Thursday, 5 February 2015

Vol. 8, no. 23

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
2014 Public Service Employee Survey Results by Question for Library and Archives Canada

Speech by the Librarian and Archivists of Canada - Library as Place

UK National Archives - The UK Government Web Archive: Guidance for Digital and Records Management Teams

Public Record Office Victoria - Victorian Electronic Records Strategy Case Studies

State Records of New South Wales - 2013-2014 Annual Report

2014 Department of Homeland Security Data Mining Report

De la communauté / From the community
Council of Canadian Academies - Leading in the Digital World: Opportunities for Canada’s Memory Institutions

Ontario Council of University Libraries - Report on Accessible Media

PrestoCentre - AV Digitisation and Digital Preservation TechWatch Report, no. 3

Confederation of Open Access Repositories Roadmap: Future Directions for Repository Interoperability

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - Briefing Paper on the Proposed General Data Protection Regulation

HathiTrust Digital Library - 2014 Year in Review

University of Melbourne Digital Preservation Strategy 2015-2025: Implementation Roadmaps

University of Connecticut - Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Digital Preservation Policy

South African History Archives - Promotion of Access to Information Act Civil Society Network Shadow Report 2014

Article - The Historical Archive Reborn: Approach and Strategy for the Archive Network (Israel)

Records Management Journal, vol. 25, no. 1 (March 2015)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 71, no. 2 (2015)

Library Hi Tech, vol. 33, no. 1 (2015)

Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 41, no. 3 (February-March 2015)

Journal of Electronic Publishing, vol. 18, no. 1 (Winter 2015)

Europeana Sounds Newsletter (January 2015)

Ph. D. Thesis - Information Search in Web Archives

Book - Donors and Archives: a Guidebook for Successful Programs

Book - A Cartographic Turn

Book - Historical Perspectives in the Conservation of Works of Art on Paper

Book - Intellectual Privacy: Rethinking Civil Liberties in the Digital Age

Book - Irish Family History Resources Online

Book - Tracing Your Italian Ancestors 

Book - Photo Archives and the Idea of Nation

Livre - Polyptyque: pour une anthropologie communicationnelle des images

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibition - As it is Written: Judaic Treasures from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
January 26 - May 1, 2015, Toronto

Droits d’auteur et législation en muséologie 
24 et 25 février 2015, Montréal

Association of Canadian Archivists McGill Student Chapter 7th Annual Winter Colloquium
February 27, 2015, Montreal

Maturing the Organization from Data Transactions to Information Decision Support
March 5, 2015, Ottawa

Colloque Muséologie, Bibliothéconomie, Archivistique
25 mars 2015, Montréal

Exhibition - Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860
February 25 - June 7, 2015, London (UK)

Les archives en Algérie :  lieux de formation, lieux de recherche et lieux de  pratique
9 juin 2015, Oran

2015 Photographic History Research Centre Annual International Conference 
June 22-23, 2015, Leicester (UK)

Restoration of Paper in Books and Archival Documents
July 13 - August 7, 2015, San Gemini (Italy)

Southern African Pasts before the Colonial Era, their Archives and Ongoing Present/Presence
July 16-18, 2015, University of Cape Town

9th European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation
21-22 September, 2015, Bristol (UK)

International Internet Preservation Consortium Technical Training Workshop 2015 (Recordings of the Opening Day Available)
January 14-16, 2015, London (UK)

Sur le web / On the web
Vidéo - Guy Berthiaume: Bibliothécaire et archiviste du Canada

Picaguess: a Prototype Crowdsourcing App from from the British Library Big Data Experiment

Video - Archives and Digital Humanities

Dshell: US Army Code For Internal Forensics Framework

International Internet Preservation Consortium - Open Wayback 2.1.0

UK National Archives Podcast - Lines on the Map: Records of International Boundaries

Video - Exposing Library Collections on the Web: Challenges and Lessons Learned

Slidecast - Les Archives en France, un réseau sur les réseaux
Slidecast - The Impact of Digitisation on Photographic Heritage

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Statement from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada following the tabling of Bill C-51 (new national security legislation)

Government’s Cloud Computing Strategy Focused on Keeping Data in Canada

The federal government has spent $57 million on access to information consultants since 2006

