Thursday, 6 November 2014

Vol. 8, no. 10

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada's Action Plan on Open Government 2014-2016

Library and Archives Canada - Departmental Performance Report 2013-2014

UK National Archives - Open Government Licence 3.0

UK Intellectual Property Office - Reducing the Duration of Copyright in Certain Unpublished Works (Consultation Document)

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Curation Centre - Five Steps to Decide what Data to Keep

NESTOR - Guideline for Preservation Planning: Procedural Model and Implementation (Version 2.0)

Digital Preservation: a Planning Guide for the Five Colleges

Survey of American Archivists - How Much Did You Earn in 2013?

Communia - Policy Paper on the Re­use of Public Sector Information in Cultural Heritage Institutions

National Information Standards Organization - Protocol for Exchanging Serial Content (Draft for Public Comment)

The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction, vol. 2, no. 1 (November 2014)

New Review of Information Networking, vol. 19, no. 2 (November 2014)

First Monday, vol. 19, no. 1 (November 2014)

IFLA Journal, vol. 40, no. 3 (October 2014)

News in Conservation, no. 44 (October 2014)

Europeana Sounds Newsletter, no. 5 (November 2014)

e-Abhilekh: Quarterly Newsletter of the National Archives of India, vol. 2, no. 1 (April-June 2014)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Archives (Toronto) Newsletter, vol. 22, no. 2 (Autumn 2014)

ISO 16919:2014 - Space Data and Information Transfer Systems - Requirements for Bodies Providing Audit and Certification of Candidate Trustworthy Digital Repositories

Book - The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping 

Book - The Taxobook: Principles and Practices of Building Taxonomies (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series)

Book - World Philology

Book - Crash Course in Marketing for Libraries (Second Edition)

Book - The Power of Memory in Democratic Politics

Book - The History of Photography in 50 Cameras

Book - The Scarlett Letters: the Making of the Film Gone With the Wind

Livre - Les archives électroniques

Livre - Réutilisation des informations publiques (open data) : aspects juridiques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Making of an Archive
November 11-19, 2014, Toronto, Richmond Hill, Peterborough

Simple Preservation Treatments for Flat Records
November 21, 2014, Toronto

Journée Porte Ouverte - Centre d’archives, de généalogie et d’histoire de la maison de la culture de Gatineau
29 novembre 2014, Gatineau

Association des archivistiques québécois - Webinaire : Vendre ses projets ou services, élément essentiel de votre expertise
3 décembre 2014

Society of American Archivists Webinar - Forming Names According to Resource Description and Access (RDA)
December 4, 2014

British Library: GLAMs and the Games Industry
December 8, 2014, London

International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology 41st Annual Conference
June 2-5, 2015, Minneapolis

Rethinking Early Photography
June 16-17, 2015, Lincoln (UK)

Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities
June 25-26, 2015, Dublin (Ireland)

Keystone Digital Humanities Conference
July 22-24, 2015, University of Pennsylvania

Sur le web / On the web
Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online

Slidecast - Involuntary Secondary Permanence: do many Copies Replace the one Original? (by Luciana Duranti)

ALIADA 1.0 (an Open Source Tool to Share Data from Europe’s Libraries, Archives and Museums)

Slidecast - Researcher Identifiers: what’s in a Name (or URI)?

Slidecast - Challenges, Workflows, and Insights in the Collaboration to Preserve America's Public Media

Slidecast - Training the Trainers for Linked Data: a Workshop

Slidecasts - Interrogating the Archived UK Web

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Metadata needs protection, warns privacy commissioner

Information Management Results in the 2013-2014 Federal Government Departmental Performance Reports

Shared Services Canada documents reveal further delays on $398-million integrated government-wide email system

Tabling of the 2014 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada (chapter 7 will be "Documentary Heritage of the Government of Canada, Library and Archives Canada")

Canada's new human rights museum shares oral histories

Speaking truth to power: Canadian war crimes in Korea: a history professor uncovers some troubling evidence from the Korean War

WWI Canadian soldier's remains identified: Sidney Halliday died in the Battle of Amiens, 1918

Prince Edward Island government creates new office to handle freedom of information requests

Archives' Nova Scotia Christmas Cards for Sale 

Québec - Les agendas et les rencontres des ministres seront rendus publics et seront archivés pour quatre ans

L'histoire du Québec encadrée

The Manitoban: a century now online: Q&A with Shelley Sweeney, head of the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

University of Manitoba - Letters from First World War soldiers published online

Information overload? There’s a Big Data Consortium for that: a new academic-industry initiative will help chart Canada’s future

Rare Jewish War Heroes comic from 1944 found in box of donated used books

Mike Dubue crafts a new soundtrack for Canada's first epic film
Toronto’s Great War Attic project takes the family heirloom show on the road
Encapsulating Toronto’s Past: a look at time capsules across the city and what's in them

Hamilton - Dusting off forgotten songs from the Great War

Art Gallery of Hamilton returns Nazi looted painting by Johannes Verspronck

Living archive World War One Thunder Bay Centennial Project commemorate historic conflict

Saskatoon - Book of Remembrance honours fallen soldiers

Publicité Sauvage's posters featured at Old Montreal gallery

Most relatives ‘tickled’ by Guelph (Ont.) archivist finding closeted ‘skeleton’

Brampton Library donates WWII records to Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.)

