Thursday, 3 May 2018

Vol. 11, no. 35

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
U.S. Freedom of Information Act Federal Advisory Committee - Final Report and Recommendations 2016-2018 Committee Term

France - Rapport d'activité 2017 de l'Inspection générale des bibliothèques

De la communauté / From the community
International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives - Guidelines for the Preservation of Video Recordings (for Comments)

Archives and Records Association UK and Ireland - The Impact of Volunteering in Archives

University of Oxford - Digital Preservation Policy

North American Serials Interest Group - Digital Preservation Task Force Guides

OCLC - Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge

Association of Research Libraries - Spec Kit 358: Accessibility and Universal Design

Article - Mashups and Matters of Concern: Generative Approaches to Digital Collections

Canadian Association of Music Libraries Archives Review, vol. 46, no. 1 (2018)

Emerging Library & Information Perspectives, vol. 1, no. 1 (2018)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 30, no. 1 (2018)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 69, no. 5 (2018)

Library Trends, vol. 66, no. 3 (2018)

Society of American Archivists - Archivists and Archives of Color Section Newsletter, vol. 32, no. 3 (2018) 

Archives Association of Ontario - Off the Record (Spring 2018)

Friends of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto) Archives Newsletter, vol. 26, no. 1 (2018)

The Burlington Historical Society (Ontario) Gazette, vol. 14, no. 5 (2018)

Livre en ligne maintenant gratuit - Le service éducatif des Archives nationales : par chemins de traverse

Book - Archiving Loss: Holding Places for Difficult Memories

Book - The Daily Discoveries of a Bible Scholar and Manuscript Hunter: a Biography of James Rendel Harris (1852-1941) 

Book - The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities

Book - Digital Forensics and Investigations: People, Process, and Technologies to Defend the Enterprise

Book - Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in Colombia: Transitioning from Violence

Book - Big Copyright Versus the People: how Major Content Providers Are Destroying Creativity and how to Stop them

Book - Museum Thresholds: the Design and Media of Arrival

Book - Understanding and Implementing Inclusion in Museums

Livre - Protest : les affiches qui ont changé les monde

Livre - Justice digitale : révolution graphique et rupture anthropologique

Livre - Droit du marché de l'art

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Discover Special Collections: Chinese Canadian Archive
May 5, 2018, Toronto

House of Commons Copyright Act Review Committee - Dates for Cross-Canada Hearings
May 7-11, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver

How DevOps Can Help Data and Information Management
May 16, 2018, Toronto

Archives of Ontario Doors Open
May 26, 2018, Toronto

Massive Open Online Course - Europeana in your Classroom: Building 21st-century Competences with Digital Cultural Heritage
Starting April 30, 2018

Online Course - The Photo Essay: Storytelling through Photography
June 4 - July 27, 2018

Regional Roundtable on Preservation of and Access to Documentary Heritage in the Digital Age
June 26, 2018, San Jose (Costa Rica)

Australasia Preserves: Digital Preservation Community of Practice
July 26, 2018, Sydney (Australia)

The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries
September 27-29, 2018, Philadelphia

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada Podcast - Mr. Lowy's Room of Wonder 

Nunavut Information and Privacy Commissioner - New Website

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Virtual Exhibit - Remembering our Nursing Sisters sho Served During World War One

Historical Reminiscents Podcast - Diving into Twitter for Canadian History

dhSegment: a Generic Deep-learning Framework for Historical Document Processing

Artwork Documentation Tool: Support to Artists in Archiving their Work

National Records of Scotland Podcast - From Disorder to Order: Cataloguing the 19th Century Criminal Case Papers of the High Court of Justiciary

UK National Archives Podcast - UFO Files at the National Archives

UK National Archives Podcast - Suffrage 100: Did the Militancy Help or Hinder the Fight for the Franchise?