Canada: Records Retention Now an Access Issue

Government of Canada - Leveraging Information Resources of Business Value Identification Beyond Immediate Compliance

Reports Indicate Canada has Caved on Copyright Term Extension in Trans Pacific Partnership Talks

Long form census: Conservatives nix revival bid by Liberal MP 

Damage from cancelled census as bad as feared, researchers say

Why Canada should reinstate long-form census: Stephen Bede Scharper, associate professor in anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga

Secret 1981 file naming senior diplomat (who served as high commissioner to Canada) as paedophile is released to public by UK National Archives

Architects urge relocating Victims of Communism memorial (to be built next to LAC building)

Site shows how the National Security Agency is collecting information on Canadians

Saskatchewan Archives Show Some Things Never Change

BAnQ invite les professionnels des arts à effectuer un dépôt légal de leurs programmes de spectacles et affiches

Archives Alberta - Creepy Crawly

The Home Archivist: Dust, Mold, and Adhesives (Part I)

Prince Edward Island - Big rock with 1880s etchings made official heritage site

Les collections patrimoniales de la bibliothèque de l’Institut Maurice-Lamontagne sont remises à l’Université du Québec à Rimouski

University of British Columbia Library acquires 800-year-old medieval Papal document

Ryerson University - Cosmetology, Barbering, and Goldsmithing: a look back at Ryerson’s first programs

McMaster University - Hidden gems on display at Mills Library, if you can find them

Using Modularity to Find and Explore Web Archived Communities (from the Canadian Political Party Web Archive)

Forgotten Toronto history: that time an impressive collection of 20th century typography was thrown in the trash

Les archivistes de demain à l’œuvre aujourd’hui aux Archives de Montréal

Prince Albert (Sask.) - Enthusiastic volunteer archivists share their passion

Online open data catalogue aimed at increasing Surrey (B.C.) city’s transparency

Changements à la Société d’histoire de Lanaudière

Lambton County Archives (Ont.) - Local woman finds herself as a child in recently acquired 1940s-era film

Trent Valley Archives (Ont.) asks county council for another $10K for Examiner photo archives project 

Arrow Lake Historical Society (B.C.) - 2015 Newsletter

City of Coquitlam (B.C.) wants archive material

Dématique et système électronique d'archivage : principes relatifs à la représentation de l’information

Afrique / Africa
Maroc - Khoya: les archives sonores du patrimoine juif

Congo - Niari : nomination d'un nouveau directeur du Patrimoine et des archives

Mali : les manuscrits de Tombouctou se meurent à Bamako, prévient l'Unesco

Tunisie - Signature d'un accord de coopération entre la bibliothèque nationale et son homologue iranienne

South Africa - Gauteng breaks ground for new archive centre

Memory, mis-memory, and remembering in South Africa

Amériques / Americas
Chile: International Committee of the Red Cross stores DNA in search for missing persons

U.S. President Tweaks the Rules on Data Collection

Library of Congress - Office Opens up with OOXML

Library of Congress - Rosa Parks' archive opens to the public

National Archives Meets Hollywood: Shares Records Behind The Imitation Game and Unbroken

The Battle for Hollywood Archives

Key Diplomat's Personal Notebook Sheds Light on Inner Workings of US Government Response to Genocide Unfolding in Rwanda in 1994

Court Views State Secrets Too Narrowly, Government Says

NASA scientist tells CIOs to set realistic expectations for big data

Smithsonian - Only known recording of Alexander Graham Bell on display

Delaware - History Matters: Document unearthed at State Archives offers unique glimpse at slavery in First State

Fire rips through Brooklyn warehouse Saturday, burning city and state records

Missouri Municipal League and State Attorney General's Office share Sunshine Law information

Virginia - Does Freedom of Information Act cover court records? No, court administrators say

Historians Sift the Ruins for Ferguson’s Legacy

Acquiring Digital Archives in the Field at Princeton University

University of Illinois - Old books, new availability

Emma Goldman Papers Project Faces Uncertain Future

Columbia - Butler digitization transforms access to rare books by Emily Dickinson

