Thursday, 14 August 2014

Vol. 7, no. 50

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Saskatchewan Archives Board - 2013-2014 Annual Report

UK National Archives - In a Spin: Guidance on Spinning out Local Authority Archive Services

U.S. - Inspectors General Letter about Access to Agency Records 

NARA - Metadata Guidance (Draft)

De la communauté / From the community
Bureau de Coopération Interuniversitaire - Guide de gestion d’un projet de numérisation

4C - Investing in Curation: a Shared Path to Sustainability (Draft)

Digital Public Library of America - Metadata Application Profile (Version 3.1)

OCLC - Agreement Elements for Outsourcing Transfer of Born Digital Content

Article - The ICON Database: New Data for Decision-making on Newspaper Digitization and Preservation

Archivists & Archives of Color Roundtable Newsletter, vol. 28, no. 4 (August 2014)

Book - Information Management Solutions: Communications and Collaboration in a Web 2.0 World 

Book - Rule by Numbers: Governmentality in Colonial India

Book - Berry Boys: Portraits of First World War Soldiers and Families 

Book - The Forgotten Fifties: America's Decade from the Archives of LOOK Magazine

Book - Digital Paper: a Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials

Book - Zen and the Art of Local History

Book - Security Architect: Careers in Information Security 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
La numérisation : les meilleures pratiques
3 octobre 2014, Montréal

Creepy Alberta! Archives Week
October 5-11, 2014, Alberta

Webinar - Teaching Information Policy, or The Thing that affects Virtually Every Aspect of Information about which People Often Forget
August 27, 2014
Preserving PDF: Identify, Validate, Repair
September 1-2, 2014, Hamburg (Germany)

Accounts of the Conflict: Digitally Archiving Stories for Peacebuilding
November 17-18, 2014, Belfast (Ireland)

Popular Culture and Libraries, Archives, & Museums
April 1-4, 2015, New Orleans

Webinar - To Standardise or Not: is Normalisation of Video a Thing of the Past? (Recordings Available)
July 30, 2014

Webinar - Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform (Recordings Available)
August 11, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Smithsonian - Transcription Center (Crowdsourcing for a Massive Digitization Project)

NARA Video - Controlled Unclassified Information

4C - Curation Costs Exchange (Beta Release)

Slidecast - Digital Public Library of America: What we Learned by Aggregating Metadata for 7 Million Items

Two Rudimentary Tools and a Few Support Files for Publishing Encoded Archival Description (EAD) Files as Linked Data

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada Proposes New Action Plan on Open Government

Federal departments divulge details of dozens of privacy breaches

Library and Archives Canada - Major Update to the 1861 Census of Canada Database

Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians - Letter to Dr. Guy Berthiaume in Opposition to LAC’s Proposal to Move Hosting of AMICUS to OCLC

Québec - La cyberjustice, pour après-demain

A paradise for genealogists: Quebec’s civil registers
L'Association des archivistes du Québec a un nouveau directeur général intérimaire

Sault Ste. Marie (Ont.) - Local residential school survivor responds to court ruling

Calgary - Stockpile of gifts in city’s archives range from weird to wonderful

City of Greater Sudbury Archives - The Worthingtons key Sudbury pioneers

Pages of history: newspapers from 1917 donated to Corner Brook Museum & Archives (Newfoundland)

Institut Tshakapesh de Sept-Îles - L'héritage innu mieux documenté

Lennox and Addington County (Ont.) to mark 150th anniversary (Lennox and Addington County Museum and Archives will Reopen)

Lida Moser, 1920-2014: la photographe laisse en héritage un témoignage du Québec des années 1950  

Afrique / Africa
Côte d'Ivoire - Interview: G. Baroan-Dioumency Lydie explique l'importance d'avoir un département d'archives

Congo - Documentation : importance d’un service des archives

Congo - 190 instruments de musique traditionnelle serviront de bibliothèque virtuelle

