Thursday, 12 July 2018

Vol. 11, no. 45

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
City of Coquitlam Archives (British Columbia) - Annual Report 2017

Luxembourg - Loi relative à l'archivage

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision - Preservation Metadata Dictionary 2.0

Flemish Institute for Archiving – Digitisation Wave 7: DV Cassettes

Archives New Zealand - Selection Statement: Identifying and Selecting Public Archives (Draft for Comments)

UK National Archives - Archives Unlocked: Delivering the Vision 2018-2019

National Archives of Australia - Submission on Copyright Consultation Modernisation Paper

NARA - Information Security Oversight Office: Annual Report to the President 2017

De la communauté / From the community
Canadian Association of Research Libraries - 2017 Annual Report 

IFLA - Annual Report 2017

Association of Research Libraries - Spec Kit 359: Library Development 

Restaurator: International Journal for the Preservation of Library and Archival Material, vol. 39, no. 2 (2018) 

Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East , vol. 38, no. 1, 2018 (Special Issue: Palestine: Doing Things with Archives)

Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, vol. 30, no. 2 (2018)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 8, no. 6 (2018)

Trent University Archives News, no. 63 (July 2018)

Ph. D. Thesis (Queen's University) - A Preface to Perversion: Foucault, Archives, Evidence

Free eBook - Fair Use in the Visual Arts: Lesson Plans for Librarians 

Book - In Pursuit of the Archival Endeavour: the Story of the Archives Association of Ontario

Book - In Crime's Archive: the Cultural Afterlife of Evidence 

Book - Tracing the Mbira: Sound Archive in Zimbabwe

Book - Music as Heritage: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives 

Book - Safeguarding Intangible Heritage: Practices and Policies 

Book - History, Memory and Public Life: the Past in the Present

Book - Relevance and Application of Heritage in Contemporary Society 

Book - Planning Library Orientations: Case Studies from Around the World

Book - Massimo Listri: the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

Book - Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge

Book - The Changing Academic Library: Operations, Culture, Environments (Third Edition)

Livre - Archives judiciaires et généalogie

Livre - Penser / classer les collections des sociétés savantes

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Exhibition Tour for Mixed Messages: Making and Shaping Culinary Culture in Canada
July 26, 2018, Toronto

National Capital Region Fall Information Management Days
November 14-16, 2018, Ottawa

OCLC - Free Webinars: Research Resource Sharing, Wikidata, Web Archiving Metadata, Research Data Management

Refugee Rights in Records Symposium
August 9, 2018, Belfield (Ireland)

Records of Charities and Voluntary Organisations: how to Care for, or Deposit, your Archives and Records
September 17, 2018, Brighton (UK)

Tracing and Documenting Victims of Nazi Persecution: History of the International Tracing Service in Context
October 8-9, 2018, Bad Arolsen (Germany)

Second Annual Digital Archives in the Commonwealth
November 30, 2018, Virginia

Forum des Archivistes français
3-5 avril 2019, Saint-Étienne

The Uses of Truth: Truth Commission Archives, Justice and the Search for the Disappeared in El Salvador (Video Available)
April 23, 2018, New York

Association of European Research Libraries Conference 2018 (Presentations Available)
July 4-6, 2018, Lille (France)

Sur le web / On the web
City of Ottawa Archives - Time Traveller App 

Historical Reminiscents Podcast - Practicing Kindness and Gratitude

Queensland Government (Australia) - Recordkeeping and you eLearning

UK National Archives Podcast - Big Ideas Series: Archives and Linked Data

UK National Archives Podcast - Semantic Capital: what it Is and how to Protect it

Baladodiffusion - Rwanda, les archives de la réconciliation 

Podcast - Collectors, Keepers, and a Kitchen Sister

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Canada: Copyright Quarterly

Why public libraries can't buy some of Canada's top audiobooks

We must not treat data like a natural resource

Government Mail Free of Postage: Scholars' letters to Parliament Hill

Chatbot aids firms' privacy compliance by finding client exposures within data breach laws

