Thursday, 23 October 2014

Vol. 8, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Guides to Sources Relating to the Canadian Militia, 1855-1988 and to Canadian Naval Vessels, 1909-1983

Australian Information Commissioner Annual Report 2013-2014

De la communauté / From the community
Portail international archivistique francophone - Rapport annuel 2014

National Digital Stewardship Alliance - Web Archiving in The United States: a 2013 Survey

Heritage for Peace - Towards a Protection of the Syrian Cultural Heritage: a Summary of the International Responses Volume II (March 2014 - September 2014)

UNESCO - Gender Equality Heritage and Creativity

Harvard - Policy on Access to Digital Reproductions of Works in the Public Domain

Succeed - Report on the Infrastructure and Datasets Provided for Evaluation Purposes and their Usage 

Fiche pratique - Concevoir un projet de numérisation (mise à jour)

Article - Archives Portal Europe: a Challenge of Harmonisation and Outreach

Code4Lib Journal, no. 26 (2014)

Saskatchewan History, vol. 66, no. 2, Fall-Winter 2014 (The Great War Edition)

Impact Digitisation Centre of Competence News, no. 7 (2014)

Book - Digital Diplomatics: the Computer as a Tool for the Diplomatist?

Book - Integrity in Government through Records Management: Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston

ARMA TR 26-2014 - Understanding Electronic Records Storage Technologies 
Available through the ARMA International bookstores:

Book - Genealogy Online (Tenth Edition)

Book - More Library Mashups: Exploring new Ways to Deliver Library Data 

Book - The Taxobook: History, Theories, and Concepts of Knowledge Organization

Livre - Images interdites de la Grande Guerre

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Image Process: a Fundraiser for the Western Front Archive
October 25, 2014, Vancouver

Fundraiser for South Peace Archives (Alberta)
October 25, 2014, Grande Prairie

Council of Nova Scotia Archives - MemoryNS Training Sessions
October 27 to November 3, 2014, Yarmouth, Halifax and Sydney

Webinar - Choosing your File Format
October 27, 2014

Les Archives et la genèse des lois 
13 et 14 novembre 2014, Paris

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure -The Challenges of Publishing Finding Aids in a Digitally Joined-Up World
December 2-3, 2014, The Hague (Netherlands)

Global Digital Humanities 2015
June 29 - July 3, 2015 Sydney (Australia)

International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) 2015
November 2-6, 2015, Chapel Hill (North Carolina)

43e Congrès de l’Association des archivistes du Québec (Actes du congrès disponible)
28 au 39 mai 2014, Laval

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Out of the Ordinary: Rare Books

University of Toronto Podcast - Private Presses (by Sophie Schneidman, an International Rare Book and Print Dealer)

Qatar Digital Library now Online

Vidéo - La gestion des archives avec Alfresco

Slidecast - Digital Records Provision for the City of Stockholm 

Slidecast - Digital Preservation and Open Data

Bibliography of Writings on the History of Libraries, Librarianship, and Book Culture, Fall 2014

UK National Archives Podcast - Big Ideas: Understanding Patterns of Behaviour for Users of Public Records

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Digital privacy proposal hits the Commons floor

La seule bibliothèque francophone de Pêches et Océans Canada ferme ses portes

Canadian Library Association - Cuts to Statistics Canada are Harming Canadians

Justin Trudeau about Library and Archives (starting at 14:04)

Wikimedia - Une première collaboration GLAM au Canada avec BAnQ

Wikimedia - First GLAM collaboration in Canada with BAnQ

BAnQ - Les archives du Pouvoir : les dossiers des séances du Conseil des ministres (1970-1988)

Résidence d’auteur à BAnQ

New Audio functionality added to Yukon Archives Descriptive Database

More Battershill letters donated to the Archives of Manitoba

Personal info of 15,000 people accessed in B.C. government database breach

Prince Edward Island privacy commissioner denied budget increase

Council of Archives New Brunswick - 2015 Calendar : Hope Restored - Spem Reduxit - L'Espoir Renaît

Couple's love affair with Bye Bye Blues gets classic Canadian film out of copyright limbo

German photographer gets fantastic perspective of Canadian workers

Hamilton historian tells stories of the dead

B.C. - Get lost in the archives in Lake Country

Association des archivistes du Québec - La revue Archives prend le virage électronique

Commission Charbonneau : les journalistes dénoncent une prison pour l’information

Livre sur l'histoire de Drummondville - Actuel, différent et loin du noir et blanc

