Thursday, 17 March 2016

Vol. 9, no. 29

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Privacy Commissioner of Canada - Recommendations for Modernizing the Privacy Act

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec - Guide de gestion des archives à l'intention des établissements d’enseignement privé du Québec (version 1.2)

Smithsonian - The Impact of Open Access on Galleries, Libraries, Museums, & Archives

NARA - Update to General Records Schedule  6.1, Item 010 (Email of Capstone Officials)

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO - PERSIST Digital Heritage Selection Guidelines

UNESCO - Audiovisual Archiving: Philosophy and Principles (Third Edition)

Harvard Library - Web Archiving Environmental Scan

Institute of Conservation - Flooding: Guidance on the Salvage of Objects in the Home

Transforming Historical Data for Reuse and Republication: a Guide to XML and XSL Transformations 

Article - Sustainable Digital Publishing of Archival Catalogues of Twentieth-Century History Archives

Poster - ANSCRing the Question: a Hands-on Approach to Sound Recording Classification for College Libraries

D-Lib Magazine, vol. 22, no. 3-4 (March-April 2016)

Journal of Map & Geography Libraries, vol. 12, no. 1 (2016)

International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, vol. 10, no. 1 (March 2016)

Information Research: an International Electronic Journal, vol. 21, no. 1 (March 2016)

Library of Congress Magazine, vol. 5, no. 2 (March-April 2016)

Historic Libraries Forum Bulletin, no. 33 (2016)

Archivists and Archives of Color Roundtable Newsletter, vol. 30, no. 1 (Winter 2015/Spring 2016)

Book - Exposing the Film Apparatus: the Film Archive as a Research Laboratory 

Book - Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries

Book - Handbook of Big Data

Book - Social Memory Technology: Theory and Practice for Communities, Social Movements and Institutions

Book - Remix: Changing Conversations in Museums of the America

Book - CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor Study Guide (Fourth Edition)

Book - The Placentia Area (Newfoundland): a Changing Mosaic

Book - Tracing your Seafaring Ancestors: a Guide to Maritime Photographs for Family Historians

Livre - Introduction aux humanités numériques : méthodes et pratiques, sciences humaines et sociales

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
The Clandestine Camera: Canada's Great War through the Photos of Sgt. William Wightman
March 22, 2016, Saskatoon

Alberta-Ukraine Genealogical Project
March 22, 2016, Edmonton

A Journey through Slovak Archives at the Archives and Special Collections of the University of Ottawa
March 23, 2016, Ottawa

Accessioning and Ingest of Electronic Records
May 31, 2016, Montreal

Managing Human Resources in the Library and Information Context: how Do we Want to Work Tomorrow?
August 10-11, 2016, Toronto

Access 2016
October 4-7, 2016, Fredericton (New Brunswick)

Congrès des professionnels de l'information
31 octobre au 2 novembre 2016, Montréal

UK National Archives Webinar - Dispatches from the Front
March 21, 2016

De l'archive aux données massives
30-31 mars 2016, Paris

Container Strategies for Data & Software Preservation that Promote Open Science
May 19-20, 2016, University of Notre Dame

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
July 16, 2016, Göttingen (Germany)

Personal Archives and Culture
September 21-23, 2016, Rio de Janeiro

Archives des dictatures sud-américaines: les espaces et lieux de révélation des conflits entre droit à l'oubli et droit à la vérité
12-14 octobre 2016, Paris

European Holocaust Research Infrastructure Seminar: Reference Services: Best Practices and Innovative Use of Materials
November 13-17, 2016, Jerusalem

Photography and Fine Printing: the History of Lumiere Press (Recording Available)
February 17, 2016, Toronto

Sur le web / On the web
Petition - Take Action to Protect Canadian Government Scientists' Right to Speak

Entrevue avec la Ministre Rita de Santis, responsable de l’Accès à l'information et de la Réforme des institutions démocratiques (Québec)

New Blog - Smythbound: Musings on Web Archiving, Digital Humanities and Curation (by Tom Smyth, Library and Archives Canada)

British Library - Discovering Literature: Shakespeare

Video - (Portuguese Web Archive): Search Pages from the Past 

Video - Copyright Reviews and Access in HathiTrust 

National Diet Library (Japan) - English-language Newsfeed on Twitter

Visualization of 5,000 Years of War

Pre-Digitisation Project Planning Tool 

Slidecast - Digital Archive Guidelines: a Sustainable Approach to Digital Preservation

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

The Trouble with the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Canadians Get their Chance to Speak Out 

The Supreme Court affirms the principle of technological neutrality in copyright law

Federal government lagging on online services, documents warn

RCMP fight to keep lid on high-tech investigation tool

Environment Minister seeks to boost Parks Canada after nearly $30 million in Tory budget cuts

Canadian Museum of History seeks input on new exhibit: Canadian History Hall set to open Canada Day 2017

Library and Archives Canada - Did your ancestors come from Hungary?

