Thursday, 1 May 2014

Vol. 7, no. 35

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
White House - Big Data: Seizing Opportunities, Preserving Values

Australian Government Information Management Office - Australian Public Service Better Practice Guide for Big Data

De la communauté / From the community
Université de Montréal - Politique sur la gestion des documents et des archives

International Council on Archives - The Recordkeeper's Bookshelf

OCLC - Preservation Health Check: Monitoring Threats to Digital Repository Content
Heritage for Peace - Towards a Protection of the Syrian Cultural Heritage: a Summary of the International Responses (March 2011 - March 2014)

Ithaka S+R - Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Art Historians

Allegro ma non troppo: critiques malicieuses de la société de l'information à l'usage de ceux qui pensent (et donc archivent) (tome 2)

Journal of Digital Humanities, vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 2014)

Information & Culture: a Journal of History, vol. 49, no. 2 (2014)

Trent University Archives News, no. 49 (April 2014)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Archives (Toronto) Newsletter, vol. 22, no. 11 (Spring 2014)

Book - Management: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections 

Book - Description: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections 

Book - Outreach: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

Book - Reference and Access: Innovative Practices for Archives and Special Collections

Book - Academic Freedom in Conflict: the Struggle over Free Speech Rights in the University

Book - The WORN Archive: a Fashion Journal about the Art, Ideas, & History of What We Wear

Livre - Le droit des archives publiques, entre permanence et mutations

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Points de vue sur le livre: les archives, le livre et la vie littéraire
16 mai 2014, Longueuil

UK National Archives Webinar - Cloud Storage and Digital Preservation
May 13, 2014
Les archives familiales des écrivains: des matériaux, un motif, une question
22-23 mai 2014, Valenciennes (France)

Massive Open Online Course - Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information (New Session)
July-August, 2014

Webinar - Fair Use(r): Art and Copyright Online (Recordings Available)
April 22, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Video - Acquisition: Insights from Library and Archives Canada
Video - Royal Canadian Mounted Police Returning Thousands of Stolen Artifacts

The Guardians of History (Archivists at Duke University's Rubenstein Library)
Podcast - Fifty Years of Cameroon Unification: Controversies and Archival Echoes

Video - British Library Newsroom

Book Traces: Find Unique Copies of Old Library Books

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Statement from the Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding telecommunications companies' responses to information requests from government authorities

Privacy watchdog awaits report on data loss in own office

Canadians’ rightful access to public information being blocked, experts say

Guy Berthiaume: taking libraries into the digital age

Joint Statement by library and archive asssociations on appointment of a new Librarian and Archivist of Canada

Parks Canada mulls giant database for its cultural resource collection

Library and Archives Canada - Reminder regarding the Closure of the Quebec Regional Service Centre (City of Quebec)
Library and Archives Canada - The Hidden Room: An Intimate Look at P.K. Page’s Creative Space

Canadian court documents posted online, via Romania

Tracing the descendants of Prince Edward Island's Fathers of Confederation
‘He’s turned into one of Canada’s most infamous antique thieves’

The Greatest Aphrodisiac: historical manuscripts (on John Mark Tillmann's theft)

University of Calgary - Nobel Prize win spurs international interest in Alice Munro archives

Québec - Fatima Houda-Pepin cède son fonds documentaire aux Archives de l’Assemblée nationale

L'UQAM collabore au nouveau site des collections de la Cinémathèque québécoise.

Montreal Jewish Public library's storied history: 100 years of serving the literary and intellectual needs of visitors

Sous le dôme du Séminaire Saint-Joseph de Trois-Rivières : un service d’archives privées agréé

Québec - Nouvelles Casernes: vers «une maison de patrimoine vivant»?
Un centre d'archives dans Bellechasse ?

Quelques livres en trop: la destruction des invendus fait partie du fonctionnement de la chaîne du livre

Freshly Minted: Kate Petch, Media Librarian, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Afrique / Africa
New IRIBA centre for Rwanda's multimedia heritage

Launch of the online Southern African Anarchist and Syndicalist History Archive 

Tunisie - La nouvelle Constitution rejoint les archives nationales

Amériques / Americas
9/11 Memorial Museum Launches Online Collection of Survivor Stories
What Secrets Lie Within 27 Boxes of New 9/11 Documents Discovered in Florida?