Anchor from Canadian Navy's first ship believed found in Halifax

Afrique / Africa
Afrique du Sud - Remise à l’institut national de l’audiovisuel des enregistrements sonores du procès de Rivonia de 1964 (Nelson Mandela)

A love letter to Nigeria: the master photographer who captured nation's life

Nigeria - Record Keeping is the Building Block of History: Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola

Côte d’Ivoire - L’ONU dote la Commission électorale d’une salle d’archives rénovée et équipée

Le ministre des moudjahidine à partir de Béjaïa : le plus gros des archives est en Algérie

Fermeture des services des Archives nationales du Sénégal

Mozambique to develop a national strategy for the safeguarding of its living heritage

Britain donates 400 archiving boxes to Malawi Meteorological Department

Amériques / Americas
Empower NARA to fix record keeping

Obama's presidential library: four radical visions of the future from top architects

David Ferriero: not your father's archivist

The National Library of Medicine Launches Web Collecting Initiative to Capture and Preserve Selected Ebola-Related Content

Federal Libraries Continue Their Mission in the Face of Challenges

The Eagle has landed: Nasa launches free sound librar

Archivists find 1840 document with Lincoln-related information

The Lesbian Herstory Archives Celebrates 40 Years

Kellogg gives $2.3M endowment to Mississippi state archives

Alaska - Juneau archives facility to be named for Tlingit hero

Secretary of State Jim Condos celebrates Vermont Archives Month

Nevada Historical Society American Gaming Archives - Behind the deal: The hidden world of gaming

North Dakota - New State Archives Exhibit explores 125 Years of Statehood

Emma Goldman: Still too hot to handle? University of California Berkeley set to pull plug on anarchist’s archive

Toni Morrison Papers will go to Princeton

Science fiction fanzines to be digitized as part of major University of Iowa initiative

University of Texas blasts its antagonist in Olympic archive dispute

Stanford University - The ePADD Team on Processing and Accessing Email Archives
Yale - Mellon grant will support development of new online platform to study ancient Chinese texts

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth receives $500K to support Luso-American archives 

Arizona State University - Lecture focuses on preserving stories in the digital era

Researchers hope search engine will shed light on dark data

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Archives push governmentt to go fully digital

On the tracks of Australia's last record maker

Australia - New South Wales Government gets ready to throw out the floppy disks

Thaw reveals photographer’s notebook from Captain Scott’s Antarctic hut

Japan - Street View Imagery of the Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library now available on Google Maps

China likely will never open all files on painful past, official says

Malaysia - Replace official secrets law with Freedom of Information Act, urges young lawyers group

Europe / Europa
SBU (Ukraine Security Service) to declassify archives and name KGB agents

Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University Acquires Documents from Hungary’s Democratic Transition

Vatican's Manuscripts Digital Archive Now Available Online

Collection of Religious Writings Finds a Home in a Maltese Archive

Gibraltar - Records of wartime evacuation go on-line

Armenia - The National Archive seeks to compile the list of Armenian Genocide victims

Picasso : 200.000 papiers retrouvés et bientôt classés

Belgique - Collaboration: des historiens demandent l'ouverture des archives

France - Lille : les archives municipales sont en ligne

La surveillance politique : comment lire les archives de police sur le Parti communiste ?

Scotland - Archives are all a matter of record for Glasgow

BBC to publish right to be forgotten removals list

The BBC debuts Genome, a database covering all Radio Times listings from 1923 to 2009

UK National Archives - Children to tell Tommies tales in our First World War competition

UK National Archives - The Hollywood battalion, part two

British Library - Using BitCurator to investigate literary archives

MI5 spied on leading British historians for decades, secret files reveal

Every criminal record in the UK is filed by the Association of Chief Police Officers Criminal Records Office, but this is only one part of the work they do 

The British Red Cross release new archive

Rotherham abuse scandal: MPs want missing files answers

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums - Family memories: a soldier’s Great War sketchbook

Wellcome Library funds a new partnership to digitise 800,000 pages of mental health archives

Dr. Brian May lends rare Victorian collection of stereographic photographs to Tate Britain

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
ISIS threatens Iraq's priceless cultural heritage

Priests race to save manuscripts from jihadists in Iraq

A rare 2,000 year old inscription dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian was found in Jerusalem

The race to archive Twitpic before 800 million pictures vanish

Reclaiming History for the Future

Personal Digital Archeology Illustrated

Construire une culture numérique et participative dans une institution patrimoniale

How to Explain Big Data to your Grandmother

A Dynamic New Tool to Preserve the Friendsters of the Future

Data Mining Reveals How News Coverage Varies Around the World

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