Thursday, 10 April 2014

Vol. 7, no. 32

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Government of Canada - Digital Privacy Act

Government of Canada - Digital Canada 150

Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada - Interference with Access to Information: Part 2

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Aide-mémoire pour la gestion des documents municipaux

European Commission - Standardisation in the Area of Innovation and Technological Development, Notably in the Field of Text and Data Mining

National Archives of Australia and Public Record Office Victoria - Walata Tyamateetj: a Guide to Government Records about Aboriginal People in Victoria 

De la communauté / From the community
National Information Standards Organization - Revised Recommendations for Knowledge Bases and Related Tools
American Library Association - Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, and Book Culture (Spring 2014)

Memoriav: préserver le patrimoine audiovisuel - Rapport d'activité 2013

AVPreserve - Embedded Metadata in WAVE Files: a Look Inside Issues and Tools

PDF Association - Matterhorn Protocol 1.01 

Archives and Records, vol. 35, no. 1 (April 2014)

Journal of the Institute of Conservation, vol. 37, no. 1 (2014)
Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 43, no. 1-2 (March 2014)

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

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 40, no. 4 (April/May 2014)

Chroniques de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, no. 70 (Avril-juin 2014)

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (April 2014)

Book - Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada

Book - Re.act.feminism no.2: a Performing Archive
Book - Library and Information Science: a Guide to Key Literature and Sources 

Book - The Library Juice Press Handbook of Intellectual Freedom: Concepts, Cases, and Theories

Book - Developing Analytic Talent: Becoming a Data Scientist

Book - Managing and Sharing Research Data: a Guide to Good Practice

Book - Hong Kong University Memories from the Archives

Livre - Cartes postales du Québec : identification et guide de valeurs

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Canadian Conservation Institute Workshop Calendar 2014-2015
April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015, Various locations accross Canada
Webinar - What Would an Ideal Digital Preservation Technical Registry Look Like?
April 17, 2014

Webinar - Writing a Sustainability Plan for your Digital Resource
April 25, 2014

Developing an Information Culture in Federal Agencies
May 13-14, 2014, Washington D.C.

Heritage and Memory: Revising Scopes and Means of Physical and Digital Preservation of Holocaust Documentation
September, 8-10, 2014, Jerusalem

International Institute for Archival Science Autumn Archival School
October 20-27, 2014, Trieste (Italy)

Sur le web / On the web
Council of Archives New Brunswick - CANBArchives 2.0

Canadian Government Documents Digitization Registry

Video - The British Library's Sound Archive
Here & Then: British Newspaper Archives New Mobile App

Slidecast - Pinterest & Facebook for Heritage Institutions
Podcast - Guatemala's Police State Archive

Baladodiffusion - Google gagnera-t-il la bataille de la bibliothèque numérique ?

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Critics complain Ottawa could have gone further with digital policy

Canada Gazette Publishes its Last Print Issue

Sir John A. Macdonald: rare and intriguing treasures from the vaults of Library and Archives Canada
Oshawa Port Authority added to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act

Nova Scotia Archives - New Digitized Map Resource for Onsite Researchers 

How Western University got its weather data

Dalhousie Libraries University Archives Receives $100,000 for the Borgese Collection

McMaster University - A Life Revealed in Archives

University of Toronto Acquires Major Collection of Photographs by Allen Ginsberg
Montreal - Visual arts: a romp through the Powerhouse archives

Looking into the Arrow Lakes Historical Society (B.C.) archives

Grey Roots Museum and Archives (Ont.) seeks help to bring war medal home

Ontario - Digital archives could preserve Brighton's history

Meet The Archivist: Jennifer Weymark, Oshawa Community Museum (Ont.)
Meet the Archivist: Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives (Ont.)

Meet the Archivist: Leah-Ann Logel, Port Hope Archives (Ont.)

13 Questions with… Chantal Lareau (Information Management Policy Analyst, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda - Polaroid archive a documentation of country’s lost children

Une station de numérisation des archives offerte à la Télévision Tunisienne 

Amériques / Americas
Does Massive Backlog Mean the Freedom of Information Act Is Failing?

Experts advise not rushing to meet digital records deadline

Library of Congress - Technology saves echoes of past from silence

NARA plans online public access to relocated Alaska archives

Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

That Harvard Book Bound in Human Flesh isn’t Actually Bound in Human Flesh

The riddle of the Voynich Manuscript

City Archives preserves Boston Marathon memorial artifacts

Amid civil rights commemorations, archives of civil rights icon Rosa Parks remain in warehouse

New York City Adds 30,000 Photos to Online Archive

History of boxing takes shape in unique Las Vegas vault

Maine - Historic photographs of schooner Bowdoin now online

Historian of Golf Legend Bobby Jones Donates Research Collection to Emory Library

Newly Digitized Photo Archive Takes a Personal Look at Cesar Chavez and the Farmworker Movement

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
First Australian to head International Council on Archives

Australia - National Film and Sound Archive faces job cuts from efficiency dividend

Wired Hong Kong doesn't understand the true value of information
Hong Kong - Government must stop dragging its feet on an archives law

Law firm's archives shed light on the tycoons of Hong Kong's past
Japan - “Astro Boy” creator Osamu Tezuka collection added to Google historical archives

Sri Lanka - Film, Television and Soundtrack archiving becomes a reality
Fiji - Instruments of Independence recovered at National Archives

Fiji - National Archives step up on awareness

How Kashmir lost 1400-year old Gilgit manuscripts

Europe / Europa
The Court of Justice of the European Union declares the Data Retention Directive invalid

Italy to Crowdsource Hunt for Stolen Art via an App
Netherlands - Digital archaeologist in Amsterdam unearths internet history
Netherlands - Rare film footage shows Rotterdam before the bombardment

Suisse - Accueillir des enfants de neuf ans aux Archives, est-ce possible ?

France - Patrimoine : une loi pour fermer les archives ?
France-Rwanda : il est grand temps d'ouvrir les archives

France - Caserne Bernadotte à Pau : les archives militaires à l'étroit

France - Un généalogiste condamné à 80 euros d'amende pour usage de faux

Digital Repository of Ireland brings history to life online

Government plan to adopt ODF file format sparks standards debate in UK

UK National Archives - Top secret MI5 files of First World War go online

UK - Operation War Diary wins Best of the Web Award

Hidden archives of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO): conspiracy, incompetence or loss of institutional memory?

Information governance in the National Health Service: the challenges and the future

Tate - Listen Back to Thirty Years of Art: Audio Arts Released Online

Dustman saves 5,000 rare First World War photos from rubbish dumps

Working in a Private Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Egypt - Library of Alexandria enters digital age

A new online project to archive and store Turkish cinema, from the Ottoman times to the present, has been established

Major Refit or Minor Upgrade? Making ISO 15489 a Standard Fit for Next Generation Records Management
The Value of Archival Description, Considered

Protect Your Data: File Fixity and Data Integrity
Q&A: how archives make history

Thinking more about moving email to the cloud

Defining Digital Social Sciences

Paper vs. Electronic: the Not-So-Final Battle
Some thoughts on audio restoration

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