Thursday, 18 December 2014

Vol. 8, no. 16

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Speech - Guy Berthiaume: A Season in the Life of Library and Archives Canada

UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport - Independent Library Report for England

National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago - Brochure

De la communauté / From the community
United Nations -  A World that Counts: Mobilising the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

Support Action Centre of Competence in Digitisation (SUCCEED) - December 2014 Reports

Research Libraries UK - National Digitisation Review 

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Web Annotation Data Model (First Public Working Draft)

Article - The Digitization Age: Mass Culture is Quality Culture: Challenges for Cultural Heritage and Society

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 38, no. 4 (December 2014)

Journal of Library Metadata, vol. 14, no. 3-4 (July-December 2014)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 71, no. 1 (2015)

Journal of Information Science, vol. 40, no. 6 (December 2014)

International Journal of Conflict and Violence, vol. 8, no. 1, 2014 (Special Issue on Violence, Justice, and the Work of Memory)

Feliciter, vol. 60, no. 6 (December 2014)

Documentaliste Sciences de l'Information, vol. 51, no.4 (2014)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 4, no. 9 (November 2014)

La Réserve: Bulletin d'information de la Société d'histoire de Drummond, no. 2 (2014)

For the Records: Newsletter of the New South Wales State Records, no. 108 (December 2014)

Thesis - Information Search in Web Archives

Book - Digital Heritage and Culture: Strategy and Implementation

Book - Oral History and Digital Humanities: Voice, Access, and Engagement

Book - Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites

Book - The Ethics of Remembering and the Consequences of Forgetting: Essays on Trauma, History, and Memory

Book - The SAGE Handbook of Intellectual Property

Book - Multilingual Information Management: Information, Technology and Translators

Book - A Directory of Rare Book and Special Collections in the UK and Republic of Ireland (3rd edition)

Book - Book Destruction from the Medieval to the Contemporary

Livre - Les genres de documents dans les organisations: analyse théorique et pratique

Livre - Le temps des humanités digitales: la mutation des sciences humaines et sociales

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
How Legislation Affects Archives or How not to go to Jail
March 12-13, 2015, Toronto

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland 2015 Conference
August 26-28, 2015, Dublin

19th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries
September 14-18, 2015, Poznań (Poland)

78th ASIS&T Annual Meeting
November 6-10, 2015, St. Louis (Missouri)

Association des archivistes du Québec - Présentation du livrel Archiviste d'aujourd'hui (vidéo disponible)
14 décembre 2014

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

Support Action Centre of Competence in Digitisation (SUCCEED) - Final Conference (Videos Available)
November 28, 2014, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Waterloo Region - Remembering the Great War Database

Video Series - Major Photographic Processes Used Throughout History

Video - British Library: Big Data, Small Data and Meaning: the Conundrums of Tool Use in the Humanities

Slidecast - Automatic Publication of Library and Museum Data into the LOD Cloud

Slidecast - Succeed in Digitisation: National Library of the Netherlands

Indiegogo - The Destruction of Memory

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canadian federal e-petitions system one step closer to reality

Winning design for victims of communism memorial (to be built next to LAC building) features 100 million memory squares

Jury member goes public with criticism of victims of communism memorial site

Royal Proclamation to 'kitchen accord;' Canada's history on display in Winnipeg

Library and Archives Canada - Digitization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Personnel Service Files: Update of December 2014

Newly Digitized Microfilms on the Héritage Portal

News from Library and Archives Canada

Why are our national archives being locked from public view?

Letter to the Editor - Archives problems should be fixed (on Library and Archives Canada)

A Small Sign of Progress at LAC

BAnQ et Wikimédia : une première collaboration GLAM au Canada

BAnQ - Des ancêtres prisonniers, anglais et protestants?

Archives Society of Alberta - Access to Holdings 2015-2016 Applications now Available 

McMaster University Archives: Yuletide greetings from the First World War

University of Guelph Historical Book now Available in Digital Format

Happy Holidays from the Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections

Quelques présents des Archives de Montréal en ce temps des fêtes

A permanent record of Waterloo Region’s Great War soldiers

Esquimalt Municipal Archives (B.C.) now online

Kings Historical Society (Nova Scotia) offers unique and different Christmas gifts

Belleville and Hastings County (Ont.) - Community Archives preparing for historic move

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda: Gacaca Archives Digitisation Starts in January 

Namibia - The acting head of the National Archives has been convicted of corruption

Bénin - Commémoration du centenaire des archives nationales : AlassanI Tigri engagé pour un nouvel essor du patrimoine

Spy messages could finally solve mystery of UN chief’s death crash: US urged to hand over intercepts to establish truth of 1961 plane accident in Zambia in which Dag Hammarskjöld died

Tunisie : l’accès du citoyen aux documents administratifs, la condition d’une bonne gouvernance

Congo - Une expertise française au profit de l’archivage de la Direction générale de contrôle des marchés public

