Thursday, 17 December 2015

Vol. 9, no. 16

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
B.C. - Implementing Investigation Report F15-03: Recommendations to the Government of British Columbia (on Information and Records Management)
B.C. Premier's Statement on Freedom of Information and Records Management Improvements:

European Commission - Towards a Modern, more European Copyright Framework

UK - Government Digital Records and Archives Review

NARA - 2014 Senior Agency Official Summary Report

Archives New Zealand - Government Recordkeeping and Audit Report 2014-2015

U.S. Copyright Office - Software-Enabled Consumer Products Study (Notice and Request for Public Comment)

Réponse à une demande d'accès à l'information - Ville de Gatineau et financement de la chaire de recherche de Daniel J. Caron
Note : Ce partenariat continuera à faire l'objet d'un suivi.

De la communauté / From the community
Digital Preservation Coalition - Digital Personal Archiving

Cornell University - Preserving and Emulating Digital Art Objects

Digital Repository of Ireland - Linking Digital Objects Factsheets

National Information Standards Organization - Principles to Address Privacy of User Data in Library, Content-Provider, and Software-Supplier Systems

OCLC - Shaping the Library to the Life of the User: Adapting, Empowering, Partnering, Engaging

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Data on the Web Best Practices (Draft)

Archives and Records, vol. 36, no. 2 (2015)

Arbido: périodique de l'Association des archivistes suisses et de Bibliothèque information suisse, 4/2015

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

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 27, no. 4 (2015)

First Monday, vol. 20, no. 12 (December 2015)

Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography, vol. 68, no. 1 (January 2016)

Scandinavian Library Quartely, vol. 48, no. 4, 2015 (Special Issue: Collection Development Policy)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 11 (2015)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 11 (November 2015)

Online Audiovisual Catalogers Newsletter, vol. 35, no. 4 (December 2015)

Cathedral Library & Archives Association (Winter 2015)

Association professionnelle des techniciennes et techniciens en documentation du Québec - Infodocumentation, vol. 26, no 4 (Décembre 2015)

Report - Law Library Plans for the Print Materials Collection

Book - Out of the Closet, into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories

Book - Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

Book - Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

Book - Digitizing Identities: Doing Identity in a Networked World

Book - Collective Memories in War

Book - Maximizing Electronic Resources Management in Libraries: Applying Business Process Management

Book - When the Office Went to War : War Letters from the Men of the Great Western Railway

Livre - Archive (re)mix : vues d'Afrique

Livre - À qui profite le clic ? Le partage de la valeur à l’ère du numérique

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Vitrine humanités numériques / Digital Humanities Showcase 2016
22 janvier 2016, Montréal

Online Course - Digital History
January 18 - March 24, 2016

Webinar - Introduction to Sustainable Environment Actionable Data 2.0 
January 21, 2016

Training Course on Standard ISO 16363 for Managers of Digital Repositories
February 1-4, 2016, Roma (Italy)

Le genre de l'archive : constitution et transmission des mémoires militantes
11 février 2016, Paris

Cours en ligne massif et ouvert - WikiMOOC : apprenez à contribuer sur Wikipédia
22 février au 27 mars 2016

A Common International Standard for Rare Materials Cataloguing? why? and how?
February 22, 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

Archives and Records Association, UK and Ireland Conference 2016
August 31 - September 2, 2016, London (UK)

PDF Technical Conference 2015 (Recordings Available)
October 19-20, 2015, San Jose (California)

L'histoire en mutation : l'École nationale des chartes aujourd'hui et demain (vidéos disponibles)
13 novembre 2015, Paris

Sur le web / On the web
Finding Fugitive Canadian Federal Government Publications that are not Collected in the DSP e-Collection 

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property - RE-ORG Crowdsourcing Project Launch

UK National Archives Podcast - For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front

Podcast - Archive of the Future

Video - An Extremely Rare Look at Sylvia Plath's Childhood Manuscripts at the New York Public Library

Wikipedia's Year-in-Review Video

Kickstarter - Old School Films: an On-line Archive

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Harper government obstructed search for children who died in residential schools: TRC

Accès à l'information : 135 jours, 180 jours, 220 jours… qui dit mieux

Set the Data Free, Mr. Trudeau

Victims of communism memorial to be moved (accross the street from LAC building), minister Joly announces

Canadian Heritage Information Network - Crowdfunding: Looking to the Future to Preserve the Past

Library and Archives Canada approves $1.5 million in funding for 65 documentary heritage projects

Library and Archives Canada - Funding history 2015-2016

Canadian Association of Research Libraries Receives DHCP Funding from Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada releases two revised classification schedules

Library and Archives Canada - Open Datasets: what's New?

