Thursday, 5 May 2016

Vol. 9, no. 36

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Government of Canada - Interim Directive on the Administration of the Access to Information Act

Alberta Records Management Committee - Circulars 
Senior Records Officer Signing Authority for Records Retention and Disposition Schedules:

European Union - General Data Protection Regulation

Archives de France - Données statistiques 2015

NARA - Representing Congress: Clifford K. Berryman's Political Cartoons

Archives New Zealand - Appraisal Report and Disposal Schedule: Ministry of Māori Development (for Comments)

Protocole d'entente entre la ville de Gatineau et l'ÉNAP pour financer la chaire de Daniel J. Caron

De la communauté / From the community
International Federation of Film Archives - Moving Image Cataloguing Manual

E-Ark - Pilot DIP Specification 

Memoriav - Rapport d'activité 2015

Open Forum Europe - An Analytical Review of Text and Data Mining Practices and Approaches in Europe

OCLC - Addressing the Challenges with Organizational Identifiers and ISNI

American Library Association - Progress in the Making: Librarians' Practical 3D Printing Questions Answered

Article - Reconstructing a Website's Lost Past: Methodological Issues Concerning the History of

International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 17, no. 2 (June 2016)

African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science, vol. 26, no. 1 (2016)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 67, no. 5 (May 2016)

Canadian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres Review, vol. 44, no. 1 (2016)

Off the Record: the Newsletter of the Archives Association of Ontario, vol. 27, no. 2 (Spring 2016)

It's About Time: the Newsletter of Port Hope (Ont.) Archives (Spring 2016)

Book - Privacy and the Past: Research, Law, Archives, Ethics

Book - The Accidental Archives of the Royal Chicano Air Force

Book - Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016

Book - Hacked: the Inside Story of America's Struggle to Secure Cyberspace

Book - Managing Previously Unmanaged Collections: a Practical Guide for Museums

Book - Collaborative Grant-Seeking: a Practical Guide for Librarians

Book - Imprints of Revolution: Visual Representations of Resistance

Book - Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library: New Approaches and Initiatives

Book - Veteran Narratives and the Collective Memory of the Vietnam War

Book - Track Changes: a Literary History of Word Processing

Livre - Patrimoines du Maghreb et inventaires

Livre - Patrimoine contemporain des sciences et techniques

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Opening Reception: the Yukon & the First World War Display
May 10, 2016, Whitehorse

Indigitization Futures Forum
June 10-12, 2016, Vancouver

Webinar - FIDO for Format Identification, and why It Matters
May 10, 2016

Online Workshop - Why we Need It, What it Is (and Isn’t) and What Does it Mean for the Digital Public Librayr of America Network and Beyond?
May 10 and 17, 2016

Webinar - The Sustainability of Born Digital Art
May 18, 2016

Massive Open Online Course - Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Burgos (Spain)
Starting June 14, 2016

Imaging the Past Collecting the Future: Archive, Photography, Cinema, Museums
June 22-25, 2016, Lucca (Italy)

eCourse - How to Implement a Digitization Program
Starting July 11, 2016

Photography and Britishness
November 4, 2016, Yale University

Webinar - Hitting Pay Dirt: Text Mining Government Sources (Recording Available)
April 26, 2016

Sur le web / On the web
Podcast - Guy Berthiaume and the Head of British Library

Council of Archives New Brunswick - New Website

NARA - Online Catalog API

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

The Auditor General of Canada on Data in Government

Open data: why it's making waves across Canada

Information Commissioner of Canada - A New (Old) Wave of Transparency?

