Thursday, 1 January 2015

Vol. 8, no. 18

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Strategy for Digitizing Archival Materials for Public Access, 2015-2024

Library of Congress - The Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices (Third Edition)

Library of Congress - Foreign Intelligence Gathering Laws

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Cultural Heritage Roadmap for Preservation - Final Version of the Roadmap

Association des archivistes français - Fiche pratique: L’archivage électronique dans les communes et intercommunalités en 4 questions

Pew Research - Technology’s Impact on Workers

Journal of the Japan Society for Archival Science, no. 21 (2014)

Chroniques de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, no. 72 (Janvier-Mars 2015)

Archive Zones Journal, no. 92 (December 2014)

Book - Reimagining Process: Online Writing Archives and the Future of Writing Studies

Book - Records Management (10th Edition)

Book - Library 3.0: Intelligent Libraries and Apomediation 

Book - Disaster Planning for Libraries: Process and Guidelines

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
National Genealogy Conference in Canada  
July 17-19, 2015, Halifax

Webinar - Using Discovery, UK National Archives Online Catalogue
January 19, 2015

Free Live Broadcast - Storage, Disaster Recovery, and Archiving in the Cloud
January 22, 2015

Materialities of American Texts and Visual Cultures
April 9-10, 2015, New York

Digital Heritage 2015
September 28 - October 2, 2015, Granada (Spain)

2015 Oral History Association Annual Meeting
October 14-18, 2015, Tampa (Florida)

Sur le web / On the web
UK Government - Find a Will

BitCurator 1.2.0 Virtual Machine and ISO 

Video - Preserving Arcade Games

Video - Jumping into the Digital Humanities 

France - Des sites d'archives dédiés à la Grande Guerre

Petition - Protect the Library of Birmingham's Unique Collections of Photographs

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Access law needs meaningful review, but not now, minister Tony Clement says

Canada's archives filed under neglect

B.C. - Resurrected treaty made history

Québec - Du papier et des fonds publics gaspillés pour des rapports tablettés

Ontario - Remembering the dead at Huronia Regional Centre

Collection from Regina archival photographer on permanent display

Christmas war letters: my thoughts are wandering back home

Suit of armour remains a mystery for Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, museum

Ottawa historian Tim Cook: an Order of Canada and a new lease on life

Afrique / Africa
Crowdfunding saved Timbuktu’s manuscripts. What’s next?

South Africa - Sands of indifference bury Mbeki's Timbuktu dream

Tunisie - Sihem Bensedrine empêchée de sortir les archives de la présidence du Palais de Carthage

Tunisie - Ridha Belhaj est derrière le report du transfert des archives présidentielles

Tunisie - Archives de la présidence de la République : réunion en vue de tous les intervenants

Les Archives du Maroc vont déménager à Technopolis

Maroc - Mémoire du monde pour protéger les manuscrits anciens

Virginia Tech creates digital repository for Kenya law archive

Amériques / Americas
University of Chile Makes 150 Historic Chilean Films Available Online

Supreme Court of the United States moving to electronic filing

Library of Congress offers window into baseball's evolution

Virgina - Richmond officials planning to publish more government data online

California - Promising new tool will allow public to easily search the dealings of Sacramento lawmakers

California - Suit over Facebook’s practice of scanning users’ messages to go forward

Iowa - Seed libraries struggle with state laws limiting exchanges

No more shushing: retiring state librarian broadcasting changes to Maine’s libraries

Author of Mohegan journal identified as tribe minister: 238-year-old manuscript recounts deathbed words

Expert keeps track of Dallas Cowboys’ attic

Boston College tapes: timeline of the project

Boston College tapes: College says no-one can question project intention

Boston College tapes: professor takes College to task over saga

Boston College tapes: I was man on ground, says Anthony McIntyre

Boston College tapes: victims speak on saga

Boston College tapes: where are the interviews now?

