Thursday, 11 December 2014

Vol. 8, no. 15

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
British Columbia Government Records Service - Email Decision Diagram: Keep or Destroy?

British Columbia Government Records Service - Managing Website Content

National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy - The Australian Research Data Infrastructure Strategy

Queensland State Archives - Discussion Paper: General Retention and Disposal Schedule Renewal

De la communauté / From the community
Preservica - Essential Guide: Affordable Digital Preservation for Libraries and Museums

Strategic Content Alliance - Towards a UK Digital Public Space: a Blueprint Report

Forum de Tokyo - Le numérique, une chance pour la culture

Enssib - Étude de repérage sur les interfaces documentaires innovantes

Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives - Annual Report 2014

Article - The Role of Functional Provenance between Archival Appraisal and Description: do we need an EAC–F Standard?

American Archivist, vol. 77, no. 2 (Fall-Winter 2014)

Library Management, vol. 36, no. 1-2 (2015)

Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, vol. 52, no. 1 (2014)

Arbido: périodique de l'Association des archivistes suisses et de Bibliothèque information suisse (4/2014)

Timeless Business Processes and Services Newsletter, vol. 3, no. 3 (December 2014)

École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information - Archives et création : nouvelles perspectives sur l'archivistique

Book - Managing Digital Objects: Analysis, Discovery and Retrieval

Book - Porn Archives

Book - Resource Description and Access (RDA): Element Set 

Book - Displaced Heritage: Dealing with Disaster and Suffering

Book - The Emergence of Digital Libraries: Research and Practices

Book - Memory on Trial: Media, Citizenship and Social Justice 

Book - Social Media for Creative Libraries: how to Maximise Impact and Reach 

Book - The Architecture of Privacy: on Engineering Technologies that Can Deliver Trustworthy Safeguards

Book - Manuscript, Print and Memory: Relics of the Cankam in Tamilnadu

Livre - Les musées et leurs publics: savoirs et enjeux

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
First Annual Islandora Conference
August 3-7, 2015, Charlottetown

Catholic Archivist Group Conference
September 21-24, 2015, Saskatoon

Cours en ligne massif et ouvert - Bien archiver : la réponse au désordre numérique
25 janvier au 8 mars 2015

International Conference on Ancient Manuscripts of Mali
January 28-30, 2015, Bamako (Mali)

Copyright & Cultural Heritage 2.0: Protecting Creators, Sharing Content
February 2, 2015, Edinburg (Scotland)

Hackathon avec des données culturelles suisses
27-28 février, 2015, Berne 

8th International Workshop on Personalized Access to Cultural Heritage
March 29 - April 1, 2015, Atlanta

Hagley Fellows' Conference on Technology and Memory
April 18, 2015, Wilmington (Delaware)

Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Records Managers - Government Secrecy in the Era of Openness
June 19, 2015, London (UK)

Writing Digital: Mix Digital 3
July 2-4, 2015, Bath Spa University

Webinar - Case Study of Digital Record Keeping in Estonia (Recording Available)
December 4, 2014

Sur le web / On the web
Parliamentary Treasures: a Glimpse inside the Archives of the Senate of Canada

Vidéo - Au coeur du patrimoine: la restauration des documents (BAnQ)

The New York Times Open-Sources its Hive Crowdsourcing Platform

British Library - Two Off the Map Games Available as Free Downloads 

Video - Robert Darnton: Digitize, Democratize: Libraries, Books, and the Digital Future

Video - Developing a Digital Preservation Framework

Podcast - The Human Side of Digital Preservation

Podcast - A Pilot with Public Participation in Historical Research: Linking Lived Experiences of the First World War

Slidecast - Introduction to Information Architecture & Design

Slidecast - Cendari: Leveraging Natural Language Processing for Research in Historical Archives

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Information commissioner pleads poverty, Tory MPs say raise fees

Scrap Access to Information fees instead of raising them, Information Commissioner says

Canadian Digital Media Trends by the Numbers

Library and Archives Canada holds its Stakeholders Forum meeting

Library and Archives Canada - Recent discovery of Sir John Franklin expedition flagship, HMS Erebus, has created a buzz for both the public and historians

Letter to the Editor - Our archival past important to future (on Library and Archives Canada)

Christmas Cards Available at the Nova Scotia Archives

Freedom of information should apply to University of Prince Edward Island, say students

Diocèse de Montréal - Correspondance romaine centenaire

South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.) working towards a new home

Centre d'archives de la région de Thetford - Acquisition d'un fonds d'archives exceptionnel pour l'histoire de notre région

Afrique / Africa
Limitations and Exceptions for Libraries, Archives and Education at World Intellectual Property Organization: what to Know about the Africa Group Proposal

South Africa - High court halts auction of Steve Biko's autopsy report

Rwanda’s National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) and Aegis Trust announce plan to preserve Gacaca Archives: world’s largest collection on transitional justice

Ambassador of the Netherlands to Rwanda visited Gacaca Archives

The Malian Crisis and the Disproportionate Focus on Manuscripts

Il y a 100 ans, les Archives Nationales du Bénin

Fatoumata Cissé Diarra, directrice des archives du Sénégal : l’édification d’une Maison des archives est une priorité absolue

