Thursday, 5 August 2021

Vol. 14, no. 44

 Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State

Supreme Court of Canada – York University v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright)

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick: Frequently Asked Questions

NARA – 2022-2026 Strategic Plan (Draft)

De la communauté / From the community

Canadian Association of Research Libraries – 2020 Annual Report

Digitial Preservation Coalition – Prospectus 2021-2022

Confederation of Open Access Repositories – Resource Types Vocabulary (Version 3.0)

Article – Greening the Archive: the Social Climate of Cotton Manufacturing in the Samuel Oldknow Papers, 1782-1924

Article – Do Archive Catalogues Make History?: Exploring Interactions between Historians and Archives


Journal of the History of Collections, vol. 33, no. 2 (2021)

Free eBook – Electronic Evidence and Electronic Signatures

Book – Saving New Sounds: Podcast Preservation and Historiography

Book – Building the Modern Workplace with SharePoint Online: Solutions with SPFx, Power Automate, Power Apps, Teams, and PVA

Book – Ancient Latin Poetry Books: Materiality and Context

Book – Knowledge Management: Dependency, Creation and Loss in Industrial History

Book – Data Science and Big Data Analytics in Smart Environments

Book – Cryptography: the Key to Digital Security, how it Works, and why it Matters

Book – Using Technology in the Library Workplace: an Introduction for Support Staff

Book – GDPR and Biobanking: Individual Rights, Public Interest and Research Regulation across Europe

Novel – Notes from the Burning Age

Livre – Alsaciens et Mosellans de 1870 à 1945

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events

Stories of Japanese Picture Brides in Canada
August 11, 2021

Museoception: a Historical and Relational Consideration of Community Museums and Cultural Policy
August 17, 2021

Intermediate Audio Cataloguing: Further Steps & Considerations
August 18, 2021

National Archives Foundation – The Women’s Suffrage Centennial: Impact and Legacy
August 18, 2021

Performing, Promoting and Preserving Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage
August 19, 2021

Introduction to Managing Born-digital Collections: a Workshop for the GLAM Sector
August 19, 2021, Wellington (New Zealand)

Foundations and Methods of Archiving Email Records Training
September 8-9, 2021

PDF Days Europe 2021
September 27-29, 2021

Service interministériel des Archives de France – Webinaires sur Records in Context
30 septembre au 15 octobre 2021

Archivage numérique en mutation: avantages et inconvénients des évolutions actuelles
2 novembre 2021

Sur le web / On the web

Sounds Japanese Canadian to Me Podcast – Nikkei Women Series, Episode 2: Kinori Oka

Internet Archive – Heritrix 3 (Interim Release)

Video – Archival Landscapes: Thailand

Research Data Alliance Video – Decomposing Observable Property Descriptions into Machine-Readable Components

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world


Treasury Board’s pretend review of Canada’s Access to Information Act is also a waste of money

Canada expands non-Canadians’ rights to information and privacy requests

Copyright Vindication: Supreme Court Confirms Access Copyright Tariff Not Mandatory, Lower Court Fair Dealing Analysis Was Tainted

Same Old Spin: why Access Copyright Needs a Reality Check on Canadian Copyright

Victory and Vindication from Justice Abella and the Supreme Court of Canada for Canadian Educators

Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility named Ādisōke by Anishinābe Algonquin Nation–library-and-archives-canada-joint-facility-named-adisoke-by-anishinabe-algonquin-nation.html

Library and Archives Canada – Reference services across borders

Nova Scotia Archives – Looking Back, Moving Forward: Documenting the Heritage of African Nova Scotians

Royal British Columbia Museum – Social-media tips help identify man in museum’s mystery photo

BAnQ – RAM: Mémoire vive

BAnQ – Un bac pour la PDG, mais une maîtrise pour le bibliothécaire

BAnQ – Notre histoire en archives : Ernest Lacharité, de maréchal-ferrant à garagiste

Northern British Columbia First Nations create free Dakelh language app

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries Applauds Supreme Court’s Copyright Ruling on the Application of Tariffs and Fair Dealing

University of British Columbia – Talking to Archivists (2): Surprise, emotion

Talking to Archivists (3): Redescribing the Profession

Roman Catholic Diocese of Hamilton’s Bishop Farrell Library & Archives – Summer Resource Guide

City of Wetaskiwin undertaking review of City Archives

La Société historique Pierre-de-Saurel, bien plus qu’une société historique

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Livening up the Street

South Peace (British Columbia) archives keeping history alive

South Peace Regional Archives (Alberta) – Records and Reconciliation: Grande Prairie Friendship Centre Float

Oxford County Archives (Ontario) – The Big Cheese

Fort Smith (Northwest Territories) youth create new board game to preserve Cree language and culture

Small museums in Canada evolve to include Indigenous history

Canadians have a lot to learn about this country’s history of slavery, experts say

Saskatchewan music producer on a mission to preserve Indigenous music through streaming website, app

Ottawa drummer squirrelled away 1968 Joni Mitchell tape recorded by Jimi Hendrix

Qu’est-ce que le Crowdsourcing en archivistique?