Information Commissioner of Canada Suzanne Legault: how the government tried to keep its secrets

Canada's spies in spat over privacy breach reporting

Online privacy: we shouldn't have a right to be forgotten

On World Press Freedom Day, here are 10 ideas for improving Canada's Access to Information law

Roll out of new federal-government-wide email system halted, again

Library and Archives Canada - Living Knowledge: the value of national libraries

Library and Archives Canada - More than just books

Library and Archives Canada - Journey to Red River 1821: Peter Rindisbacher

Library and Archives Canada - Drawn from Real Life: Hillborough Studio's First Canadian Comic Book Heroes

Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association

Newfoundland - Library closures not imminent, towns could take some over, says Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Dale Kirby

Newfoundland - Save the libraries campaign

Provincial Police investigating allegations that Ontario government officials illegally destroyed wind farm documents

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba Soldier: Back from London and on to Shorncliffe

Manitoba Curling Hall of Fame and Museum moving archives online

Royal B.C. Museum administrator has 30,000 books and reads in six languages

BAnQ - Saint-Jean-Vianney, chronologie d'une catastrophe

Carleton University project plans to record oral histories of Holocaust survivors

UBC Press and University of Washington Press to develop digital publishing platform in Indigenous studies with grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

UBC iSchool faculty awarded Knowledge Synthesis Grant (for Blockchain Technology for Recordkeeping: Help or Hype?)

UBC - Dr. Lisa Nathan to collaborate on Knowledge Synthesis Grant (for Ethnoscape: Digital Heritage Access for Language and Culture in First Nations Communities)

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - La politique d'acquisition d'archives refondue et mise à jour

University of Western Ontario - Environment Canada Climate History Collection: an Update

University of Lethbridge's Centre for Oral History and Tradition to offer public workshops

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - Book traces

McGill - School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu awarded FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship for research on bibliometric database comparison

Preserving Canada's first LGBT TV show

A welcome home for the Museum of Jewish Montreal: online venture gets a physical space

Montreal - A trip back in time at La Fontaine Park

Westmount (Quebec) - Labor of Love: Opening up Archival Gems for Community Engagement

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - The Humidification Chamber: conserving photographs and and documents

Toronto - El Mocambo Set to Preserve its Rich History

Letters to Danforth Tech (Toronto) students tell the story of war

History comes back to Brooklin (Ont.)

Dundas Museum and Archives (Ont.) celebrates its treasures

Kamouraska - Le tourisme généalogique prend de l'ampleur

The Librarian's Guide to Surviving (and thriving) During Conference Season

Afrique / Africa
African countries come together to address gaps in managing digital information for open government

Mali - Numérisés et classés, les manuscrits de Tombouctou vont dévoiler leurs mystères

Cameroun - Nominations : de nouveaux responsables aux ministère des Arts et de la Culture (dont les Archives nationales)

Signature d'un accord de coopération entre l'Institut arabe des droits de l'homme et les Archives nationales de Tunisie

Anonymous Hackers Leak 1TB of Documents from Kenya's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tanzania - Government to Act on Freedom of Information Bill

Nigeria committed to upholding Freedom of Information Act

Amériques / Americas
Haïti - Remise d'une proposition de loi pour faciliter l'accès à l'information

Venezuelan journalists create open data project to combat lack of access to information in the country

CIA director says secret 9/11 report pages full of hearsay, inaccurate info

In National Archives thefts, a radio detective gets his man

National Archives Urged to Preserve Torture Report

Smithsonian - Collecting archival treasures from America's top Latino visual artists

Society of American Archivists - 2016 Bylaw Revision

Maine - Move to stop recording, archiving Legislature's activities stalled for now

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - A History of Records Management in Texas

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - Records Custodians: why it's a Great Idea to Appoint Them

Harvard University - Guarding the dazzle of the past

The Harvard Library Digital Repository Service

Stanford University - Let the Entities Describe Themselves

University of Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

It's a gold mine: Vincennes University's Lewis Library historical records digitized

University of Illinois project maps out social movements on campus throughout history

Public relations and marketing for archives: an interview with Peter Wosh (Director of the Archives/Public History Program at New York University)

Documenting the Now Builds Social Media Archive

The HathiTrust Research Center: Exploring the Full-Text Frontier

Atomic memory could store US Library of Congress in a dust speck

Paramount Copyright Claim on Klingon Language Challenged in Klingon Language

Microsoft Acquires 10 Million Strands of DNA for Digital Storage Experiment

Iron Mountain Opens Near-Infinite-Capacity Cloud Archive

Ask an Archivist: Interview with Joan Gundersen, Archivist for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh

