Thursday, 21 April 2016

Vol. 9, no. 34

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Librarian and Archivist of Canada Speech - Growing the Knowledge City: a New Voice for Libraries

Nova Scotia - Bills: Public Archives Act (Amended) and Government Records Act (Amended)

Northwest Territories - Public Engagement on the Comprehensive Review of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

U.S. Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative - Digitizing Motion Picture Film: Exploration of the Issues and Sample SOW

NARA - Instructions and Template for Big Bucket Crosswalks

Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee - Report to the Archivist of the United States

European Policy Brief - The Economic and Fiscal Dimension of Cultural Heritage

Bibliothèque nationale de France - Schéma numérique

UK Information Commissioner's Office - Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): 12 Steps to Take Now 

Ville de Gatineau - Position suite à une plainte pour accéder à des documents produits par Daniel J. Caron

De la communauté / From the community
UNESCO - Memory of the World Programme: Exploring Means for Further Improvement

Special Libraries Association - Competencies for Information Professionals

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) - Web Storage (Second Edition)

International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance - Annual Report 2015

Paper - A Comparison Between the Performance of Wayback Machines

Paper - A Critique of the Narrative: Linked Data in Libraries

Journal of the Institute of Conservation, vol. 39, no. 1 (2016)

European Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (EURBICA) Newsletter (April 2016)

Library and Archives Canada - The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 5 (April 2016)

Ngā Tapuwae: the Archives New Zealand Newsletter (April 2016)

Book - Installation Art and the Practices of Archivalism

Book - The Charters of Freedom at the National Archives (USA)

Book - Fundamentals of Government Information: Mining, Finding, Evaluating, and Using Government Resources (Second Edition)

Book - Museums and the Past: Constructing Historical Consciousness

Book - Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project

Book - Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking: Traditional to Big Data to Internet of Things

Book - Sonic Time Machines: Explicit Sound, Sirenic Voices and Implicit Sonicity in Terms of Media Knowledge

Book - Pirate Philosophy: for a Digital Posthumanities

Book - Old Shanghai's Bund: Rare Images from the 19th Century 

Book - Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access, 2002–2011

Book - Open Data for Education: Linked, Shared, and Reusable Data for Teaching and Learning

Livre - Humanités numériques : la culture face aux nouvelles technologies

Livre - Reconnaître les photos et cartes postales anciennes (2e édition)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
eCourse - Virtual Reference: an Introduction 
Starting May 2, 2016

Webinar - OAIS: its Limitations and (how) Can they Be Fixed
May 4, 2016

Photoconsortium Annual Event
May 4-5, 2016, Pisa (Italy)

Digital Frenemies: Closing the Gap in Born-Digital and Made-Digital Curation
May 5, 2016, Bethesda (Maryland)

Digital Repository of Ireland: Metadata Standards
May 11, 2016, Dublin (Ireland)

Society of American Archivists Webinar - Rights and Confidentiality
May 17, 2016

Webinar - Research Impact Metrics for Librarians: Calculation & Context
May 19, 2016

Materiality and the Visual Arts Archive: Matter and Meaning
September 23, 2016, University of Brighton (UK)

European Data Forum (Report Available)
November 16-17, 2015, Luxembourg

Threats to Openness Conference (Presentations Available)
November 24-25, 2015, Northumbria University (UK)

Serving the Cultural Heritage: Open Source Preservation Workshop (Presentations Available)
April 7, 2016, Stockholm

Webinar - Trust and Certification (Video Available)
April 18, 2016

Sur le web / On the web
New Website - Portage Network: Shared Stewardship of Research Data in Canada

Canadian Association of Research Libraries - New Website

Library and Archives Canada Podcast - La Bolduc: Queen of Canadian Folksingers

Video - Librarian of Congress Nominee Carla Hayden Confirmation Hearing

Open Data Barometer (Third Edition)

Europeana - Faces of Europe now Online

Archives de l'État en Belgique - Vidéo: the Great War from Below

Video - Digitizing the Culture of Print 

Video - Diamonds are Forever: what about Research Data?

Slidecast - Computing Interesting Paths between Resources on the Web 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Will the Google Books ruling hold sway over Canada's fair dealing analysis?

