Thursday, 23 April 2015

Vol. 8, no. 34

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Records Management Maturity Model

Testimony of David S. Ferriero Archivist of the United States Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Chiliwack Museum and Archives (B.C.) - Annual Report 2014

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre (UK) - Artists in the Archives: a Toolkit for Best Practice

De la communauté / From the community
Preforma (PREservation FORMAts for Culture Information) - Reports 

Preparing the Workforce for Digital Curation 

Ascodocpsy - Guide des archives hospitalières : législation et réglementation

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 16, no. 1 (May 2015)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 3 (2015)

Trent University Archives News, no. 53 (April 2015)

Observatoire des métiers de la fonction Information, no 1 (2015)

Thesis - Investigation of Unmarked Graves and Burial Grounds at the Brandon (Manitoba) Indian Residential School

Book - Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities: Preserving and Promoting Archival and Special Collections

Book - Falsifying Beckett: Essays on Archives, Philosophy, and Methodology in Beckett Studies

Book - Information and Knowledge Management in Complex Systems

Book - Genealogy: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Book - The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding: Methods, Materials and Regional Varieties

Book - The Yemeni Manuscript Tradition

Book - Privacy: a Very Short Introduction (Second Edition)

Book - Ethnography for the Internet: Embedded, Embodied and Everyday

Book - Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries: Best Practices

Book - Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing for the Web and Beyond (4th Edition)

Livre - L'édition critique des textes contemporains (XIXe-XXIe siècle)

Livre - Architecture de l'information : méthodes, outils, enjeux

Livre - Petites histoires drummondvilloises

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Something Old, Something New: Access at the Heart of LAC’s Mandate (Conference by Guy Berthiaume)
April 30, 2015, Ottawa

Council of Nova Scotia Archives Annual General Meeting
May 8, 2015, Halifax

Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives - A Face for Every Name: Discovering 7 Local War Heroes
May 9, 2015, Arnprior (Ont.)

A Problem Well Stated is a Problem Half Solved: Putting the OAIS Standard to Work for Your Archives
May 22, 2015, Edmonton

Catholic Archivist Group Annual Conference 2015
September 21-24, 2015, Saskatoon

Exposition - La projection du passé
Jusqu'au 31 mai 2015, Archives nationales du Luxembourg

Webinar - Delving Deeper into Digital Preservation for Higher Education Institutions
May 13, 2015

Exposition - Mémoires croisées / dérives archivistiques: archives de la critique d’art
18 mai au 18 juillet 2015, Paris

Séance d’information: le portail européen des archives et les données de description
27 mai 2015, Berne (Suisse)
Journée d’étude AFNOR CN46 / Bibliothèque nationale de France
26 juin 2015, Paris

Social Media Archiving Workshop
September 1-4, 2015, North Cyprus

Webinar - Managing Records and Information for Transparent and Accountable and Inclusive Governance in the Digital Era (Recording Available)
April 16, 2015

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Video - 1867: Rebellion and Confederation 

Royal B.C. Museum - Transcribe (Crowdsourcing)

New Online Guide to Russian and Ukrainian Archives

Slidecast - The Future of Memory: Disrupting the Archives to Save It

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada Set to Extend Artist Copyright Term from 50 to 70 Years

Copyright Term Extension Benefits Canadian Artists, Music Companies and the Economy: Music Canada

Change to copyright law in federal budget ‘a really bad idea’ as critics worry about threat to artistic freedom

Federal Court strikes down fees for electronic documents

Australians should learn from Canadians' big census mistake 

Communications Security Establishment worried about how its use of Canadian metadata might be viewed

Library and Archives Canada - The William Redver Stark sketchbooks: impressions and paper

Health Canada's curious deletion from an information request

Editorial: Don’t neglect the archives (B.C.)

Archives vital to B.C. government

Archives of Manitoba - Keeping a Diary in the Trenches

Trent University and Champlain: a bond, University has paid tribute to early explorer since its founding days

Saskatoon - Underground work reveals urban artifacts

Vancouver Public Library prepares to raise curtain on digital technology lab
Visual history of the Alexandria-Cornwall Catholic Diocese (Ont.) on exhibit

Sudbury council adopts open government model 

New online archive for Windsor nursing school history

Port Hope (Ont.) - Archives exhibit raises curtain on movie theatres

How to Research Peel (Ont.) Properties at the Archives: an Overview

Le Comité du patrimoine de Price (Bas-Saint-Laurent) rend ses archives accessibles 

Centre d'archives de la Grande Zone argileuse (Ont.) - Ils sont maintenant classifiés

Online genealogy bringing out the 'skeletons' in every family's past

Afrique / Africa
Professional records management will dictate Uganda's future

Niger strengthens its capacities for inventories of intangible heritage

Président Bouteflika: l'Algérie oeuvre à la préservation de la mémoire de la nation

New Archive Creates Global Access to Rare African Photos

Destroyed UNESCO sites in Mali rebuilt with Swiss help

Le Mali face au défi culturel de son patrimoine écrit: la préservation des manuscrits de Tombouctou

How anyone at home can help catalog the rescued Timbuktu manuscripts

South Africa - Truth and Reconciliation files expose apartheid’s handmaidens

Amériques / Americas
Mexico expands freedom of information legislation

CIA Declassifies 99 Documents on Dr. Zhivago’s Publication

National Endowment for the Humanities - New program will digitize your family heirlooms for the world to see 

Under new legislation Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library could become own agency

NARA - What Are you Working on, Sara Lathom (Student Trainee in Archival Science, Archives Technician)?

