Thursday, 22 October 2015

Vol. 9, no. 8

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - Guidelines on Managing Records in a Minister's Office

Official and Transitory Records: a Guide for Government of Alberta Employees (Updated Version)

Information and Privacy Commissioner for B.C. - Access Denied: Record Retention and Disposal Practices of the Government of British Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - Authors Guild v. Google Decision (on Mass Book Digitization)

UK National Archives - Archives Inspire 2015-2019

British Library - National Audit of UK Sound Collections

European Parliament - Review of the EU Copyright Framework: European Implementation Assessment

Archives de France - Des archives en France 2014

France - Arrêté précisant la dématérialisation des actes comptables des organismes publics

De la communauté / From the community
Statement - Libraries Laud Appeals Court Affirmation that Mass Book Digitization by Google is Fair Use

JISC - Guidelines for Persistently Identifying Software Using Datacite

Ithaka S+R - Research Data Management: Roles for Libraries

Council on Library and Information Resources - Building Expertise to Support Digital Scholarship: a Global Perspective

Article - Linked Metadata and New Discoveries

Code4lib Journal, no. 30 (2015)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 9 (2015)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto) Archives Newsletter, vol. 23, no. 2 (Autumn 2015)

Calendrier bihebdomadaire 2016 pour les 25 ans des Archives littéraires suisses
Disponible dans la boutique en ligne des publications fédérales:

Pamphlet - Doing Veterans Oral History

Book - Metadata

Book - Re-Enacting the Past: Heritage, Materiality and Performance

Book - Virtual Memory: Time-Based Art and the Dream of Digitality

Book - Rhetorical Memory: a Study of Technical Communication and Information Management

Book - Railroad Vision: Steam Era Images from the Trains Magazine Archives

Book - Digital Samaritans: Rhetorical Delivery and Engagement in the Digital Humanities

Book - Paper Love: Searching for the Girl my Grandfather Left Behind

Book - Collaborative Information Seeking: Best Practices, New Domains and New Thoughts

Livre - Big data, open data : quelles valeurs ? quels enjeux ?

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Year of the Map: from Archives to Internet
October 25, Vancouver

Archives & Poetry Symposium
October 29, 2015, Winnipeg

Official Launch of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Archive
November 3-4, 2015, Winnipeg

The Bantams: Victoria's Unknown Soldiers
November 4, 2015, Victoria (B.C.)

ARMA Prince Edward Island Chapter - 2015 Fall Education Session
November 13, 2015, Charlottetown

Knowledge Sharing and Networking on Data Governance
November 18, 2015, Toronto

Webinar - in Two Parts: from Use to Extension
November 18 and December 2, 2015

The Third International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining, and Wireless Communications
July 6-8, 2016, Moscow

Presenting the Theatrical Past: Interplays of Artefacts, Discourses and Practices
June 13-17, 2016, Stockholm (Sweden)

Propriété intellectuelle et Communs de la connaissance dans l'environnement numérique (vidéo disponible)
17 Septembre 2015, Chambéry (France)

Sur le web / On the web
Canadian Association of Research Libraries Portage - Data Management Plan Assistant

Video - On the Road to 2017 with Library and Archives Canada: Hockey and the First World War: Exhibition

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - Nouveau Blogue de la direction

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives - Newly Digitized Archival Films Uploaded to Youtube 

British Library - Directory of UK Sound Collections

U.S. General Service Administration - Online Gallery of Public Art

NARA - Chinese Exclusion Act Book and Course

Vidéo - L'École nationale des chartes au XXIe siècle

Video - DIKDA Project: Slovak National Library: from Depository to Depository 

Video - British Film Institute: Film is Fragile

Video - Historypin's New Features

Digital Public Library of America - Primary Source Sets

Boot to Emulation: EaaS as a Local Option (Beta)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

The Government's Contracted Shredder Company Was at the Prime Minister's Office

The Trans Pacific Partnership and Public Domain Content in Canada

Ex-StatsCan chief to Liberals: act now to bring back long-form census

The Rise and Fall of the Conservatives' Digital Policy

Real Change on Digital Policy may Take Time Under New Liberal Government 

How science helped to swing the Canadian election

Vie et mort d'un bulletin de vote

Federal Access to Information law critically sick: new study

Canadian International Trade Tribunal - Notice of Inquiry : Iron Mountain Information Management Services 

Library and Archives Canada and National Capital Commission Team up to Plant 130 Trees in Vincent Massey Park

Québec - La bibliothèque de l'Assemblée nationale, trésor méconnu

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec et la Fondation de BAnQ honorent les 10 boursiers du Programme de soutien à la recherche

BAnQ - Pour le futur du passé… (Pierre Nepveu)

Mi'kmaq atlas reveals secrets behind Nova Scotia place names

University of Manitoba is honoured to celebrate official opening of National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Dalhousie University partners with Library and Archives Canada

Dalhousie University Archives Launches Free Pilot Archives Document Delivery Service

Simon Fraser University library acquires medieval manuscript

University of British Columbia - How we Digitize: an Open Book with the ATIZ

University of Waterloo Special Collections & Archives - Alexander McNeill

UAlberta Confession needs an archive

Québec - Vers une cour municipale numérique

Les grands incendies de la région de Thetford en vedette au Centre d’archives de la région de Thetford Mines

Archivist Interview: Meet Gina Coady, Elgin County Archives (Ont.)

