Thursday, 3 March 2016

Vol. 9, no. 27

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
National Archivist of Australia Speech - Value Public Information so we Can Trust it, Rely on it and Use it

NARA - Six New Draft General Records Schedules (for Agency Review)

Canton du Valais (Suisse) - Guide de gestion des documents pour l'administration cantonale (version 2.0)

European Commission - Guidelines on Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data in Horizon 2020

UK Government - Independent Commission on Freedom of Information Report

De la communauté / From the community
International Council on Archives - Social Media Strategy

Europeana - Business Plan 2016

IFLA - FRBR-Library Reference Model (for Review)

OCLC Research - 2015 Activity Report

Wikimedia Foundation - Transparency Report

Qu'est-ce que le Text encoding initiative?

Think-tank for Action on Social Change (Ireland) - Setting the Record Straight: Record Keeping for Good Governance

Afnor - Qu'est-ce qui fait la valeur des bibliothèques ?

Open Knowledge - Changing What Counts: how Can Citizen-Generated and Civil Society Data Be Used as an Advocacy Tool to Change Official Data Collection?

World Heritage, no. 78, 2016 (Special Issue: World Heritage and Gender Equality)

National Archives of Australia - Government Agencies Information Network Newsletter, no. 2 (2016)

Telling our Stories: Newsletter of the South Peace Regional Archives (Alb.), vol. 7, no. 2 (March 2016)

Book - Law, Memory, Violence: Uncovering the Counter-Archive

Book - Theory Development in the Information Sciences

Book - Remembering 1916: the Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Ireland

Book - Contract and Copyright Drafting Skills: an A-Z Guide to Working with Clauses 

Book - Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions

Book - Security and Privacy in Internet of Things (IoTs): Models, Algorithms, and Implementations

Book - Museum Branding: how to Create and Maintain Image, Loyalty, and Support (Second Edition)

Livre - Marseille, archives remarquables

Livre - Retrouver ses ancêtres hongrois

Livre - Retrouver ses ancêtres bretons

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
From Bibliometrics to Altmetrics: Current Challenges in the Measurement of Scholarly Activity
March 7-8, 2016, Halifax

Les gestes de nos mémoires
9 mars 2016, Québec

Canadian Memory of the World Register
March 30, 2016, Ottawa

Hebrew Printing in the Arab and Islamic World 
April 3, 2016, Ottawa

Archives Awareness Week 2016 at the Archives of Ontario 
April 4-9, 2016, Toronto

4e Journée des archives religieuses
15 avril 2016, Montréal

Not my Heritage: New Identities/Voices in Conservation
April 23, 2016, Ottawa

Rencontres Henri-Jean Martin 2016 - Sécurité et sûreté des collections
21 mars 2016, Villeurbane (France)

2016 International Association of Music Libraries Archives and Documentation Centres Congress
July 3-8, 2016, Rome

Holocaust Archival Film Footage as a Historical Source
September 19-21, 2016, Jerusalem

Freedom of Information Act Requests at the U.S. National Archives (Video Available)
March 2, 2016, Washington D.C.

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Video: Ottawa's History Unveiled

University of Winnipeg Video - The Oral History Centre: Campus Research

Video - Social Justice Struggles for Rights, Equality & Identity: Role of LGBTQ Archives

Maynooth University (Ireland) - Letters of 1916: a Year in the Life Project

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Vidéo: TIC Belgium: Transnational Intellectual Cooperation, 1815-1914

Fund Trove (National Library of Australia) Facebook Page

North Carolina State University - Social Media Archives Toolkit

VeraPDF (version 0.10)

Slidecast - La source orale en sciences humaines et sociales et son archivage : questions d'éthique et de droit 

Slidecast - Developing a Netherlands National Digital Library 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Federal proposals on how to make the government less secretive are being kept secret

Metadata is crucial, Communications Security Establishment insists

St. Anne's residential school survivor seeks reopening of claims case: former student first to come forward alleging justice denied due to government withholding key documents

