Thursday, 5 June 2014

Vol. 7, no. 40

Hi / Bonjour

Exceptionally, the Documentary Heritage News will not be published next week. / Exceptionnellement, les Nouvelles du patrimoine documentaire ne seront pas publiées la semaine prochaine.

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Setting the Stage for the Future: Speech by the Acting Librarian and Archivist of Canada to the Association des archivistes du Québec at the Congrès 2014

Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada - Annual Report 2013–2014

NARA - Open Government Plan 2014-2016

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Historian - Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1914

Article - National Library of Wales: Digital Collections as Research Infrastructure

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Code of Conduct (Draft for Comments)

Article - Professional Decline and Resistance: the Case of Library and Archives Canada

American Archivist, vol. 77, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2014)

Practical Technology for Archives, no. 2 (June 2014)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 26, no. 4 (2014)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 65, no. 6 (June 2014)

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 40, no. 5 (June/July 2014)

School of Library and Information Science (San Jose State University) Student Research Journal, vol. 4, no. 1 (2014)

Book - Collecting, Curating, and Researching Writers’ Libraries: a Handbook 

Book - Written here, Published there: how Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain

Book - Preserving Complex Digital Objects

Book - Copyright for Academic Librarians and Professionals

Book - The Russian Army in the First World War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Book - Fundamentals and Evolution of MPEG-2 Systems: Paving the MPEG Road

Book - Digital Access and E-Government: Perspectives from Developing and Emerging Countries

Book - Managing Active Business Records

Livre - CD-R et DVD-R sont-ils des supports pérennes d’archivage ?

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Copyright in the 21st Century: Understanding Domestic and International Trends
June 21, 2014, Vancouver

Première assemblée générale de l’association francophone des humanités numériques 
8 juillet 2014, Lausanne

International Conference on Cultural Heritage
November 3-8, 2014, Lemessos (Cyprus)

Webinar - UK National Archives: Cloud Storage and Digital Preservation (Recordings Available)
May 13, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Harvards Above: the History of World War Two RAF Fleet Air Arm Training in Kingston & Gananoque, Ontario

DMPTool (Data Management Plans Tool) version 2 

Slidecast - Records Management for Archivists: Embracing the Dark Side

The Archival Platform Registry (of South African Archival and Memory Institutions and Organisations)

DigArch: a News Aggregator for Digital Archivists

Librarians and Archivists with Palestine - New Website and Solidarity Network

Video Interviews - Experts Discuss Digital Preservation

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Ottawa still improperly collecting info on people requesting access-to-information

Library and Archives Canada releases an updated version of the Immigrants from China database

Library and Archives Canada Acquires Emily Carr's Journal of Queen Victoria's Funeral

Information and Privacy Commissioners for Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia - Letter regarding Bill C-13, the Cyberbullying and Lawful Access Bill

Information and Privacy Commissioner to investigate Alberta government's Freedom of Information requests after allegations of interference

Community Pop Up Museum showcases memorabilia of Torontonians

Queen’s University launches digitzed records of more than 1,000 Kingston-area families

North Vancouver Museum and Archives sure of its 'Pipe' dream 

Stuart Thomson climbed into a biplane to take Vancouver’s first aerial photographs in 1919

Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaw Museum (Nova Scotia) collecting memories for digital archive project

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Projets d'été 2014

Anola (Manitoba) - Municipal record keeper and grave finder honoured

Cornwall (Ont.) - Genealogy group to occupy part of basement at library

North Perth (Ont.) Wants Alternative Archive Access

Une année faste pour la Société d’histoire d’Amos

Drummondville - Des boîtes d'archives locales et sur mesure

La MRC de Charlevoix-Est poursuit ses démarches pour les archives de la Société Historique de Charlevoix

Afrique / Africa
Certaines archives sur l’histoire du Burundi volatilisées

Triompher de l’oubli, la dernière guerre des tirailleurs sénégalais

Le projet « Capital numérique » veut ressusciter et commercialiser les archives audiovisuelles africaines

