Thursday, 16 June 2016

Vol. 9, no. 42

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Library and Archives Canada - New facility in Gatineau: Letter of Interest

Information Commissioner of Canada - Annual Report 2015-2016

Bibliothèque nationale suisse - Rapport annuel 2015

De la communauté / From the community
Archives Association of Ontario - Rules for Archival Description (RAD) Survey Results

Paper - It's the End of the Archival Profession as we Know it, and I Feel Fine (ACA 2016 Plenary)

Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française - Rapport annuel 2014-2015 

International Council on Archives - Presentation: Universal Declaration on Archives: a Tool to Improve Understanding and Awareness 

Digital Preservation Coalition - Preserving Transactional Data

Historic Libraries Forum - Guide to Cataloguing Books in Hebrew

Finding the Public Domain: Copyright Review Management System Toolkit

Paper - Make New Friends, But Keep the Old: Introducing Digital Innovation Services at the Toronto Public Library

Paper - The Economics of Book Digitization and the Google Books Litigation

Library Hi Tech, vol. 34, no. 2 (2016)

Libri: International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies, vol. 66, no. 2 (June 2016)

Information Research: an International Electronic Journal, vol. 21, no. 2 (2016)

Mémoire d'avenir: le journal des Archives nationales de France, no. 23 (juillet-septembre 2016)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 6, no. 5 (May 2016)

M.A. Thesis - A Digital Dark Now?: Digital Information Loss at Three Archives in Sweden

Book - Pen to Paper: Artists' Handwritten Letters from the Smithsonian Archives of American Art

Book - Mastering Text Mining with R

Book - Indexing Tactics & Tidbits: an A to Z Guide

Book - Ten Characteristics of Quality Indexes 

Book - Databrarianship: the Academic Data Librarian in Theory and Practice 

Book - Post-Conflict Development and Heritage

Book - The Ethics of Big Data: Ethical Reasoning in Socio-Technical Informatics

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Alberta Open Data Summit
October 14-15, 2016, Edmonton

Webinar - Research Data Management Community Training
June 23, 2016

Creative Storage Conference
June 23, 2016, Culver City (California)

Government and Recordkeeping in the Middle Ages
June 28, 2016, UK National Archives

Webinar - How to Write a Data Management Plan
July 7, 2016

Archives: the Ethics of Keeping
July 26, 2016, Ultimo (Australia)

Webinar - Birth, Marriage and Death Records at the UK National Archives
August 19, 2016

Sixth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage
September 26-28, 2016, Veliko Tarnovo (Bulgaria)

How will Business Histories be Written from Digital Records? (Presentations Available)
May 9 2016, Edinburgh (Scotland)

Webinar - How to Make the Most of Information Management in Coordination? (Video Available)
June 7, 2016

Sur le web / On the web
Nouveau blogue de BAnQ - Interactions: actualités de la gestion intégrée des documents et des archives 

NARA - Explore, Discover, and Create Using National Archives' Primary Sources (Updated Version)

Vidéo - Archives de l'État en Belgique : comment le Service public fédéral Finances s'est défait de 10 km d'archives

Video - Digital Curation in Art Museums: Promising Practices and Opportunities for Education and Research

Video - An Ocean of Data: a Metadata and DOI Strategy for Large, Dynamic Data about the World's Oceans

Print Archives Preservation Registry @Risk Dashboard Beta

UK National Archives Podcast - Amiable Warriors: a History of the Campaign for Homosexual Equality

UK National Archives Podcast - Big Ideas: the Future of the Past

UK National Archives Podcast - Stalin's Englishmen: the Lives of Guy Burgess

Slidecast - British Library: Network Visualisations and the "so what?" Problem

Slidecast - American Archive of Public Broadcasting: National Federation of Community Broadcasters

Slidecast - Biblissima, un équipement de données pour l'historien des textes anciens 

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Border Security TV show canned after federal watchdog finds privacy violation

RCMP revealed to be indefinitely retaining the private data of innocent Canadians swept up through indiscriminate Stingray surveillance

Why the Privacy Commissioner Doesn't Need Legal Reforms to Require Transparency Reports 

The sunniest Liberal, Mélanie Joly, minister for Canadian Heritage

Library and Archives Canada - Funding history 2016-2017

Canada Science and Technology museums' documents to be open by default by fall, CEO pledges

Under review: independent contractor to assess Shared Services Canada's mandate

Update from the Canadian Federation of Library Associations

Ontario NDP, PCs want investigation of erased Pan Am Games hard drives

Ontario's hidden archaeological scandal

Northwest Territories Archives - You see time pass by: archivists reuniting Yellowknifers with old photos