Health Canada responds over controversial journal

Library and Archives Canada and 2016-2017 Main Estimates

Library and Archives Canada: Opening Government Records

Tracing Historical Legislation at Library and Archives Canada

Editorial: Stop dabbling over portrait gallery

The Canadian Museum of History's movie theatre is going digital

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan now boasts a (nearly) complete collection of Telemiracle's past broadcasts

Archive Society of Alberta's Flood Advisory Programme - Project by the numbers (3)

BAnQ - Les archives judiciaires, miroir de la société

BAnQ - Archives du mois: Monsieur Fortin et sa Boule d'or : de la mercerie à la grande surface

BAnQ - La chasse-galerie:  de la légende au petit écran

Une sélection de photographies d'archives de BAnQ présentée à l'Université de Sherbrooke

Copibec : Les auteurs et les éditeurs iront en appel suite au refus de la cour d'autoriser leur action collective contre l'Université Laval

Harvesting the government web space: University of Toronto librarians step in to preserve electronic information

University of Toronto researcher first to open lab notes in real time 

Ryerson University - Archiving queer, black history

Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections - Feature from the Collections: the Model Slide Rule

Le déclin de la recherche gouvernementale et industrielle au Canada

Critics decry Canadian medical journal's "Orwellian" revamp

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta - Veterans Affairs Grant for our Database

Dozens of British home children lie forgotten in Etobicoke (Ont.) cemetery

La collection Robert-Lionel-Séguin commence à prendre le large

Le quotidien d'un baleinier en 1880 : un trésor pour le Musée de la Gaspésie

Peterborough (Ont.) - Photographic pioneers: how these early artists helped chronicle the city's 19th-century history

Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives - How Do Archivists Describe Collections? (or how to Read a Finding Aid)

Grant buys more time, space for Kelowna (B.C.) archives

Spaces: The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

Daniel Ducharme: L'expression et la conservation

Afrique / Africa
Mali - Timbuktu destroyer (of heritage sites) in dock for war crimes

Morocco - Restoring the world's oldest library

Nigeria - Freedom of Information Act will curb corruption 

Malawi Groups Urge Defeat of Revised Access to Information Legislation

Tunisie - Les archives de la présidence finalement mises à la disposition de l'Instance Vérité et Dignité

Cameroun : La préservation et la transmission de la mémoire collective de l'Afrique au centre d’une rencontre internationale

Gabon: une plainte sur l’acte de naissance d’Ali Bongo classée sans suite

Algérie - Un portail Internet dédié au patrimoine culturel inauguré

Le dessous des cartes de la conquête de l'Algérie

Procès Mandela en Afrique du Sud: les archives sonores numérisées

South African History Archive takes battle for Department of Defence records to court

South Africa - Historical records like Rivonia trial documents could be destroyed: Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Apartheid Heritages - First Look: Social Justice History Platform

Amériques / Americas
Literary Archives in Uruguay

18th-Century Music Manuscript "Libro Sesto" Tells of Colonial History in Chile 

Library of Congress Acquires 96 High-Profile Courtroom Drawings

Library of Congress - Saving America's Radio Heritage

The National Archives' Unique Role in Resolving the Hillary Clinton Email Case

NARA Commits to Processing the Withheld JFK Assassination Records by October 26, 2017

Assessing Digital Preservation at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

Is the torture report a public record? an interview with the National Security Archive's Lauren Harper 

An Activist Wrote a Script to Freedom of Information Act the Files of 7,000 Dead FBI Officials

Society of American Archivists - Empowering Archivists through Mentoring

Wisconsin Courts - Paper a thing of the past?

