Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Vol. 7, no. 37

Hi / Bonjour

In the coming weeks, there will be disturbances in the publication of my newsletter as I will be outside Canada. / Dans les prochaines semaines, il y aura des perturbations dans la publication de mon bulletin de nouvelles comme je serai à l'extérieur du Canada.


Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
White House - U.S. Open Data Action Plan
Library of Congress - Federal Government Strategic Sourcing of Information Products and Services 

De la communauté / From the community
Free e-Book - Transparent Lives: Surveillance in Canada

Friends of the District of Columbia Archives - Testimony Before the Committee on Government Operations of the D.C.

Archival Science, vol. 14, no. 2 (June 2014)

The Chronicle: Newsletter of the Museum and Archives of B.C., vol. 20, no. 2 (May-August 2014)

Grand Erie District School Board (Ont.) Archives Newsletter, no. 2 (Spring 2014)

Book - The Map Thief: the Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Book - The Newton Papers: the Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts

Book - The Museum Effect: How Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Institutions Educate and Civilize Society

Book - The Copyright Book: a Practical Guide (6th edition)

Book - Linked Data Management

Book - Information Governance and Assurance: Reducing Risk, Promoting Policy 

Book - British and Irish Newspapers

Book - Menachem Begin (from the Israel State Archives)

Livre - Mémoires audiovisuelles: les archives en ligne ont-elles un sens ?

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services Doors Open
May 24, 2014, Toronto

City of Toronto Archives Doors Open
May 24, 2014, Toronto

A Lens to the Past: the Andrews-Newton Digital Access Project
May 29, 2014, Ottawa

Webinar - How to Pick the Low Hanging Fruits of Linked Data
May 21, 2014

Workflows and Lifecycle Models for Data Management
June 20, 2014, London

Mémoire collective et migrations
20 juin 2014, Paris

2014 Depository Library Council Meeting and Conference (Recordings and Presentations Available)
April 30 - May 2, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Izitru: Free Image Hosting that can Prove your Photo is Real

Video - NARA's Revised Transfer Guidance: from Planning to Practice

Video - How Andy Warhol’s Lost Computer Art Was Finally Found

UK National Archives Podcast - Big Ideas: Sense and Sensitivity (a New Way to Review for Sensitivity the Vast Swathes of Data and Preserve that Which has Historical Value)

Petition - Protect the Andhra Pradesh State Archives (India) and Government Oriental Manuscripts Library

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Long-form census: internal survey blasts feds for missing database

Access to Information request results in redaction of name of British PM on official visit to Canada

Appointment of New Copyright Board of Canada Chair Offers Chance for Change
Alberta Privacy commissioner to examine compliance of mobile apps

Le traité de Paris sera exposé à Québec: le document cédant le Canada à l’Angleterre quittera pour la première fois les archives françaises

University of Saskatchewan to close four campus libraries

University of Saskatchewan Dean Fired Over Opposition to Plan That Cuts Libraries

The University of British Columbia Library Digitization Centre Joins The Commons
Bagotville Air Defence Museum Receives Donation of Avro Arrow Parts and Archive Documents

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Le procès de Louis Riel

Patrimoine littéraire québécois au bout des doigts

La bibliothèque de Victor-Lévy Beaulieu aux enchères

Northumberland County Archives (Ont.) to reopen following January flood

Les archives du Témiscouata de retour au… Témiscouata

Société d’histoire et d’archéologie du Témiscouata - Un nouveau fonds d’archives sur la cartonnerie est inauguré

Rimouski - Le policier Robert Gagnon regroupe ses 38 années d’archives

Afrique / Africa
Swaziland - Prime Minister submits wedding recordings at National Archives

Interview with an intern in the South African Broadcasting Corporation Radio Archives: Akhona Quwe

L'Algérie reçoit les archives du moudjahid Reimar Holzinger

Groupe de travail franco-algérien sur les archives

Amériques / Americas
Former NSA Director: We Kill People Based on Metadata

The Nixon Presidential Library Needs a New Director, Now

The Library of Congress Wants to Destroy your Old CDs (For Science)

Jacqueline Kennedy’s newly discovered personal letters reveal 14 years of secrets
Californians to vote on cost of public records

Historians fear Boston tapes controversy will damage research into the Troubles

Gerry Adams Arrest a Wake-Up Call for Oral Historians

University of Texas - Ransom Center to acquire Ian McEwan archives, pending approval

New York - Your Building on an Index Card: where Paper Real Estate Records Still Rule

Texas - 2 Nacogdoches history projects working to archive, digitize old home movies

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin: 'Why I still use DOS'

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Archives are a gold mine for rock researchers

Obituary - Victoria Denenberg, NFL Films archivist

Welcoming Creative Commons’ new CEO, Ryan Merkley

Software, Digital Art, Data Curation & Archives! The 2014 National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Innovation Award Winners

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Claws out at the National Library

Australian Museum opens archives to show off weird and wonderful

Australia - Sydney: Push forward for GLBTI archival space

Sri Lanka - National Film Archives: realizing a long awaited dream

Japan city seeks UN recognition for kamikaze pilot letters

India - National Museum opens sepia photo exhibition of its birth and growth

Europe / Europa
European court says Google must respect 'right to be forgotten'

What Europe's 'Right to Be Forgotten' Means for Google (and You)

Latvia - KGB files: public after 2018

Beautiful Color Photographs of Life in Pre-revolutionary Russia, 1909-1915
National Library of Spain transforms the user experience of Linked Open Data
Finland - Parliament tackles copyright initiative

Suisse - Confier l’archivage numérique de ses données à la Confédération

France - Un manuscrit disparu de Pétain refait surface

France - Le manuscrit du "Voyage au bout de la nuit" publié

Ex-IRA prisoner Richard O'Rawe: I'll sue Boston College for handing over tapes

Queen Victoria diaries exhibited

Foreign Office secrecy continues over archive of illegally held files

Films of UK army interrogations in Iraq 'show the good, the bad and the ugly'

Heritage heroes wanted to unlock Shropshire archives' treasures
Shrewsbury school discovers mysterious John Ruskin letter

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Endangered Archives program opens up priceless Palestinian heritage

UN photo archive tells story of Palestinian exodus

Experts call to preserve Qatar’s recent history

Turkey - Izmir's National Library pushes its limits

After 18 years, Internet archive site amasses 410 billion web pages

Librarians, Archivists: why an International Solution is Needed for Copyright Exceptions

What is a book? not just a bag of words, but a thing held by human hands
Reading in Restraint: the Last Chained Libraries

The fight to save endangered ebooks: libraries take on the tricky question of digital preservation

Comparing Formats for Still Image Digitizing: Part One

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