Lawyers protest plan to close Northwest Territories' only law library

Public input sought during review of Yukon’s access-to-information law

Yukon Archives - Vault construction 

Saskatchewan - Improvements to Access and Privacy Legislation

Open data on Prince Edward Island a great start

12 things I learned from Newfoundland First World War letters

Female Chemistry: Portraits of science pioneers exhibit at Nova Scotia Archives

Québec - La bibliothèque historique du ministère des Finances menacée à son tour

BAnQ - La catastrophe du Herald

Un nouveau logo pour les 50 ans de l'Assiociation des archivistes du Québec

Archives of Manitoba - One Manitoba soldier: not in the trenches yet

University of Manitoba, union disagree strongly on library staff cuts

University of Calgary acquires one of the oldest English books in existence

Université Laval - L'Institut des archives de la publicité est lancé

University of Waterloo Special Collections and Archives - Digitization of Waterloo County to 1972

Queen's University - 17th-century mind stimulates your senses

On finding women (and others) in the archive

How a Rare Superman Sketch Arrived at the Ontario Jewish Archives

Musée de la civilisation - Faudra-t-il choisir entre l'hôpital et les archives?

Fredericton middle school students write biographies of WWI soldiers

Ottawa - City's handling of freedom-of-information requests is hit-and-miss: report

Ottawa Jewish Archives receives grant to digitize entire photo collection

For sale: a century of Ottawa Rough Riders' history

Once Upon a City: Toronto's notorious police chief

Toronto's lost architecture

Edmonton - Backstory to century-old image of suffragists a web of complexity, worry, intolerance and celebration

A trip around the world in archival records: a Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (Ont.) tribute to International Archives Day

Guelph - CFRU 93.3 FM launches series of shows exploring the Rural Diary Archive

Bedbug infestation causes library closures in southwestern Ontario 

Rivière-du-Loup - Le Centre d'archives a reçu 11 nouveaux fonds

Best in Brantford (Ont.): Brant Museum & Archives

Pontiac Archives (Quebec) - Donation of documents by Mayfred Horner Dods family

Un financement pluriannuel par Bibliothèques et Archives du Canada pour le Centre d'archives régional des Îles de la Madeleine

Ottawa startup gets funding from CIA's investment agency

Racines acadiennes : l'ADN largue une bombe sur la famille Robichaud

Brèves archivistiques - Cyber dust : quand l'écrit devient parole

Afrique / Africa
Zimbabwe - Fortune Charumbira (President of the National Council of Chiefs) calls for enrichment of archives

Gambia - It's Impossible to have a Viable Country without Archive Says Hassoum Ceesay

Nigeria - For Digitisation, no More Importation of Set-Top Boxes: Information Minister

Sudan - Norway to Digitize Sudanese Radio and TV Archive

History of Anglicanism in Rwanda preserved in new Kigali archive

Botswana - Bathoen's Records Enrich National Archives

Tanzania - University of Dar es Salaam Launches 90 Billion State-of-the-Art Multi-Storage Library

Madagascar - Un site web pour la bibliothèque des Archives nationales

Archives nationales du Sénégal - L'État annonce un projet de modernisation 

Guinée - Les archives à l’honneur

Congo - L'Institut supérieur de statistiques demande au gouvernement congolais de mettre les archives au centre des intérêts nationaux

Amériques / Americas
Report from the IFLA Brazil Preservation and Conservation Centre: a view on the conservation and restoration of the National Library collection

What an FBI Office Break-In & WikiLeaks Reveal about Government Surveillance of Muhammad Ali

Millions of firearms records languish at National Tracing Center

Computer Crash Wipes out Years of Air Force Investigation Records

The Library of Congress Needs your Help to Identify these Silent Movies

Celebrating Diversity at the National Archives

Records management: look beyond the NARA mandates

NARA - U.S. Digital Registry

National Archives Foundation scores Hamilton coup for its gala

The Smithsonian Works to Preserve Videogame History with Pioneers Archive Initiative

U.S. Holocaust Museum gets a treasured Auschwitz manuscript by Primo Levi

Society of American Archivists - Effective Media Relations for your Archives

Arkansas - State history agencies prepare for changes

Oklahoma Department of Corrections record keeping system decades out-of-date

Utah - State archaeology records go digital

Donation helps preserve and digitize South Georgia Archives

Tulsa minister Carlton Pearson donates personal archive to Harvard to support research on evangelical Christianity

Harvard Scientists Create Hard Drives that Are Alive

University of Texas - Ransom Center Acquires Archive of Indian Author Raja Rao

Climate antagonist in University of Arizona library story: humidity control part of storage plan

Ohio State University - James Thurber's Forgotten Manuscript

Poe, Dickens and Drexel University: the Epic Story of the University's Former Literary Collection 

Digital Public Humanities: Reflections on Teaching a Graduate-Level Course in Digital Humanities and Public History

