Thursday, 3 August 2017

Vol. 10, no. 49

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
NARA - Records Management Inspection Report: Department of Transportation

NARA - Records Management Inspection Report: Department of Agriculture

Speech by the Director General, National Archives of Australia - Government Information as Public Information: Connecting People and Government for Just and Correct Outcomes

De la communauté / From the community
OCLC - The Transformation of Academic Library Collecting: a Synthesis of the Harvard Library's Hazen Memorial Symposium

ORCID in Book Workflows: Report and Recommendations

Article - The State of Open Access: a Large-scale Analysis of the Prevalence and Impact of Open Access Articles

Article - Articuler histoire du regard et travail en archives : le cas de En sursis

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, vol. 10, no. 3 (July 2017)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 67, no. 8 (2017)

Archives Association of Ontario - Off the Record (Spring 2017)

Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County (Ontario) News (August 2017)

Book - Loss and Genocide in the Archives

Book - Digital Memory Studies: Media Pasts in Transition

Book - Tales from the Captain's Log

Book - Memory and Miscarriages of Justice

Book - The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory

Book - Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture

Book - Assessing Library Spaces for Learning

Book - Cultural Histories, Memories and Extreme Weather: a Historical Geography Perspective

Book - Managing People and Projects in Museums: Strategies that Work

Livre - Retrouver un ancêtre blessé en 1914-1918

Livre - Code du patrimoine 2017 : annoté & commenté

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Genealogy 101: Basics of Genealogy
August 19, October 28, November 25, 2017, Toronto

International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly 2017
September 19, 2017, Gatineau

Free Webinar - Organizing Data and Knowledge: the Role of Taxonomies and Ontologies
August 10, 2017

National Library of Ireland - 140th Birthday Party
August 12, 2017, Dublin

Copyright and Digital Cultural Heritage: Managing Anxiety, Uncertainty and Risk 
August 18, 2017, Sydney (Australia)

Library of Congress - Free WWI Webinar Series
August 22, September 26, October 24, November 28, December 12, 2017

Webinar - Metadata as Standard: Improving Interoperability through the Research Data Alliance
September 8, 2017

International Conference on Archives Documenting Modern and Contemporary Art
September 21-23, 2017, Berlin

Transkribus User Conference 2017 
November 2-3, 2017, Vienna

Open Media, Open Formats, Open Archives
November 9-10, 2017, Vienna

Les archives (curatoriales) dans les institutions d'art contemporain 
Décembre 2017, Bordeaux (France)

I-CHORA8: 8th International Conference on the History of Records and Archives
May 28-30, 2018, Melbourne (Australia)

Webinar - Government Information on the Great American Eclipse (Recordings Available)
July 25, 2017

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - 47 new historical films on YouTube

University of Victoria - Mountain Legacy Project: New Website

Society of American Archivists Video - Presidential Address 2017

Video - Colorado Archives: Research Room

Podcast - The Letters of 1916 Crowdsourcing Project

Slidecast - Archiving a Living Composer: Building Arvo Pärt's Personal Archive

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

The push to erase Canada's racist past

Canada Council for the Arts Investing $88.5 Million Towards Digital Transformation of Canada's Art Sector

Library and Archives Canada - 75th Anniversary of the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Library and Archives Canada - Unity Through Sport: Organizing the first Canada Games in Québec in 1967

Independent video, film artists in Canada get a massive new online portal

Alberta history and the Edmonton Journal walk into an Archives

New Brunswick - Archives highlighted during Canada 150 celebrations

In Conversation II: Archiving and Accessing Canada's First World War (by two staff members at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick)

Nova Scotia minister used private email for government work

A remarkable custodian of Nova Scotia's rich history

Manitoba's premier no longer allowed to use personal cell, email for government business

BAnQ - L'esthétisme selon Côté Chabot Morel, architectes

BAnQ - Adorables petits officiers à quatre pattes

Canadian Library Consortia OCUL and COPPUL Join Forces with Archive-It to Expand Web Archiving in Canada

York University to appeal recent copyright decision

University of British Columbia Library acquires first known account of British Columbia by an English woman

University of British Columbia - The diary of Hector Langevin

University of British Columbia - How computers can detect emotion on social media

Dr. Amy Tector as a Public Servant in Residence at School of Information Studies, University of Ottawa

Toronto Public Library gets in on the rebirth of records

A century after it documented the Halifax Explosion, a sailor's diary returns

Century-old diaries returned home to Penticton (B.C.)

Key documents in Osoyoos Museum historic collection being digitized with help of University of British Columbia

Langley's (B.C.) medical history scrounged from basements and back rooms

Lambton County Archives (Ontario) celebrate grand re-opening

How an Ontario village raised money to honour Lester B. Pearson

Lindsay men help sort out Ross Memorial Hospital (Ontario) archives

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) - Forgotten Triumph: the Battle of Hill 70

Cod liver oil from Newfoundland

Archives and Collections, Library of Birmingham - Canada

Sarah Ferencz, archivist at the Whitby Public Library (Ontario) - Whitby scouts encounter group from Quebec on historic paddle

Freshly Minted: Robyn Cameron, Master of Information Candidate, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Généalogie : la quête des origines

Afrique / Africa
Meet Martin Scorsese's partner in saving African cinema

Maroc - Création d'un Conseil national des archives 

Discover the album rescuing lost sounds from the golden age of Somali music

South African History Archive goes to court to access apartheid-era records

South African History Archive - The fight for truth and justice carries on: Ahmed Timol Inquest reopened

South Africa - Declassified: apartheid profits: who funded the National Party?

