Thursday, 6 August 2015

Vol. 8, no. 49

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Saskatchewan Archives Board - 2014-2015 Annual Report

National Archives of India - Interim Guidelines for Digitization 2015-2016 

National Archives of Australia - Legislation, Policies, Standards and Advice and your Agency's Accountability

NARA - Partnership Agreement (for Public Comment)

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Comments on Copyright Protection for Certain Visual Works

Digital Curation Centre - Case Study: Using ePrints to Build a Research Data Repository for University of East London

Confederation of Open Access Repositories - Draft Resource Type Vocabulary for Open Access Repositories

American Library Association - Library Privacy Guidelines for E-book Lending and Digital Content Vendors

Council on Library and Information Resources - The Once and Future Publishing Library

Paper - How to Destroy Special Collections with Social Media in 3 Easy Steps: a Guide for Researchers and Librarians

Paper - Working in and with African Photo Archives

European Journal of Cultural Studies, vol. 18, no. 4-5, August-October 2015 (Special Issue on Data Mining)

Archives Society of Alberta Newsletter, vol. 34, no. 4 (Summer 2015)

Book - Stirrings in the Archives: Order from Disorder

Book - My Digital Photography for Seniors

Book - Game it Up! Using Gamification to Incentivize your Library

Book - The Rise of the Modernist Bookshop: Books and the Commerce of Culture in the Twentieth Century

Book - Copyrighting Creativity: Creative Values, Cultural Heritage Institutions and Systems of Intellectual Property

Book - Palimpsest: a History of the Written Word

Book - Library: an Unquiet History

Book - The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management (Second Edition)

Book - Digital Collections and Exhibits

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Genealogy 101
August 20, 2015, Guelph (Ont.)

Going Paper-Free: Automate and Simplify your Business Processes
September 22 and 24, Calgary and Toronto

Regroupement des archivistes religieux - Formation sur la gestion des documents électroniques
25 septembre et 2 octobre, Québec et Montréal

Research Data Sharing Sixth Plenary Meeting 
September 23-25, 2015, Paris

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

XXIIIe Congrès national de Généalogie
2 au 4 octobre 2015, Poitiers (France)

9th International Indigenous Librarian's Forum (Videos Available)
August 4 -7, 2015, Winnipeg

1st Annual Conference on Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (Videos Available)
June 25-26, 2015, Dublin

Association of Southeastern Research Libraries Webinar - Overview of BitCurator (Video Available)
July 16, 2015

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada now on Pinterest

Archives de Montréal - Vidéo : Mémoires asynchrones : une création audiovisuelle

Edmonton Public Library - Capital City Records: a Digital Platform for Streaming and Downloading Edmonton's Local Music

Ryerson University - Social Media Research Toolkit

National Library of Scotland Video - How to Safely Handle our Collections 

Digital Public Library of America - In Focus: The Evolution of the Personal Camera

Video - Go Behind the Scenes as Findmypast Digitise the 1939 UK Register 

UK National Archives Podcast - Dunkirk: from Disaster to Deliverance

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Open Government: Toward a Pan-Canadian Vision?

New Trans-Pacific Partnership leak shows Canada would be required to massively overhaul copyright, damaging free expression and censoring Internet

Election could shine spotlight on digital issues

Royal archives: what Canadian secrets might they reveal?

The first letter from North America

Library and Archives Canada - Propaganda: Second World War Approach

Returning Nazi-looted art in Canada

Archives of Manitoba - A Day in the Conservation Lab: Stabilizing Brittle Papers from 100 Years Ago

Institut de la statistique du Québec : la banque de données est maintenue

BAnQ - Archives du mois: un mystérieux carnet de voyage

Simon Fraser University - Early University News Publications Now Digitally Available

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - Points of Interest from the Collections: the Creation of the Archives

University of Regina - Uplifting research into English manuscript sermons

University of Northern British Columbia - David Davies Photograph Digitization Project

British Columbia - How an escape from Nazis led to new world of First Nations songs 

An Archive of Our Own: Preserving Canada’s Multicultural Past

Windsor - Veterans Memories Project producing documentary on First and Second World Wars

Ontario - Local History: Peterborough's French Connection 

Gabor Szilasi : archiviste du quotidien

Centre du patrimoine de Saint-Boniface - Alexandra Lemieux, étudiante en technique de documentation

Archive to Arctic: a Fulbright Award will support Professor Andrew Stuhl’s (Bucknell University) research on the history of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic

Afrique / Africa
The World’s Largest African Poetry Archive Is Coming to an Internet Near You

Kenya - Opinion: Why Governments Don't Like Access to Information

Algérie - Ould Kablia, ancien ministre de l'intérieur, plaide pour l’ouverture des archives

Amériques / Americas
Chile - Declassified Documents Could Provide Evidence in long-awaited Prosecution for Los Quemados (Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity)

Peru - Here's where police can now spy on cellphones without a warrant

America classifies way too much information and we are all less safe for it

FBI investigating Hillary Clinton's server

Five Questions with Meg McAleer, Senior Archives Specialist, Library of Congress Manuscript Division

NARA - Recipes in the Archives: Records of the Food Administration during World War I

Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition Calls on White House to Open Up Access to Federally Funded Educational