Ontario - Dalton McGuinty's ex-chief of staff, deputy charged in gas plant e-mail deletion scandal

Closing the book on John Mark Tillmann's stolen antiques

Digitizing the Dead: the Mormon mission to save souls and Saskatchewan's public archives

Mormons helping Saskatchewan bring archives to digital age

Gallery: Sifting through the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

Archives of Manitoba - Christmas Greetings from the Canadian Machine Gun School

New Brunswick Museum faces an uncertain future 

Racines acadiennes : trouver ses ancêtres sur internet

Québec - Infonuagique; oui, mais à quel prix?

BAnQ - La correspondance, témoin d'un pan de vie

B.C. government IT systems vulnerable: government risks loss of public trust to safeguard data, says auditor general

University of Waterloo - Two New Major Collaborative Grants to Enhance our Understanding of Web Archives

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - New archives open for research 2016

University of British Columbia - How we Digitize: Vintage Vancouver and a Video

Regroupement des archivistes religieux - Communiqué de la présidente 

Wartime Christmas cards give Calgarians glimpse of courage, hope during tough times

Documents of early Vancouver transcribed and posted online

Vancouver Archives - Merging Time: a Modern Perspective

There's a vinyl gold mine in Toronto's library stacks

Rare Archives Offer Glimpse Into Evolution of Montreal Jewish Culture

Archives de Montréal - Les nouveautés de 2015 : dans les parcs de Montréal (1953-1968 et 1863-1951)

Drummond Women's Institute makes donation to Archives Lanark (Ont.)

Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (Ont.) - Immigrant Voices in Archival Records: the Cumbrian Connection, Final Post

Dawson Creek (B.C.) - Digitization of South Peace archives keeps history alive 

Ian Milligan - From Dataverse to Gephi: Network Analysis on our Data, A Step-by-Step Walkthrough

How Digital Forensic Readiness Reduces Business Risk

Association des archivistes du Québec - Vie d’archiviste : Jeanne Darche

Afrique / Africa
The Rwanda Tribunal Closes but Controversy Is Brewing over its Archives

Mali - Un air d'archives aux Rencontres de Bamako

Mali - Rencontres de Bamako : du studio aux archives

Algérie - Hommage à Meziane Rachid : une vie et une œuvre pour la préservation de la culture amazighe

Les archives de Larbi Messari aux Archives du Maroc

Tunisie - La Commission des droits et libertés examine à nouveau la loi sur le droit d’accès à l’information

Bénin - Gestion des archives aux Affaires étrangères: pour la restauration de la mémoire de la diplomatie béninoise

Amériques / Americas
Jamaica - Secret Government: Administration Ignoring Recommendations for Access to Information Amendments

Declassified Snapshot of the Clinton Archives Show that Early U.S. Optimism on Climate Change Frustrated by Disputes over Greenhouse Gas Goals 

Defense Secretary Conducted Some Official Business on a Personal Email Account

In the race to open Congress's secretive think tank, a new trove of confidential research goes public

Government says convicted spy's information still top secret

National Archives announces digitization partnership with collection of aerial photograph

Library of Congress - 2015 National Film Registry: Ghostbusters Gets the Call

Library of Congress - Putting Boston on the Map: Land Reclamation and the Growth of a City

How the African American History Museum Is Curating the Black Lives Matter Movement

National Endowment for the Humanities Announces $434 Thousand for Common Heritage Community History Projects

Wyoming state parks seek $500,000 for electronic archives

Oregon's History and Archaeology Library is now online

Vermont - When government outsources, public records access becomes issue

New Mexico - Open records complaints take months, years to resolve

Harvard Launches Free the Law Digitization Project

Hoover Archivists Innovate for the Preservation and Access of Rare WWII Recordings

Florida State University - Behind the scenes: Preserving Scrapbooks in Heritage Protocol & University Archives

West Virginia University - New Online Archive to Document History of Black World War I Veterans 

Learn about University of Wisconsin's most famous naturalist with the digitized Aldo Leopold archives

University of Minnesota Libraries receives 540 year old book containing Europe's first printed map of the world

University of Kansas - Researchers building digital archive on WWI poetry by American immigrants 

George Washington University - Gelman Library to House Winston Churchill’s World War II Engagement Diary

The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change

Researcher archives stories of more than 1,200 Louisiana dancehalls, newspaper reports

Documenting the Grateful Dead: the poetry of the archive

Influential drummer, filmmaker George Manney leaves trove of Philly rock archives

Vintage Photos of People Mesmerized by Holiday Windows

AIIM changes Certified Information Professional certification program, miffs members

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Pair allegedly stole $57,000 of brass from National Library of Australia

New Australian lottery could raise funds for heritage projects

How do you choose what to archive in our digital age?

