race to Save America's Public Media History

New Hemingway Materials from Cuba Made Available for First Time at JFK Library

National Anthropological Archives - The Sound of Digitization

Noted North Dakota state historian who was named state's 1st archivist in 1977 dies at age 75

Queens Library Crowdsources New Digital Archive

A collection on the move: University of Missouri at Kansas City’s massive Marr Sound Archives will move into a ‘robot’

University of California at San Diego - Materials Documenting Birth of Nuclear Age to Be Digitized

Ghosts of a forgotten war: naval archivists discover trove of never before seen photographs from Spanish-American conflict of 1898  

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - National Archives hold secrets buried for 80 years

Archives New Zealand appoints new leader

North Korea - Order of Kim Jong Il Awarded to Archives of Photographs Related with Revolutionary History

How to decipher a 4,000-year-old tax return

Europe / Europa
Bosnia-Herzegovina fire feared to have destroyed Ottoman archives

Director of Bosnia and Herzegovina Archives : the Most Valuable Documents Stored During the Wars are Burned

European Union urges Russia to provide access to Russian archives

You Know Who Else Collected Metadata? The Stasi

France - Les archives de Paul Doumer (président de la République, 1931-1932) retrouvées

France - Les archives du monde du travail célèbrent leur vingtième anniversaire

French journalist "hacks" govt by inputting correct URL, later fined $4,000+

France - Archivage et conformité juridique : Archimag lance une base de données des durées légales de conservation des documents

Ireland - International peace expert hails Derry archive project

National Library of Wales - Archive films to inspire creative project

Mapping Scotland's First World War

Scotland - Forgotten letter from WWI sailor delivered after almost a century

The UK Government Web Archive: a resource for contemporary historians (1)

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

A new excuse for burying bad news? Cambridge professor seeks assurances from Foreign Office over declassification of its archives

Dramatic footage of WW2 bomb raid emerges

BT Archives: a treasure trove of UK history

Lucian Freud letters and drawings up for auction
Archives reveal one of Britain's first female police officers - but she wasn't allowed to arrest anyone

Sotheby's returns photography auctions to London

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Turkey to help recover lost Bosnian archive files

Syria - German-Armenian Historian Warns Important Genocide Archival Material Is Being Destroyed in Aleppo

Twitter Opens Its Enormous Archives to Data-Hungry Academics
International Internet Preservation Consortium - Capturing and Preserving the Olympic Spirit Via Web Archiving
Looking Back: Photos From the First 12 Winter Olympics

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: Guiding Principles for Creating Born Digital Video

Can social media help us better understand our relationship with historic buildings?
Backup, archiving and records management: different solutions for different challenges
Scan, save, and archive: how to protect our digital cultural heritage

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