Bush Presidential Library Hosts 438,000 Visitors in 1st Year

National Archives to get Nazi photo album of looted art to mark end of WWII in Europe

American Museum of Natural History digitizes massive photo archive, makes it available to public

No Permanent Damage After Flood At Washington State Archives

Interview: Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records 

Bob Dylan’s Handwritten Lyrics to ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ to Be Auctioned

University of California Santa Barbara - Digital Curation: The Future of Preserving Research Data

University of Washington - Online ‘Legislative Explorer’ uses big data to track decades of lawmaking

University of Illinois Library's Project Unica preserves books so rare they exist in only one copy

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington D.C.) - Continuing the celebration: preserving birthday-related digital ephemera
Duke University Receives the Archives of Radio Haiti

Political crisis in Ukraine puts Cleveland Ukrainian-Museum Archives in the spotlight
Change comes to the Montana Historical Society
A Behind the Scenes Look at Where One of the World’s Largest Photo Collections is Stored (the Iron Mountain National Underground Storage Facility)

Is cursive handwriting slowly dying out in America?

By Digitizing Images, Museum Opens a Window Into the Past

Along Came Lund: Aleister Crowley's own collection of rare books turn up in storage 

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - National Archives' crackdown on massive backlog (of freedom of information requests)

Australia - True war stories will live on in the digital archives
New Zealand - Treaty document shift proves slow and costly

A Holocaust-style video archive project comes to Japan (for the survivors of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami)

New Evidence Confirms Japan's War Crimes Against China

China's archives seeks Japanese war crimes evidence

China - Firm 3D prints 10 full-sized houses in a day

Three Arrested, Accused of Destroying Evidence in South Korea Ferry Sinking

Europe / Europa
20 Photos that Change the Holocaust Narrative

Munich center to document Hitler’s rise to power

Opened Vatican Archives Reveal Church Aided and Abetted Mussolini

Slovenia - Archives Referendum to Be Held on 8 June
France's Moral Obligation to Open Its Archives on Rwanda
Les archives sur le Rwanda compromettraient la vie des espions français

France - Archives nationales : menace d'effondrement

Spectacular Simone de Beauvoir Archive $380,000-$470,000 At Christie's
Secret Boston College Tapes Led to Gerry Adams Arrest
The history project behind Gerry Adams’s arrest

Ireland - Census archives from 1800s released online

Ireland - Catalogue revamp reveals seedier side to Victorian Dublin

Wales' National Library launches plan one year after fire

Why the British Library is Spending $55 Million on News Archives

British Library - A strategy for news

British Library - Researching animals with historical newspapers
Bank of England might finally stop destroying historical records

The First Printed Atlas: an Unusual Perspective on Britain

The Digitisation of the Court Room: a Step into the 21st Century

UK National Archives - Lost cities and found documents: do we ever discover in archives?
'Last' Titanic letter sold for €144k at auction

Files show confusion over Lusitania sinking account

Radical Publisher Claims Copyright on Free Collection of Marx and Engels Works; Orders them Taken Down

Auction aims to save photo archive for the Bodleian Library

Library of Birmingham opens its archive to photographers

Original Chaucer manuscript in Aberystwyth goes online

From 'buried alive' stunt to England's oldest man: glimpse into Manchester's past in archive videos

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Cold War Spy-Satellite Images Unveil Lost Cities across the Middle East

Israel - New project digitally archives testimonies of hundreds of 1948 veterans

Who owns the Jewish treasures that were hidden in Saddam Hussein’s basement?

On Their Death Bed, Physical Books Have Finally Become Sexy

Stopping Link Rot: Aiming to End a Virtual Epidemic
Records management: an expanding role

Opinion: an Open Challenge on Record Destruction
La valeur des archives en cette ère numérique

Archival Research using Digital Archives

Dossier - Quand la culture s’empare des archives

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