Thursday, 12 March 2015

Vol. 8, no. 28

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Librarian and Archivist of Canada Speaking Notes - Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About LAC but Were Afraid to Ask

Portuguese Web Archive - A First Attempt to Archive the .EU Domain

U.S. Department of State - Review of State Messaging and Archive Retrieval Toolset and Record Email

U.S. Public Health Emergency - Public Access to Federally Funded Research: Publications and Data

De la communauté / From the community
Several Library and Archives Associations - Statement on New report from United Nations Special Rapporteur on Copyright Policy and the Right to Science and Culture

Digital Collection Contexts: Workshop Report

MetaArchive Cooperative - Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation

Article - Digital Preservation of Scholarly Content, Focusing on the Example of the CLOCKSS Archive

Article - A Shared Geospatial Metadata Repository for Ontario University Libraries: Collaborative Approaches

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 8, no. 2 (March 2015)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 2 (February 2015)

Transitus Domini: Bulletin des Archives de l'Archidiocèse de Québec, vol. 1, no. 1 (2015)

Free eBook - International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance: Killing Sites Research and Remembrance

Book - More than Words: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art 

Book - Managing Cultural Heritage: an International Research Perspective

Book - Running a Small Library: a How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians (Second Edition)

Book - Data-ism: the Revolution Transforming Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, and Almost Everything Else March

Book - The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries Research, User Applications, and Networking: Volume 2

Book - Data and Goliath: the Hidden Battles to Collect your Data and Control your World

Livre - Raconter son histoire familiale

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Most Feared Topic: Enterprise Information Management Software for Physical and Electronic Records
March 24, 2015, Regina

Webinar - Tracing your Ancestors: Women in the Military Services during First World War
March 16, 2015

Researching and Writing the History of your House 
March 26, 2015 (London)

Webinar - Cloud Storage and Digital Preservation Case Studies
March 27, 2015

Webinar - Email, Social Media and Website Archiving for Beginners: an Archival View for Librarians 
April 9, 2015

Massive Open Online Course - Objects that Define America
April 15 - May 15, 2015

Cours en ligne massif et ouvert - La Première Guerre mondiale expliquée à travers ses archives (2e session)
27 avril - 15 juin, 2015

Massive Open Online Course - Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum
Starting June 1, 2015
Webinar - Measuring the Right to Information (Recording Available)
March 12, 2015

2015 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Symposium (Papers Available)
March 12-13, 2015, Philadelphia

Sur le web / On the web
Canada's History Video - Maps That Changed our World

Podcast - Major Contours in the History of the Book in Canada

Cape Breton University - Beaton Institute Launches Digital Archive

Video - AtoM Introductory Webinar

British Library - Videos to Help Bring Awareness and Discussion to Online Privacy

Centre de coordination pour l'archivage à long terme de documents électroniques - CSV2SIARD Version 1.9

Indiana University - MediaSCORE and MediaRIVERS (Free, Open Source Media Preservation Prioritization Software)

First Version of Transkribus Now Online (Enables Users to Transcribe Documents with HTR Support)

UK National Archives Podcast - Vanishing for the Vote: Diverse Suffragettes Boycott the 1911 Census

Video - Preserving New York Public Library’s Audio & Moving Image Collections

Video - Preserving the Born-Digital Cultural and Scientific Record

NARA - @ThisisArchives Staff Twitter Account

Slidecast - Gestion électronique des documents vs Système d'archivage électronique

Slidecast - Introduction to Text Analysis with Python and the Natural Language Toolkit

Slidecast - Data Description Registry Interoperability Working Group

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

E-petitions coming to the House of Commons after the next election

Treasury Board President Tony Clement concern about electronic information access queried

NDP asks federal info watchdog to probe email deletion by former Jason Kenney aide 

Memo to Canadian politicians: don't try Hillary Clinton's email tricks at home

RCMP database remains out of date, police and prosecutors say

Research is Getting a Bit More Open: Good News for Historical Research in Canada

Normand Charbonneau Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Library and Archives Canada

For the Record: Early Canadian Travel Photography: an exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada

Canadian Library Association Technical Services Network (TSN) working group on LAC negotiations with OCLC

Newfoundland - The foundation for The Rooms Provincial Archives

Nunavut still not ready to take Inuit artifacts stored in Yellowknife

Mariage forcé pour la Cinémathèque? Des ténors de l’industrie craignent une fusion avec BAnQ et ses conséquences sur l’organisme de renom.

Crise à la Cinémathèque: le conseil d'administration tente de calmer le jeu

New cultural centre recommended for Prince Edward Island arts industry

UBC students launch desktop recycler that turns pop bottles into 3D printer plastic

McMaster University shines a light on local music legends

Un manuscrit du poème Le Vaisseau d'or d'Émile Nelligan classé document patrimonial

John Lennon and Yoko Ono bed-in images found in Outaouais

Ombudsman raps city of Winnipeg for how it denied access to police HQ documents

Musée Héritage Museum (Alb.) photo on display in the new curling exhibit at Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

My London: Harmonious history revealed

Register for first Wasaga (Ont.) school in archives

Peterborough (Ont.) - Solving a marble mystery: exploring the origins of a long-lost advertising sign found in an East City cellar