Feds made 5,670 privacy breaches last year, Canada Revenue Agency worst offender

Copyright law for the blind needs fine-tuning

Free the census

Documents shed a little light on what spy Jeffrey Delisle sold to Russians

Improving public service IT systems remains a significant challenge: Treasury Board President Scott Brison

Library and Archives Canada and the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 collaborate to make it easier for Atlantic Canadians to access their heritage

Library and Archives Canada - Jackie Robinson and the baseball colour barrier

Radio-Canada - Les remarquables oubliés des Archives

Il n'y a pas d'oubliés dans les Archives de Radio-Canada

Metis Nation Saskatchewan may be forced to sell its archives and library 

Archives Association of Ontario - Update from the Provincial Acquisition Strategy working group

Ontario - Family services sued after personal info hacked, posted on Facebook

Alberta Court of Appeal comments on meaning of "personal information"

B.C. - Government censored Freedom of Information documents that are publicly available

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: the letters of George Battershill

Société historique de Saint-Boniface - Étienne Gaboury en ligne: plus de 300 plans architecturaux figurent dans la collection

New Brunswick Museum Archives - Rockwood Park's history told through century-old photos, documents

BAnQ - Un partenaire et un joyau maritime de l'autre côté de la rive (Lévis)

Rare books: Thomas Fisher library has Canada's largest collection

New Library Preservation and Archives Facility opens at UBC

UBC - iSchool Doctoral Candidates Successfully Defend their Theses (on Archival Issues)

What's in a losing bid? Montreal, city contractors want to keep that secret

Montreal then and Now: McGill student's gallery slides back and forth in time

New space in Edmonton city archives dedicated to black history

Explore the History of Transit at Two Toronto Exhibitions

1852 ottawa Citizen story points to previous unknown aboriginal burial ground

Gramophone record-collecting teens found Ottawa Phonograph Society

Plans for North Vancouver museum resurrected

Museum Musings: the Whistler Question's archive photos go digital 

Explore skateboard culture with Ground Control at Kamloops Museum and Archives (B.C.)

London (Ont.) great's lost home rediscovered

Oxford archives (Ont.) honour local politician Senator Donald Sutherland for archives awareness week

History comes home with return of original Town documents to Whitby archives (Ont.)

Oshawa - A battle with time and fire

Centre d'archives Domaine-du-Roy (Roberval) - Le web ne menace pas les centres d'archives

Brèves archivistiques: Archivage et archivistique

Explaining Digital Preservation with Cooking Metaphors

Afrique / Africa
Initiative panafricaine pour sauver les archives photographiques #2 

The Librarian who Saved Timbuktu's Cultural Treasures From al Qaeda

Morocco: one of the world's oldest libraries is renovated

Madagascar - Accès à l'information : des professionnels décèlent des blocages

Côte d'Ivoire - La Commission d'accès à l'information d'intérêt public appelle les services de l'État à se désigner un responsable de l'information

South Africa marks 20th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

South Africa - Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Victims Database released by the Department of Justice

Amériques / Americas
White House - Collaboration Gives Federal Government Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing a New Home on the Web

Some agencies will miss 2016 email management deadline

Congress to consider making open data the default in federal government

Government only as transparent as its technology, advocates say

Google Books can proceed after Supreme Court of the United States rejection

The CIA is investing in firms that mine your tweets and Instagram photos

How a Simple Information Request Got me Blacklisted by the Pentagon

Library of Congress - Finding Architectural Documentation: a New Reference Aid Points the Way

Library of Congress - A Beginners Guide to Record Retention

Alternate Spring Break: Digital Preservation at NARA

Smithsonian Institution Archives - There Are Records and then there Are Records

Dachau Concentration Camp Papers Acquired by North Carolina State Archives 

Yale University's Beinecke Library acquires playful 1932 map of Harlem nightlife

Recent Changes in how Stanford University Libraries is Documenting Born-Digital Processing

Stanford University Is About to Have the Dopest Map Collection on Earth

Princeton University - Student-initiated campaign seeks to archive records of on-campus activism