Reconciliation is something we need to pay attention to: Ontario Lieutenant-Governor unveils residential schools exhibit

Claims invoking Section 35 of the Constitution of 1982 may send Nova Scotia prosecutors into deep archives

Nova Scotia - Improve information access and ensure it's written down

Council of Nova Scotia Archives - 2016-2017 Provincial Archival Development Program

British Columbia - Triple delete: former ministry staffer George Gretes charged in scandal

Prince Edward Island Public Archives and Records Office - Public Records Death registrations, 1906-1916 and 1920-1960, are now available

Archives Alberta - These are a few of our favourite things… 

BAnQ - Le vol du siècle

The Wrong Umbrella: in search of a stronger model (Canadian Library Association)

Crowdfunding the Restoration and Preservation of Heritage Places in Canada

Dropping loonies squeezes library budgets as costs for materials climb

University of Victoria - The world's largest transgender history archive is going online: take a look inside

New materials in University of Saskatchewan Archives and Special Collections

University of Toronto iSchool Receives Rare Archival Donation

La Division de la gestion des documents et des archives de l'Université de Montréal a 50 ans

La collection personnelle de livres de de Jacques Ferron trouve refuge à Longueuil

Procès autour d'une biographie sur Gaston Miron

Publishing and unpublishing in the digital age: should the Toronto Star take down readers' letters to the editor published on its website?

Montréal - Flyposter: un passionné archive cinq ans d'affiches 

From corsets to glass eyes, beautiful, rare and unconventional Vancouver exhibit to showcase oddball collections

Music strategy launched by Hamilton public library

Medecine Hat (Alb.) - Eye on the Esplanade: archives thrive through community sharing, participation

A place for history: Grimsby Archives (Ont.) celebrating Archives Awareness Week 

Princeton B.C. museum worried about town's hostile takeover (Princeton and District Museum and Archives Society)

100e anniversaire: à la découverte virtuelle de Sainte-Thérèse

John Aikman's family has 225 year history in the Hamilton area 

Vie d'archiviste : Julien Bréard, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Big data and the workplace: a briefing note

Are cassette tapes making a comeback?

Compilation - Resources on Archives and Indigenous issues 

Afrique / Africa
Angola - National Archives runs course on file and Archivist

Ghana's Parliament revives Right to Information Bill

Togo - Libre accès à l'information : la documentation publique désormais accessibles à la presse

Tunisie - Adoption en plenière du projet de loi organique relatif au droit d'accès à l'information

Tunisie - Voici ce que vous pourrez faire avec la loi de l'accès à l'information

Algérie - Un centre de documentation consacré aux archives de Feraoun prochainement à Alger

South Africa - Editorial: Public interest drives info bids

South Africa - Western Cape government refuses access to crucial documents

Amériques / Americas
In El Salvador, a 57-year-old secret is about be revealed 

Scandale des archives de la région Martinique : une information judiciaire ouverte pour chef de favoritisme

U.S. - The federal government no longer cares about disclosing public information

Saving Government Email an Open Question with December 2016 Deadline Looming

Why the National Archives needs punch-card readers

National Archives Opens Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Records

Library of Congress - Compiling a Federal Legislative History: a Beginner's Guide

Historic Eisenhower letter praising code breakers goes on display

In move to electronic court records, a debate about privacy emerges

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - FAQ: when is Social Media a Record?