Los Angeles Archives Have their own TV Show

How the city of Boston is making its data accessible to everyone

Boston has one man in charge of overseeing all of the city's most precious artifacts

Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): a Political History of Digital Humanities

Download 6600 Free Films from the Prelinger Archives and Use them However you Like

Isaac Newton Manuscript on Faith to Be Auctioned

Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull abandons Abbott-era plan to abolish privacy watchdog

Australia - Budget 2016: cuts force online archive Trove to stop adding to collection

Priceless 17th century map of Australia heads to Melbourne for expert conservation analysis

Historical records of Australian patrol officers in Papua New Guinea documented online

Aboriginal family trees: Setting the record straight and rebuilding lost connections

New South Wales (Australia) - Rare State Library manuscript shows dramatic hand of Shakespeare

Q&A with Elizabeth Coombs on privacy, New South Wales Privacy Commissioner 

Archives of New Zealand - The Appraisal Process: Part Five: Formal Review to Intention to Dispose

Cannes First, then Thailand for Restored "Lost" Classic

National Archives of India - Brief note on records accessioned during the months of February and March 2016

India - Government declassifies 25 more Netaji files, announces to build a memorial soon

Europe / Europa
The Lonely Pirate Party Member of European Parliament's Holocaust copyright stunt backfires

Poland - Historic constitution in historical archives

Netherlands - Lawsuit Demands National Archives Open up to Hunt Dutch War Criminals

Germany - Cautious Reactions to Revision of Archives Colonia Dignidad in Chile 

Open access to research data : a pilot project in Sweden 

Open Government Owes a Lot to a Couple of 18th-Century Finns

This face recognition company is causing havoc in Russia and could come to the U.S. soon

Exposition inédite à Rome des bulles papales conservées aux Archives secrètes du Vatican

France - Fontainebleau : les syndicats mobilisés pour sauver le site des Archives nationales

Des archives de Marcel Proust aux enchères à Paris 

Le tout premier roman de Georges Perec a été retrouvé 

La blockchain, amie ou ennemie des tiers des confiance ? 

Coup de coeur : #ArchivesRock 

Cinquante lettres en basque retrouvées à Londres datent de... 1757

Ireland - Patrick Pearse surrender letter set to fetch €1.5m at auction

Ireland - Archives reveal secret plans for wartime carrier pigeon unit

Scotland - Cloudy Culture: preserving digital culture in the cloud

National library of Scotland - The Making of a Manuscript

More cuts will threaten National Library of Wales

UK National Archives - Fastolf not Falstaff: the soldier behind Shakespeare's myth 

William Shakespeare goes digital as British Library allows public to download first editions  

British Library - The challenge of translating Cervantes's Don Quixote 

Alan Whicker papers donated to British Film Institute National Archive

Oxford University - Macro Photographs Composed of Nearly Ten Thousand Images Show the Incredible Detail of Insect Specimens

Into the archive at the Royal School for the Blind

Diary of a somebody: could I solve the mystery of 148 lost notebooks?

Tolkien annotated map of Middle-earth acquired by Bodleian library 

Jazzwise Magazine launches digital archive

Google given access to London patient records for research

Unseen Beatles footage released

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Yad Vashem: documenting the Nazi Transports to the Death Camps

United Arab Emirates Digital Library to facilitate electronic books

Research Library Associations Endorse Open Data Accord

How UNESCO Is Crowdsourcing the Preservation of World Heritage

The lost art of reading other people's handwriting

Old ice records from citizen scientists provide context for history of global warming

Data Scientists Spend Most of their Time Cleaning Data

From Amazon to Google Books: how the Internet Is Changing how we Read

Who's to blame for Sci-Hub? Librarians, of course!

Wikipedia Is Basically a Corporate Bureaucracy, According to a New Study

Paper vs Electronic in the digital age

Defending Differences from Duplicate Detection

This Ancient Laptop Is the Only Key to the Most Valuable Supercars on the Planet

The Oldest Libraries Around the World

The Secrets of Medieval Fonts

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