Vie d'archiviste : Marie-Ève Mantha, ville de Blainville

Afrique / Africa
An introduction to African music archives

Rwanda - The digitization of Gacaca archives to begin soon

Kenya - Report: Red Tape Hinders Access to State Information

Namibia - Stories that were lost, but never died

Nigeria - Justice Ministry Warns Government Officials Against Falsification of Information

Tunisie - Le chef du gouvernement Habib Essid appelle les citoyens à déposer leurs documents importants aux archives nationales

Sénégal - Destruction volontaire d'archives publiques : le clerc A. Sakho déchire le registre du tribunal de grande instance et écope de 3 mois de prison

Amériques / Americas
Mexico cooperates with Guyana on the preservation of archives

Can Historical Records Help Bolivia Win Back Access to the Sea? 

Judicial Watch Sues National Archives to Obtain Draft Indictments of Hillary Clinton

The Problem with Using Metadata to Justify Drone Strikes

Pentagon could Be Shredding Docs about Female Rangers

Library of Congress - Lomax Family Manuscripts Now Online

Woodrow Wilson Library hopes crowdfunding will raise money to digitize papers 

Lee Harvey Oswald Photo Confirmed Genuine After 3-D Digital Forensic Analysis

New digital archive project to open up Russian-American heritage to the world

Tennessee - State librarian pushes for new state archival facility in Nashville

North Carolina residents invited to bring home movies to State Archives

Texas - FAQ: Why Use a Disposition Log?

Two Weeks After it Sued the CIA, Data Is Stolen from the University of Washington's Center for Human Rights

Thomas Jefferson's Hidden Chemistry Lab Discovered Behind University of Virginia Wall

University of Southern Maine - Franco-American story saver archivist Janet Roberts

Gabriel García Márquez archives open for research at Texas university

University of Louisiana Lafayette celebrates 50-year archival anniversary

Virginia Tech University - Team to create crowdsourced archive of Civil War-era Independence Day documents

University of Louisville recognizes donor of huge LGBTQ archive

University of Houston - Archive Hosts Relics of Houston Blues

First-Ever Glimpse Inside the Pixar Studio Archives

Rare 1869 baseball card returned to New York Public Library 30 years later

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
New Zealand - National library duped by $75k forgery

New Zealand - Museum's bid for Treaty of Waitangi blocked

Archives New Zealand - The Holdings and Discovery directorate

China - Township in Xinjiang Keeps Personal Archive of Uyghurs who Flee Region

India - Search for Netaji Treasure Opens a Pandora's Box

India - Governor visits national archives, takes a trip through Puducherry's past

Europe / Europa
The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) Europeana Sounds Task Force has been launched

Germany passes mandatory data retention laws

More evidence from Germany: ancillary copyright still not working

German Bundestag goes to court to keep lobbyists secret

Serbia Resists Pressure to Open Secret Files

Nazi archives shed light on WWII atrocities in Greece

Rare Georgian manuscripts added to UNESCO historical archive

Vectracom numérise le fonds radiophonique de la Radio Télévision Suisse

LSD Archive Has Been on a Long, Strange Trip: Inventor's papers, shunned by Sandoz, now under the care of Swiss dairy farmer

Further call on the French government to release archives dating back to the Rwandan genocide

France - Le Cadre méthodologique sur l'évaluation, la sélection et l'échantillonnage des archives publiques à l'aune des quatre normes internationales de description

France - Don des archives de Georges Duthuit au Centre Pompidou

Archives départementales des Hautes-Alpes : unique en France, la numérisation à la demande a du succès

Marcel Proust's memory-laden madeleine cakes started life as toast, manuscripts reveal

Des archives en Vogue 

Ireland - Minister Heather Humphreys seeks to cut 30-year waiting time for release of State papers

Ireland - Digital age's deluge of data spells new chapter for libraries

Ireland - Historic manuscript returns to Dublin after 400 years 

UK - Government accused of trying to water down Freedom of Information Act

Plugging genealogy's 30-year gap

How to deal with 150m pieces of content? A Q&A with the British Library

British Library hits the right note with purchase of Gilbert and Sullivan archive

British Library - Playing at Web Archiving

The Duke of Cambridge opens new archive centre at St John's College, Cambridge

Royal Institution to sell science treasures to rescue finances

University of Reading - Museums, archives and GIFs: a fine line between fun and foolishness?

Children's author Michael Morpurgo opts to donate his entire archive to Seven Stories

Extremely rare Wicked Bible goes on sale

Nestlé UK Archives Search For Missing Painting

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Pupils across United Arab Emirates encouraged to store it up for the future

Emirati to lead Unesco programme to preserve Memory of the World

United Arab Emirates National Archives Selects EverSuite

Dubai - 10m historical items now in electronic form

UNESCO - Statement by the Director-General on violations of cultural heritage in the Middle East

A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History from ISIS

Let's discuss OAIS

JPEG2000 and Digitisation: Expert round table

Digital Library of Babel contains every book that has ever been (and ever could be) written

Librarian as public knowledge leader: ways to use Wikipedia

The Quest to Discover the World's Books Bound in Human Skin 

Les trésors enfouis des archéologues du jeu vidéo

Digitizing Natural History

How to document heritage sites under threat: roject aims to create virtual archives using 3D scanning technology 

Big data problems we face today can be traced to the social ordering practices of the 19th century

What the Heck is Cuneiform, Anyway?

Portail de données ouvertes: catalyseur ou cimetière de données?

Pourquoi colorise-t-on les vieilles photographies?

Pourquoi gérer les documents en format numérique? 1: les avantages

24% of emails end up in the trash

Using only tweets, scientists can now detect earthquakes in 29 seconds flat

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