Thursday, 9 October 2014

Vol. 8, no. 6

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - Directive on Open Government

European Commission - Film Heritage in the European Union: Report on the Implementation of the Recommendation on Film Heritage 

NARA - Strategy for Digitizing Archival Materials for Public Access, 2015-2024

Commission d'accès aux documents administratifs (France) - Rapport d’activité 2013

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner - Freedom of Information Guidelines (Updated Version)

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Public Library of America - GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) Hack-in-a-Box: a Short Guide for Helping you Organize a GLAM Hackathon

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - What is Fixity, and when Should I be Checking it?

Association des archivistes français - Archives, histoire, travail de mémoire et politique de la ville : quels modes de coopérations pour quelles politiques publiques?

OCLC - Success Strategies for Electronic Content Discovery and Access

Open Knowledge Foundation - Open Definition 2.0

A Modest Proposal for Improving Access to Archives (and Other Records)

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 43, no. 4 (October 2014)

Journal of the Institute of Conservation, vol. 37, no. 4 (2014)

Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 3 (2014)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 70, no. 6 (2014)

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 38, no. 3 (September 2014)

Scandinavian Library Quaterly, vol. 47,  no. 3, 2014 (Special Issue on Metadata)

First Monday, vol. 19, no. 10, October 2014 (Special Issue on Napster, 15 years on: Rethinking Digital Music Distribution)

Association of Research Libraries - SPEC Kit 343: Library Support for Faculty/Researcher Publishing

Book - Staging the Archive: Art and Photography in the Age of New Media

Book - Information Needs Analysis: Principles and Practice in Information Organizations

Book - The Evolution and Equilibrium of Copyright in the Digital Age

Book - Doing Oral History: a Practical Guide (Third Edition)

Book - Performing Information Governance: a Step-by-Step Guide to Making Information Governance Work

Livre - Archives de la Grande Guerre: des sources pour l'histoire

Livre - La Chine, une passion française : archives de la diplomatie française XVIIIe-XXIe siècles

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibit - The Thinking Heart: the Literary Archive Of Wilfred Watson
October 16, 2014 to January 30, 2015, Edmonton (University of Alberta)

Open Data, Quality and Visualization with Données Ouvertes Montréal
October 22, 2014, Montreal

Big Data Symposium: Constructing a Data Driven Business
October 29, 2014, Toronto

DNA 101 for Genealogists
October 29, 2014, Arnprior (Ont.)

Oral History Workshop: Engaging with Stories
November 1, 2014, Thunder Bay

Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives - Simple Disaster Plans for Small Institutions
November 20, 2014, St. John's 

Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives - Archives and the Arts
November 21, 2014, St. John's 

Webinar - Innovative Solutions for Dealing with Born-digital Content in Obsolete Formats
October 20, 2014

Webinar - Government and Legislative Libraries Online Publications Portal into Government Docs and Legislative Libraries
October 22, 2014

Diasporic Literary Archives
October 23-24, 2014, Yale University

DLM Forum: 7th Triennial Conference: Making the Information Governance landscape in Europe
November, 12-14, 2014, Lisbon (Portugal)

Linked Data in Libraries: Let's Make it Happen (Videos and Presentations Available)
August 14, 2014, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Canadian Archives at Risk?

UK National Archives - Free Course: Responsible for Information (for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises)

National Library of Wales App - Gwlad Gwlad

Slidecast - Using Semantic Technologies to Create Virtual Families from Historical Vital Records

Siegfried: a PRONOM-based, File Format Identification Tool

International Encyclopedia of the First World War

Cumulative Bibliography of Library History 2000-2013

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Conservatives to change copyright law, allowing free use of news content in political ads

Federal scientists muzzled by media policies, report suggests

The story behind Canada's most famous photo of the Second World War

US National Archivist Praises Genealogist's Contributions during a conference at LAC

Library and Archives Canada - Discovering the Héritage Collection Through Archives Search

Alberta - Archives get creepy

Québec - Loi sur les archives : les dossiers juridiques sont-ils concernés ?

