Thursday, 20 August 2015

Vol. 8, no. 51

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Mind Shift: Digital Strategy 2015 and Beyond (for Feedback)

Privacy Commissioners of Canada, British Columbia and Alberta - Is a Bring your Own Device (BYOD) Program the Right Choice for your Organization?

NARA - The General Records Schedules: Transmittal 24

Queensland State Archives (Australia) - Small Business Development Retention and Disposal Schedule

Bibliothèque nationale de France - L'Observatoire du dépôt légal : reflet de l'édition contemporaine 2014

De la communauté / From the community
Europeana Newspapers Final Report

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Task Group on RDF Application Profiles - Report on Validation Requirements

Digital Curation Center Case Study - Reviewing Research Data Platform Capabilities at Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research

Born-Digital Access in Archival Repositories: Mapping the Current Landscape

New Media Consortium Horizon Report 2015 Library Edition

IFLA - Guidelines for Parliamentary Research Services

IFLA - Cape Town Declaration (on African Libraries)

Archival Science, vol. 15, no. 3 (September 2015)

Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, vol. 53, no. 5-6, 2015 (Special Issue: Indigenous Knowledge Organization)

Arbido: périodique de l'Association des archivistes suisses et de Bibliothèque information suisse (2/2015)

Comma: International Journal on Archives, vol. 2012, no. 2: Supplement (August 2015)

Journal of Information Science, vol. 41, no. 4 (August 2015)

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 8, no. 4 (August 2015)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 27, no. 3 (2015)

Saskatchewan History Magazine, vol. 67, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 2015)

Port Hope (Ontario) Archives Newsletter (Summer 2015)

Book - Historical Archives and the Historians' Commission to Investigate the Armenian Events of 1915

Book - Family Ties: Living History in Canadian House Museums

Book - Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Book - An Emergent Theory of Digital Library Metadata: Enrich then Filter

Book - Practical Copyright for Library and Information Professionals

Book - Big Data Benchmarking

Book - Law and the Philosophy of Privacy

Book - Libraries Canada 2015-2016 (30th Edition)

Livre - Le droit de la biométrie au Québec : sécurité et vie privée 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Ontario Museum Association Webinar - Your Storage RE-ORG Project: Planning for it and Funding it
August 25, 2015

La numérisation : les meilleures pratiques
2 octobre 2015, Montréal

White Rock (B.C.) Museum & Archives Annual Book Sale
October 17, 2015, White Rock 

Trust Networks and Tigers: New Models for Journalism and Archives
August 26, 2015, Wellington (New Zealand)

Assemblée générale de l'Association internationale des archives francophones
27 septembre 2015, Reykjavik (Islande)

eCourse - Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data
Starting October 5, 2015

Harvard Purdue Data Management Symposium (Presentations Available)
June 16-17, 2015, Harvard University

Records Managers Forum (Recordings Available)
August 11, 2015, Kingswood (Australia)

Sur le web / On the web
Commonwealth War Graves Commission - New Online Resources to Commemorate VJ Day

Art Gallery of Ontario - Interactive Digital Archive of more than 4,000 Rarely Seen Holocaust Images

Podcast - Commemorations in the National Capital Region (Ottawa): Evolution and Findings

EAD3 (Encoded Archival Description 3) Version 1.0.0 

PBCore (Public Broadcasting Core Metadata Dictionary) 2.1

PREFORMA (PREservation FORMAts for Culture Information/e-Archives) Open Source Portal Launched

Directory of Archives Australia Data Structure

Video - The British Library: our Digital Strategy

IFLA Risk Register for Documentary Heritage

Slidecast - Introducing the UK National Archives Digital Records Metadata Vocabulary

Slidecast - Europeana Sounds in a Nutshell

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Meet the Government of Canada's new Chief Information Officer: John Messina replaces Corinne Charette

Data on Canada Is Drying up Since the Nation Scrapped its Mandatory Long-Form Census

The Closing of the Canadian Mind

Ninety-eight years later, historian finds missing soldiers from the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Ontario - Hundreds of Huronia claims downgraded without notice

Québec - Les bibliothèques des ministères écopent

Le ministère de la Santé défend la fermeture de sa bibliothèque

Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta refusal to hand over documents stalls political interference investigation

Expert says dangerous Alberta Court of Appeal precedent will promote government secrecy

Archives Alberta - Cellulose Nitrate Negatives 

Creating the first cultural digital library in Canada’s North

History of LGBT community in New Brunswick being compiled

Archives of Manitoba - Intelligence-Gathering at Sea

Lasting lines on Prince Edward Island

Québec - Admissibilité d’une preuve tirée d’un compte Facebook

BAnQ - Drummondville sous la plume d’Everett C. Hugues

University of Toronto - Audio files: LGBTQ+ oral histories live on in new digital archive

