Thursday, 4 October 2018

Vol. 12, no. 5

Ressources / Resources

De l'État / From the State
Librarian and Archivist of Canada Speech - Looking for the Next Big Thing: Libraries and Social Networks

Enriching the Library Experience: the Fiscal Year 2019-2023 Strategic Plan of the Library of Congress

NARA - Department of Health and Human Services Records Management Program Inspection Report

NARA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Research and Development Records Management Inspection Report

De la communauté / From the community
Society of American Archivists - Guidelines for Accessible Archives for People with Disabilities (for Comments)

Open Preservation Foundation - Initial list of Significant Significant Properties

Sedona Conference - Commentary on Information Governance (Second Edition for Public Comments)

A White Paper on Controlled Digital Lending of Library Books

IFLA Journal, vol. 44, no. 3 (2018)

First Monday, vol. 23, no. 10, 2018 (Special Issue: Reading in the Era of Digitisation)

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Newsletter (October 2018)

Mennonite Historian: a Publication of the Mennonite Heritage Archives (Manitoba), vol. 44, no. 3 (2018)

Acid Free: a Quarterly Online Publication of the Los Angeles Archivists Collective, no 8 (2018)

Master's Thesis (Archival Studies, University of Manitoba) - Decolonizing Provenance: an Examination of Types of Provenance and their Role in Archiving Indigenous Records in Canada

Master's Thesis (Archival Studies, University of Manitoba) - Practical Digital Solutions: a DIY Approach to Digital Preservation

Book - The Collectors: a History of the Royal British Columbia Museum and Archives

Book - Life and Death by the Frozen Sea: the York Fort Journals of Hudson’s Bay Company Governor James Knight, 1714-1717

Book - The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities: Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources

Book - Images of the National Archives: Armistice

Book - Exhausting Intellectual Property Rights: a Comparative Law and Policy Analysis

Book - The Golden Atlas: the Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps

Book - A Museums Studies Approach to Heritage

Book - Photography and the 1851 Great Exhibition

Book - Visualising Place, Memory and the Imagined 

Book - Why Art Museums? The Unfinished Work of Alexander Dorner

Book - The Internet, Warts and All: Free Speech, Privacy and Truth

Book - A Music Librarian's Guide to Creating Videos and Podcasts

Livre - Le travail sur archives : guide pratique 

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Tour of the CBC Mass Digitization Project
October 10, 2018, Toronto

Photographie, paysage minier et patrimoine
11 octobre 2018, Montréal

La numérisation des documents: stratégies et besoins 
25 octobre et 9 novembre 2018, Québec et Montréal

Hudson Bay Company Archives Presents Life and Death by the Frozen Sea
October 30, 2018, Winnipeg

Introduction to Archival Processing
November 10, 2018, Ottawa

Cybervetting and the Public Life of Social Media Data
November 19, 2018, Halifax

Joey Jacobson's War: a Jewish Canadian Airman in the Second World War
November 21, 2018, Calgary

Prisons, Prisoners and Prison Records in Historical Perspective
April 23-24, 2019, Guelph

Catholic Archivist Group Conference
May 13-16, 2019, Winnipeg

La Bibliothèque nationale en temps de guerre (1870-1945)
16 octobre 2018, Paris

Archiving the Unarchivable
November 22-24, 2018, Kassel (Germany)

Sensory Moving Image Archives: Visualization, Exploration and Reuse of Moving Image Data
February 25-26, 2019, Amsterdam

Cultures of Archival Research in Germany and India
May 15-21, 2019, Marburg and Berlin

15th International Conference on Digital Preservation (Presentations Available)
September 24 - 27, 2018

Sur le web / On the web
Library and Archives Canada - Video: Brian Mulroney Reflects on his Political Life

Historical Reminiscents Podcast - Pushing Past Creative Barriers

Baladodiffusion - Notre besoin d'histoire : l'avenir du passé

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

From Copyright Term to Super Bowl Commercials: Breaking Down the Digital NAFTA Deal

The Cost of Canadian Intellectual Property Capitulation in NAFTA

How a right to be forgotten could trigger a battle over free speech in Canada

Government secrecy paves way for authoritarianism, expert warns

Canada slips to 55th place in global freedom-of-information law rankings

Privileged Records and Access to Information Reviews: to Produce or Not Produce?

Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer of the Government of Canada: how Canada can win at digital 

Recent Coverage of Artificial Intelligence in Canada

Library and Archives Canada - How archives can protect human rights

Library and Archives Canada - Unemployment insurance revenue stamps and the Danny Leong collection

Library and Archives Canada - Lieutenant Milton Fowler Gregg, VC

Library and Archives Canada - Samuel Lewis Honey, VC

Library and Archives Canada - Captain John MacGregor, VC

Library and Archives Canada - Sergeant William Merrifield, VC

In their honour, we publish their names: Maclean's has published more than 66,000 covers, each one dedicated to an individual Canadian who died in the First World War 

Alien Naturalization in Canada: Becoming a British or Canadian Citizen

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick project to give genealogists, others fast access to goldmine

Archives of Manitoba - Shooting Straight: The Winnipeg Civilian Rifle Association and the First World War

BAnQ - Numérisation de livres d’artistes : un processus complexe

Canadian Race Relations Foundation Award of Excellence: Landscapes of Injustice

Ryerson University Archives & Special Collections - Ryerson 7025: Athletics and Intramurals

Canada's largest-ever gathering of oral historians is coming to Concordia University

University of British Columbia - Planning a web archiving project

McGill University - What's the Big Deal with Professors' Fonds?