Port Hope Archives (Ont.) unveils Remembrance Day exhibit

Le Centre d’histoire de Saint-Hyacinthe, un lieu à découvrir

Uncovering the secrets of John Franklin’s doomed voyage

Twitter Adoption and Use by Canadian and US Genealogical Societies

Afrique / Africa
South Africa - Mandela papers may soon be off limits

Rwanda - National Archive Construction Set to Start: Minister Habineza

Algérie - Dans le temple bien gardé du Centre des archives nationales: le doux pouvoir des archivistes

Algérie - Le DG des Archives nationales : la consultation des archives conditionnée

Les éditeurs militants de l'indépendance algérienne: une masse de documents qui constituent de véritables archives citoyennes

France refuses to hand over the remaining archives to Algeria or lingers to do

Amériques / Americas
Haïti - Archives en danger, il reste beaucoup à faire

Insert Quarter: a Profile of the Video Game Archivists at the Library of Congress

Veterans Archives archaic archives give way to simpler computerized system

Supreme Court Refuses Appeal, 50 Sherlock Holmes Works Officially in Public Domain

Archive of Contemporary Music and the Internet Archive Team up to Create a Music Library

Old becomes new: California State Library digitizes 3-D images from 1800s

Florida - State Agency Loses Almost Two Years Worth of Public Records

Genealogy service to provide access to Oklahoma Indian archives

David Carmichael Named State Archivist for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Unboxing the Chomsky Archive: a new website offers a glimpse at a lifetime of work, and the chance to support it

MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections Receives Papers of Jordan J. Baruch

Yale University - Digital humanities go vogue

University of California, Los Angeles - On Excess: Susan Sontag’s Born-Digital Archive 

Samuel Suratt, long-time CBS News archivist, dead at 81

50,000 of Norman Rockwell’s Photographs Digitized

Talking with… an archivist steeped in San Francisco history

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Nepal - National Archives starts preserving ancient papyruses 

Thailand - Scholars want ancient manuscripts to go online 

Thailand - National Library archive online in three years

Myanmar begins to experience inventorying of its intangible cultural heritage

India - Jodhpur to house National Cultural Audio-Visual Archives

Europe / Europa
Continuity of Archives Portal Europe ensured

The Large Hadron Collider is Going to Produce 400PB of Data Every Year

Germany - bwFLA: Functional Long-term Archival and Access: University of Freiburg and Partners

Adolf Hitler's personal copy of Mein Kampf falls £40,000 short of estimate at auction

Archival Reels Capture Life During Wartime in Warsaw Uprising

Archive of Italian Captain Carlo Montu’s Aviation Heroics at Auction

Netherlands - Rotterdam City Archives discovers photos of 1500 British soldiers from the First World War

Netherlands - Historian Discovers 800-Year-Old Medieval Doodles in Some of the World’s Oldest Books

Netherlands - Negotiations between Elsevier and universities failed

Sonia Combe : Il faut toujours s'interroger sur l'origine d'une archive... (sur les archives des anciens pays communistes)

Suisse - Les archives d'entreprise: contrainte ou patrimoine identitaire ?

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects

Hopelessly inaccurate record of Irish WWI dead criticised

Open Licensing at the National Library of Scotland

UK cultural institutions leave their WWI cases empty to protest insane copyright

UK National Archives - Launch of the Design Collection

UK National Archives - Dramatising revolution: a new outreach project

British Library - Interoperable Infrastructures for Digital Research: A proposed pathway for enabling transformation

British Library - Powering the UK Web Archive search with Solr

MPs’ expenses: official records from scandal-hit era have been destroyed

Magna Carta 800 years on: recognition at last for England’s greatest export

University of Manchester - A book 100 years older than the Magna Carta goes digital

Who will save the historical treasures that inspired Downton Abbey?

Hammer horror archive opens to public for first time

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
UNESCO Director-General Calls for Halt to Attacks against Cultural Diversity in Iraq

Égypte - La Bibliotheca Alexandrina: patrimoine de l'humanité

Jerusalem Post sues Israel Hayom over digital archive

Finally ISO 16919 is published, ISO auditing can start

Voiceprints being harvested by the millions

The Internet Archive, Trying to Encompass All Creation

The Internet Archive Now Lets You Play 900+ Classic Arcade Games in Your Browser

What’s Behind the Great Podcast Renaissance?

In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

Le XML pour écrire du texte, l’EAD pour produire des données

Next generation of optical storage offers a big data option

Audio for Eternity: Schüller and Häfner Look Back at 25 Years of Change

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