Library and Archives Canada - Imagining Canada: Metsia'at ha-Arets ha-Hadashah

Secret Bench of Knowledge: Creator of Iconic Sculpture Visits Library and Archives Canada

RCMP lags in open government access to information posts; zero so far in 2018

Putting a name to a face: archive photos from Whitehorse Star travelling to Yukon communities

Yukon Archives project aims to identify First Nations individuals in historical photos

NDP tries to block information requests from British Columbia Liberals

On the path of Napoleon: maps at McMaster University likely contributed to his fall

University of British Columbia - Teach me how: handle and Preserve Family Photographs and Documents

Chocolate Around the Clock: McGill University Rare Books and Special Collections cookbook collection

McGill University Rare Books and Special Collections - Introducing the Goodman Intern

McGill Library - A peek into the daily life of an English doctor in Versailles, 1819-1824: the diaries of Jonas Asplin, M.D.

University of Toronto Scarborough librarian uses research skills to confirm Indigenous roots

Archives of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto - Toronto's Archbishops Live at Massey Hall

Toronto Public Library - Digital City Directories: a Great Resource to Research Ontario Places

Gatineau - Petite victoire pour le propriétaire du 79 Fraser pour l'accès à des documents

Oshawa - Scouting, Guiding stories sought for Parkwood archives 

Wetaskiwin (Alberta) - Council hears plea to preserve local archives

Archives go to Elgin County Museum (Ontario) and Report of Canada Day

Cambridge (Ontario) - Crowds pack downtown Galt for digital library launch party

Yarmouth County Museum and Archives (Nova Scotia) - Fundraising Campaign 

Explore some of the photographs of Forteau, Labrador

Career Spotlight: what I do as Copyright and Reserves Supervisor (Lauren Bourdages, Copyright and Reserves Supervisor at the Wilfrid Laurier University Library)

Japanese-Canadian artist Emma Nishimura breaks her family's silence about being interned during WWII

De Winnipeg à Hollywood : l'histoire du père de Bugs Bunny

Krista McCkracken - Open Educational Resource and Exploring Pressbooks

Afrique / Africa
Rwanda to get a National Archives Centre 

Zimbabwe - Government officials use private emails for work, making them vulnerable to hackers

Nigeria Needs Enabling Laws to Accord Proper Recognition for Information Management

Cameroun : vers une numérisation des archives au Ministère de la fonction publique

Patrimoine national : la France s'implique dans la numérisation des archives du Congo

Maurice - Archives : quand la mémoire de la nation se désagrège

Maurice - Aux Archives nationales : le Public Bodies Appeal Tribunal désavoue l'ancien Director of Culture en annulant une nomination

Sierra Leone just became the first country in the world to use blockchain during an election

Djibouti mobilizes national stakeholders to safeguard its intangible cultural heritage

Comoros launches activities to safeguard intangible cultural heritage

Benin - Watch the throne: why artist Thierry Oussou faked an archaeological dig

Amériques / Americas
Nonprofit Presses National Archivist on Record Preservation

Inside, Inside Baseball: a Look at the Construction of the Dataset Featuring the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture and the Library of Congress Digital Collections

Pepper Hamilton Files Action Seeking FBI Records of US Troops' WWII-Era Heist of Crown Jewels

Declassified Documents Include Eisenhower's Briefing to President-elect Kennedy on the Satchel Containing Information Needed to Conduct Nuclear War

CIA archives outline the pre-history of the infamous OPM hack

Freedom of Information Act One of the Last Tools for Clarity on the Family Separation Crisis

Researchers find stolen military drone secrets for sale on the dark web

Society of American Archivists - Letter to the New York Times Editor: Migrant Family Records

State Archives of North Carolina - FAQ: Triggers for Retention

Utah Division of Archives and Records Service - Classification and the Purpose of General Retention Schedules: RIM v. Government Records Access and Management Act 

Princeton University - Invisible Defaults and Perceived Limitations: Processing the Juan Gelman Files

Stolen W.B. Yeats letters identified at Princeton University 

Knight Fellow's project leads to a new collection at Stanford University Libraries

Virginia Tech is leading a grant-funded project to make web archives more valuable to researchers