South Africa - Culture seen as key to reconciliation

South Africa - Missing documents at the Department of Home Affairs

South Africa - Intangible heritage and the archive

Amériques / Americas
Donation of archives to Trinidad was an implicit indictment of Guyana’s failure to preserve its heritage

Library of Congress - ​Preserving our nation's film heritage

25 movies chosen in 2014 for preservation in National Film Registry at Library of Congress

Library of Congress and OCLC - Working Together to Clarify Approaches to Library Linked Data

Archivist of the United States Appoints Director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

NARA - Young Fidel Castro Wrote Frannklin Delano Roosevelt to Ask for 10 Bucks

Delays plague Hillary Clinton's State Department files

From landfill to Smithsonian collections: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Atari 2600 game

Oldest Time Capsule in US Unearthed at Massachusetts State House

Interview: Arkansas State Library

Iowa's court system going paperless

The Goizueta Foundation to support the creation of a Digital Humanities Laboratory at the Yale University Library

At St. John's, a quest to save ancient texts

Columbia  University - Center for Digital Research and Scholarship Launches New Digital Dante Research Resource

Institute of Outdoor Theatre Archives to be processed at East Carolina University

Central Michigan University digitizes plant and fish samples into online database

Crowdsourcing prize for cataloguing F1 video archive: winners announced

A Cultural History of the Baseball Card

Sotheby's Smashes World Record for a Photography Auction

Maurice Sendak Museum, Archive Planned in Ridgefield

Rare Photos of Shoeshine Tradition Discovered in Pacific Grove Archive

Robert Wolfe, Archivist of Nazi Documents, Fought Relentlessly To Expose Holocaust

Oklahoma - A Genealogist who Spent his Life Building a Cherokee Archive Retires

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
West Australia archives hold key to history

University of South Australia - Archive captures three generations of Australian political history

Hong Kong protesters seek to archive their art, words for posterity

Hong Kong - Archive restores silver screen’s luster

Taiwan - Des archives de la Terreur blanche rendues publiques

Bangladesh - Star, Grameenphone launch online Liberation War archive

Tongan Royal Archives digitizes history

India - Centre de-classifies files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

India - Digitising Endangered Village Archives: the Sundarbans Case

Europe / Europa
Update on Europeana Cloud's Technical Infrastructure

How the Lithuanian Art Museum shares their culture with the world

Germany - Vast archive of kimono stencils found in Dresden museum

Old Images of Greenland Show Stunning Changes when Compared to Today

Georgia - National Archive restores old Georgian maps

Spanish Newspaper Publishers’ Association now Asks Government to Help Stop Google News Closure

External traffic to Spanish news sites plummets after Google move

National Library of Spain statement regarding Resource Description & Access (RDA)

Missing artwork rediscovered in Stuart Little sells for over 200,000 euros at auction

Archives fédérales suisses - Les photographies d’identité judiciaire de Carl Durheim : le plus ancien fonds connu d’archives policières publié sur Wikimedia Commons

France - Au Service Historique de la Défense, des fonds consultables sans réservation

Association des archivistes français - Confiée aux services d’archives, la conservation de données personnelles n’est pas incompatible avec le respect des droits des citoyens européens

Médinathèque du Musée des Civilisations Européennes et Méditerranéennes : 60 ans d’archives audiovisuelles de la Méditerannée

De l'archive au témoignage : le premier cinéma de guerre

France - Les écolos veulent créer un centre d’archives LGBT à Paris

Ireland - Knight of Glin’s personal papers now in national archive (Maynooth University)

Wales - Cardiff University explores family archives

UK - Data retention laws: cost of setting up metadata storage scheme is still unclear

British Library - Chance discovery casts new light on origins of polyphonic music

British Film Institute and BBC restore first ever British science-fiction movie

BBC - Archive touch-table developed for 50th anniversary of Midlands Today

Tate puts Unpublished Archival Material of British Artists Online

London’s Screen Archives bring borough’s past back to life

Cambridge University archives show Enoch Powell refused to support Nigel Farage in by-election 20 years ago

University of Cambridge - Crown jewels of English lute music go online

Winchester Cathedral’s hunt for stolen Bible pages worth £1m: eight could have been taken in past 150 years

Designated Arts Council status for Nottingham lace collection

800 years of Poole’s fascinating history can be catalogued, thanks to funding

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Saudi archiving center restores millions of ancient documents

Stealing from history: the looting and destruction of Iraqi and Syrian heritage concern us all

An Introduction to the New Syrian National Archive

Making waves with the Qatar Digital Library

World Intellectual Property Organization Members Conclude Year Positively with Copyright Committee, Despite no Changes to Text

Google constitution archive adds Arabic documents

An Oral History of the First Cyberfeminists

Rio Tinto mines dark data

Rehousing is not processing

Ensuring long-term access: PDF validation with JHOVE?

The image in the 21st century: how digital photo archives have changed the way the world looks

In an All-Digital Future, It’s the New Movies that will be in Trouble

Pour quelle mission de la chaîne archivistique êtes-vous fait(e) ?

Gifts for archivists and librarians: from the practical to the luxurious

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