Ghana - Public officials urged to use authorised email addresses

South Africa - What are our parliamentarians saying and hearing about archives?
Nigeria - The military and information management

Morocco Debates Freedom of Information Bill

Amériques / Americas
The Brazilian Bus Magnate Who’s Buying up all the World’s Vinyl Records

Haïti - L'Action citoyenne pour l’abolition de la torture fait don de sept laptops et de trois imprimantes aux Archives Nationales

Development of Archives and Libraries in Mexico

U.S. Congress Moves to Phase Out Printing the Federal Register

Judicial Watch Statement on Declarations by IRS Officials in the IRS Missing Emails Case

National Archives Releases Hispanic Americans in Congress Book: a Look at Latino Lawmakers' Service

NARA records now safe in Alaska State Libraries Archives and Museum

Alaska Supreme Court: Native corporation's shareholders should have records access

Deleting all government emails violates Pennsylvania policy

Despite generous-sounding records law, public documents often hard to get in Alabama

Black hole in Oregon prisons: Piles of paper medical files mean risks and delays

Northeast Document Conservation Center - A Hefty Challenge for IRENE: Working with Delaminating Lacquer Discs

The Treasure in the Old Will: Iowa Women’s Archives Inherits Valuable Nancy Drew Collection

These GIFs From The Smithsonian Archives Make History Come To Life

San Diego State University - Preserving Chicano history for future generations

New York Police Files on Radicals are at Center of a Lawsuit

Electronic health records were supposed to be everywhere this year. They’re not, but it’s okay.
Scarecrow Video raising $100K on Kickstarter to preserve world’s largest archive of movies

Salem Museum nominates recently discovered documents as one of Virginia’s Top 10 Most Endangered Artifacts

Merrilee Proffitt inducted as Fellow of the Society of American Archivists

Netnography and Digital Records: an Interview with Robert Kozinets

Photographer Discovers an Old Leica and 20K Slides in Late Grandfather’s Belongings

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - National Film and Sound Archive moves to preserve WWI collection

Australia - Agent Albert: MP listed as secret KGB informant in Russian archives

Australia - The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

Australia - Old Ships' Logs Help Forecast the Future

Historical records of Korea, Vatican ties go online

Pakistan - Draft of Right to Information law finalised

My personal journey with Citizen Archives of Pakistan's Oral History Project

Files Related to Mahatma's Assassination in National Archives of India Custody: Government

Europe / Europa
Wikimedia Wants You to Remember the Links Europe Wants You to Forget
Germany promotes digitisation of national film heritage

Germany - Retirement of Federal Archives Vice-President Dr. Angelika Menne-Haritz 

KGB watched Czechoslovak Communist Party's leaders: archive

Suisse - Il faut sauver les archives de la radio»

France - Open data et démocratie : la réponse d’Henri Verdier, « monsieur Data » du gouvernement
Surreal Photos that Capture what World War I Looked Like in Color

Ireland - Discover the wills of fallen soldiers at the National Archive

Local historian seeks answers to perplexing question about the number of Irish war dead

British soldier's prison diaries vanish after book deal rejected

UK National Archives - Upgraded version of Discovery launched

British Library - Digital Music Lab: Analysing Big Music Data

British Library - Web Archiving in the JavaScript Age
Behind the scenes at the British Postal Museum and Archive

Academics fear for Warburg Institute's London library, saved from the Nazis

New archives highlight WW1 conscription controversy

15 Million Pages of Historic Medical Books to go Online

Students with autism create electronic archive of Sunderland’s Holy Trinity Church

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - Roads and Transport Authority, the National Archives ink MoU to promote identity, culture

Le patrimoine culturel de Gaza s'effondre sous les bombes

Using Images to Gain Insight into Web Archives?

Text Mining Interchange: the Promise of Digital History

The Data Centers of Tomorrow Will Use the Same Tech Our Phones Do

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