Centuries-old Halifax city council minutes go digital

A drink with Toronto archivist Sarah Carson

Prince Edward Island - Health files moving out of derelict building

L'honorable Don Boudria fait don de ses archives au Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française

New Brunswick - Saint John Jewish Historical archives transferred to New Brunswick Museum (starting at 26:53)

Candidatures au conseil d’administration du Réseau des archives du Québec

A passion for record-keeping has earned a local Regina business owner startup money

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.) is in Style This Fall

Cambridge (Ont.) - Franklin mission fuelled by crucial local meeting

Afrique / Africa
Badilisha, World's Largest African Poetry Archive, Now Mobile Enabled

Information about national campaign of public administration records appraisal in Mozambique (2013-2014)

Angola: Minister Underlines Importance of Music in Preservation of Angolanity

Sénégal: ARTICLE 19 publie une étude sur l'accès à l'information dans le cadre de la lutte contre la fistule obstétricale 

South Africa - 13 Officials Ordered to Destroy Nkandla Records 

Amériques / Americas
Argentina - Inside the company that god rid of email

Branzilian Government Develops Toolkit to Guide Institutions in both Planning and Carrying out Open Data Initatives

Declassified Documents Play Important Role in Legal Proceedings Against Baby Doc and Associates

The Library of Congress Wants You (and Your File Format Ideas)

Unlocking the Mysteries of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Transcript

Records awareness, awareness of records

Donations drying up for Lincoln Presidential Library foundation, chairman tells lawmakers

Librarians won’t stay quiet about government surveillance

Peering into the Secret Diaries of American Artists

Interview: Nevada State Library and Archives

Vermont - State archivist honored by peers

Arctic discovery places 118-year-old University of Alaska Fairbank map in mix of current events

Newly Published Titanic Court Documents are Released

Watch rare footage of the Senators beating the Giants in the 1924 World Series

Photographing the African American Baseball Experience

Holocaust Theater Archive Established at University of Miami

Emory University acquires archives of fiction author, short story master Flannery O’Connor

University of Arizona - New Digital Archive Details Challenges for Mexican Journalists, Migrants

Digital archive group CyArk captures New Orleans in 3-D using laser beams

History Buffs Discover Their Hidden Past in New York Public Library

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - National Film and Sound Archive turns 30 amidst belt-tightening measures

Australia - War memento returned: it was like him coming home

Tips for Citizens Documenting Hong Kong’s Protests

The story of Cambodia’s stolen children

China launches crackdown on leakage of military information 

Kashmir - JK issues guidelines on records damaged by floods

India - Clean India campaign unearths century-old record

Europe / Europa
Europe's cultural treasures online: opportunities ahead

Europeana, the Austrian National Library and Google join forces to make Europe's cultural heritage more open

Friends of the Historical Archives of the European Union association celebrates its first year

Bosnia and Herzegovina burnt state archives restored

Belarus celebrates day of archivist 

Vienna Philharmonic Will Digitize Archives Revealing Nazi Past

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Hopes to Digitize Lithuania Archives, but where is the Cash?

Safe driving, Nazi-style: Archival footage shows German society just a few years before Second World War

Allemagne : un institut de protection de la jeunesse possède des milliers d'archives de films X

Newly found Hollywood Mussolini film screened in Italy

Luxembourg - Réouverture du bâtiment principal des Archives nationales après d’importants travaux de mise en conformité

Help the National Library of France acquire a national treasure

France - Fontainebleau : les Archives nationales cambriolées

France - Théâtres, opéras, musées: l'Institut national de l'audiovisuel veut centraliser les archives vidéo de la culture

France - Les archives françaises du Web s’ouvrent aux bibliothèques de province

France - Ecrits du philosophe sur le net: des archives de Tocqueville à découvrir

France - Désavouée par les employés, la directrice des archives départementales de la Charente s’en va

France - Archives départementales de l'Aisne: l’histoire passée à l’aspirateur

France - Bordeaux : des siècles d’archives en ligne

Ireland - Revolutionary past laid bare as military archives show path to independence 

Ireland - Time to let us see the secret Garda historical records 

Scotland - Rare images of St Kilda's modern primitives found

UK National Archives - The Hollywood battalion

Eduardo Paolozzi’s huge personal archive donated to Tate gallery

Smartphone snaps of the First World War

Bodleian Library saves priceless photo archive

Extraordinary box of treasures discovered in attic reveals one man’s life during the First World War

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates National Archives to Manage Digitisation of Napoleon Museum in Italy

US college archives named after United Arab Emirate’s Khalaf Al Habtoor

Israeli Library's Manuscripts Tell Unique Stories

Antiquities Lost, Casualties of War: in Syria and Iraq, Trying to Protect a Heritage at Risk

What Does it Take to Be a Well-rounded Digital Archivist?

History: the key to decoding big data

What Activists Need to Know About Video Archiving and Preservation

Poor records management causes misleading policies, misplaced funds

How do we keep e-books from being lost in a deepening digital memory hole?

How to read and write old floppy disks

The Future of Saving the Past

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