Thursday, 20 February 2014

Vol. 7, no. 25

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - Australian Privacy Principles Guidelines

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO - Institutional Repository Software Comparison

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - The Benefits and Risks of the PDF/A-3 File Format for Archival Institutions

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Network Services Discovery (Draft)

Fiche pratique - Connaître les concours de la fonction publique pour les archives (France)

Article - Visualizing Digital Collections

Records Management Journal, vol. 24, no. 1 (2014)

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 35, no. 1 (March 2014)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 32, no. 1 (2014)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 7, no. 1 (February 2014)

Advances in Library Administration and Organization, vol. 32 (2014)

Heritage: the Journal of the Jewish Archives & Historical Society of Edmonton & Northern Alberta, vol. 16, no. 2 (Winter 2014)

Book - Documentary & Archival Research

Book - Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Third Edition)

Book - Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities

Book - Scribes and Scholars: a Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature (Fourth Edition)

Book - Genealogy Online for Dummies (Seventh Edition)

Book - Handbook of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies

Book - Challenging History in the Museum: International Perspectives

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Keeping Tracks : a One Day Symposium on Music and Archives in the Digital Age
March 21, 2014, London

Online Research Forum - Holocaust Memory, Archives or the Representation of the Holocaust and Genocide in the 21st Century
April 22, 2014

Webinar - Creation of Master Archive Package
May 27, 2014

4th International Conference on Information Communication and Management
October 8-9, 2014, Geneva (Switzerland)

AMIA (Association of Moving Image Archivists) 2014 Annual Conference
October 8-11, 2014, Savannah (Georgia)

International Conference on Digital Preservation and Development of Trusted Digital Repositories (Videos and Presentations Available)
February 5-6, 2014, New Delhi

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Library and Archives Canada Develops a New Approach to Description and Discovery

Archives Association of Ontario - World War I Resources

Nouveau site - Bretania : le portail des cultures de Bretagne
Communiqué de presse :
ARCOMEM System (Semantic and Social Web Crawling) now Available as Open Source Software

TeachArchives: a New, Innovative Way to Teach in the Archives

Getty Research Institute - Art & Architecture Thesaurus Now Available as Linked Open Data 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Warman and National Post Drop Appeals: Good News for Canadian Copyright Law

Canadian Library Association - Letter to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister of Industry regarding the Changes to Crown Copyright and Licensing

Canadian Library Association - Statement regarding Federal Government Library Consolidation and Closure 

Daniel J. Caron - the victim?

Immigration and Citizenship records at LAC: did your ancestor arrive in Canada between 1865 and 1935?

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal - Carefully Assessing Discovery of Metadata

Organizations work together to preserve Saskatchewan's rich heritage
BAnQ - Lancement de GALA (Gestion de l’application de la Loi sur les archives) transactionnel
Map project ties together centuries of Toronto history
Centre régional d’archives de l’Outaouais - Concours de photos anciennes

Coquitlam (B.C.) - Her job: build a city archive from scratch
Special note: Congratulation to a former colleague!

Preserving Coquitlam's heritage

Reeling back Sudbury's (Ont.) history: archives interest group donates newspaper microfilm reels
Donation to the Sudbury Archives
Oshawa (Ont.) - Collection highlights: City directions

Renovations begin at Peterborough Museum and Archives (Ont.)

Decades-long hunt for mysterious French filmmaker yields rare look into the forgotten past of a Canadian tribe

Re-thinking Information Management in the era of digital disruption

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda - Senate Okays Bill Setting Up Archives, Library Body

Amériques / Americas
Group tries to slow federal government’s move away from paper to the Web

Clinton Foundation keeps tight leash on papers from Bill Clinton’s tenure as governor

Congress in middle of Hollywood copyright clash with Silicon Valley

Declassified Documents Shed Light on 1980 Moscow Olympics Boycott

Washington State - Bill requires elected officials to know open records laws

Volunteers bring Abraham Lincoln papers into online age

‘Monuments Men’ exhibition review

Even Good Films May Go to Purgatory: Old Films Fall Into Public Domain Under Copyright Law

Stanford University begins development on Spotlight (a Blacklight plugin that showcase digital collections)

University of Connecticut - Historic Nuremberg Papers of Sen. Thomas Dodd Go Digital

Illinois State University history behind archive doors

A Conversation with Robert De Niro’s Film Archivist 

The Heart of the Matter: a National Digital Stewardship Resident Project and Program Update

I (No Longer) Have a Web Site: Access, Authenticity, and the Restoration of GeoCities

Le timbre le plus célèbre au monde mis aux enchères à New York

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
The New Zealand Security Intelligence Service transfers second set of Old Police Records to Archives New Zealand

New Zealand - University of Canterbury: archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge books

Australia Pushes South Korea Into Life-Plus-70 Copyright Terms As Part Of Free Trade Agreement

After Winding Odyssey, Tibetan Texts Find Home in China

China - UNESCO to consider Nanjing Massacre files

China's copyright registrations hit record high

Nepal - Land records to go online in 6 months

Singapore - National archives pioneer Lily Tan dies at age 70

Royal seals affirm Vietnam sovereignty over islands in the East Sea
Online art archive launched in Taiwan

Prajnya Trust to archive photos, success stories of first woman graduates in South Asia

India - Digitize film prints, say Kannada directors

Europe / Europa
Ukraine - City collection 'ransacked' as Kiev erupts in violence

First World War in Archive of Serbia Documents

Germany - Access to Stasi files keeps the past in the present and allows for reconciliation

Hungarian rabbi finds 103 Torah scrolls stolen during WW2 in Russian library

Slovenia - Minister Grilc Rejects Criticism of European Union Initiative Regarding Archives

Declassified files expose lies of French nuclear tests
France - Les archives papier de l'ancien secrétaire général de l'Elysée, Claude Guéant, ont disparu

How France’s Open Data Team Is Modernizing The French Government Through Data

France - Les archives de la Sûreté des Archives nationales : un nouveau regard

France - 1914/2014: la Grande Guerre passe à l’ère numérique

France - Le master « archives » est mort, vive le master « archives » !

UK National Archives Fire Tackled by Firefighters

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens - Conserving Darwin's Letters

600 year old mystery Voynich manuscript decoded by University of Bedfordshire professor

Bath Preservation Trust archive goes on-line

Staffordshire archive centres to close as part of cuts

The Snakes, Angels, and Invented Alphabets of a Mysterious 18th-Century Magic Book

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Bibliothèque nationale du Liban : mais où sont les hommes ?
Lebanon - Guns, flared trousers and same-sex kisses: an archive of photographs from the 1950s to 1970s reveals a record of life long hidden from view

Bahrain King ratifies copyright, trademark laws

Afghanistan - Kabul suicide bomber fails to target World’s largest holy Quran archive

8 Book Historians, Curators, Specialists, And Librarians Who Are Killing It Online

Using third-party apps for citizen engagement: information management considerations

The role of “the professional discipline” in archives and digital archives

Microfilm Still Matters in the Digital Age 

New Survey: "Over-preservation" threatens effective Information Governance

The Need for a Practical Approach to Assessing Cloud Services for Preservation

Current Trends in Digital Film Preservation
Recherches et archives des mondes contemporains à l’épreuve du numérique

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