Portrait: Archives d’Hydro-Québec

Afrique / Africa
Congo : remise des archives historiques au mémorial Pierre Savorgnan De Brazza

Le Maroc présente cinq siècles de son histoire dans une exposition inédite

Sénégal - Archives nationales : délocalisation critique

Colonial Archives of Brazzaville: a New Digital Resource

Amériques / Americas
Paraguay Data Retention Act to Destroy Online Privacy: US Advocacy Group

Hillary Clinton's printed emails a headache for archivists

Archiving Government Email

NARA's new IT governance structure merges strange bedfellows

National Security Archive Sues State Department over Kissinger Telephone Messages 

Wikimedia sues the National Security Agency

Operation HOPE and the Afro-American Historical Society of the National Archives Join to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Freedman's Bank

Christopher Nolan Urges Hollywood to Step Up Efforts to Preserve Film

Louisiana Public Broadcasting, State Archives launch Louisiana Digital Media Archive to house and preserve historic video footage

Old photograph purchased for museum archives of northern New Mexico VIPs

Strange but True Tale of how Biggest Nazi Archive Wound up in Colorado

For 80 years, ancient gold treasure rested undisturbed in University of Buffalo library

University of California, Santa Cruz - Treasure hunting in the University Archives

George R.R. Martin Donated Rare First Edition of The Hobbit to Texas University

How the Discovery of Thousands of Hoarded Maps Transformed Los Angeles' Public Library

Raising the Dead: the Grateful Dead Archive and the Legacy of the Sixties

Jimmie Rodgers archive goes on auction online

The Unknown Notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
New Zealand - Launch of online archive of nursing oral histories

Singapore - New portal to crowdsource captions, transcripts of old photos, national archives

Singapore - National Archives releases documents as much as possible

Korea - Critical historical documents get digital treatment

India - National Archives to display archival gems to kick off 125th-year celebrations

India - All books of national importance to be digitised: government 

India - Bihar Archives to soon publish documents, literature banned by British Raj 

Europe / Europa
More than 1000 new archival records of the European Commission available at the Historical Archives in Florence

Vatican receives ransom demand for stolen Michelangelo letters

Kidnap of handwritten letters from Michelangelo could only have been an inside job, says former head of Vatican museum

Spanish court blocks London auction of Columbus letter

Greece - Committee for War Reparations from Germany has 400,000 Documents of Archive Material 

Dutch Court Strikes Down Country’s Data Retention Law

Georgian archives from League of Nations returns home

Suisse - Des manuscrits de Louise Michel découverts à la bibliothèque de l'Institut des hautes études internationales et du développement

Suisse - Séquences concrètes pour l’évaluation archivistique: un modèle

France - Avec VITAM, l’administration choisit l’open source pour l’archivage de ses données

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Un accord pour numériser et valoriser la presse ancienne

France - Droit à l'oubli : les premiers recours devant la Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés 

France - Commission d’accès aux documents administratifs : le code source d’un logiciel développé par l’État est communicable

French court says has jurisdiction in case over Gustave Courbet painting on Facebook

France's king of manuscripts held over suspected pyramid scheme fraud 

Données culturelles : alerte rouge pour le principe de réutilisation 

Dans la quête de la vie de nos ancêtres, il faut être prêt à tout découvrir, dit une généalogiste

Il voulait vendre aux enchères les Mémoires d'outre-tombe: un notaire au tribunal jeudi

Ireland - Boston College Oral History Project Faces Ongoing Legal Issues

Archive lifts lid on life in 1940s Ireland

Scotland's historic artefacts go online

Churchill plan to give Magna Carta copy to US revealed

The 14-year-old sailors in the First World War: archives show one in three who served the Navy were under the legal age

Rugby Football League Archives Catalogue Online

When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle became a real-life Sherlock Holmes: trove of evidence author used to exonerate wrongly jailed man goes on sale for £40,000 

Historic records of Robert Marsham detail how spring gets earlier in Norfolk each year

Norwich jeweller's attic reveals secrets of hidden past

How I Started: Emily Hick, Conservator, Lothian Health Services Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Lebanese university builds digital immigration archive

In the first Hebrew city, a final farewell to Yiddish: in a two-day event held this week, the Tel Aviv municipal library unloaded its entire Yiddish book collection

Les archives incendiées du Caire contenaient-elles des documents relatifs au Génocide arménien ?

Turkey - Atatürk’s will missing, state archives reveal in presidential palace case

Egyptian Museum to launch new conservation database

Afghans defy odds to protect ancient artefacts

Meet the Monuments Men Risking Everything to Save Syria's Ancient Treasures From ISIS

Islamic State demolishes ancient Hatra site in Iraq

Statement from the British Institute for the Study of Iraq Council 

Destruction of Hatra marks a turning point in the cultural cleansing underway in Iraq say Heads of UNESCO and ISESCO

UNESCO mobilizes the international community to end cultural cleansing in Iraq

What CIOs should do about the Hillary Clintons in their lives

Internet Archive Urges Game Developers to Save their Work for History

In a World where Email no Longer Exists

Chief Data Officers: Shaping One of the Newest Positions in Government

Reuters partners with ITN Source to bring rare and unseen historical video footage back to public view

La dématérialisation pour les nuls
Archivage: la gestion documentaire
Post-Internet Poetry Comes of Age
How to Find Old or Expired Websites

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