Thursday, 24 December 2015

Vol. 9, no. 17

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Canada - Mid-term Self-Assessment on Open Government Action Plan 2014-2016 (for Comment)

Fees for Electronic Records as per Information Commissioner of Canada v. Attorney General of Canada

Archives de France - Standard d'échange de données pour l'archivage (SEDA) 2.0

Australia Copyright Council - Exposure Draft of Copyright Act Amendment Bill

UK Economic and Social Research Council - Big Data: Public Views on the Use of Private Sector Data for Social Research

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Library Association - Toward a Federation of Library Associations in Canada: Strengthening the National Voice for Canadian libraries Final Proposal

Table permanente de concertation des bibliothèques québécoises - Déclaration des bibliothèques québécoises

IFLA Annual Report 2014

American Library Association - After Access: Libraries & Digital Empowerment: Building Digitally Inclusive Communities

Association of Research Libraries - Pilot Library Liaison Institute (Final Report)

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Generating RDF from Tabular Data on the Web

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Generating JSON from Tabular Data on the Web

ENSSIB - Fiche pratique: Comprendre le modèle FRBR et ses extensions

Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 43, no. 3 (2015)

Practical Technology for Archives, no. 5 (December 2015)

New Review of Information Networking, vol. 20, no. 1-2, 2015 (Special Issue: Shaping our Legacy: Preserving the Social and Cultural Record)

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, vol. 11, no. 3, 2015 (Special Issue: Geospatial Data Management, Curation, and Preservation, Part 2)

Scripted: a Journal of Law, Technology and Society, vol. 12, no. 2 (2015)

Revue fribourgeoise de jurisprudence, 2015 (numéro spécial: de la justice aux archives)

I2D : Information, données & documents, no. 4, 2015 (dossier : les services d'information au prisme de la valeur)

The Halcyon: the Newsletter of the Friends of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library (University of Toronto), no. 56 (December 2015)

Book - Landmark Essays on Archival Research

Book - Using Non-Textual Sources: a Historian's Guide

Book - Micromuseology: an Analysis of Small Independent Museums 

Book - Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

Book - Operating System Forensics

Book - The Inquiring Organization: how Organizations Acquire Knowledge and Seek Information

Book - The Great War Illustrated 1915: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI

Livre - Maudite soit la guerre : écrits censurés d'un journaliste dans les tranchées

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Carleton University's Ugandan Asian Archives Road Show
January 23, 2016, Toronto

Data Journalism Ethics and Pitfalls
February 17, 2016, Toronto

Transformation Digital Art: International Symposium on the Preservation of Born-digital Art
February 18-19, 2016, Amsterdam

International Council on Archives Section on Business Archives Conference
April 4-5 2016, Atlanta

Archiving 2016
April 19-22, 2016, Washington D.C.

Values in Transition: Perspectives on the Future of the Archival Profession
June 15-17, 2016, Haarlem (Netherlands)

Historical Memory and the Preservation of the Past in the Early Modern Period
October 28-29, 2016, State College (Pennsylvania)

Canada School of Public Service Webcast - The Three R's of Copyright: Rights, Risks and Responsibilities (Recording Available)
December 18, 2015

Sur le web / On the web
Surrey Archives (B.C.) Video - Growing up in Surrey: 100 Years of History

UK National Archives - First World War Hospital Diaries now Online

National Library of Scotland Video - The Story of our Year: 2015

Library of Congress Video - Teacher Resource: Inquiry & Primary Sources Overview 

Video - Recalibrating Access, Security , Privacy and Innovation

UK National Archives Podcast - Using the 1939 Register: Recording the UK Population Before the War

GLAM Survey of Rights in Literary Collections

VeraPDF 0.8 Released

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Improving public access to information will make government better, Trudeau says

Teaching Open Data

Shared Services Canada struggles to win friends

Could the idea of a National Portrait Gallery be resurrected?

Library and Archives Canada - Shaughnessy Hospital: dedication and innovation in war and peace

Canadian Library Association (CLA) Announces Special General Meeting for its Dissolution

CLA Responds to Good e-Reader article entitled the Canadian Library Association wants to Disband

Canadian Research Knowledge Network Receives Funding from the Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program

Smyth: B.C. government unlikely to clean up its act in wake of document-destruction scandal

Archives of Manitoba - Christmas in the Wards

University of Toronto - IXmaps illustrates how your local data travels through the NSA's jurisdiction

Dalhousie University Archives adds almost 70,000 records to the Archives Catalogue and Online Collections

Flamborough (Ont.) Archives excited about new home at Waterdown library

South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.) - 1955 County of Grande Prairie Map

Fort Whoop-up historical society (Alb.) pulls 10,000 artifacts in battle with city

Sudbury column: Royal visit as a home movie

Archivist Interview: Meet Kyle Neill, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.)