Video - Introduction to Software Preservation

Video - Towards a High-Performance National Research Platform Enabling Digital Research 

Slides - Trove as a Platform for Digital Research and Creativity

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Update: Cross-Canada Copyright Consultations

Accès à l'information: les données ouvertes loin de suffire

Feds see internet data cloud as alternative to their creaky computer systems

Information Commissioner launches investigation into government over carbon tax data

Our home on website lets users explore Indigenous ancestral territories

Canadian Federation of Library Associations - Position Statement on Indigenous Knowledge and Copyright

Library and Archives Canada - Feds prequalify construction consortiums for new P3 Gatineau archives

Library and Archives Canada: exhibition reveals some of the best from past five years of collecting

Library and Archives - Post-Confederation Land Patents issued by the Registrar General

Library and Archives Canada - George Burdon McKean, VC

Canadian War Museum acquires the Currie Victoria Cross, ensuring that the medal stays in Canada

Statistics Canada - Canada and the World Statistics Hub

Canada, Britain formalize agreement on Franklin expedition wrecks

Canada's digital divide: preserving Indigenous communities means bringing them online

Including Indigenous groups in studies of ancient remains makes for better science, say researchers

Ontario Court says Freedom of Information statute fails in providing access to administrative tribunal records

Openness, not secrecy should rule the day in Ontario's tribunals

More security failures discovered in Nova Scotia's Freedom of Information portal

Nova Scotia - Retired provincial archivist Lois Yorke looks back on a record of the province

Archives of Manitoba - The Daniel Sayre MacKay photograph collection and the Young Soldiers Battalions

Quebec needs a stronger access-to-information law

Québec - Les retards s'accumulent à la Commission d'accès à l’information

Regroupement des services d'archives privées agréés du Québec - Évitons que les archives ne partent en fumée 

BAnQ - Les débuts du Cégep de Jonquière

Research Ethics for Canadian Academic Librarians and Archivists

Less than 1%: Canadian Publisher Data Points to Tiny Impact of Access Copyright Royalty Decline 

Je me souviens de l'Université de Montréal : Michel Champagne, archiviste

Centre d'archives de la grande zone argileuse - Aspects d'histoire sportive, communautaire et forestière : la collection Guy Catellier

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Poems of a Soul Friend

Toronto Public Library - Ontario on Fire: Digital Archive Images

Ottawa - Remember this? A free, public library

Archives de la ville de Québec - Le blogue des archives devient le blogue #PatrimoineVDQ

Archives de la ville de Québec - La police de Québec célèbre ses 175 ans

Nunavut - Preserving history: thousands of artworks from Cape Dorset to be digitized

Medicine Hat (Alberta) - Esplanade archives add two collections

Saanich Archives (B.C.) pieces together memories of First World War

Thetford Mines : 125 ans d'histoire sur papier

Musée de la Gaspésie - Près de 4 000 photographies d'archives maintenant accessibles en ligne

La Société d'histoire de Drummondville réclame plus d'aide du gouvernement

Pontiac Archives - Archives Volunteers Passing

Students take on a first of its kind project documenting lost black history in Essex County (Ontario)

Chambres de commerce: 250 boîtes d'archives à la Société historique du Saguenay

Un archiviste déterre le punk canadien le plus obscur

Thirteen Questions with: Christopher Stephenson, Branch Head Librarian, Okanagan Regional Library

Newfoundland - Why the female branches of your family tree can be harder to trace

Ready Archives Patron One: Virtual Reality and Archives

Afrique / Africa
Algérie - Archives audiovisuelles: 35.000 boites stockées dans les sous-sols du siège de la wilaya d'Alger  

Amériques / Americas
Lee Harvey Oswald's KGB handler: new John F. Kennedy docs fill in some blanks on events around assassination

CIA emails to journalists don't have to be released to public, judge rules

CIA Declassifies More Details about Trump Nominee's Spy Career

The FBI Redacted the Names of DC Comic Book Characters to Protect their Non-Existent Privacy

NARA - Bringing Indian Treaties to a Wider Audience

NARA - UFOs: Man-Made, Made Up, and Unknown

NARA - World War I Experiences of the Lone Star Division

Library of Congress Facilitates Access to Collections through Innovative Technology 

Librarians learn about personal archiving at the Library of Congress

National Library of Medicine - Looking Back on 50 Years

Society of American Archivists Opposes Gina Haspel Nomination for CIA Director

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - FAQ: so text messages can be records: how do we capture and retain them?

