Thursday, 12 February 2015

Vol. 8, no. 24

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada Strategic Policy Suites (Available on the Internet at Last)

Copyright Board of Canada - Discussion Paper on Two Procedural Issues

B.C. - Government Information Act 

UK National Archives and Research Libraries UK - Guide to Collaboration between the Archive and Higher Education Sectors

Archives de France - Étude sur le traitement de fichiers numériques "techniques" (plans) d'un fonds d'archives d'architecte

De la communauté / From the community
E-Ark - Three New Reports: SIP Draft Specification ; AIP Draft Specification ; Maturity Model for Information Governance

College Arts Association - Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts

Council on Library and Information Resources - The Center of Excellence Model for Information Services

Recode - Using Existing Open Access Networks to Support Policy Harmonisation Across Europe 

A Unified Approach to Preserving Cultural Software Objects and their Development Histories

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives Journal, no. 44 (2015)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 7, no. 4 (February 2015)

Information Standards Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 4 (2014)

The Almanac: Newsletter of the Chiliwack (B.C.) Museum and Archives (Spring 2015)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 1 (January 2015)

Book - Management Accounting at the Hudson's Bay Company: from Quill Pen to Digitization  

Book - Afterlife of Events: Perspectives on Mnemohistory

Book - Encounters with Popular Pasts: Cultural Heritage and Popular Culture

Book - Social Semantic Web Mining

Book - The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries Instruction, Administration, and Staff Productivity: Volume 1

Book - The Metadata Handbook: a Book Publisher’s Guide to Creating and Distributing Metadata for Print and Ebooks (2nd Edition)

Book - Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage: Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

Book - Playful Intelligence: Digitizing Tradition

Book - Down and Out in Scotland: Researching Ancestral Crisis 

Book - Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and other Ephemera Found in Libraries

Livre - Archivistes de 2030: réflexions prospectives

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Third Annual Family History Day
February 14, 2015, Grande Prairie (Alberta)

Ottawa Heritage Day 2015
February 17, 2015, Ottawa

2015 Toronto Open Data Day
February 20-22, 2015, Toronto

Webinar - Discover Canada Government Publications and Legislative Libraries via the GALLOP Portal 
February 26, 2015

Free Online Course - Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts
January 20 - March 6, 2015

Webcast - Presenting the Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use of Collections Containing Orphan Works
February 26, 2015, Washington D.C.

The Audience is the Archive: how Performance has Changed our Notions of Special Collections
February 27, 2015, New York

35th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
July 6-10, 2015, Jerusalem

Web Archiving: Preserving the History of Data-Driven Society (Recordings Available)
January 28, 2015, National Library of Estonia 

Webinar - The Right to Information: Designing Laws to Support Effective Implementation (Recordings Available)
February 5, 2014

Webinar - Digitization is Possible: Identifying & Overcoming Barriers (Recordings Available)
February 6, 2015

Webinar - The Right to Information in Morocco: Features and Lessons (Recordings Available)
February 12, 2015

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Canada’s Flag: the Maple Leaf Forever

Video - On the Road to 2017 with Library and Archives Canada

UN Human Rights Office Launches Major Online Database of Treaty Body Case Law 

Video - What's Going on in Lugansk and Donetsk Archive (Ukraine)

Video - Improving the Odds of Preservation

Video - Online-Only Media: 21st Century Collection Crisis? 

Slidecast - Green Shoots: Research Data Management Pilot at Imperial College London

Slidecast - The Stuff we Forget: Digital Humanities, Digital Data, and the Academic Cycle

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Concerns about copyright in Canada

Antonia Maioni, President of the Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences: We haven’t forgotten the long-form census

MP Paul Dewar, Mayor Jim Watson speak out against site for victims of communism memorial (to be built next to LAC building)

2014 e-discovery year in review

Queer Archives in Canada


Manitoba Legislative Library receives collection of rare books

Will the internet be the death of museums? The Royal Ontario Museum doesn't think so

Royal B.C. Museum’s interactive website a portal to B.C.

La pdg de BAnQ élue vice-présidente du conseil d'administration de l'ÉNAP

Online Dispute Resolution to Become the Norm in Quebec?

Viola Irene Desmond: 2015 Honouree, Nova Scotia Heritage Day

Ontario Provincial Police seizes BlackBerry in deleted e-mail investigation

Dalton McGuinty aides planned to delete records of staff who discussed gas plants

Two Decorated Brothers: Leo and David Heaps at the Ontario Jewish Archives

Ukrainian Canadian Archives and Museum of Alberta at standstill due to $4M funding shortfall 

The hard task of writing a university history

University of Alberta, Harvard team up to bring hidden medical data to light

Concordia University - Acquisition of Ken Whittingham fonds

University of British Columbia Acquires Books with Possible Link to Oscar Wilde

McCord Museum acquires significant collection of magic memorabilia

Gramophone tour to memorialize RCAF airmen lands at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (Ont.)

Behind the scenes at the Toronto Archives

Vancouver - Veterans share memories of war with next generation 

Il est essentiel pour les communautés francophones de montrer leur patrimoine

Montreal - Jewish General Hospital: Archives working with McGill Practicum Student

History Pin already posting pictures of yesteryear Sarnia (Ont.)