E-book sales plateau while print books hold place in readers' hearts

The community based archive as a tool for activism

Association des archivistes du Québec - Noël d’antan, spécial archives

Afrique / Africa
Catholic monks in Minnesota are helping to save a trove of Islamic treasures in Mali

Mali - 1384 jours : un projet d'archives photographiques à Bamako

Bénin - La Direction des archives nationales ouvre ses portes au public

Sénégal - Dakar : la déchéance des archives de justice

Tunisie - Abdelwahab Abdallah et Mongi Safra démentent avoir touché aux archives présidentielles

Liban - Les archives culturelles en voie d’être sauvées ?

Amériques / Americas
Argentina - Alberto Manguel to lead National Library

Brazil - Fire Destroys Museum of the Portuguese Language

Library of Congress to Receive 9/11-Responder Oral History Collection

Plans for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Move Forward

NARA - Christmas on Base: 13 Images of our Soldiers at Christmas

Documents show FBI fielding escape rumors after Hitler's death

Pete Seeger's FBI File Reveals How the Folk Legend First Became a Target of the Feds

Do Changes to Wisconsin Records Retention Policies Violate State's Open Meetings Law?

Plans for Assessing Preservation Storage Options and Lifecycles at MIT Libraries: a National Digital Stewardship Resident Project Update

University of California Berkeley to open $112 million art museum, film archive and events space

Virtual Footlocker Project (Developing an Application for Capturing and Preserving the Personal Records of the Modern Soldier) 

Blessed is the Generation: the Launch of the American Jewish Peace Archive

Authenticity Amidst Change: the Preservation and Access Framework for Digital Art Objects

Unknown Cache of Letters Mailed to a Ghost Town May Rewrite History of Big Bend National Park

Archive Documents California Immigrant Story, Through Music

Beethoven manuscript auctioned after being discovered in a Connecticut home

A nightmare example of why any government backdoor access is terrible

Robert Altman's Compelling Early Cornball, Preserved

Bank of America uses copyright to censor business reporter's tweets

Tumblr's Meme Librarian has the best job on the Internet

An interview with performer, educator and archivist of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Mark Dreyfus wins case over George Brandis' refusal to release ministerial diary

National Library of Australia - How Digital Records Change Lives

State Records of New South Wales (Australia) - Decommissioning systems: the benefits

Digital forensics set for rapid growth in China

Malaysia Records Management Society - Knowledge management without records...

India - Digital India: government digitizes 2 million public records' characters

India - 6th-century manuscript of Ramayana found in Kolkata, stuns scholars

India - A historian's tribute to archives and archivists

Europe / Europa
The Final Draft of Europe's Right to Be Forgotten Law

European Union Regulators Agree on Pan-European Data Privacy Rules

Data Management in the Post-Safe Harbor Era

83 Members of European Parliament say no to ancillary copyright in Europe

Opening of the historical archives of the European Court of Justice

Discover Europeana Sounds' Music Information Retrieval Pilot

Data Centar wants to narrow the gap between data and ideas in Serbia 

Denmark - Lost Astronomy Plates Show Historic Eclipse and More

New Manuscripts From the National Library of Greece

Monaco - Les Archives du Palais publient le nouveau numéro des Annales monégasques

Association des archivistes suisses - May the Force be with the Archives

Belgique - Présentation des Archives générales du Royaume à Bruxelles

A freewheeling conversation with the director of Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - Un parchemin daté de l'an 819 reconditionné dans l'Yonne

Ireland - The Christopher Robson Photographic Collection is presented to the National Photographic Archive

Ireland - Tell your story: documenting the 1916 Rising through public memorabilia collection days

Progressive Democrats archive at University College Dublin cannot be accessed by researchers: papers handed over in 2009 still not catalogued due to lack of resources

Dear Santa letter from 1932 turns up in Belfast archive

Scottish governement to cut culture budget

Scotland - Historical child abuse inquiry announces key dates

Scotland - Chilly Conflict pictures of Germany and the Center East photographs launched to archive

Five things we wouldn't know without the Freedom of Information Act

UK - Ministers Reflect: New Archive Project Released, Collating Interviews with Government Ministers

Birmingham's ancient Koran history revealed

University of Southampton - Jane Austen's Family Music Books Digitised for Free Access Online

Work complete on £6.4m West Yorkshire History Centre

Greeting cards from British troops during First World War give glimpse of life on the front line

Soldier's mysterious First World War diary leaves Tewkesbury

Opinion - To lose our libraries would be a national disaster: we must act to save them

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Ancient manuscripts digitalized in Turkey for wider access

IFLA appoints Mr Gerald Leitner as new IFLA Secretary General

Top 7 Data Storage and Active Archive Predictions for 2016

Five Digital History Projects that Dazzled us in 2015

Five More Digital History Projects we Loved in 2015

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2016: Targeting the human factor 

Reinventing past in the digital world: history and online journalism in the age of technological obsolescence

Wrestling with or Embracing Digitization?

The Unexpected Comeback of Actual Books

Bringing libraries closer to Wikipedia: Merrilee Proffitt

Pour ses 15 ans, Wikipédia demande un cadeau à chaque bibliothécaire du monde entier

What Librarians can Teach Us About Managing Big Data

Can traditional records management survive the digital future

The Amazing Lots Being Overlooked at Auctions

Rise of the humanities

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