Thursday, 13 November 2014

Vol. 8, no. 11

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Information Commissioner of Canada - Letter to the President of the Treasury Board on Action Plan 2.0 for the Open Government Partnership initiative

NARA - 2013 Records Management-Self Assessment

Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative - Guidelines: File Format Comparison Projects

Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative - Guidelines: MXF Application Specification (Draft for Comments)

De la communauté / From the community
Royal Society of Canada - The Future Now: Canada's Libraries, Archives, and Public Memory

Pew Reseasrch - Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era

Ithaka S+R - Information Literacy and Research Practices

From Code to Community: Building and Sustaining BitCurator through Community Engagement

4C - Curation Costs Exchange Framework

Understanding Recognition Technology: an Insider's Guide

RBM: a Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, vol. 15, no. 2 (Autumn 2014)

Information Management, vol. 48, no. 6 (November-December 2014)

Information & Culture: a Journal of History, vol. 49, no. 4 (2014)

The Electronic Library, vol. 32, no. 6 (2014)

Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 3, no. 6 (November-December 2014)

Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail - Bulletin d'information, vol. 1, no. 4 (Automne 2014)

Book - Management Skills for Archivists and Record Managers 

Book - Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century

Book - Kracauer: Photographic Archive

Book - Archive Crisis

Book - The Ethics of Memory in a Digital Age: Interrogating the Right to be Forgotten

Book - EBIA Record Retention Requirements for Health & Welfare Benefits

Livre - Album Gabrielle Roy

Livre - Des archives aux terrains: essais d'anthropologie historique

Livre - Secrets d’État: les grands dossiers du Ministère de l’Intérieur (1870-1945)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Hockey Hall of Fame - Hockey and the First World War 
November 10, 2014 - February 2016, Toronto

Data Security: Protecting Information in the Era of Big Data
November 27, 2014, Charlottetown

Big Data and History: how Web Archives Will Challenge, Complement and Enhance the Historical Profession
November 28, 2014, Wolfville (Nova Scotia)

Patrimoines 3.0: Le numérique : nouveaux enjeux, nouvelles formes
28 Novembre 2014, Montréal

The Future of our Libraries: a chat with Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada
December 11, 2014, Ottawa

Exhibit - Lines in the Ice: Seeking the Northwest Passage
November 14, 2014 - March 29, 2015, London (UK)

Webinar - The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative, Describing Learning Resources with, and more? 
November 19, 2014

Capturing Dark Data & Handwritten Information for Better Information Governance

Webinar - Case Study of Digital Record Keeping in Finland (Recordings Available)
November 6, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Canadian Historians and the Media

Nouvelle chaîne Youtube - BAnQ Films d'archives

British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa Youtube Channel

Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (France) - Grand Mémorial (Base nationale sur les soldats de la 1ere Guerre Mondiale)

PERICLES Extraction Tool (for the Extraction of Significant Information from the Environment where Digital Objects are Created and Modified)

UK Data Service Launches QualiBank

KOST-Val, version 1.4.7 (validateur de formats avec nouvelle possibilité d’une double validation PDF/A)

Video - Effect of Humidity Fluctuation on a Rare Book

Video - Digital Preservation at the Library of Congress 

Video - Open Government Data : Data Supplier of Open Research Data (by the head of Information Technology Unit at the Swiss Federal Archives)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Policy making suffering in Canada without the long-form census

Suzanne Legault, Federal Information Watchdog, Says Office Almost Broke

Guy Berthiaume - Library and Archives Canada: at the Crossroads

Library and Archives Canada helps identify soldiers killed during First World War

LAC welcomes the publication of the Royal Society of Canada report on the state and future of libraries and archives in Canada

Report cites Library and Archives woes, urban-rural library divide

Canadiana - Digitizing registers of the Canadian Expeditionary Force

Canadiana - New First World War military newspaper titles

Photography of the First World War: Part I: the Canadian War Records Office

Call for Exhibitors at Legislative Assembly of Ontario

Locating Radio History in Ontario, Canada

Remembering Alberta and the Great War at the Provincial Archives of Alberta

Saskatchewan - A Century of Remembrance

Lest We Forget: records document Manitoba casualties of the First World War

Winnipeg posts photo archives online

University of Manitoba - Something to remember: the Frederick D. Baragar collection

BAnQ met la main sur un livre ancien remarquable (Description de la Louisiane) grâce à un don

Yvon Lemay, professeur à l'Université de Montréal - La mémoire de l’art: comment les artistes contemporains manipulent et recyclent les archives artistiques

University of Toronto librarian creates a musical legacy: local listening parties celebrate the diverse and expansive record collection of the late Wayne Sorge

On Display: the University of Toronto and the Great War

L'Université Laval poursuivie en recours collectif pour 4 millions de dollars en violation de droits d’auteur

A look back at war through the McMaster University archives

McGill University - Posters offer insights into “The Patriotism of Death”

Montreal - Black Watch regiment: Candid WW I photographs yield 100-year-old mystery

Memory of local war dead hits home in Montreal West

Monkman acquis par le Musée McCord (oeuvre réalisée à partir de 30 portraits puisés dans la collection d’Archives photographiques Notman)

Captivating artist’s conception of wartime Halifax

Newfoundland - Death Penny uncovers new piece of history

Poppy Project maps link Chilliwack (B.C.) past and present

Black war vets remembered at Amherstburg museum (Ont.)