Blockchain Applied: Impact on the Information Profession

The Internet Archive is helping these artists get inspired by digital history

Metropolitan Museum of Art - Fashion Back Stories: Linking Archival Material to Costume Institute Objects

Morgan Library & Museum - Not your Average Autograph Collection

Getty Museum Acquires a Rare, 700-Year-Old Torah

The Odd Literary Paraphernalia of the New York Public Library's Berg Collection

In an online world, postcards help preserve Las Vegas history 

Milking cows for data: not just dairy products

There's an Archivist for that! Interview with May Haduong, Public Access Manager, Academy Film Archive

The Rare Women in the Rare-Book Trade

Of Rich Kids and Rare Book Theft: American Animals and the Various Nonfictions of a True Crime

Jehovah's Witnesses official says to destroy records because Satan's coming after us

Queering the Archive with Kate Messer

Roll Initiative: Role Playing Games and the Archives

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
South Australia - Why does the Mormon Church want state records? And what do they do with them?

Have you herd about the new space for Australasian Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums?

New Zealand - Index of historic Maori Land Court records now open access

Nepal - 30,000 manuscripts secured through National Archives

Race to restore Myanmar's film classics for a second screening

Singapore - Parliament: National Library Board no longer needs written consent to archive online content with historical value

India - This archival project wants you to talk to your grandparents

Pakistan - Historical archives of Inquilab go online 

Europe / Europa
Europe's copyright plan: why was it so controversial?

The European Commission's new proposal for re-use of public sector information: improving but some fixes still required

Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents - Transkribus recognises early modern German correspondence

National Library of Sweden becomes the first national library to fully transition to linked data

In Russia's Archives, a Soccer History Cloaked in Contradictions

The Story of the Warsaw Ghetto as Told by the Jews, Not the Nazis

Representatives of the Archive of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Georgia hand over materials related to the search for victims of Soviet repression in Georgia

Germany - Out of the Archives … New Archival Practices: Interview with Rasha Chatta, Pascale Ghazaleh, Lamia Moghnieh and Alia Mossallam

Polish Historian Calmly Conducts a TV Interview while an Orange Cat Climbs on his Shoulders

Public Libraries as Open Data Labs: the Atheneums of Data in the Barcelona pilot

Greece - Ancient find may be earliest extract of epic Homer poem Odyssey

Ambassador of Mongolia to Italy Meets Prefect of Vatican Secret Archives

Luxembourg - Nous avions du retard en termes d'archivage

France - Thomas Sankara et la Révolution aux archives diplomatiques

Letters on 17th and 18th Century Welsh life to be digitised

Olivia Colman, the UK Parliamentary Archives and Who Do you Think you Are?

UK and France to strengthen ties in artifical intelligence and data 

UK National Archives - What's new in UK archives?

UK National Archives - Why can't I find what I'm looking for?

How National Archives Digital Director John Sheridan is digitising government records

UK National Archives - The National Health Service at 70, part 2: publicising national health

UK National Archives - The National Health Service on film

Steve Baker, Minister at the Department for Exiting the European Union, visits the National Archives 

British Library partners with Impactstory for open access discovery

British Library - Anglo-Saxon charters online

British Library - Cataloguing James Berry

British Library - Funding Victory: French posters from the end of the First World War

Digital Archiving at the University of York - Accessibility and usability report for AtoM 

Original 1926 Winnie-the-Pooh map sells for record £430,000

Harry Potter auction: how much are signed books worth?

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Egyptian Cinematic to archive Egyptian cinematic heritage

Conspiracy of Silence: Israeli Government Still Covering Up Historic Atrocities

Arrêtons d'opposer données et archives

Archives: Digital Imaging and Resolution Recommendations

Triumph of the trophy hunters at rare books auctions 

The hot new archaic music format is 3.5'' floppy disks

Exposing the Secret Office 365 Forensics Tool

Why Sci-Hub is Illegal, and what you Can Do about it

YouTube Announces New Copyright Match Tool To Protect Creators Against Re-Uploads

What tech giants really do with your data

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