Les 50 règles pour de meilleures pratiques avec SharePoint Online et Microsoft Teams

Afrique / Africa

Tunisie – L’institution des Archives Nationales appelle à préserver les documents administratifs

How Timbuktu’s Ancient Manuscripts Impact Africa’s Climate Map

Preserving the footprint of the Southern African Jewish Community online

Amériques / Americas

Fire destroys Brazil film archive

Statement by the Co-ordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations about the Cinemateca Brasileira

NARA – The Importance of Acknowledging our History: the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

NARA – The Importance of Acknowledging Our History: the Washington National Records Center, Suitland, Maryland

NARA – Castro, Cuba, and a Fleet of Fishing Boats: the Causes and Effects of the Mariel Boatlift

NARA – More Department of State Records Now Available Online: Consular Despatches, 1783-1906

National Archives Joins Forces with Federal Agencies to Prepare for Nation’s 250th Anniversary Celebration

America Historical Association Sends Letter to NARA Regarding Planned Research Room Capacity

Library of Congress – Passing the Mic to Our Audience: User Personas and Strategic Planning for the Sustainability of Digital Formats Website

Library of Congress – Maya Blue and the Vessels of the Diving Gods

Library of Congress – Collective Wisdom: Book Sprint to Community Review

Who Killed the Virtual Case File?

Society of American Archivists – Celebrating Change

California Digital Library – Calisphere soars past two million digital primary resource items!

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Covid-19 documentation project material now online

University of California Santa Barbara – Unmasking Isla Vista: a COVID-19 Community Archive

University of Pennsylvania – Accessing an artistic archive

University of Michigan librarians, archivists and curators reach formal bargaining recognition

New system launched to preserve 80,000 images documenting Binghamton University’s history

Sharing solutions: how a digital toolkit is strengthening Indigenous voices

A record of pandemic life: Long Beach Historical Society is building a crowdsourced archive of local experiences

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific

Australia – The release of the Mountbatten archives is a win, but the fight to access royal records continues

Australia – Secrecy laws don’t apply to national cabinet: judge

Tasmanian Archives (Australia) – Hidden figures: Tom Midwood, caricatures and Tasmanian Railway Records

Australia – What happens when you get rid of all your records managers?

Japan – Learning from disaster: Across Tohoku, a race is on to preserve vital records

Preserving Our Digital Heritage: National Library Board Singapore

Vietnam – La numérisation des archives cinématographiques, un défi

National Film Archive of India acquires over 450 rare glass slides of early Telugu cinema

Europe / Europa

As Germany’s secret-police archive shutters, reckoning for its victims continues

Les universités allemandes face au défi d’archiver pour toujours

« Je t’écoute… » : Aleksander Kulisiewicz, l’archiviste des chants des survivants des camps nazis

Association des archivistes francophones de Belgique – Inondations 2021 : sauvons le patrimoine culturel belge

Lettres, manuscrits, photos inédites… les archives retrouvées de Céline constituent une découverte extraordinaire

Des milliers de feuillets inédits : les trésors retrouvés de Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Ireland – National Archives would be overwhelmed if government followed transfer rules

Ireland – Digital Archiving: Workflow Set up

Malta – A National Archive initiative that will foster a richer collective memory

UK National Archives – Fighting the flu, 1918-1919 (Part two): First World War medical records

British Library – How to Digitise Scrolls: a Step-by-Step Guide from the Lotus Sutra Project

Automating the Recognition of Chinese Manuscripts: New Chevening British Library Fellowship

British Library – Digitised Manuscripts from the Royal Music Library

British Library – A mariner’s handbook from the library of Sir Walter Raleigh

Bodleian Library – Secret ciphers

University of Manchester – Historic correspondence collections added to Manchester Digital Collections

Cataloguing the Papers of Sir Norman Chester relating to Football at De Montfort University Special Collections

Earliest family photograph of Stonehenge revealed

Moyen-Orient / Middle East

National Library of Israel – This Hebrew School Teacher Was the First World Weightlifting Champ

National Library of Israel – When Ice Cream Was Forbidden in the Land of Israel

National Library of Israel digitizes poet-soldier Hannah Senesh’s literary estate

Qatar National Library and Partners Unite in Effort to Restore Libraries and Cultural Institutions in Beirut


Les chartes et les principes pour orienter la gouvernance des données dans les arts de la scène

Change and Continuity with Analog and Digital Records

The Tricky, Essential Art of Preserving Cancelled Games

One big change at Ancestry

Copyright violations could crash the NFT party

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