Ontario - Thieves accidentally steal a bit of Navan's history (a small black book containing a roughly 20-year record of marriages)

Lloydminster (Alb.) - History on display at City Hall

Techniques de la documentation: un milieu pour les gens avides d’information

Appel à tous: Chronique d’archives de la Revue d’histoire de l’Amérique française

Afrique / Africa
Financial assistance, a key mechanism for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in Africa

Tunisie - Mohsen Marzouk (conseiller politique auprès de la présidence de la république) : les archives présidentielles ne peuvent être déplacées

Mali - Bamako conference urges emergency action to safeguard manuscripts

Côte d'Ivoire - Incendie aux impôts de la Riviera 3: le bureau des archives part en fumée 

Congo - Coopération culturelle : la Bibliothèque nationale dotée de plusieurs ouvrages russes

Rwanda strives to take custody of Genocide International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda archives

South Africa - Lost court records delay judgment in activist court case

South Africa - Chief Justice details R600m plan to store court documents online

Amériques / Americas
Trinidad and Tobago - National Archives awarded Public Service Diamond Standard Certification

A big win for open government: Sunlight Foundation gets U.S. to release indexes of federal data

Library of Congress Receives Papers of American Composer Marvin Hamlisch

ARMA Launches Coalition to Advance Public Sector Information Governance 

A Painstaking Effort to Reunite Forgotten Films with their Owners

Montana archivists saving history in a digital age

New York - Salvaged from fire, document restoration underway

Warehouse fire raises questions on perishable public records

New York - Donation Will Preserve Historic Documents Burned in 1911 Capitol Fire

Guardians of Maine's Cultural Treasures Fear Impact of LePage's Tax Proposal

With release of thousands of emails, Jeb Bush opens window to his time as Florida governor

Florida - State reviewing protocol after giving Bush email archive with sensitive information

New legislation would update Maryland Public Information Act, improve access to public records

Columbia - Rare Book & Manuscript Library Acquires Frederick Fried Coney Island Collection

A Glimpse Inside the Hidden Vault where Harvard Keeps Millions of Books

Stanford Libraries to acquire the Chinese American Citizens Alliance archive

East Carolina University archivists to catalog items from more than 600 outdoor theaters

Digitizing Southwest Minnesota State University’s archives

Dallas cultural center's archives to be preserved by University of North Texas 

University of Maryland - Crowdsourcing History: Take a Look at what’s on the Menu?

Unknown Andy Warhol Discovered in Carnegie Mellon Archive by Artnet Critic Blake Gopnik

Occupy Houston assassination plot records won't be released

The New York Public Library is Using Old Maps to Create a Time Machine of the City

Doctoral student finds first known footage of 1915 Chicago ship disaster that killed 844

Conservation Documentation Metadata at Museum of Modern Art: a National Digital Stewardship Resident Project Update

Wisconsin Veterans Museum - Preserving images of the Civil War in the age of Google

Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives - Digital collection available

Florida - Keys Library Acquires Historic Document: a 19th-Century Facebook

Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Interview: Three Trainers Launch Virtual Courses

A California startup tries to capture the elusive spoken word and make it searchable

How a Lone Hacker Shredded the Myth of Crowdsourcing

Meet the Archivists Working to Preserve Classic Sex Films

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Preserving records for Forgotten Children

Australia - Queensland State Archives' digital strategy going to plan

Digitial New Zealand - Creative reuse and digital collections

Japan - 70 years after WWII: Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry racing to collect war vets’ stories

Fiji - Archival Training for Salvaging Waterlogged Records

The National Archives of the Republic of Indonesia

Asia Art Archive's Mobile Library travels to Myanmar

All Internet is Local: Digital Folklore in China

All India Radio has digitised around 1, 40000 hours of archival material, plans to outsource digitisation

India - Digital archive to preserve Kolkata’s past

Europe / Europa
Lithuania - Digitizing the Jewish Past

Hey, fashion geeks! Prada has put its whole archive online

National Library of the Netherlands - Take-up of Tools within the Succeed Project: Implementation of the INL Lexicon Service in

Poland restricts access to digitized cultural heritage

Belgique - Les Archives de l’État veulent un musée virtuel sur la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Belgique - La gestion des archives des administrations publiques flamandes : compétence flamande ou fédérale ?

France - Les Archives nationales (Fontainebleau) resteront fermées encore au moins un an

France - Dépôt légal : projet de réforme

ProQuest Transforms Research with Digitization of Rare, Historical Works from Bibliothèque nationale de France 

France - Classement du fonds de la section spéciale de la cour d’appel de Paris : une étape décisive est franchie

France - Les archivistes de Rennes sauvent l'esprit de Charlie

Twitter : ce que les graphes nous disent de #CharlieHebdo

Ireland - Police seek loyalist's Boston College tapes in murder, attempted murder and robbery investigation

Ireland - Boston College tapes: Winston Rea loses legal challenge

Ireland - First Digital Archive of Troubles Art Launches

Scotland - Edinburgh team to create visual archive of UK tower blocks

Scotland - Effort to conserve Tain's 500 year old Papal Bull

National WW1 Welsh letters archive plans

UK - Save our sounds: 2030 and the threat of audiovisual extinction

The memories of the British people who met and befriended the wartime American air force

How much is a retro-computer worth?

The cost of retaining old records

Forgotten edition of the Magna Carta that could be worth £10million discovered in a scrapbook in a Kentish town's archive

University of Bristol - Send us your election literature for archive

Exploring a wealth of local history in York Archives

Expert cracks mystery of historic manuscript found buried in Trafford council archives

Can you help find 800-year-old Droitwich Town Charter?

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Museums in Israel: the National Portal is launched

Syrian Monuments Men Race to Protect Antiquities as Looting Bankrolls Terror

Go digital by all means, but don't bring the venture capitalists in to do it

The World’s Email Encryption Relies on a Guy Who is Going Broke

Email is not Forever: Advice on Archiving

The Ultimate Guide to Information Architecture

The Confusion about Information Governance

Keeping our games alive: video game archiving and preservation/

Modèle conceptuel et description archivistique ?

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