Declassified U.N. Cables Reveal Turning Point in Rwanda Crisis of 1994

Amériques / Americas
Bahamas - Groups to unite for Freedom of Information rally

NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images

US Secret Service seeks Twitter sarcasm detector

U.S. Federal Records Managers Caught in Squeeze

Thousands of secret investigation files on folk protest singer Peter Seeger will be published on National Archives website

NASA Ames Wrangles Data with Active Archive

Feds push for removal of Spearfish’s D.C. Booth National Historic Fish Hatchery and Archives

Collective Forgetting: Inside the Smithsonian’s Curatorial Crisis

Most Territorial Court Records Will Stay in Alaska

Idaho State Archives digitizing historical newspapers

South Carolina State Library - New Digitization Program for Libraries Announced

Delaware Public Archives adds World War II material to its collection

University of Buffalo launches online LGBT archive

University of Georgia Extension, Digital Library of Georgia release first series of historic farm photos

Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas at Austin) - Meet the Staff: Archivist Amy Armstrong

Yale Film Study Center Joins International Federation of Film Archives

Detroit - Saving our past, one architectural record at a time

Myrtle Beach library unveils air force base archives

Cherokee Nation helps translate Cherokee archives at Gilcrease Museum (Oklahoma)

Exhibiting .gifs: an Interview with curator Jason Eppink

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Budget 2014: axe to fall on government agencies in search for savings (back-office functions of the National Archives and other cultural institutions will be merged)

Australia's human rights dialogue with China failed, National Archives reveal

Australia - Archive Plan Raises Doubts about Future Sydney LGBTI Museum

The fascinating photos that reveal lives of the thousands of people who moved to Australia after WWII

New Zealand govt proposes mandatory data breach reporting

30 000 free, downloadable images from the Museum of New Zealand’s collections

Malaysia - Mobile archive units to visit schools

Vietnam - Imperial Archives of the Nguyen dynasty: a panorama of a regime

Thai Film Archive uploads old films on YouTube

La Chine va aider l'île Maurice à numériser ses archives

China - Historical Archives of Macau to host exhibition on typhoons

Korea - National archives unveils list of Koreans killed after 1923 quake in Japan

India - Outsiders Can't Handle Important Govt Records

Europe / Europa
Google taking requests for ‘right to be forgotten’ online in Europe

European Union commissioner: right to be forgotten is no harder to enforce than copyright

European Union - Meeting of Directors of the Historical Archives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs

Netherlands - Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport Data

Italian exhibit commemorates World War I with previously unpublished documents

Romania - Open Data Coalition launched

The first phase of Europeana 1989 in Hungary is over

German spies will systematically monitor Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of its metadata collection project

German art firm reveals its Nazi-era records

Slovenia - Authors and Opponents of New Archive Rules Stay on Opposite Banks

Les Archives de la diplomatie albanaise rejoignent le Conseil international des Archives

Belgium - Unesco adds University of Leuven archives to Memory register

Suisse - Anciens manuscrits jurassiens numérisés et accessibles en ligne

France - Agnès Magnien quitte la direction des Archives nationales pour l'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel

France - Loi Patrimoines : Hervé Lemoine réagit à la pétition de la Fédération française de généalogie

France - La vie des services d’archives pendant l’Occupation: le cas du service d’archives municipales de Lorient

France - Comment devenir archiviste

Ireland - Cork: Treasure trove goes online in archives move

UK Copyright changes in force

UK National Archives - Talking Archiving the Arts

Archiving BBC Online

This Yeast Archive is Trying to Save Endangered Beer

New film features rare footage showing how the North West faced the Great War

These Beautiful then & now Photos of Liverpool will Delight the History Nerd in You

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
The Future of the Babylonian Jewish Archives: Interview with Dr. Harold Rhode

Qatar's International Media Museum: plans scrapped

International Archives Day at the Modern Heritage Observatory in Lebanon

Future tape archaeology: speculations on the emulation of analogue environments

An Analysis Engine for the DROID CSV Export

Vanishing da Vinci: new nondestructive way to gauge degradation of ancient paper art and docs

Microsoft’s “3-D Audio” Gives Virtual Objects a Voice

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