Alberta's unexplored Sikh history documented for first time 

Xtreme Endnotes with an Archival Twist

Vancouver Archives - Periodicals from the BC Gay and Lesbian Archives collection now available

Sharing data with Transkribus: Transcribimus and minutes of Vancouver City Council

Edmonton - City Archives Launches New Website

Toronto Public Library - October Reflections from the Digital Archive Ontario

How a woman with a dream and her book-loving friends gave Calgary a library

Un nouveau centre d'archives francophones en Saskatchewan

Digitized Okanagan Genealogy and History

Conférences et projet colossal pour la Société d'histoire et de généalogie de Trois-Pistoles

New Peterborough Museum and Archives (Ontario) exhibit remembers the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope

Durham Region Area Archives Group (Ontario) - Dead Man's Penny: Memorial Death Plaque

New website to showcase great Northwest Territories musicians of the 60s and 70s

Collector discovers 103-year-old letter about stolen Hamilton Tigers football jerseys

Le cahier de laboratoire, un document d'archives

Canadian Library Month: History and Background

Afrique / Africa
Burkina Faso - Les archivistes des Hauts-Bassins renforcent leur capacité

Archivistes sans frontières - Nos étudiants burkinabés (Koudougou) : qui sont-ils ?

Rwanda - Turning over Belgian colonial archives wins the day

Amériques / Americas
Kindling for the fire: why Brazil's lost research archives are irreplaceable

British Library - A survey of archival material in small Jewish communities in rural areas of Argentina

NARA - Shooting the Moon: Photos of the Lunar Surface and Beyond

NARA - When is a yacht not a yacht?

Library of Congress - Inquiring Minds: Finding Jonathan Larson's Lost Works in Tapes and Boxes

Library of Congress - The Mystery of James Madison's Crystal Flute

National Library of Medicine - Communicating and Leading in a Time of Change

How to read an FBI file: a beginner's guide

The Indiana Jones Warehouse: how to use Freedom of Information Act to get Documents from Purgatory

Has hurricane Florence destroyed records of America's slave trade?

Why Are Vermont's Vital Records on 

Tech archivist talks about new title of Texas State Historian

University of Virginia Library to Enhance National Digital Archive of African-American Leaders

The Indiana Jones Warehouse: how to use Freedom of Information Act to get Documents from Purgatory

University of Texas Black Diaspora Archive announces inaugural exhibition

University of California - Now Available! The Japanese American Internment Sites: A Digital Archive

Digital Preservation at the University of Michigan - Mold is Weird: Part 2

Archival Innovators: Bryan Giemza, Director of University of North Carolina Chapel Hill's Southern Historical Collection (Part 1)

Archives host a special exhibit celebrating Purdue University's history

How information about library collections represents a treasure trove for research in the humanities and social sciences

Las Vegas museums still collecting shooting artifacts 

Archive documents late San Francisco mayor George Moscone's close LGBT ties

Archive with care: at Escondido Public Library, a participatory archive gives immigrants a voice

A nonprofit battles the magnetic media crisis by digitizing aging movies before they vanish

Inside the World's Best Collection of Unintentionally Funny VHS Tapes

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
India - Archives to conserve Kesavadev’s records

Europe / Europa
The backbone thesaurus model: an efficient classification system for humanities researchers

Re-Germanization and the Volksdeutsche Mittelstelle Camps: the Geography of Expulsion

Giving Life to Objects: the New Literature Museum in Vienna and the Question of Austrian National Literature

Norway's petabyte plan: store everything ever published in a 1,000-year archive

Belarusian archivists to use Finland's digitizing practices

Persian manuscripts index of Hungarian library to be unveiled

Hungarian Professor to Use Visual History Archive to Counter Rampant Xenophobia

Pour les Archives nationales de Luxembourg, Bunker Palace aborde le thème de la migration avec un jeu de cartes

La Belgique va rendre au Rwanda les archives de la période coloniale 

La Bibliothèque nationale de France ne mettra pas de contraventions aux éditeurs indélicats (dépôt légal)

Ireland - Brian Trainor: brilliant and energetic archivist: an appreciation

National Library of Scotland houses every book published in UK all under one roof with everything from the Bible to the Beano

UK National Archives - Milestones to peace: the Armistice of Salonica

UK National Archives - My Tommy's War: W. H. Johnson: the bellringer VC

UK National Archives - Henry III and the rebuilding of Westminster Abbey

British Library - Welcome to Discovering Music

Sound, stories and new perspectives: site-specific curated sound tours of the British Library

British Library - Sports Collections in the UK Web Archive

MP's horror at getting £4.2bn to digitise National Health Service with no plan

University of Birmingham - Analysis of billions of Twitter words reveals how American English develops

University of York - Can we trust digital forensic evidence?

Walter Doughty's glass plate negatives: photographing news in the 1920s

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
Israel - Netanyahu bans publication of archive materials on Deir Yassin massacre

Turkey - Ottoman documents to shed light on history

The NATO Archives Reading Room is open

The Work of a Section Within the International Council on Archives: the Example of the Section for Archives of Literature and Art 

Using Newspapers to Uncover an Emigrant's Journey

Collecting and the age of memeing

I Am a Librarian, I Am a Tech Whisperer

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

Kodak relaunches Ektachrome film after 6-year absence

Inside Wayback Machine, the Internet's time capsule

Democracy Hacked: how big tech poisoned politics

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