Thursday, 10 August 2023

Vol. 16, no. 50

                                                     Ressources / Resources

De l’État / From the State
NARA – Six Draft General Records Schedules (for Review)

Department of Defense (United States) – Information Technology Planning for Electronic Records Management

Library of Congress – Research Guide: Accessing Born-Digital Manuscript Material

National Archives of Australia – Managing records in Microsoft 365

Archives cantonales vaudoises (Suisse) – Rapport d’activité 2022

De la communauté / From the community
Council on Library and Information Resources – Remotely Useful: Practical Lessons for Northern Community Archiving

Employing Artificial Intelligence for Retention & Disposition in Digital Information and Recordkeeping Systems

Association des archivistes suisses – Recommandations d’archivage mises à jour

Getty Conservation Institute – Managing Collection Environments: Technical Notes and Guidance

Progressing with Patience: an Unflinching Look at the Challenges of Digital Preservation

Article – Data on Deck: a Case Study of a Historic Undersea Film and Video Digitization Project

Journal of Digital Media Management, vol. 11, no. 4 (2023)

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, vol. 52, no. 2 (2023)

Library Management, vol. 44, no. 5 (2023)

Wikimedia Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums Newsletter, vol. 13, no. 7 (2023)

The Basin Record: the Official Newsletter of the Columbia Basin (British Columbia) Institute of Regional History, vol. 9, no. 2 (2023)

Book - Decolonial Archival Futures

Book – Electrochemistry for Cultural Heritage

Book – Data Borders: how Silicon Valley Is Building an Industry around Immigrants

Book – Classification Functions for Machine Learning and Data Mining

Book – Making Information Matter: Understanding Surveillance and Making a Difference

Book – Ethics in Linked Data

Book – Reconstructing Exhibitions in Art Institutions

Book – L.A. Interchanges : a Brown & Queer Archival Memoir

Book – (Re)constructing Memory, Place, and Identity in Twentieth Century Houston: a Memoir on Family and Being Mexican American in Space City USA

Livre – Retrouver ses ancêtres italiens (nouvelle édition)

Conférences et événements / Conferences and events
Trouver, collectionner, diffuser: patrimoine de nos anciens premiers ministres
13 août 2023, Québec

Language as Ontology through a Trauma-informed Being
August 14, 2023

Focus Group: Professional Competencies for Archivists Working Group
September 12, 2023:
September 13, 2023:

Society of American Archivists – A Conversation about Moving into Management
August 17, 2023

Digital Preservation Games
September 5, 2023

Selling Very Old Books Today
September 7, 2023

Community-driven Archives: Local Needs/Global Practices in Safeguarding Living Cultural Heritage
September 8, 2023

Using WhisperAI for AV Transcriptions
September 21, 2023

Conservation and Replication of Immersive Artworks
November 11, 2023, Munich

2024 Web Archiving Conference
April 24-26, 2024, Paris

Association des archivistes du Québec – Congrès 2023 (actes disponibles)
17-19 mai 2023, Québec

Sur le web / On the web
From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton’s Past – Voices of Old Strathcona: Harmon H. McMahon

National Library of New Zealand Video – Five real life lessons from digital archiving

Video – Uncovering the stories of Chinese Australian Families

National Diet Library (Japan) – Image Bank (new English Interface)

Nouvelles du monde / News from the world

Secret Canada: We broke the printer twice

Even in a democracy like Canada, journalists often face efforts to keep information from the public

Access Copyright’s Conspicuous Copyright Canards as Enabled and Empowered by the Globe and Mail

Library and Archives Canada – How to conduct a census: in 1931

National archives to digitize, transfer 6 million pages of Indian day school records, official says

Heritage Canada shuts down its library, begins months-long work identifying titles to transfer to Library and Archives Canada

Audit finds 800 items missing from Canadian history museum, no plan to deal with it

Federal Court of Appeal modifies test for application of open courts principle to administrative tribunals

British Library – Cold War Whiteness: Literature and Race between Canada and Czechoslovakia

Treasures from the Nikkei National Museum: Collection Conservation

BAnQ – Refus global, 75 ans plus tard

University of British Columbia – The artwork and Illustrations of the Kamishibai Propaganda Plays collection

University of Victoria home to world’s largest transgender archives, attracting researchers

York University Libraries houses collection by Caribana founding member

Toronto Metropolitan University Archives & Special Collections – A View of Old Toronto: using archival objects as a focus for your research

Un cours universitaire pour la préservation de la langue algonquienne au Québec

Revoir et conserver l’histoire des Premières Nations de la région du Témiscamingue

Introducing Arquives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives intern, Henry

Whistler Museum and Archives Society – Over the Top: the Story of the First Spearhead Traverse, Part Two

Cumberland County Archives (Ontario) bids over budget

Old is new: Simcoe County (Ontario) archives getting makeover

qathet Museum & Archives (British Columbia) launches logo design contest

Société d’histoire et de généalogie Maria-Chapdelaine – Les racines musicales de Normandin

Le 150e du Château Lamontagne à l’honneur à la Société d’histoire de la Haute-Gaspésie

Indigenous archive research honored with the 2022 W. Kaye Lamb Award

How accurate is Ancestry’s handwriting recognition technology?