University of Toronto - iSchool Doctoral Candidate Wins Best Paper Award at Archival Education and Research Institute

University of British Columbia - Peek Behind the Scenes: the Tokyo War Crimes Trials & the Conde Fonds

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

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Vancouver Public Library - Aboriginal storyteller keeps a tradition alive

Vancouver Public Library Unveils New Recording Studios

Civic Museum of Regina to be dissolved

Medicine Hat (Alb.) Public Library's 100 years is about more than just literature

Small town newspapers are a boon for family historian

Norfolk County (Ont.) - Documenting the world wars

Arnprior & McNab-Braeside (Ont.) - Township residents eager to accept archives at new township office

Peterborough (Ont.) - Exploring Champlain's city portage routes

Rivière-du-Loup - Le Centre d’archives vogue sur deux volets

UK National Archives - How three men (including a Canadian) saved countless lives: blood transfusion in the First World War

Afrique / Africa
Mali - Le Ministère de la Culture contre l’Emploi : Situation des postes vacants à la Direction Nationale des Bibliothèques et de la Documentation

Amériques / Americas
Trinidad and Tobago - National Archives gets permanent home

Learning from peers: implementing the Access to Information law in Paraguay

Library of Congress - Cooking Up a Solution to Link Rot

Issues Related to Digitizing Arizona's Historic Records

Rare find in Longwood University library archives unearths buried treasure: Robert E. Lee letters

Harvard student loses Facebook internship after pointing out privacy flaws

St. Louis - New museum of manuscripts offers a chance to relate to history

Minneapolis Releases Archive of Historic Images Online

FBI collects over 100 boxes of records abandoned by Tampa-area e-recycling service

What do the New York Times, Organizational Change, and Web Archiving all have in common?

Treasures of the World's Largest Private Collection of Original Manuscripts

Doing archives: open global learning + teaching, data and rankings about archives + their communities

GM to convert 135-year-old factory into archives, research center

In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it.

This DSLR Spent 2 Years in a Lake… and the Memory Card Survived

Beyond the Archives: an Interview with Rebecca Onion (Historian)

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
State Records of Western Australia - From AEON to AtoM: New in the Catalogue

Logo for 20th South East Asia Pacific Audiovisual Archive Association Anniversary

Japan - Rare photos of wartime underground factory found in U.S. archives

Japanese troops used Chinese civilians for bayonet practice: archives

National Library of the Philippines embracing the Web, bracing for quake

Archive Preserves People’s Memories of South Asia’s Partition

India - Can't disclose if any KGB records on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were searched: government

India - 400-year-old Quran recovered by Mysuru cops

India - National Film Archives of India acquires rare 1935 Devdas film

Europe / Europa
Navigating the Maze: the Difficulty of Accessing European Union Documents

Finnish parliamentary elections online materials into an online archive

Spain - Hidden dimensions: 3D scanner reveals the inner secrets of artworks

Czech researchers use Ukrainian secret services archive

Italian missionary’s sketches of 17th Century Georgia displayed in Tbilisi

Destruction of the Irish Public Records Office 1922

Europeana - Field recording Irish traditional music

Pitlochry dam archive opens up rich history of the coming of hydro-electricity to Scotland 

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh - The Cullen Project: Digitising Medical History

Fascinating photo archive provides snapshot of Wales dating back to the 1890s

UK National Archives - Latest top secret MI5 files released

Archives reveal UK concern over Spanish Civil War fighters

Archive of Britain's top screenwriter, Andrew Davies, is gifted to De Montfort University Leicester

Mapping London's great plague of 1665

World War One soldier recognised as casualty of war following amateur historian's campaign

Transforming archives: nationalist narratives and community history, working with the multiple frames of heritage

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - National Archive signs agreement to renovate Napoleon Museum's library in Italy

United Arab Emirates - Libraries Becoming Feature of Abu Dhabi Landscape Due to Public Demand

Turkey to examine Birmingham’s oldest copy of the Qur’an

Syrian Expert who Shielded Palmyra Antiquities Meets a Grisly Death at ISIS' Hands

So You Want to Get Started in Web Archiving?

Archive data to stop research fraud

Digital armageddon: how photographers are gearing up to avert disaster

An information goldmine: the World Bank Group Archives goes online

Wikipedia is corrupting science with blowjobs and elves, scientists warn 

La wikification de la Science comme nouvel horizon pour l’Open Access ?

Defensible Disposition: the IT Challenge of our Time

DNA could be used to preserve digital data: researchers

The historian’s altmetrics: how can we measure the impact of people in the past?

Open Data: where to start, what to keep close

Why we should create a code of ethics for analyzing digital evidence

Responsable des archives et de l’information, une fonction en pleine mutation

For God’s Sake, Stop Digitizing Paper

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