Thursday, 12 November 2015

Vol. 9, no. 11

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
European Public Sector Information Platform - Linked Data Validation and Quality

Archives New Zealand - General Disposal Authority 7 (Draft for Comments)

NARA - Guidance on NARA Bulletin Expiration Dates

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Issue Brief: Strengthening of Federal Records Authority

OCLC - The Library in the Life of the User

Confederation of Open Access Repositories - Strategy 2016-2018 and Work Plan 2016-2017

Sedona Conference - Commentary on Privacy and Information Security

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, vol. 39, no. 3-4, 2015 (Special Issue on Archives, Libraries and Museums in the Era of the Participatory Social Web )

Information Management, vol. 49, no. 6 (November-December 2015)

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 44, no. 3 (2015)

Journal of Documentation, vol. 72, no. 1 (2015)

Collection Management, vol. 40, no. 4 (2015)

Brant (Ont.) Historical Society Newsletter, no. 2 (November 2015)

Book - Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy

Book - Exploring the C-SPAN Archives: Advancing the Research Agenda

Book - Databases for Small Business: Essentials of Database Management, Data Analysis, and Staff Training for Entrepreneurs and Professionals 

Book - Commemorating the Seafarer: Monuments, Memorials and Memory

Book - Project Management for Information Professionals

Book - Becoming a Lean Library: Lessons from the World of Technology Start-ups

Book - Part of our Lives: a People's History of the American Public Library

Book - Just Remembering: Rhetorics of Genocide Remembrance and Sociopolitical Judgment

Book - Access to Information and Social Justice: Critical Research Strategies for Journalists, Scholars, and Activists 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Reflecting the City (Redux): Movies from the City of Vancouver Archives
November 15, 2015, Vancouver

Section Association for Information and Image Management Montréal - Gestion documentaire 
19 novembre 2015, Montréal

Centre régional d'archives de l'Outaouais - Le cheval Canadien, 350 ans à travers l’histoire
3 décembre 2015, Gatineau

Government Information Day in Ontario 
December 7, 2015, Waterloo

Information Resource Management Association of Canada 2015 Open House
December 11, 2015, Toronto

Webinar - Expanding Data Potential with Statistics Canada's Social Data Linkage Environment
December 15, 2015

Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Conference 2016
May 30 - June 1, 2016, Calgary

Workshop Automated Handwritten Text Recognition
November 27, 2015, The Hague (Netherlands)

Épistémologie et pratiques des Humanités numériques
15 janvier 2016 au 13 mai 2016, Paris

Digitization of Memories of Conflict
March 3-4, 2016, Lund University (Sweden)

Stage technique international d'archives 2016
Juin 2016, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - 100 Stories: Canadians who Served in the First World War

Library and Archives Canada - New Immigrants to Canada, Porters and Domestics, 1899–1949 Database

New Canada Art Bank Website Brings 17 000 Artworks to Canadians Online

Vidéo - La numérisation à BAnQ

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Portail Métiers du livre

Europeana New Online Exhibition - The Men on the Memorial

Digital Repository of Ireland - Magdalene Oral History Collection Published

Video - Microsoft Archives Part 1

Video - Introduction to JHOVE File Validation Tool

DPF Manager Version 1.2.1 (TIFF Conformance Checker)

American Archives of Public Broadcasting - Experimental API

Slidecast - Using PREMIS to Document Technical Art History

Slidecast - Europeana: Text Mining Cultural Heritage

Slidecast - Text Mining in Cultural Heritage: Challenges

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Statement from the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development on Communicating Science

Federal scientists eager to share their research now that muzzles are off 

Trudeau considers re-muzzling scientists after 3 hour conversation about rare seaweed

Canadian security officials told to embrace big data to identify threats

Familiar territory: LAC's National Presence Initiative

Familiar territory: LAC's National Presence Initiative

Storify - Closure of Library & Archives Canada regional facilities: some potential impacts, especially for Indigenous people & communities

The Canadian Archival System and the Blueprint

Library and Archives asks Harper to donate records from his time in office

Multiple Contexts: Library and Archives Canada at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Hockey memorabilia from 1948 Olympic gold medal RCAF Flyers at Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada - Daguerreotypemania! Revisit the phenomenon in new exhibit

Notorious artifacts thief eligible for day parole

Virtual exhibit features letters of Nova Scotia soldiers in First World War

Newfoundland - Young man in WW I commemoration video gets surprise from Provincial Archives

Archives of Manitoba reading letters written by Manitoban soldiers during First World War

Archives Alberta - Could it be Cellulose Nitrate?