Crowdfunding Access to Archives

Crowdfund this: Campaign to Fund Ambitious Anthology of Independent African American Cinema from 1916-1944

The Long Lost Archives of New York's Most Glamorous Hotel

A New Archive of Chicago Buildings Goes Beyond the Loop

Site's archives aim to save the Jewish experience in Pittsburgh

New tools getting Boston Public Library’s old treasures online to millions

Share Your Neighborhood History with Brooklyn's Digital Archive Project

Ragtime archives given to Heritage Foundation

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s notebooks to be published

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Public Records Office Victoria: Emails are the smoking gun of record keeping

Hong Kong legislature could release files on major controversy from 1996

Hong Kong - Seeking to Save Record of Occupy Central From Destruction

Hong Kong - Studying pests to preserve memories: research into insects may be key to finding out how to maintain heritage items at home

Taiwan - National archives inaugurated in New Taipei

Watch 50 years of Korean cinema for free online at the Korean Film Archive

Vietnam - Pour la préservation des chants folkloriques Vi et Giam

Thailand - Library, national archives, museums enter digital era

China Ancient Books Preservation and Conservation Association is established

Precious manuscripts are at risk in India's public libraries 

India - Digital archive for 200-year-old fauna

Europe / Europa
Fire in major Russian library destroys 1m historic documents: leading scientist speaks of cultural Chernobyl

Up in Flames: how Moscow Can Salvage Damaged Books after Massive Library Blaze

En Allemagne, lire les dossiers de la Stasi peut changer le cours d'une vie

Germany's Spies Store 11 Billion Pieces of Phone Metadata a Year and Pass on 6 Billion to the National Security Agency

Germany - Sketch of Van Gogh found in friend’s scrapbook

Ministry of Finance: First Czech Ministry to publish its Open Data

Amsterdam Museum - Vintage fashion drawings from the Late 1930s

Belgique - La Fondation Roi Baudouin acquiert les archives de l'écrivain Hugo Claus

Belgique - Une couverture de Tintin vendue 2,5 millions d’euros

France - Les écrits de Turgot vendus 8,5 millions aux Archives nationales

Unique collection of 1,400 recording and playback machines in Paris

France - Ouverture de la plate-forme d’annotation collaborative des Archives départementales de Seine-Maritime

Ireland - Secret Legal Process at Work in Boston College Case

Ireland - Boston College tapes: truth-recovery pie in the sky as long as shadow of arrest looms

National Library of Scotland - Ian Rankin backs Muriel Spark archive fundraising campaign

Scottish independence material set for museum expo

New website on all UK war memorials launched

Digital records take something precious from military history

More sex abuse files found in Whitehall archives

Freedom of Information Act 10 years on: how the legislation changed journalism

Magna Cartas united at British Library to celebrate 800th anniversary
Historians debate charges at Imperial War Museums

Saving Human Knowledge at 800 pages an Hour

How have passport photos changed in 100 years?

How I started: Erin Lee, Archivist, the National Theatre

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
ISIS burning books at Iraq libraries and loading artifacts onto refrigerated trucks at night, residents say

Mossoul : les islamistes ont-ils commis le pire autodafé de l'histoire ?

Turkey - Erdogan, Ottoman Archives, and the Armenian Genocide

Ancient tablets disclose Jewish exiles’ life in Babylonia

UNESCO head nixes ‘offensive, unacceptable’ Palestine poster collection

Un projet de modélisation pour la description archivistique : présentation des travaux en cours du Conseil international des archives

Ged versus archivage électronique : concurrents ou complémentaires ?

Fujifilm’s releases interactive website that lets you test out X-mount lenses

The challenges of archiving the online world

Software that can publish every draft of a book simultaneously shows the true beauty of the creative process

Never trust a corporation to do a library's job

What Happens to Historians' Papers After They Die?

MyHeritage Adds 900 Million Records to its Global Digital Archive

Google Inc (GOOG) Changes Priorities with Regards to Archival Projects

Open Preservation Foundation to provide sustainable home for JHOVE

Preserving progress for future generations

Twitter Reaches Deal to Show Tweets in Google Search Results

Getting Big Impact from Big Data

Bibliothèques et humanités numériques 

Projet de mode d’emploi sur les humanités numériques

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