Algérie - Délivrance des visas et récupération des archives de la guerre : une coopération à sens unique

Zimbabwe receives books of Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning writer who grew up there

Amériques / Americas
Brazil Truth Commission Releases Report

Saint-Martin (Antilles françaises) - Médiathèque et archives enfin inaugurées

Library of Congress - The Modern Beauty of 19th-Century Data Visualizations

The Onion: National Archives Clearly Stored Constitution in Three-Ring Binder

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) joins records management coalition

New Hampshire - State agencies awash in documents and running out of space to store them

Vermont Historical Society to get Barre records

Thousands of Einstein Documents are Now a Click Away

What could be lost as Einstein’s papers go online: even in our digital age, scholars should visit their subjects’ archives, not just surf their sites

Reporters Committee sues University of California for access to historic government documents 

Harvard - Crowdsourcing old journals: project uses Web participation, video games to digitize documents

University of Texas seeks to keep secret cost of author Gabriel Garcia Marquez archive 

Cornell to Digitize a Rich Hip-Hop Archive

New Orleans - NOLA Hip-Hop and Bounce Archive goes online 

Love letters from Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller to Marilyn Monroe sell for nearly $122,000

The Archivist's Dilemma: Q&A With Oddball Films' Stephen Parr

Chicago Film Archive holds keys to the city's history

Boston is Archiving These Historic Photos of Boston's Elevated Railways

Archives, Access, and the Sounds of New York City: an Interview with Kenneth Goldsmith

Preserving Carnegie Hall’s Born-Digital Assets: a National Digital Stewardship Resident Project Update

Keeping Vintage Black Music Alive: a Conversation with Sonic Archivist Harry Weinger

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Library of Australia - 15 million newspaper pages digitised

The missing email that sent South Australia into a spin

Vietnam - Un patrimoine est légitime quand il est utile à l’homme

Japan - Kobe opens online-photo archive of Great Hanshin Earthquake disaster to keep memory alive

Hong Kong volunteers photograph and reclaim artworks ahead of police clearance of Admiralty protest site

China publicizes videos documenting Rape of Nanking

India - Delhi wants a digital single archive for 1.2 billion of people

Museum collection of rare Indian shellac records

Europe / Europa
The National Archives of the Netherlands receive nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award 2015

Books from Oscar Wilde's library discovered at the National Library of the Netherlands

Netherlands - Leiden University: Crowdfunding success for Menno ter Braak library

Hungary - Northern Town of Ózd to Host National Digital Archives

Cardinal Oscar Mejia, former Vatican archivist, dead at 91

Italy - Save the Biblioteca Laurenziana

Romania’s Digital Agenda to drive growth and competition

Lost 1927 Disney Christmas film found in Norway

Guerre 39-45: découverte des archives du tribunal de guerre du Reich

Austérité et archives coloniales en Belgique et au Portugal

Belgique - Les archives coloniales, un patrimoine en danger malgré les appels au gouvernement

Belgique - Bruxelles: 101 originaux de bande dessinée mis aux enchères

Documents de Thomas Hürlimann remis aux Archives littéraires suisses

Suisse - Changements dans la gestion des archives neuchâteloises

French Official Campaigns to Make Right to be Forgotten Global

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Pourquoi un livre est-il rare ?

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Succès de l’appel au don pour l’acquisition d’un Trésor national: le manuscrit des Douze Césars

France - Archives départementales du Pas-de-Calais: À vos plumes ! Des carnets de poilus à retranscrire sur Wikisource

Ireland - Hidden files on policing could change the definition of torture

Ireland - State sanctions phone and email tapping

Hidden Stories: the Genetic Secrets of Ancient Parchments

How to research your family history using the archive services in Wales

UK National Archives - Researching First World War through personal objects: dog tags

UK National Archives - The Information Game: Alan Turing and Transfer of Government Archives

British Library - An Early Holiday Present: Forty-six new Greek manuscripts online 

Churchill feared Japanese invasion of Falkland Islands, archives suggest

Sir Patrick Moore's archive acquired by the Science Museum

University of Warwick - First Comprehensive Online Archive of Troubadour Crusade Poetry Created

Fort Amherst archives moved out of storage

George Orwell’s jail time confirmed by unseen court records

War poet Isaac Rosenberg recognised in archive footage from the trenches

Man jailed for punching a hole through £8million Monet painting

Rare Dylan Recordings Set for Release in Copyright-Extension Bid

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel arrests relic looters from Dead Sea cave

Royalty, Espionage, and Erotica: Secrets of the World's Tiniest Photographs

Are you ready for EAD3? It’s coming soon

Guide for Identification and Treatment of Mold and Foxing in Libraries and Archives

Methods of Repairing Corrupted or Damaged PDFs

Exploding ARC Files with Warcbase

Document destruction: how-to achieve the paperless office

Estimating Duration of Open Reel Audio

It’s Official: Instagram is Bigger Than Twitter

Google Cultural Instiute - Bringing the museum to your mobile

Study of massive preprint archive hints at the geography of plagiarism

Looking for history-related crowdsourcing projects for new site

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