Province launches virtual museum highlighting Franco-Ontarian heritage

How children at an English elementary school came to care for 18 Newfoundland graves

The Trans-Pacific Partnership vs. Municipal Archives

Canadian Family History Societies: More Women Leaders than the Trudeau Cabinet

Handwritten copy of In Flanders Fields remains in Montreal McGill archives

Librarians and archivists reach tentative agreement with Western University

McMaster University - Artifacts of war

AMS calls on BC government to stop UBC's dangerous practice of hiding public documents behind private corporations

University of Manitoba - College of Medicine Launches Digital Archives

University of Waterloo Special Collections & Archives - Anti-suffrage bud vase

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - It is most strange to know that the invasion has begun… Remembrance Day 2015

Find history at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Vancouver Public Library introduces new Criterion Collection streaming service

City of Vancouver under investigation over Freedom of Information requests

Toronto - Library Opens Vinyl Collection to Public

Behind Expozine and Archive Montreal is a man driven to protect the past

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Record of the Week: Insulin is Discovered at the University of Toronto 

Hamilton's public library - Hamilton at War

Hope you will miss me: Saskatoon nurse's love letters survive the Great War

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites (B.C.) - My Dearest Belle: First World War Letters

Deseronto (Ont.) - First World War project brings names of veterans to forefront

Red tape snarls search for Canadian WWII airmen: researcher says he is close to resolving where two Canadian airmen died in a wartime crash

Prairie Crocus Regional Library (Manitoba) archives are growing

Société d'histoire et de généalogie des Mille-Îles: le service des archives déménagé au musée Joseph-Filion

Le Centre d'archives régional des Îles de la Madeleine toujours en course pour le prix Aviva

Les archives du Nord (France) dévoilent un fonds inédit venu du Québec de Marguerite Yourcenar

Revelstoke Museum & Archives (B.C.) launches avalanche education website

Wreck of Saint-Simon found, say citizens of namesake New Brunswick village

Congrégation des Sœurs des Saints Noms de Jésus et de Marie - Des archives pour se raconter

Mégadonnées, petits secrets?

Association des archivistes du Québec - Lancer sa carrière : développer son réseau

Afrique / Africa
Liberia - President Tubman's Book of Condolences and Other Important Historical Artifacts Lie in Ruins

Zambia - Thieves Terrorise Lusaka Magistrate Courts Targeting Records

Moroccan Cinematographic Center to Digitize 100 Years of Moroccan Film Archives

U.S. envoy urges unfettered access to information to grow Nigeria's democracy

Madagascar - Université d'Antananarivo : patrimoine photographiques : mise en ligne de 1854 photos d'archives

Mali - Préservation des manuscrits de Tombouctou : l'ambassade des États-Unis offre 100 millions de franc CFA à l'IHERI-AB

La Bibliothèque nationale d'Algérie, un fleuron architectural

Amériques / Americas
Information freedom new era for Mexico

Judge Clears CIA in JFK Records Case

A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online

FBI Claims Bureau Can't Locate Manual Used to Process Freedom of Information Act Requests

National Archives offers military databases online

Library of Congress - Flipping through the Card Catalog

Congrès 2015 de la Society of American Archivists : épisode 3 : intégrer les fonctions dans la description archivistique

Congrès 2015 de la Society of American Archivists : épisode 4 : le programme de Coopérative Social Networks and Archival Context 

Q&A: Kansas Historical Society Archivist gives advice on preserving veterans' stories, memories

University of California - An Archive of 10,000 Cylinder Recordings Readied for the Spotify Era

University of Southern California's secret archive of horror films features work by John Carpenter, Dan O'Bannon

Indiana University starts media digitization and preservation initiative

University of Denver archives home to rare photo collection of Native American life

World War II Division's Archives, Website Has New Home at University of Southern Mississippi