Princeton University Rare Books and Special Collections - A Founding Father in Revolutionary Paris

Columbia University - Location Data on Two Apps Enough to Identify Someone, Says Study

University of Michigan - Archivist talks documenting leather, S&M and fetishism history

College of Lousiana - Centenary Archives digitizes Louisiana Methodist newspaper, 1850-1946 

Citizen historians scour archives to uncover how U.S. covered Holocaust

Microsoft sues over law banning tech firms from telling customers about data requests

The invention of the information revolution

Game of Thrones: Journalist Files Freedom of Information Act Request for President Obama's Season 6 Screeners

Remembering Archivist and Warsaw Ghetto Survivor Rose Klepfisz

Record, archive experiences of Pearl Harbor survivors with app

What would you do? Historians' ethics and digitized archives

Download 834 Radical Zines from a Revolutionary Online Archive: Globalization, Punk Music, the Industrial Prison Complex & More

Teacher solves mystery of Jane Austen book

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific

WW1 Australian field hospital sketches revealed in France

New South Wales State Library (Australia) - A Digitisation Scandal that Isn't

Archives New Zealand - The Appraisal Process: Part Three: Value Statements

Indonesia - No money for old books: Surakarta manuscript digitization left in limbo

India - Punjab State government has no funds to digitise British-era files

Europe / Europa
Lost Cultures within Europeana

The Europeana Space MOOC

Russia - Your face is big data: the title of this photographer's experiment says it all

What Russia looked like before 1917 … in color

La décommunisation, serpent de mer de la Pologne

Germany's WWII Ultimatum to Rotterdam Found at Auction

United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus archives opened up to aid search for missing

Salvador Dalí diary goes up for sale as part of dada and surrealist collection sale 

Sweden - Newcomer archives: prototyping urban co-archiving practices for capturing and sharing Malmö

Luxembourg - Une nouvelle présidente pour les bibliothécaires, archivistes et documentalistes

Suisse - À qui la loi sur le droit d’auteur sert-elle vraiment?

Swissbib data goes linked, Partie 1: Transformation des métadonnées, modélisation, indexation

Archives nationales de France - Une clef d'accès inédite dans les archives du pouvoir exécutif

France - Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée : plongée dans la caverne d'Ali Baba du cinéma

France - Archives du communisme: plus de 5500 documents numérisés accessibles en ligne: partenariat Archives nationales-Paprik@2F

France - Des milliers de documents d'une loge maçonnique publiés sur le Web après un piratage

Northern Ireland Victims Commissioner Judith Thompson says government has not been open about past

National Archives of Ireland - Property Losses (Ireland) Committee 1916 Compensation Files now online

Ireland - British army records on 1916 Rising available to public

UK National Archives - Changing the Landscape: artist's personal quest for great uncle killed on the Somme

British Library - A Firsthand Experience: Great Writers' Handwriting

Former head of the British Museum: Britain forgets its past, Germany confronts it

Rare colour footage of first David Attenborough expedition found hidden in BBC archives

Rare medieval plainsong is discovered in Norfolk

Saving libraries from cuts is crucial, say UK readers in survey

Librarians curate collection of weirdest book titles including "Jogging with Jesus" and "Satan for kids"

Keeping it reel: the dying art of the film projectionist in pictures

Message in a bottle, promising finder a shilling, bobs up after 108 years

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
United Arab Emirates - National Archives creates Braille versions of United Arab Emirates history books

The Bibliothèque nationale de France partners with the National Library of Israel and the Friedberg Jewish Manuscripts Society  

Iran - Tehran exhibit displays rare Georgian manuscripts 

Turkey - Man faces $20 million fine for stealing manuscripts

International Council on Archives Section for Archives of Literature and Art Projects 2016-2017

A Linked Data Journey: Beyond the Honeymoon Phase

What do we need to know about the archived web?

Metadata for research data management

Mobile Genealogy Apps: Apps for Desktop Genealogy Software 

La gestion électronique des documents: une décision stratégique

La fouille de texte et de données au service des sciences

Tips and apps for better mobile phone photography

Why paper document capture is the missing piece of the big data puzzle

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