30,000 Idaho historical photos now available on-line

New Items Related to Martin Luther King, Jr., Added to North Carolina Digital Collections

Society of Indiana Archivists - Getting it together: launching #weratearchives

Harvard's Ash Center Launches New Repository of Government Data Visualizations and Maps

Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Illinois acquires Isaac Newton manuscript

University of California at San Diego - Introducing the Third World Archives Solidarity Project

Version 1.0: an Application Profile for Web Archiving Metadata at the University of Virginia Library

Renowned editorial cartoonist Patrick Bruce Oliphant donates archives to University of Virginia

University of Mary Washington - Introducing Digital Collections: an Access and Preservation Platform

Historian shares insight on Bob Dylan Archives at exclusive event for the Business Art Alliance

The importance of digital preservation

Dirty work: film preservation, archiving and the magical movies of Bill Morrison 

Native American Photographers Unite to Challenge Inaccurate Narratives

Lost moments, rediscovered: rolls of decades-old forgotten film are developed for a new online archive

Police used DNA info on genealogy websites to track down Golden State Killer suspect

Unearthed Letter Shows an Alleged Alcatraz Escapee, Long-Presumed Dead, Contacted the FBI 

A Records Center is not an Archives: Transfer Forms

Archival explorations - What they don't teach you in grad school

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
Australia - New database will preserve records of Gallipoli battlefield artefacts forever

Queensland Government (Australia) - Paper files to digital bytes

Eltham's First Rate Books Handed over to Public Record Office Victoria (Australia)

Archives New Zealand - Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi settlements: what this means for Maori and government recordkeeping

National Library of New Zealand - Privacy: from principles to practice

The Japan Times expands the Japan Times Archives (1897-2017) to include valuable English-language records dating back to 1865

China publishes Dunhuang manuscripts housed overseas

Original Karl Marx manuscripts exhibited in east China

India's film heritage lies in shambles, government set to probe own preservation scheme

Mumbai's Museums and Archives Reveal Fascinating Data About their Collections

Europe / Europa
The Fate of Text and Data Mining in the European Copyright Overhaul

Vast outcry over nightmare copyright plans

Into eternity: she did not survive the Holocaust, but her words did

How Estonia built a digital first government

Institute of National Remembrance (Poland) - Katyn 1940: the Soviet crime and half a century of lies

Switzerland's secret Cold War army: missing files have disappeared 

France - Consultation Archives pour demain : synthèse de la phase un

En France, le dernier télégramme de l'histoire a été envoyé lundi soir

Protests in Paris, May 1968: photographs then and now

The Collection of Marcel Proust's Great-Niece, Marie-Claude Mante, at Sotheby's Paris

Ireland - Fears Ulster Defence Regiment documents destroyed in Palace Barracks blaze

Revisiting photographic history: new perspectives on John Burke

UK - Open Document Format in government: an update

UK National Archives - Preparing a highly fragmented book for digitisation

UK National Archives - The Life Peerages Act: a legacy of the women's suffrage campaign

Windrush is just the start: records are being shredded and history deleted

British Library - Oral History and the Library of Ideas

British Library - The value of mixed media collections

British Film Institute finds movie gold of silent era star Louise Brooks

Cambridge University lays bare the secrets of its library tower

Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents - English Cycling diaries recognised by University of Warwick

Early nursing photographs from 1938-1943 discovered

Photos provide rare glimpse into life as pilot during First World War

Forgotten Fifth Marquess of Anglesey photos cause stir

Jack the Ripper postcard sold for £22,000 at auction

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Why Israel's National Library Is Such a Treasure Trove for the Jewish People

Dead Sea Scroll fragment unveiled in Israel may point to an unknown manuscript

Palestine - Who Stole the Torahs?

Interview with Majid Sultan Al Mehairi, Executive Director of the National Archives of the United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Sharjah Documentation and Archives Authority reviews cooperation with France

Iran, Hungary sign memorandum of understanding to publish Persian manuscripts

Oman, Zanzibar sign agreement in the field of archiving

Three Fundamental Digital Preservation Strategies

For Libraries, the Customer Is Always Right might Be Wrong

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