Arthur C. Clarke papers come to Air and Space Museum Archives

Format Migrations at Harvard Library: an National Digital Stewardship Resident Project Update

Back Issues of the Quarterly Publication of the State Historical Society of Iowa Available Online 

May 1 Named National Day of PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) Protest 

Nation’s libraries to provide guidance on how to preserve priceless heirlooms, collectibles

Former University of Oregon archivist James Fox tells his side of his dismissal
University of Arizona Launches School of Information

New Duke Library Collection Spans Five Centuries of Women’s History

University of Tennessee Libraries’ New Digital Collection: Smokies Photos, Film Clips Set to Music

VHS recordings are enjoying retro revival

Deleting the Family Tree: when shuttered its social network for relatives, it erased 10 years’ worth of my family’s correspondence and memories

Photo Scanning Businessman Being Sued for $90M After Making $120K Per Week

Museum of Modern Art’s Digital Art Vault

Digitizing Museum of Modern Art's Video Collection

Guggenheim Releases 1970s Archival Radio Show

Anti-Environmental Archives Launched on Earth Day

Arrest by F.B.I. is Tied to $500 Million Art Theft From Boston Museum, Lawyer Says

Biggest US antiquities seizure finds $100m trove of Asian antiquities in New York storage rooms
Dallas sets up new vault for historic archives, JFK items

Do municipal Facebook pages and comments count as public records?

Missouri - History on the move: St. Cecilia is donating 131-year-old archive to Grand Rapids Public library

Folkways archivist saves historic music, including recordings by bluesman Lead Belly

The girl game archival project that’s rewriting geek history

The Animus Amicus: Archive Activism and Marriage Equality

Timothy McVeigh defense archive shows Oklahoma City bomber viewed blast as failure

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Unearth treasures at the National Library of Australia

Australia - Libraries concerned over copyright changes

Australia - Mystery of the historic Lindt photographs solved by family of main subject

State Archives of New South Wales (Australia) - Enterprise Search: part 2

Queensland State Archives (Australia) busts myths on record transfers

Queensland State Archives - First World War casualty records revealed

New Zealand - Digital court system E-Bench's failure leads to near $7 million write-off

Found Cambodia archive charts life before and after Khmer Rouge

National Archives of India to digitise records

Netaji snooping controversy shows how India’s system of archiving state documents is utterly broken

Documenting India's Villages Before they Vanish

India - Jodhpur-based painter gets singers recognition; archives history by digitising old song records

India - Rs 4.60 lakh (460 000) swindled : Scams Over Digitization in Manipur State Archives

Europe / Europa
Russia’s forgotten WWII heroes gain recognition thanks to online project

Historic Serbian film archive sold despite protests

Old Georgian audio archives going digital

In 2017, Norway will be first country to shut down FM radio

Germany - Frankfurt: First Museum set to Archive the Electronic Music Legacy

Goebbels' estate sues Random House for diary royalties

Pre-Holocaust ID Cards of Thousands of Jews Discovered in Lithuania

National Library of Netherlands - Supporting History Research with Temporal Topic Previews at Querying Time

Internet is not a reliable archive, Dutch organisations warn

France - L'Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 numérise près de 50 ans d’archives

France - The Complete History of Paris Record Stores, from 1890 to 1960

France - Les stagiaires du Stage technique international d'archives 2014 sont toujours en relation

Northern Ireland Screen re-launches Digital Film Archive

Scotland - Rare Japanese scroll found in archive restored for show

Digital archive seeks WWI memorabilia in north Wales

Britain sidesteps Armenian genocide recognition a century after killings

British Library - Web archiving as a challenging business

Are you related to Simon Cowell? Find out when 21 million historic Birmingham records are made available for free

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Turkey's National Library archives renovated
Turkey - Armenians deny archive access, continue ‘genocide' business

Turkey ready to open military archives to resolve Armenian dispute: President Erdogan

Turkey - Bogaziçi University exhibits over a century's worth of history

Antiquities market on alert for looted Syrian spoils to help finance the jihadists' war

How to prepare information governance for the Internet of Things
Ubiquitous Commons: how to Regain Ownership of your Data in the Internet of Things Era

Eternal camera can take pictures forever

How can I copy old photographic plates?

Facts, Patterns, Methods, Meaning: Public Knowledge Building in the Digital Humanities

Getting your collections online

Going, going, gone: the imperative for archiving the web

Les métadonnées : un enjeu majeur pour le secteur de la musique

Object lesson: why we need physical books 

Can paper survive the digital age?

Digitization of Print Materials: a Solution in Search of a Problem?

Une étude révèle les trois grands profils d’utilisateurs sur Facebook

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