Afrique / Africa
‘Our history is rotting away’: the newspaper archivists preserving Nigeria’s past

Sénégal : plaidoyer pour l’adoption de la loi sur l’accès à l’information

République démocratique du Congo – Une exposition photo pour relater l’historique de la Radio-télévision nationale congolaise à l’échangeur de Limete

Amériques / Americas
The Herculean task of digitizing Mexico’s vast Indigenous history

NARA – New Records Released: 2023 Third Quarter Release List

NARA – Vacation Related Records in the National Register of Historic Places

NARA – A Marquee Show at Valley Forge

NARA – Recent Updates from our Office

Bill Clinton’s presidential center expanding, will add Hillary Clinton’s personal archives

Library of Congress – Ensuring Enduring Access to eBooks: Update on Recent Research and Analysis

Library of Congress – Q & A: Hannah Whitaker, Preserving Live Music from Long Ago

Smithsonian releases an unheard treasure trove of blues music

Meet the first responders who save Vermont archives from destruction

The District of Columbia’s oldest documents get a new home

Miami University – Invoking IT to help revitalize Indigenous languages at risk of extinction

University of California San Francisco – New Digital Collections: Carol Hardgrove Papers and Hulda Evelyn Thelander Papers

Preserving the past, securing the future: Celebrating 10 years of Eastern Michigan University digital preservation excellence

Chapman University – View Hilbert Museum Collections Online with eMuseum

This Pennsylvania museum is home to one of the biggest collection of Civil War artifacts, archives

Every family has stories. Some are too good to be true.

Asie-Pacifique / Asia-Pacific
New Zealand – Carrying our audiovisual history into the digital age

A practical case in creating a community archives database using MediaWiki: the “KAGAGA Project” set in Kaga City (Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan)

The National Historical Commission of the Philippines kicks off History Month with free online archive launch

China National Archives of Publications and Culture tells stories of civilization exchanges

Pakistan – Unlocking musical enchantment: Lok Virsa enlivens music enthusiasts with digital music archives

Europe / Europa
Intellectual Property Rights and Open Scholarship in Europe

Europeana – 3D digitisation: its history and future

Solving World War II Photo Mysteries with Open Source Techniques

Instead of tons of paper and lengthy searches, electronic archives will be introduced in Ukraine

New Online Database Presents Wartime Testimonies of Czech and Slovak Roma

Norway faces the difficult past (and present) of its treatment of indigenous peoples

German Transcription Project: Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy Digital Archive

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein has relaunched online collection offering free access to artworks

Tamil manuscripts from 18th Century found in Armenian monastery in Northern Italy

Information & Records Management Society – Skills Matrix Update

UK National Archives – Five little-known inventors of the Victorian era

British Library – William Henry Quilliam, the Victorian solicitor who established Britain’s first mosque

British Library’s Talbot collection now digitally accessible through Explore Archives and Manuscripts

British Library – New online: July 2023

British Library – Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orléans, and the Secret Treaty of Dover (1670)

Behold a Digitization of the Most Beautiful of All Printed Books, the Kelmscott Chaucer

Bodleian Library – New catalogue: the Archive of Joanna Trollope

Oxford Internet Institute and The Flickr Foundation consider the future of digital archives

University of York – Researcher creates city map from diary of 18th Century York woman

Interview with Abigail Bainbridge, editor of Conservation of Books

Moyen-Orient / Middle East
National Library of Israel – Lab Results Confirm: this Ibn Sina Manuscript Is Nearly 1000 Years Old

National Library of Israel – Deep Dive: Bringing Jewish Cemeteries to Life

National Library of Israel – Jerusalem: City of Lepers?

National Library of Israel – Rabbi Chaim Abraham Gagin: the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem and the Ottoman Empire

ISO 14721 Space Data and Information Transfer Systems – Open Archival Information System (OAIS) – Reference Model Update

New Specification in the Works: ISO/CD TS 7538 – Disposition Committee Draft

Indigenous peoples at the crossroads of their preservation

Monitoring Disappearing File Formats 5: Applications for disappearing file formats

PREMIS events through an event-sourced lens

Disposition of records in Microsoft 365

Measuring Success in Crowdsourcing Projects On the trail of the mysterious guerrilla archivist of the Internet

Designing Accessible Text Over Images: Best Practices, Techniques, And Resources (Part 1)

ChatGPT can do magic, but doesn’t solve problems when extracting text from PDF

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