Amériques / Americas
Privacy and Politics: Government Use of your Information

Unearthing declassified Soviet military journals in CIA archives

U.S. Government Publishing Office and Library of Congress - Digitized Bound Congressional Record 1941-1950 Now Available

National Library of Medicine - Hospital Libraries Matter

Digital Public Library of America to Launch Membership Network Program

Big Sky Chronicles: Preserving Montana's film archives

North Carolina State University - Ethics in Archives: How Special Collections Protects Your Privacy

Maryland - An Interview with Elaine Rice Bachmann, Deputy State Archivist

A team of women is unearthing the forgotten legacy of Harvard's women computers

Harvard Film Conservation - Cinecolor

Columbus State University Civil War archives of General Henry Benning goes digital

Eastern Airlines Archive Lands at the University of Miami

The New Wave in Digital Humanities 

A Record Center Is Not an Archives: Dispatches from a ARM sector change

X-Ray Finds Unique Fingerprint In Medieval Manuscript

How Colorized Historical Footage Is Painstakingly Made

Creating a Digital Archive of Latinx Playwriting

Preserving Baseball Memories of North Carolina's Tobacco State League

ArchivesForBlackLives in Philadelphia

Experimenting and Digressing to the Digital Archivist Role

A Prisoner's Only Writing Machine

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - Court fight to release secret palace letters about Gough Whitlam dismissal

Taiwan - Martial arts to be digitally archived

Taiwan - Veteran's manuscripts to be published

Japan - Yomiuri launches online archive, including content from the Japan News

South Korea - Remaining Documents of Former Government Transferred to Presidential Archive

Korea - Clothes for wartime sex slaves in Japan confirmed to be government-made: National Archives

Korea - How discovery of an old book changed a woman's life and made her a collector

Archive to shed light on Briton's Chinese adventure

Freedom of Information Law in Samoa

India - Engineer archiving palm-leaf manuscripts using new tech

India - Meet Himjyoti Talukdar, the Man Responsible for Online Archive of Assamese Culture

Mountain passes and Maharajas: jewels of early Indian photography in pictures

Europe / Europa
Goats, bookworms, a monk's kiss: biologists reveal the hidden history of ancient gospels

The Keys to the Voynich Manuscript

Municipal Budget Cuts Close Nearly 300 Dutch Libraries

Alastair Dunning, Head of Research Data at the Technical University of Delft (Netherlands) - Why I Hate Sharepoint

Suisse - Les métiers de l'ombre de la Berne fédérale : la Bibliothèque nationale

Belgique - Plus de 400 mètres d'archives de la Radio-télévision belge disponibles aux Archives générales du Royaume

France-Rwanda : les sages feront-ils ouvrir les archives ?

Irish Genealogical Research Society - Launch of 1775 Dublin Directory Database

Scottish Government under fire for creeping tide of state secrecy

Scotland's World Cup win stamp makes Postal Museum archive

University of St Andrews (Scotland) - The Factor's Letters: a Journey of Discovery in Special Collections

Help The National Library of Wales to unlock the hidden history of the Great War

The National Library of Wales appoint UK's first permanent Wikimedian

UK - Record number of Government documents being kept secret

UK National Archives - Why did Siam join the First World War? 

The British Library offers over a million free vintage images for download

The British empire's hidden history is one of resistance, not pride

Protests over dangerous precedent of access charges at Northamptonshire Archives

Cambridge University - Six Priority Digital Preservation Demands

At University of Cambridge, an Open Data champions programme flourishes

Digital Archiving at the University of York - The mysterious case of the changed last modified dates

The legacy of Stanley Kubrick and the Kubrick Archives

The $30,000 adult coloring book: it features illustrations from the creator of an Elton John album cover

Beatrix Potter-pinching and Žižekian swipes: the strange world of book thefts

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Historians Struggle as Israel State Archives Deadlocked by Legal Restrictions 

Opinion - Keep Israel's State Archives Away from the Government 

Archives belie Israel's narrative of Palestinian conflict

Israel National Library launches digital manuscript archive

Afghan Film to Digitalize its Archive

Turkey - Suhulet first ferryboat, Ottoman archives say

Qu'est-ce que le Portail International Archivistique Francophone ?

Digital Preservation Coalition - Time to become our own profession?

In the Digital Era if it Hasn't Been Digitized Does it Even Exist?

This is how Press Photos Were Transmitted Back in the 1970s

Math Journal Editors Quit for Open Access

IBM's world record: 330TB uncompressed data on a palm-sized tape cartridge

Eleven Ways your Online Data Is Being Used Right Now

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