National Information Standards Organization Launches New Project to Develop XML Standard for Producing Standards Documents

State of Alabama Archives preserve scores of Confederate flags

North Carolina - More than 35,000 state Confederate pension applications now online

Texas Moving Image Archive Seeks your Astrodome Memories

Yale University’s Beinecke Library Digitizing Sesame Street Videocassettes 

Milner Library digitizing Illinois State University presidential portraits

Rare images reveal early women’s Mount Holyoke College life

Online Synagogue Archives: the Future of American Judaism's Past

Recording History, One Jewish Refugee at a Time

Biodiversity Heritage Library Launches Crowdsourcing Games

Never-displayed photos, letters from New York museum tell of Louis Armstrong's New Orleans life

San Antonio garage a treasure trove of Hispanic music history

Salt Lake City - Recounting the preservation of the printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon

What Kind of Paper Trail Is Inside your Computer? Deleting it Is Not as Simple as Pressing Delete

Silent Movie Buffs Search the Screen for Clues to Origins of Mostly Lost Films

Wolfe Video Donates 100 Lesbian Films to June Mazer Lesbian Archives

US photographer's quest to solve vintage photo mystery

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia - Discovering family origins

Australia - National Archives exhibition explores Gallipoli through soldiers' own words

How the National Library of Australia is working to preserve our digital present

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia has launched a new Ambassador Program to raise awareness

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia - Training Australia’s remote archivists

Australia - ​Department of Defence begins battle with information management

Australia - Librarians stir the pot for copyright reform

State Government moves towards Queensland's first digital archive

New South Wales State Records - The new Standard on Records Management: what it means for digital business

New South Wales government to set up world-first dedicated data analytics office

New Zealand - Thousands of years' history kept in Wellington archives 

Original sound of Japan emperor’s war-end speech released

Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivors Pass Their Stories to a New Generation

Japan - Nonprofit organization launches digital archives on Fukushima nuclear disaster

Kanji scratched into clay tiles in Nara some of oldest writing found in Japan

Preserving Historic Thai Films 

Sri Lanka - New Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre for tropical climates and pest control

India's first Architectural Archives Centre 

Most of India's Execution Records Have Been Lost or Destroyed by Termites

India - Rare medieval medical texts to be translated into English

India - Odisha State archives to publish book on Odisha famine

Europe / Europa
Defining a public domain for copyright and data legislation at the European Parliament

Ahead of patriotic film release, Russian Culture Minister tells archival workers to pipe down

Two-thirds of document copies requested from Russian did not arrive to Latvia

La Bibliothèque nationale de Grèce prépare sa renaissance

This is what a 16th century e-reader looked like

National Archives of Malta announce completion of the digitisation of the magnia curia castellaniae

New study reveals decline in the use of Open Government services in Germany 

Mission impossible: German libraries try to return Nazi-looted books

Netherlands - A digital vision for government

National Archives of Azerbaijan meets inquiries by 92%

La Suisse mise sur un accès décentralisé aux données

La numérisation des films suisses stoppée par Berne

Bicentenaire: l’acte qui fait des Valaisans de vrais Suisses exposé à Sion

Archives de France - La nouvelle organisation territoriale de l’État

France - Fontainebleau: les Archives Nationales inondées

Fontainebleau : les agents des Archives nationales inquiets après l’inondation

La Fédération Française de Généalogie décrypte le projet de loi numérique

Drame de Mayerling: les lettres d'adieu de Mary Vetsera retrouvées après 126 ans

Ireland - Documenting Destruction: the Westropp Photographic Collection and the 1916 Rising

House of Lords records to be made available to public by National Library of Scotland

UK Cabinet Office delays over freedom of information

UK - Man loses right to be forgotten Google court bid

British Library becomes Grade I listed building

British Library - The French Language Runs Throughout The World

Discovering the hidden gems of the Britain on Film archive

British Museum uses virtual reality to transport visitors to the bronze age 

Cambridge museum rediscovers Magna Carta of geology

Let's get digital: Cambridge University releases divine oracle bones, prints worth millions and beheading banknote online

University of East Anglia launches the British Archive for Contemporary Writing 

Louis le Prince shot the first film but did he invent movies? 

Transforming archives: Archives+, Manchester

Jack the Ripper: how the new theory came to light

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library

Israel - Yad Vashem Shares Story of Holocaust Victim’s Buried Will

The Use of Papyrus Sheets in Ancient Letter Writing

Kuwaiti heritage should be preserved for future generations 

Turkey - 55-year old İFSAK photograph archive unveiled

Google Fights Effort to Apply Right to Be Forgotten Ruling Worldwide

You must remember: an archive isn't a thing, it's a strategy

Project_ARCC (Archivists Responding to Climate Change) - Scope & Content: Recognizing the Many Climate Change Narratives

The Impact of Object Storage on Active Archiving and on Tape Usage

The Archivist as part of the data-information system

Metadata's gift to historians

Space Age Philosophy: Wonder in the Archives

How to archive your way out of zombie data nightmare

Using Mathematica to Plot Locations Mentioned in Web Archives

Using Extracted Names to Explore Web Archives

Face à l'infobésité, une nouvelle génération de sites internet tente le pari du long-format

Comment Twitter est devenu la boule de cristal des marchés financiers

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