Oregon State University to Digitize Oral Histories of Black Railroad Porters

University of Arizona - Behind the Scenes at the Center for Creative Photography

Over 100 years of nursing history digitally archived at Misericordia University

Inside the American Genre Film Archive's Battle to Protect Cannibals from Time and Decay

Urgent appeal to the Irish in the US to check their attics for 1916 memorabilia

Free: Download 500+ Rare Music Manuscripts by Mozart, Bach, Chopin & Other Composers from the Morgan Library

Flint's legacy may include dramatic expansion of public records law

Data Migration, Digital Asset Management and Microservices at CUNY TV

Found: Lovecraft-Houdini Manuscript

Creating my Father's Legacy: Martin Elkort's Photography

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
National Archives of Australia preparing to move 15 million items into new storage facility in Canberra

Australia - Archivists are playing a critical role in ensuring all government records are preserved in a secure and accessible way

Australia - National Library's Trove: a great digital democracy under threat

Australian and international arts institutions, researchers throw support behind Trove

Edo-era illustrated records show the disasters that have plagued Japan throughout its history

Nouvelle-Calédonie - Litige électoral provincial : les administrations ouvrent leurs archives

Une base de données des archives du Forum asiatique de Bo'ao bientôt disponible en ligne

Taiwan - Calls for Martial Law era articles to be declassified

Taiwan - Legislator calls for act to archive sensitive documents

Taiwan Kuomintang: Revisiting the White Terror Years

Digital Library of Northern Thai Manuscripts

Indian Government Approaches Japan, Russia, UK for Netaji Documents

Europe / Europa
Europeana - Interviews with prominent players in the field of phonographic edition

Russian Archive Chief out After Debunking Soviet WW II Legend

Hungary - History has a habit of intruding: save the Lukács Archive

Malta - National Archives works on online memory project

Malta - Inventory of Broadcasting Authority archives being drawn up

500 Years of Jewish Life in Venice

Venise à travers les âges 

Belgique - Les Archives de l'État répondent à l'appel à la solidarité lancé par l'Association nationale des archivistes italiens

France - Le gouvernement s'oppose au dépôt légal obligatoire pour les ebooks

Rapport de la Cour des Comptes : les facteurs-clés de la réussite des projets de dématérialisation

France - Quand les services secrets se livrent

French archives contain Nazi and resistance war files on celebrities

Were investors conned into buying rare manuscripts?

France - La donnée, nouveau carburant de l’économie

France - Les Archives du Val-de-Marne offrent un visage à un jeune lord anglais mort en 1636

Une double planche de Tintin adjugée 809.600 euros

Going green: indexes millions of Irish records

Ireland - Opinion: why symphysiotomy records must not be destroyed

Disruptive or beneficial? Freedom of information in the UK

UK National Archives - Shakespeare's daughters and female inheritance 

UK National Archives - Coroners' inquest records 

Happy Birthday Punk: the British Library celebrates 40 years of anarchy and innovation

Jain manuscripts in the British Library

British Library - The removal of linen backed paper from a silk scroll cover 

British Library - French with Tears of laughter

World War I message that told troops conflict was over is stolen

Intricately Color-Coded Maps Marking Bomb Damage from the London Blitz

University of London - Historian uncovers secrets of the Reformation hidden in England's oldest printed bible

Anti-fascist voices preserved in University of Northampton's unique far-right archive

Uncovering a neglected aspect of British musical culture

Vivienne Westwood's Son Will Burn his $7 Million Punk Collection to Spite the Queen

Newly discovered photographs by poet Edward Thomas

Rare 1776 map of Dundee is restored by experts

Historian puzzled by Grantham Finn family photos

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
The National Archives of the United Arab Emirates hosts a PERTSIST meeting on digital heritage preservation

National Library of Israel - How to buy a Jewish Manuscript in Four (not so) Easy Steps

Turkey asked to provide archive info on missing

Hundreds of Christian Books and Manuscripts Burned by ISIS in Northern Iraq

World Wide Web Consortium Invites Implementations of WOFF File Format 2.0

Whether stored electronically or written on calf skin, knowledge has never been more threatened

Do Newspaper Archives Need a "Dead Man's Switch"?

Preventing a digital dark age: universities and nonprofits are building a preservation ecosystem to ensure today's research can benefit scholars of the future

Digital Humanities Projects with Small and Unusual Data: Some Experiences from the Trenches

Should All Research Papers Be Free?

The Internet of Things Will Make Big Data Look Small

How Libraries Are Becoming Modern Makerspaces

Déclin du marché des solutions de stockage traditionnelles

La contribution sur Wikipédia est-elle du digital labor ?

Instagram May Change your Feed, Personalizing it With an Algorithm

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