University of Southern California Shoah Foundation to Add Testimonies from Armenian Survivors to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

A Piece of Yale’s Library is Brought Back to Life

Managing Research Data at Tufts University: an National Digital Stewardship Residency Project Update

Archives technician makes Naval War College thesis papers searchable online

McKendree University turns archives into museum

Preserving the future: a rare glimpse inside the EMP Museum vault

Internet Archive Posts 1849 Diary of a New York City Girl

History center harbors 65,000 artifacts from Tampa’s past

Baltimore - City collects Mt. Clare Mansion artifacts in dispute

Five More Digital Archives and Historical Exhibits we Loved in 2014

How two bloggers re-purpose centuries-old recipes for modern cooks

Meet Vice News’s Jason Leopold, the Freedom of Information Act Terrorist

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Secret Cabinet documents 1988 and 1989

Australian diplomat was possible suspect in Moscow embassy bug case: cabinet papers

Australia - Crowdsourcing is our latest weapon against nationalism and Anzackery

Vietnam - Destins d'archivistes: Ngo Dinh Nhu (1910-1963), un archiviste hors du commun

China - Rare photos offer snapshot of Qingdao at turn of the century

India blocks 32 websites, including GitHub, Internet Archive, Pastebin, Vimeo

India - Land records to soon go online in Jammu and Kashmir 

India - First ever private archive that has good, bad and ugly of Indian art

Europe / Europa
Historical Archives of the European Parliament - 2014 at a glance

Can Iceland become the Switzerland of data?

Italy looks for help with heritage

Forgotten fairytales slay the Cinderella stereotype: stories lost in Bavarian archive for 150 years and newly translated into English offer surprisingly modern characters

Greece Votes to Preserve Its Audiovisual Heritage

Russia wants to collect the DNA of every creature

200,000 Additional Gravestone Records from Poland Now Searchable on JRI-Poland

Pologne: Des chaussures de déportés ont été volées au musée du camp nazi de Majdanek

Belgique - La couverture originale d'un album de Tintin mise en vente pour 2,5 millions d'euros

France - Les Archives des musées nationaux rejoignent les Archives nationales en 2015

Livres rares et livres d’art s’ouvrent à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - Tout ce temps passé pour une note que personne ne lira : les secrets de la Pléiade

Les archives du Nord, premier bâtiment d’archives à énergie positive de France

Archeologia, un jeu de société sur l'archéologie made in France

Ireland - National archives release state documents from 1984

Margaret Thatcher’s intransigence in Irish talks revealed in archive files

Ireland - Archivist says Stormont politicians can’t block declassification of files

Ireland - New Oral History Archive must be Independent, Especially from Sinn Fein

Irish priest’s first World War diary to be published

First Scottish Cabinet papers released to the public on January 1st

Scotland - Leith soldier’s war tale revealed by archivists

History of Welsh miners to be saved and made available to public

Wales - Campaign to save Newport Arthur Machen archive gathers momentum

UK - More than 400,000 Freedom of Information requests made since 2005

UK National Archives - Newly released files from 1985 and 1986

National Archives: revelations from the released documents

KGB defector pleaded in vain for help getting family out of USSR, files reveal

Thatcher archives: UK withholds Punjab papers

Just how important is Magna Carta 800 years on?

Wills of Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Beatrix Potter now available online

Waterloo's 'war photographers' showcased in 200th anniversary exhibition at Windsor Castle

Picture Sheffield celebrates 60,000th image and 15th birthday

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Iran - Culture minister elaborates on Free Access to Information Act

Turkish cinema archive collected under one roof

Top Ten Cultural Heritage Stories of 2014

UNESCO launches Open Access Curricula for Researchers and Librarian

Who Owns what in the Genealogy World?

20 Ways to Make People Fall in Love With Your Instagram: a Guide for Libraries and Other Cultural Institutions

How Copyright Makes Culture Disappear

Yahoo Directory Closes, Five Days Early

Your hidden Facebook photos aren't so hidden anymore

The Walkman turns 35

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