Lehigh University - Transcribing hand-written letters of historical figures 

The Guggenheim Launches its First Ever Online Exhibition

Time Inc.'s Record of the 20th Century, in Thousands of Boxes, Is Moving

A family's photo trove offers a window into WWII Japanese-American internment camp life

A historical treasure trove: social justice tradition runs through Catholic archives

After 25 years, thousands of images, Utah Ski Archives still collecting

New online portal archives Chicago's history and culture

Before government records, families tracked important life events in family Bibles like this one

Monkey See, Monkey Sue... Defendants Ask Judge to Toss Out Ridiculous Monkey Copyright Lawsuit

Hand-Painted Daguerreotypes from the 1850s Capture the Color of Nudity

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Archive records shed new light on UK role in Primer Minister Gough Whitlam's dismissal

The rise and rise of Asia Art Archive

China - Instant Access at Hubei Provincial Archives

India - Declassifying Netaji's Archives: Government Transparency or Just a Clever Move?

India - Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority to Digitise All Records

Europe / Europa
Leaked copyright communication: a more modern copyright framework for Europe?

Holocaust historians run into political opposition in Brussels over data protection law

Historical Archives of the European Union - Inventory for the Council of the European Communities archives for 1972 now available online

Watch Rarely Seen Footage of Life in Nazi Austria, Thanks to a New Video Archive

Russia - Birchbark Message Tells Story of Medieval Traveler

Netherlands - Undelivered letters shed light on 17th-century society

Netherlands - Leiden University digitises 80,000 pages of medieval manuscripts 

Shining a new archival light on times of darkness in Malta

Sweden - Digisam's Recommendation on Extended Collective License for images under copyright

National Library of Sweden - Remote access across borders

Luxembourg - Archives nationales : un pas en avant

France - Aux Archives nationales, la mémoire juive en réparation

Fontainebleau : vers une fermeture des Archives nationales

France - Un an après son lancement, le Grand Mémorial enrichi

France - Dématérialisation : l'État et les collectivités adoptent une feuille de route commune 

Claude Lévi-Strauss, le don des archives

A Summer Navigating the French Archives

Behind the House: a Tour of Cartier's Secret Archives

Ireland - Operation Motorman: top secret files reveal reasons behind invasion of nationalist areas

It's a Scottish national treasure, says First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, as she relaunches Glasgow Women's Library

Scottish Court service explains divorce records restrictions

Parliamentary speeches which have made history go online in Glasgow University archive

Scotland - Archive of Virginia Woolf letters acquired by St Andrews University

National Library of Wales shares 2nd Century Ptolemy map image

If the UK government collects browsing data, one day it will be public

Historians and the Freedom of Information Act

UK Parliamentary Archives - The First World War: Personal Connections

UK National Archives - Thousands of Second World War home front heroes remembered online

British Library - Unlocking India's printed heritage: 200,000 pages of historic books to be made available online 

British Library - Introducing our newest Digital Curator

Earliest Battle of Waterloo images secured for the nation by British Museum

Royal Institute of British Architects Makes 90,000 Archival Images Available to View Online 

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust set to open its archives to the public

Historians searching for Victorian crimes

The Forgotten Kaleidoscope Craze in Victorian England

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
New Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre for Arabic speaking countries

One Year of Qatar Digital Library

United Arab Emirates - Ruler of Sharjah visits House of Manuscripts

Palestinian Cabinet to consider new law providing greater access to government documents

Companies will Be Able to Sue Governments for Breaking Trans Pacific Partnership Copyright Rules

Nine Historical Archives that will Spill New Secrets

What we talk about when we (don't) talk about accessioning

Caméras, films familiaux… : une promesse qui ne se réalise jamais

Digitizing the World's Libraries Using Smartphones

So you're a Historian who Wants to Get Started in Web Archiving

Sony says goodbye to Betamax tapes

Using Personal Email for Government Business is a Bad Idea: Here's Why

What Open-Access Publishing Actually Costs

Museums Focus on Digitisation Strategies to Increase Engagement: new research shows websites, social media and smartphone usage are the key priorities for creating public value

Afrocrowd Brings a Diversity of Voices to Wikipedia

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