The Getty Research Portal Grows with a New Design and More Than 100,000 Digitized Volumes

In search of New York's Dominican Legacy

Alexander Hamilton on Wall Street: founding father's church displays a rare find

Gordie Howe lawsuit upheld by U.S. court before his death: hockey Hall of Famer, company receiving $3M US for destroyed videos, CDs, DVDs

Naples collector's grassroots archive tells tale of American art history

"Stairway to Heaven" a ripoff? What copyright law doesn't acknowledge about the creative process

Darwin manuscript page sells for $250,000

General Mills Archives: When the Lone Ranger and Gracie Allen Pitched their Sponsors' Products

The emerging ethical standards for studying corporate data

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Wurundjeri people shattered after artwork they describe as their Bible sells at auction

Australia - Archivist comes forward with details about boys' home records thought to be missing

Australia - Policeman concerned he was never told about St Albans boys' home archives

Australia - Schoolboy's 16th-century scribbles offer rare insight into National Library's medieval manuscript

State Records of New South Wales (Australia) - Student Perspectives: the Changing Role of Records Managers

Archives New Zealand - The Importance of Checksums

New Zealand - Medieval manuscript and Massey University collection go online in digitisation project

New Zealand - Dunedin City Council Archives and the public domain

Netaji's grandniece to donate private documents to National Archives of India

India - Persian documents in the Rajasthan State Archives: recent digitisation and publication projects

India - 5000 palm leaf manuscripts lying unattended in South Odisha Cultural Study Centre archives

Europe / Europa
European Union Cuts Red Tape on Authenticity of Public Documents 

Le droit à l'oubli aux portes du registre du commerce et des sociétés

Ymagis launches crowdfunding platform to restore classic films

Estonia Is Demonstrating how Government Should Work in a Digital World

Czech historians launch world-unique online museum of gulag

Romanian National Film Archives Assesses Restructuring

National Archives of Finland takes first steps towards Handwritten Text Recognition

Finland takes leading role in the openness of academic journal pricing

There's a Huge UFO Archive Hiding in these Swedish Apartment Cellars

Malta - Royal Air Force veteran needs help for digital archive

Malta - Government says no to most "Times of Malta" requests for information

Suisse - La sécurité des données médicales, un vrai casse-tête

Suisse - Bibliothèque nationale : 12 millions de pages en ligne

France - Branle-bas de combat aux Archives nationales

France - 13 Novembre, le programme de recherche inédit sur la mémoire des attentats

Les inestimés Alexandre Grothendieck Papers

Archives de Sade aux enchères: le divin marquis ne fait pas recette

Les archives de l’écrivain martiniquais Edouard Glissant entrent à la Bibliothèque nationale de France

Une pétition pour sauver les archives de Maurice Ravel

Ce que l'affaire Ravel révèle du droit d’auteur

Enchères : la bibliothèque personnelle de Pierre Bergé désormais dispersée

George Sand : dix-huit mille lettres!

French Museum Faces Cultural Catastrophe After Storage Vault Floods

Ireland - Central Bank ordered to review refusal of access to records

Map: The 18th century territories of Scotland's clans

Scotland - Dundee's Italian influence: archive reveals history as local tradition ends

Discover the "Holy Grail" at the National Library of Wales

Why the British Government abandoned apps

UK National Archives - Identifying digital file formats: a collaborative effort 

UK National Archives - Digging, damage and display: wartime archaeology in Libya

UK National Archives - Meeting Grace O'Malley, Ireland's pirate queen 

Fitting square pegs into round holes: why a traditional hierarchical arrangement wouldn't work for the Tavistock Institute archive

Clementine's treasured wartime letter to a young Barbara Taylor Bradford is handed over to Churchill Archive

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel State Archives - Scanning archival files appears feasable 

1,000 years old manuscripts written by ancient silk road family found in Afghanistan

Preserving Iraq's national archives needs Iranian cooperation

Anti-ISIS Hacktivists Are Attacking the Internet Archive

Father of the Internet Worries our Digital History Is Disappearing

When Classical Musicians Go Digital

Are your Books Secretly Worth Millions?

How User-Friendly Are Museum Image Rights?

Current Game Preservation is Not Enough

History is being locked away. Google's museum is changing that

Multichannel text processing

Magnetic Media Formats Chart

R Hero Saves Backup City with Archivist and GitHub

The Kindness of Letting the Internet Forget

3-D Digital Modeling Can Preserve Endangered Historic Sites Forever

Which cruise ship library is right for you?

Maps have north at the top, but it could've been different

Meet Lidar: the amazing laser technology that's helping archaeologists discover lost citie

Hackers Using Social Engineering Attacks to Bypass 2-Step Verification (2SV)

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