Bob Dylan's Secret Archive: the musician's private trove has been acquired for an estimated $15 million to $20 million

Harvard - Egyptian-style handiwork with a digital past

University of Alaska Fairbanks archivists work to preserve obsolete recordings

Old Dominion University - Acquisition of Mementos and their Content Is More Challenging than Expected

The University of Iowa Libraries celebrate and promote their digital collections on social media

Museum of Modern Art's race to preserve film classics

Preserving at-risk archival radio broadcasts

Download 2,000 Magnificent Turn-of-the-Century Art Posters, Courtesy of the New York Public Library

A New Mexico library is preparing to sell unedited manuscripts and signed books by late author Tony Hillerman

Library with Priceless Collection of Black Literature Crumbling in Chicago

The D.C. Public Library's New "Memory Lab" Lets You Digitize Old Photos and Videos

Delta and Atlanta: A 75-year partnership that helped transform both

Entire archive of 1950s sci-fi publication IF Magazine released online

The Digital in the Humanities: an Interview with Franco Moretti

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, cuts and the culture of forgetting

Australian Historical Association criticises "efficiency dividends"

Good and bad news from the National Library of Australia

Australia - Transparency failings responsible for low levels of public trust, says National archives boss

New South Wales - Baird government labelled secret state as information increasingly blocked

New Zealand's constitutional treasures to be more accessible

National Library of New Zealand - Digging for treasure in the photo archives

Japanese court recognizes right to be forgotten in suit against Google

Cambodia - Optimism high for law on access to information

Book Tells Story of Cambodia's First Photographs

Indonesia - National Library opens digital portal

India is in a critical situation in terms of film archiving, says U.S. expert 

Indian Institute of Science library to digitise all books, doctoral theses

Europe / Europa
Here Comes the Post-Safe Harbor European Union Privacy Crackdown

Opening of the historical archives of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Introducing Europeana 280

Europeana - How vinyl records are made?

Promoting sound heritage, an Italian story: Gavino Gabriel

Finland - At 170, National Library re-opens amid contemporary pressure

Everis and NTT DATA to Develop Digital Archive System for Preserving Treasures from Spain's National Heritage 

U.S. Returns Stolen Archival Material to Russia

Historical manuscripts from secret Vatican archives published in book "Misericordia"

Suisse - Consulter les archives de l'Organisation internationale du travail à Genève : retour heureux d'expérience

Suisse - Genève restitue à l'Égypte un vestige archéologique volé vieux de plus de 4000 ans

Patrimoine: le manuscrit des Troyens de Berlioz entre à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

France - La destruction de la preuve papier (enfin) autorisée ? La copie numérique fiable a désormais la même force probante que le document papier original

France - Un amendement pour saisir les messages électroniques archivés

Ireland - The Prisons Memory Archive: Representing the Troubles

Ireland - Remembering 1916, Recording 2016: the National Library Web Archive

Ireland - Political accountability needs written records of decisions

UK Government - Launch of new data sharing consultation

The Government Is Stopping us Writing about Spies and the Royal Family, Say Historians

UK National Archives - First World War airship attacks 

British Library plans to digitize 11 million old manuscripts

The digitalisation of a nation

Bodleian Library (University of Oxford) - The Mabel FitzGerald Archive, or: an extraordinary woman

Yorkshire - Digital history: Archbishops' Registers go online for first time

What books were taken to the Antarctic 100 years ago?

Paul Mccartney And Ringo Starr Pay Tribute To Engineer And Archivist Allan Rouse

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts

Oman - Al-Dhawyani Opens the training Program Records and Archives: Theory, Practice, Policy and Governance

Performing the Jewish Archive: an international project revives the work of persecuted playwrights and composers

UNESCO and International Committee of the Red Cross partner on the protection of culture heritage in the event of armed conflict

Hard-core data preservation: the best media and methods for archiving your data

How Big Data Complements Information Management

Archives visuelles

L'archiviste et les contenants

Email isn't dead, but it is ageing: how young people now communicate online

Four Free Online OCR Tools Put to the Ultimate Test

The cult of memory: when history does more harm than good

Open Source Tools for working with Audio Visual files

Object Storage: an Innovative Approach to Active Archive

How did governments lose control of encryption?

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Open Access

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