Mapping pre-1600 European manuscripts in the U.S. and Canada

Donation d'annuaires téléphoniques au Centre d'archives régional des Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Société du patrimoine des Beaucerons - Un partenariat qui dure depuis plus de 20 ans

Quand le virtuel ébranle le réel: de quelques problèmes fondamentaux posés par la numérisation des archives culturelles

13 Questions with… Stephanie Glandon, System Administrator and Technical Business Analyst, Natural Resources Canada

Afrique / Africa
How Europe covered its back (about archives in Africa)

South Africa - Ruling puts public’s access to court documents in jeopardy

Morocco - UNESCO promotes records management for effective implementation of freedom of information right

Niger launches a capacity-building programme for the safeguarding of its living heritage

Algérie - La France coloniale s’est approprié des archives constituant la matière brute des historiens

Archives restituées à l’Algérie : ni falsifiées ni truquées

Amériques / Americas
Furor Over CIA Shake-Up of Email System

Congress Just Gave the Archivist the Power to Protect the Panetta Review from the CIA

Library of Congress - World War I Remembered: 100 Years Later

The A-files: National Records center in area mines holds history of immigrants

Newly declassified audio reveals unscripted daily life in the Nixon White House

The Uncensored FBI Letter to Martin Luther King Found Hidden in the National Archives

A history largely forgotten: 23,000 photos that tell the story of US-China collaboration to fight the Japanese in World War II

Rare Steinbeck WWII Story Finally Published

Vietnam War-era documents donated to Delaware Public Archives

Lost Love Letters Belonging to Marilyn Monroe to be Sold at Auction

Sexual Minorities Archives receives eviction notice

Hollywood honours digital archivist

Digital Preservation Capabilities at Cultural Heritage Institutions: an Interview With Meghan Banach Bergin (University of Massachusetts)

Primary Stages Launches Oral History Project, a Video Archive of Pioneers who Created Off-Broadway Movement

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Department of Defence destroying and hiding sensitive documents

National Library of Australia's Trove website celebrates five years of uncovering the past

Australian Red Cross donates 100 years of memories to University of Melbourne archives

New Zealand - University of Canterbury earthquake archive wins national award

Pakistan - Land management records: land mafia, missing data hindering computerisation

India - Bahir State archives to compile banned documents

Europe / Europa
EUscreenXL Offers Attractive Home for Archival Videos

Right to be forgotten poses more questions than answers

Berlin’s public Stasi archives serve as constant reminder of that era

The computer that can piece together Stasi documents

Secret war crimes indictments of Nazis released after seven-year fight

Music Archival Collections at the Bavarian State Libary 

L'ONG Memorial, archives de la Russie soviétique, condamnée à se taire?

Picasso’s grandson shares hundreds of intimate family photos with the world

Suisse - Les 10 ans du Centre de coordination pour l’archivage à long terme de documents électroniques

Suisse - Sauvegarder les archives des enfances volées dans le canton de Vaud

France - La Grande Collecte : ces Français qui ont confié leurs souvenirs aux archives

France - Un siècle plus tard, les archives de la Grande Guerre livrent l’histoire des soldats fusillés

France - Dans les livres de la bibliothèque de Lyon scannés par Google, les traces des travailleurs invisibles

How pictures of the Eiffel Tower at night violate copyright

1790s Paris reborn through archival research in Assassin's Creed: Unity

This may be the oldest surviving photo of a human

How Georges Perec’s lost first novel has finally come to be published

Archive of interviews with veterans of Irish War of Independence could be made public

World War One: Belfast soldiers' letters inspire short film

Ireland - Soldier's century-old snaps found in archive

UK National Archives - Foreign Office 1111 index cards available online

UK National Archives - A day in the life of an archivist

Imperial War Museum library threatened with closure

Imperial War Museum library petition gathers strength

British Libary - Collecting First World War Websites: November 2014 update 

Scotland Yard searching the Bodleian Library for Dickens Dossier on alleged child sex abuse

Digitised WW1 diaries highlight battle confusion

Hidden Stories Revealed Through WW1 Footage

African and Caribbean War Memorial unveiled at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton

Lost Dylan Thomas notebook may cast light on his most impenetrable poems

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Palestine - Ramallah's artistic uprising inspired by city archives

Images Released of New Herzog & de Meuron-Designed National Library of Israel

Sultanate of Oman - Environment & Climate Affairs Minister Approves Procedural Tools for Documents Management

Hunger Strike Averted as Turkey Ups Art and Heritage Jobs

Managing information in cloud systems

WITNESS: Digital Preservation (in Plain Language) as a Tool for Justice

Big Data and the Underground Railroad: industry and government say collect everything, history suggests this is a bad idea

Agencies Find New Ways to Manage the Video Data Tsunami

A non-archivist's perspective on cataloguing born digital archives

What is the Professional Archivist’s Role in the Evolving Archival Space?

VeraPDFa Consortium awarded Phase 1 of PREFORMA Call for Tender for PDF/A validation

Rewriting history in 140 characters

Twitter Firehose Reveals How Weather Affects Mood

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