Taiwan - Accord de coopération entre la Bibliothèque centrale nationale de Taiwan et l'Université de Gand (Belgique)

Struggle and freedom: the Vietnamese archive that celebrates a secret LGBT culture

Sri Lanka Proposes Strong Right to Information Act

Europe / Europa
Data Protection Package: a historic agreement

Safe Harbor 2 : l'Union européenne prévoit une clause de suspension

Photographic Competition Announced by E-ARK Project

Spanish Government Using Obstructionism and Bureaucracy to Nullify Transparency Law

Spain - Prehistoric rock carvings were humanity's earliest architectural plans

Ukraine finds personal archive of ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych

Summary of 2015 amendments to the Polish Copyright Act

Les archives du Saint-Synode de l'Église orthodoxe de Grèce sont en cours de numérisation et seront accessibles au public

Suisse - Révision de la loi sur le droit d'auteur : travaux au sein de l'Association des archivistes suisses

Suisse - Un document vieux de 1 137 ans dans les Archives de l'Ancien Évêché de Bâle

When Switzerland had its own king: Alfred Escher digitalised archive of letters offers an intriguing insight into the mind of this unique politician-entrepreneur

Belgique - 500 millions pour la numérisation de la Wallonie

Belgique - Le Mundaneum obtient le Label du patrimoine européen

Belgique - Jodoigne: des registres paroissiaux de l'Ancien Régime découverts sur une brocante

France - Les archives de la défense, une plongée dans l'histoire

Plus de 288.000 documents classés secret défense en France

Secret Défense : en France, 1 personne sur 160 a accès à des documents top secrets

France - Archives et mécénat : un monde à explorer

Un cas d'école pour les services d'archives quand médiation et dispositif numérique éloignent le document

Paris : 12 000€ pour le futur centre d’archives LGBT

Paris attacks: archives to save notes, drawings left after deadly events of Nov. 13

Ireland - Revolution to be digitised as 10m documents to go online

Ireland - Release more classified Troubles files call from former soldier

National Library of Ireland Reach 40,000,000 Flickr Views

National University of Ireland - Abbey Theatre Minute Books Revealed for First Time

Private letters offer rare insight into life of Churchill’s Irish right-hand man

Cold War images released to Edinburgh-based archive

Scotland - Librarian wins dispute over Willie Gallacher's papers

UK - Former Civil Service chief Kerslake at odds with his successor as he warns weakening Freedom of Information is a false move

Revealed: Prince Charles has received confidential cabinet papers for decades

UK - Choosing Cloud Foundry for the Government Platform as a Service

UK - Crown Commercial Service plans managed print and records management services shake-up

UK National Archives - Togoland and the First World War

British Library - A dazzling diversity of primary sources

British Library - Audio-Visual Resources and the Academic Book of the Future 

Librarians take legal battle against library closures to government

Wellcome Library - How to protect original works during digitisation

How we correct the record in the Guardian archives as well as on our pages

Unpublished Brontë Manuscripts Brought to Light

Chairman Mao Letter to then Labour Party Leader Clement Attlee Fetches £605,000

Sotheby's to Offer the Archive of Robert Catterson-Smith

Fundraising bid for Warwick Healey archive

Transcribing archival documents at the Royal Asiatic Society : a volunteer's perspective

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel - Old maps of Jerusalem released

Iranian manuscript scholar Ahmad Monzavi passes away

UNESCO Memory of the World Programme calls for new nominations for the International Register 2016-2017 nomination cycle

Exceptions to Copyright to Remain on Agenda of World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Committee

Singapore and the United Nations Sign MOU to Jointly Develop Information Management Tool for UN Peacekeeping

Reasons for Being an Archivist in the Digital Age

Gifts for Librarians and Archivists: 2015 edition

The digital data revolution: top 5 storage predictions for 2016 

Photography Workflow: how to Organize and Archive Photos

Internet Archives - Digitization at scale or what does it mean to scan for access?

Why GLAM Wiki: Wikipedia and Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Big data, Google Books and the Ngram database are wonderful aids to today's intellectual problems

Text mining : quand le texte devient donnée

In Age of Digital Records, Paper Still Carries Weight

Taking control of an uncontrolled vocabulary

Wikipedia-Mining Algorithm Reveals World's Most Influential Universities

Digital Evangelism and the Death of Print 

Le big data n'est pas forcément l'eldorado annoncé

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